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

Focusing on the Heart — by GMK

February is National Heart Month, which means there is no better time to discuss the unique health-related challenges women face, particularly when it comes to women’s heart health. Heart disease is a major health problem for women and is one of the medical problems where it is important to know how it impacts men and … Continue reading Focusing on the Heart — by GMK

What do we do when the data does not exist? — by LS

WomanStats would not exist without all the hard working organizations out there, tracking various factors in the status of women in their corner of the world.  Unfortunately, not all the data we are interested in is available for all countries.  For example, right now we are re-scaling the Discrepancy Multivariate Scale. For this, each variable … Continue reading What do we do when the data does not exist? — by LS