A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
UD alum wins first Women’s Leadership Initiative award
When Mary Ellen Payne began her career in business more than 35 years ago, she had access to few women in executive roles to serve as her mentors and guide her through her career. As she successfully climbed the ladder, eventually becoming senior vice president of sales and marketing with Verizon Communications, Payne looked for opportunities to mentor and to be a champion and cheerleader for the next generation of businesswomen.
Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World | HuffPost:
The most dangerous place for women is in their own homes, a new report from the United Nations concludes.
Whisper Networks Are Good for Women’s Careers, Research Says:
By now, you and I and everyone else knows all the clichés and stigmas around women constantly chatting with each other.
The Inherent Truth About Being A Woman – The Mission – Medium:
Why is it more dangerous to be a woman than it is to be a man? And why have I never, in my whole life, questioned why this seems like an inalienable truth in the world?
Transgender Activism Priorities | Novagirl:
As members of the transgender community we are all members of a minority, and as members of a minority we can’t afford to be apolitical or apathetic.
FACT CHECK: Does a New Arkansas Law Allow Rapists to Sue Their Victims?:
A new Arkansas law makes providing a common procedure for a second-trimester abortion a felony, but it doesn’t allow rapists to sue their victims.
Being Women: Poetry and Imagery – The New York Times:
This summer, we selected six poems by women and asked photographers to let the poems inspire them.
(But remember, there isn’t a war on women… just ignore this, efforts to destroy Planned Parenthood, abortion clinics, and a woman’s autonomy when it comes to making health decisions.)
Trump Administration Guts Obamacare Birth Control Rule – Mother Jones:
“The Trump administration officially issued a new rule Friday that weakens the Affordable Care Act’s mandate requiring employers to provide free birth control as part of health insurance plans.”
This Missouri City Banishes Domestic Violence Survivors for Calling the Police | American Civil Liberties Union:
“In 2012, the city of Maplewood, Missouri ordered Rosetta Watson to vacate her home. But the city wasn’t done punishing Watson yet and also barred her from living anywhere in the city for six months. Her offense? She called the police four times seeking protection from her abusive ex-boyfriend.”