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Articles
26 We need to start talking about working dads
Jane Gilmore - The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 December 2016. [09-12-2016]
Women and “mums” are taking on almost the entire weight of caring roles, and yes, this is an enormous problem. It results in ongoing economic disparity between men and women. The huge gender pay gap, the dearth of women in senior positions, lower superannuationbalances, gendered housing insecurity, and women's higher risk of poverty in old age can all be traced back to this.
27 Parenting and the modern man
Hattie Harrison - The Guardian, 30 November 2016. [30-11-2016]
Women are still more likely than men to be the main stay at home parent but with each year that goes by the smattering of dads at the school gates is increasing, and rightly so. Men’s roles in the homes are changing at the same rate as our roles in the workplace.
28 The expectations we put on working mothers
Lily Feinn - Bustler, 11 October 2016. [12-10-2016]
The new Work and Family scale sketch video, which has recently been trending on both Funny or Die and YouTube, hilariously highlights the ridiculous double standard that full-time working moms are held to.
29 Is parenting really shared?
Khadija Gulamhusein - The Platfom, 3 August 2016. [05-09-2016]
Our society must address why women are not being given the opportunity to share childcare responsibilities. According to the Fatherhood Institute, in the UK, for every hour of childcare that women carry out, their male counterparts carry out a mere 24 minutes.
30 USA: Why is interracial marriage on the rise?
Dan Kopf - Priceonomics, 1 September 2016. [05-09-2016]
In 2010, 1.8% of all new marriages were between Blacks and Whites, nearly twenty times higher than in 1950. And more than 15% were ‘intermarriages’ – marriages between people who don’t identify as the same racial or ethnic group, up from 6.7% in 1980.
31 Mums of young children 'locked out of work'
Sky News, 2 September 2016. [02-09-2016]
In the UK, women with young children are a third less likely to be in work than men, according to trade union research. We need to share parenting more equally, or else the gender pay gap will take decades to close.
32 How much is a stay-at-home parent worth?
Fiona Reddan - Irish Times, 11 August 2016. [11-08-2016]
They wash bottles, clean houses, cook dinners, pack lunches and ferry children to piano, soccer and ballet. And yet Irish people still underestimate how much it would cost to replace a stay-at-home parent.
33 Why some dads stay home
Anna Sutherland - Family Studies, 26 July 2016. [31-07-2016]
Men whose primary role is caring for their children still face negative stereotypes and hostile attitudes. That some feel isolated is not surprising: at-home dads remain far less common than at-home moms.
34 Social implications of who earns more in a marriage
Kai Morgan - The Good Men Project, 10 July 2016. [11-07-2016]
When a blogger tried to start a Twitter conversation about men earning less than their female partners, a strange thing happened...
35 Why men fear paternity leave?
Danielle Paquette - The Washington Post, 19 June 2016. [21-06-2016]
Most American men take less than two weeks off to care for a new baby.
36 Ending violence against women: ways to innovate
Benjamin Kumpf - DevEx, 25 November 2015. [26-11-2015]
Let’s put the emphasis on the changes we want to achieve and not the “solutions” we create. A new way of addressing a problem or a new product is not per se innovative. Innovation in this context is less about creative ideas than about formulating a solid hypothesis that can be tested.
37 Does equality between partners stabilize family life?
Lois M. Collins - Deseret News, 11 September 2015. [11-09-2015]
Parents increasingly make choices that let them share responsibilities for in-home tasks like child care and housework, as well as providing financially for their families. A look across decades finds that family life was first destabilized when couples stepped away from traditional gender roles, but families now find happier footing as men and women make choices that let them work together to care for and support their children, according to a new briefing.
38 Does good parenting produce inequality?
Gil Smart - Lancaster Online, 29 June 2015. [30-06-2015]
If marriage, if stable families convey advantages – and if “privilege” is always and everywhere a problem to be “solved” – how are we not headed in this direction? No child mired in poverty deserves his or her plight. But if stable marriages, stable family convey advantages, maybe we shouldn’t tear that down – but rather, suggest that it’s the exact thing we need more of.
