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Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality - ABC News

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 10:50
Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality  ABC NewsWomen across Switzerland walked off the job, burned bras and blocked traffic Friday in a day of demonstrations to demand fairer pay, more equality and an end ...

Ending Violence at Work - Economic and Political Weekly

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 09:34
Ending Violence at Work  Economic and Political WeeklyThe fight to end violence against women transport workers has reached a critical point with the world's governments, employers and worker representatives due ...

Social determinants of health: What medical students need to know - American Medical Association

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 08:00
Social determinants of health: What medical students need to know  American Medical AssociationEconomic instability, poor housing and other social-economic factors influence health. The AMA is offering a new way for tomorrow's physicians to understand ...

Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality - Washington Post

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 03:21
Women strike in Switzerland for fairer pay, more equality  Washington PostWomen across Switzerland are walking off the job and staging demonstrations for a one-day strike to demand equal pay, more equality, and less sexual ...

Swiss women go on strike, burn bras in protest against the gender pay gap and sexism - ABC News

Fri, 06/14/2019 - 03:00
Swiss women go on strike, burn bras in protest against the gender pay gap and sexism  ABC NewsThousands walk off the job to protest workplace inequality, condemn sexual violence and demand longer paternity leave in Switzerland, where women did not ...

Movers & shakers: resignations and promotions - The Mandarin

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 20:56
Movers & shakers: resignations and promotions  The MandarinAn ATO leader has resigned and a leading advocate for women and children has been appointed. Commonwealth senior executive appointments. Band 2.

'Harmful' gender stereotypes in adverts banned - BBC News

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 20:19
'Harmful' gender stereotypes in adverts banned  BBC NewsThe UK advertising watchdog brings in new rule to stop adverts "contributing to inequality in society".

PM says Sexual Harassment Bill Will be Tabled in Parliament Soon - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 09:45
PM says Sexual Harassment Bill Will be Tabled in Parliament Soon  Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information ServicePrime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Sexual Harassment Bill, which seeks to protect women from violence, harassment and discriminatory ...

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change - The Guardian

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 02:42
'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change  The GuardianJapan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks just 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening.

Will the Coalition's approach to gender equality actually improve women's lives? - UNSW Newsroom

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 18:27
Will the Coalition's approach to gender equality actually improve women's lives?  UNSW NewsroomWhen it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change. Coalition women.

Will the Coalition's approach to gender equality actually improve women's lives? - The Conversation AU

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 16:17
Will the Coalition's approach to gender equality actually improve women's lives?  The Conversation AUWhen it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change.

Who is John Setka — and why is he creating a headache for Labor and the union movement? - ABC News

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 01:25
Who is John Setka — and why is he creating a headache for Labor and the union movement?  ABC NewsHe is arguably the most famous union official in the country, and yet John Setka's refusal to step down from his role is creating woes for federal Labor and the ...

Louisville nonprofits dealt another blow after United Way announces it will slash funds - Courier Journal

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:06
Louisville nonprofits dealt another blow after United Way announces it will slash funds  Courier JournalMetro United Way is cutting allocations to nonprofits by up to 50%, another blow to those already expecting cuts from Louisville Metro Government.

Seen as pro-business, Macron shifts to the left at UN body - Washington Post

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:55
Seen as pro-business, Macron shifts to the left at UN body  Washington PostFrench President Emmanuel Macron called for an EU-wide minimum wage and a stepped-up fight against inequality, returning to his left-leaning political roots ...

Mexican consulate provides help for domestic violence survivors; Are New Yorkers flocking to Philly? | Morning - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 06:45
Mexican consulate provides help for domestic violence survivors; Are New Yorkers flocking to Philly? | Morning  The Philadelphia InquirerGood morning, Philly. It's Mexican consulate head Alicia Kerber-Palma's last week in Philadelphia, but the women's rights advocate is leaving things better than ...

Health Equity in Rwanda and Boston and Back Again - AAP News

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 03:16
Health Equity in Rwanda and Boston and Back Again  AAP NewsI recently cared for an 8-day-old infant in the primary care clinic at 1 of Boston's safety net hospitals. The exhaustion in his mother's eyes exceeded the normal ...

Actor (45) avoids jail after she targeted children's TV star in 'relentless' campaign of harassment - Independent.ie

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 21:30
Actor (45) avoids jail after she targeted children's TV star in 'relentless' campaign of harassment  Independent.ieAn actor who threatened to send drug dealers to the home of a BBC children's television presenter has been given an eight-month suspended sentence for a ...

Anthony Albanese moves to expel CFMEU secretary John Setka from Labor Party over Rosie Batty controversy - ABC News

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 20:39
Anthony Albanese moves to expel CFMEU secretary John Setka from Labor Party over Rosie Batty controversy  ABC NewsFederal Labor leader Anthony Albanese will ask his party to expel John Setka after the union leader reportedly made comments disparaging the work of ...

'A Horrifying Reality': An Oral History of Coming Out on Wall Street - Institutional Investor

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 14:18
'A Horrifying Reality': An Oral History of Coming Out on Wall Street  Institutional InvestorAt 1:20 a.m. on Saturday, June 28, 1969, New York City police attempted to raid the Stonewall Inn, a bar serving the gay community. Instead of allowing orderly ...

Actor gets suspended sentence for online harassment - Irish Times

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 13:53
Actor gets suspended sentence for online harassment  Irish TimesFrances Winston threatened to send drug dealers to home of BBC children's TV presenter.

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