Trudeaun’t Deny Women Their Rights

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is one of the most beloved world leaders today. During an interview with the Huffington Post at the 2016 NATO summit, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev attributed Canada’s increased “new government” to Trudeau’s leadership. “I love him. I admire him. He is a wonderful young leader of this planet. He’s an exceptional … Continue reading Trudeaun’t Deny Women Their Rights

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Star Wars: Changing Definitions of Manhood

I want to preface this blog post with an admission that this is for WomanStats, and this blog post will contain no hard data. But, as you can see in our codebook, we do collect data about definitions of manhood & womanhood (DMW-PRACTICE-1) & media (WAM-PRACTICE-1) so that is my justification for this blogpost: The … Continue reading Star Wars: Changing Definitions of Manhood

Leading to Beijing +20: Women in Politics — by AMG

This past weekend, I attended the “Elect Her: Campus Women Win” program hosted by Texas A&M, which is designed to get women involved in politics. The daylong event, a collaborate effort between Running Start and the American Association of University Women (AAUW), encourages college age women to run for student government and future political office, … Continue reading Leading to Beijing +20: Women in Politics — by AMG

Women, Death, and Inheritance — by RMH

Let’s talk about what happens when people die. By which I mean, what happens to MONEY when people die. I don’t mean to trivialize death, or grief – I’ve experienced my share of both. But today I want to deal with inheritance – the practical matter of who gets the money (or the land, or … Continue reading Women, Death, and Inheritance — by RMH

Leading to Beijing +20: Equal Opportunities for Women in China — by BLH

The obstacles standing against women’s equal access to economic resources are numerous.  As nations all over the world embrace the spirt of the Beijing Conference; examining new methods that increase equal opportunities for women. I feel that in light of this positive progress.  I wish to explore how China, the conference’s host nation, has improved … Continue reading Leading to Beijing +20: Equal Opportunities for Women in China — by BLH

Leading to Beijing +20: Women in Leadership Positions — by NCM

Ensure women's full and effective participation and equal opportunities in leadership positions Since the creation of the Beijing platform women have gained recognition in the economical and political sphere, and have more actively contributed in leadership positions. This progress, although positive, has come slowly. In 1995, when the conference was held, women represented 10.3 percent … Continue reading Leading to Beijing +20: Women in Leadership Positions — by NCM

The Importance of Fathers in the Home — by CB

Mothers have long been recognized as critical to children and their success later in life and have been long encouraged to be an active part of their children’s lives. In fact, society continues to seemingly regard mothers as the only important parent in a child’s life. Most famously and recently was when Matt Lauer asked … Continue reading The Importance of Fathers in the Home — by CB