39 Family businesses: Leading the way for women
Andrew Keyt - Forbes, 22 June 2015. [24-06-2015]
Family businesses have been at the forefront of social change for generations. A new study by EY and the Cox Family Enterprise Center at Kennesaw State University shows that family businesses are again leading the way in their involvement of women in all areas of senior management.
40 More hands to rock the cradle
The Economist, 16 May 2015. [04-06-2015]
If both sexes are likely to take time off for child care, there is less temptation for employers to discriminate against women. Time-use studies show that even when both parents work the same amount, the mother usually does more child care and housework. More hands-on fathering should cut down on this “second shift”, which is a big reason why many mothers work part-time or in jobs for which they are overqualified.
41 Ten facts about economic gender inequality
Paola Profeta - Oxford University Press, 27 May 2015. [04-06-2015]
Understanding the determinants of gender gaps is essential for any country who wants to put forward effective ways to realize equality between men and women and promote a balanced pattern of economic growth. However there is no unique determinant of gender gaps, and ‘gender gap’ itself is a multidimensional, complex indicator. Thus, identifying the determinants of gender gaps is a challenging, though fundamental, task.
42 International Women's Day: inequality in charts
Teresa Welsh and Tierney Sneed - US News, 8 March 2015. [08-03-2015]
Worldwide, a Gallup survey analyzing such factors as law and order, food and shelter, work, economics, health and daily experiences found that more than one in four women are doing well enough to be considered “thriving.” By contrast, 2 billion women described their condition as are “struggling” or “suffering.” Iceland, Sweden and Denmark top the list of women found to be thriving, with the US ranking seventh in the world. The top three countries with the highest suffering for women are Bulgaria, Afghanistan and Armenia.
43 Stay-at-home parents are better for older children
Edmund L. Andrews - Quartz, 30 October 2014. [03-11-2014]
It’s an issue for fathers and mothers alike. A new study, drawing on extensive data from Norway, found potentially dramatic benefits for older children when their parents had more opportunity to stay at home.
44 What about mums who don't want to work?
Sophy Ridge - The Telegraph, 23 October 2014. [24-10-2014]
George Osborne’s ambitions to get more mothers back into work miss the whole point. The simple fact is that if they could afford it, many mums would prefer to stay at home, and feminism is about choice and shaking off the stereotypes of what a woman should be.
45 Setting a wage for homemaking
Joanna Roughton - MercatorNet, 17 September 2014. [17-09-2014]
Should the state – one way or another – pay home-makers for housework? Nothing new in that question. Family campaigners have said so for years. But it is potentially of note that the idea is now being advocated – I use the word advisedly m’lud – by two prominent lawyers.
46 Why do families kill their daughters?
Gerry Holt - BBC News, 29 May 2014. [06-06-2014]
The stoning to death of a pregnant Pakistani woman by her own family has thrust the issue of so-called honour killings into the spotlight.
 
Studies
47 Work to do on gender equality in America
Juliana Horowitz and Ruth Igielnik - Pew Research Center, 7 July 2020. [25-07-2020]
A hundred years after the 19th Amendment was ratified, a majority of US adults say the country hasn’t gone far enough when it comes to giving women equal rights with men.
48 Gender equality and long-term care at home
European Institute for Gender Equality, 24 June 2020. [13-07-2020]
This research note studies formal home-based care across the EU, focusing the quality of employment in the formal home-based care sector.
49 Women make gains in the workplace
Rkesh Kochhar - Pew Research Center, 20 January 2020. [21-03-2020]
In the US, the gender wage gap narrows as women move into high-skill jobs and acquire more education.
50 World Social Report 2020: Inequality in a rapidly changing world
Division for Inclusive Social Development of the United Nations UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs [29-02-2020]
The Report examines the impact of four such megatrends on inequality: technological innovation, climate change, urbanization and international migration.
 
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