The general trend will come as no surprise, but sometimes a stat can really hammer things home. From Upshot: Fewer women run big companies than men named John. Check out the Glass Ceiling Index.
I hope Stephanie Carter has nits. I know that’s not a very kind thing to say about the wife of the new US Defense Secretary, but if Mrs Carter has a head lice problem, Vice President Joe Biden is likely to spend the next few weeks scratching his scalp. [more…]
The number of women choosing to start their own businesses is increasing constantly. More 'Women for Women' articles etc. - enjoy..
Recent studies suggest Americans are not ready for a female leader – even if she can get beyond the interruptions of male colleagues who won’t let her speak As a young lawyer in Arkansas, Hillary Clinton came across an advice column on how to...
— Will Corry (@slievemore) February 8, 2015
Students have forced stand-up Kate Smurthwaite to cancel a gig tonight – because she’s the wrong sort of feminist.
Campaigners had planned to protest her performance because they disagreed with her views on decriminalising prostitution - even though her show had nothing to do with the issue.
Ironically, it was about free speech.
— Will Corry (@slievemore) January 29, 2015
— Will Corry (@slievemore) January 27, 2015