Jessica Skruch

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These Blind Spots Prevent Gender Equality In The Workplace

A new survey reveals a crucial gap in men’s and women’s perceptions of gender equality in their own workplaces.<p>Here’s what we know: Our workplaces have a long way to go to achieve gender parity in everything from leadership positions to pay, despite the fact that women and men are nearly equally …

Gender

The pocket money gap – and 10 other ways girls are taught they’re worth less | Laura Bates

The £2.20 difference in boys’ and girls’ pocket money clearly shows the message children receive from birth: it’s men who hold the purse strings<p>A new study has revealed that the gender pay gap begins as early as childhood, with boys on average receiving 20% more pocket money than girls. While the …

Gender

Here's What Happened When a Man Pretended to Be a Woman At Work (Hint: His Job Got a Lot Harder)

It started with a shared email account, and ended with -- well actually, it hasn't ended yet.<p>Meet Marty Schneider. Alternatively, meet Nicole Hallberg. Not long ago, you might not have been able to tell the difference anyway.<p>Here's the story they're telling:<p>Nicole and Marty worked together for a …

This Video About The Gender Pay Gap Would Be Funny If It Weren't So Sad

In honor of Equal Pay Day on April 4, Sheryl Sandberg's organization LeanIn.org created a video to help us understand the gender wage gap, <i>Hello</i> …

Here's How Long It Will Take for Each State to Give Women Equal Pay

Florida may be the first state to close the gender wage gap. Women in Wyoming, however, may have to wait until year 2153 until they make as much as …

Harvard Fraternity Decides to Allow Females and Others In, Moves to Become 'Gender Neutral'

Ah, fraternities. Almost every college campus has them; some are academic, some are social, and some ... well, some get in a lot of trouble.<p>However, …

Against the tide: why women's equality remains a distant dream in Arab countries

The active role played by women in the Arab Spring of 2010-2011 was seen inside and outside the region as an example showing that a different kind of …

Why are so many women in China rich?

I’m halfway through <i>Age of Ambition</i>, Evan Osnos’ riveting account of 21st century China, when I start noticing the number of ground-breaking women who …

Drought in Kenya brings a surprise: More girls in school

Safety net of cash transfer payments helps persuade families that investing in girls makes good economic sense<p>By Isaiah Esipisu<p>LORENGELUP, Kenya, …

United Nations: Gender equality and women's empowerment

• End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere<p>Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and …

United Nations

'It's 2017': Male-dominated STEM degrees continue to pose challenge

"My mum did tell me she was one of very few girls but I'd thought, it's 2017, it'll be a bit more even."<p>Despite a widespread push for more women to …

Why universities can't see women as leaders

The roles women take in universities aren’t recognised as routes to the top. But they demand as much drive as the posts traditionally scooped up by men<p>On International Women’s Day 2017, it is sobering to acknowledge that still, just a fifth of UK higher education institutions are headed by a female …

Higher Education

Trying to Communicate

by Kevin Epperson<br>(Centerville, Ohio)<p>This story is actually several stories in one. It starts out with my best friend from grade school. When I first …

The Sleep Over Gone Wrong

by Caitlyn Byrd<br>(Lacey, WA, USA)<p>Me and my friends were making videos on You Tube, when my mother said it was time for dinner. We went to the Rock Wood …

Schoolgirl Suicide

by Abirami<br>(Penang, Malaysia)<p>My name is Abirami. I'm from a famous secondary school in Penang. Most people know that my school is famous for its high …

Don't believe in ghosts? These chilling stories might just change your mind: Five writers reveal their own spooky encounters

<b>Comedian Jennifer Saunders sent a few shivers down spines recently — and exposed herself to ridicule — when she confessed that she believes in</b> …

Living Rooms

Are Ghosts Real? — Evidence Has Not Materialized

If you believe in ghosts, you're not alone. Cultures all around the world believe in spirits that survive death to live in another realm. In fact, …

Personal Ghost Stories

September 13, 2016<p>September 13, 2016<p>Psychiatric RN here. Absolutely.<p>My first job was in a small, 35 bed psych hospital in California. It used to be a …

Ghost Hunting 101

* Orbs are most likely going to be some sort of aurborne debris, pollen, dust, etc so do get took excited when you capture these on you camera<p>* no …

True Ghost Stories and Paranormal Articles

Ghost Stories, the Paranormal and the Strange<p>New Addition to TrueGhostTales.com ~ Ask and answer questions about everything from ghosts and demons to …

Real Ghost Stories

You are here: Real Ghost Stories<p>Here are our user submitted experiences. We currently have <b>17989 published ghost experiences</b>!<p>If you had a <b>real</b> …

Skeptics Go Ghost Hunting For The First Time

Ghost hunters reach for 'other side'

Jay and Marie Yates say they became ghost hunters because of their own experiences with the supernatural.

A Skeptic on a Ghost Hunt

Sometimes, as skeptics, it is really easy to get bored with those same old “woo woo” topics that have been done to death again and again. And it is …

Ghost-Hunting Mistakes: Science and Pseudoscience in Ghost Investigations - CSI

There are thousands of amateur ghost hunters around the world whose techniques are modeled after hit cable television shows such as Ghost Hunters, …