6:15 pm, April 2nd | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, Quebec’s paid paternity-leave quota is making the northern province a more equal place. According to a study performed by a Cornell graduate student, after experiencing the reform, “fathers spent more time in child care and domestic work — particularly ‘time-inflexible’ chores, like cooking, that cut into working hours — than fathers who weren’t exposed to the reform…and mothers spent considerably more time at work growing their careers and contributing more to the economy, all without any public mandates or shaming.”
6:30 pm, March 28th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, you can’t robably hear anything over the sound of our hearts beating a mile a minute because John Legend is so handsome and intelligent and he thinks every man should be a feminist and dear lord, we want to kiss him forever.
6:30 pm, February 18th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, we explore how the lack of family-friendly policies in the US affects the fight for gender equality. While a majority of men and women prefer an egalitarian marriage in which domestic chores are taken on by both partners, in the absence of structural support, most women are forced to cut back or leave the workforce to tend to the home. Is the traditional division of labor avoidable?
12:30 pm, January 28th | by Colette McIntyre
“Anyone at Davos who as a girl was called bossy? If you got to Davos, you were that. I was.”
2:30 pm, October 10th | by Sarah Devlin
Dow Jones VentureSource did a study on women in modern businesses, and the makeup of less traditional workplaces like, say, the start-up environment at companies like Twitter, FourSquare and Dropbox. What they found was…not especially encouraging if you’re into stuff like gender parity in the workplace.
3:30 pm, September 20th | by Mélanie Berliet, xoJane.com
A good Work Flirt is agreeable and energetic and does whatever it takes to project ease and to foster comfort. I was in control, right?
10:41 am, December 9th | by Amy Tennery
“Women have crafted a new role for themselves in the modern world, but I can’t help wondering if that could be our undoing” — so begins the face-palmiest of face-palming editorials from the Gulf Daily News of Bahrain.