Category: Women eNews

JFK and Women; Here’s the Uplifting Side of Story

November 21st, 2013 in 2013, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Women eNews 0 comments

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By Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

When the words John F. Kennedy and women are mentioned in the same breath, what usually comes to mind are his tawdry infidelities. But there is another side of the story…

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When Wall Street Needs Scapegoats, Women Beware

November 3rd, 2013 in 2013, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Women eNews 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

We all applaud when we hear that a woman has been given a great opportunity to head a major company…

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‘Masculinity Myth’ Obscures Men’s Juggling Stress

July 24th, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Women eNews 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

Will we ever get sensible work-family policies on the front burner of American politics and policy?…

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Turkish Women Blow Whistle on Rights Crackdown

July 17th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Jenny White, Newsmakers, Women eNews 0 comments

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Jenny White, College of Arts & Sciences

Beating drums and blowing whistles, hundreds of women marched last month on Istanbul’s central Taksim Square, in one of dozens of rallies that have been held around the country to protest a new threat to reproductive rights…

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School Sex Segregation Loses Ground

June 19th, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Women eNews 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

A big sign of that came earlier this month, when a West Virginia school board suspended a single-sex program at a middle school after the American Civil Liberties Union raised serious legal concerns with the program, including reliance on outdated sex stereotypes…

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‘Glass Escalators’ Move Pink-Collar Guys Ahead

June 5th, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Women eNews 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

Once upon a time, not so very long ago, men who went into nursing or elementary school teaching were seen as less than macho…

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Atlantic Runs Screed Against Working Families

April 26th, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Women eNews 0 comments

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By Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

The Atlantic recently published a screed titled “Why the U.S. Economy Is Biased Against Men” by an author named Marty Nemko…

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