women


Clothing size doesn’t matter

Katie Hinderer | 17 June 2010 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: clothing, modesty, size, women


Guys: speak up, go shopping

Katie Hinderer | 10 May 2010 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: attire, clothing, dress, men, modesty, shopping, women


Women on the work-life tightrope

Misty de Vries | 05 May 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, women, work-life balance
Even in laid-back Australia women are losing the struggle to balance a place in the workforce with their place in the home.


When it comes to fashion… girls don’t get it

Katie Hinderer | 30 April 2010 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: actors, attire, clothing, men, modesty, women


The marriage advantage—who’s missing out?

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 January 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: marriage, men, unemployment, women
A report from the Pew Research Centre this month draws attention to what it calls The New Economics of Marriage: The Rise of Wives. Statistically, between 1970 and 2007, wives have gained a significant edge over husbands in education and their economic contribution to the home has grown faster.


More women work, but what about the family?

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 January 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, women, working mothers
In an essay headed “Female power” The Economist has celebrated “one of the most remarkable revolutions of the past 50 years” -- that is, “millions of people who were once dependent on men have taken control of their own economic fates”. In other words, women have gone out to work and stayed there.


Why women had to get to work

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 December 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: television, women
One of the less appreciated benefits of the female workforce revolution is the fact that women no longer have time to watch daytime soap operas. This week another long-running American serial, As The World Turns, bit the dust, bringing the number on three networks down to six -- more than enough, heaven knows.


What deserves attention at the UN

Sheila Liaugminas | 28 November 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: children's rights, United Nations, women

C-Fam reports the goings-on in some of the United Nations’ committees. They’re covering issues that deserve more widespread attention.



Opportunity to the oppressed

Sheila Liaugminas | 17 September 2009 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: development, women
CNN carried an interview with Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn about their new book “Half the Sky”. The New York Times ran a lengthy excerpt in The Women's Crusade.


A new agenda for the world’s women

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 September 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: development, poverty, security, women
What’s behind the discovery that women are the world’s greatest unexploited resource for fighting poverty and terrorism?


Smile and live longer

Carolyn Moynihan | 13 August 2009 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: health, optimism, test, women
Can pessimists learn to be optimists? If so, they could lengthen theirlives, an American study shows. Research on nearly 100,000 women foundthat pessimists had higher blood pressure and cholesterol; but evenwith those risks, optimists fared better than their cynical sisters.


In the Blink of an Eye

Nwachukwu Egbunike | 21 August 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Social justice, Wangari Maathai, women
A Nigerian TV host who is not afraid of being politically incorrect.


Colouring peace green

Eugene Ohu | 03 June 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Nobel Peace Prize, Wangari Maathai, women
Our Nigerian correspondent reflects on the meaning of the Nobel Peace prize awarded to environmental activist Wangari Maathai.


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