Good News for Women

The Nation column | Posted December 24, 2003 SUBJECT TO DEBATE by KATHA POLLITT There was plenty of gloomy news for women in 2003. American women make just under 80 cents on the male dollar for full-time, year-round work. We lost Carolyn Heilbrun, Carol Shields, Rachel Corrie, Nina Simone and Martha Griffiths. Russia tightened its Continue Reading …

65 Million Girls Unable To Attend School, More Likely To Suffer Abuse

Feminist Daily News Wire December 19, 2003 The United Nations has reported that over 65 million girls around the world are unable to go to school, which then increases the chances that they will die in childbirth, live in severe poverty, or suffer violence and abuse. According to the report, “because of the persistent and Continue Reading …