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Women In Legal Field Still Face Uphill Battle, Study Finds
Women In Legal Field Still Face Uphill Battle, Study Finds

  While women in the United States have managed to gain admission into every professional discipline, the numbers usually show a glass ceiling very clearly.  Women tend to be more present in the lower levels [...]... Read More

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December 4, 2012

Percentage of Women on Law Reviews Declines Significantly

Percentage of Women on Law Reviews Declines Significantly

  The glass ceiling can take many forms.  In some cases, it's easy to see—when women aren't allowed into educational institutions, for example, or aren't given interviews for particular types of jobs.  Law schools no longer bar women from entering (in fact, many law schools today now admit a majority ...

December 4, 2012

Laws, Lack of Education Still Hurt Women in South Sudan

Laws, Lack of Education Still Hurt Women in South Sudan

  Women's education and economic participation are becoming hot issues in South Sudan due to programs sponsored by the United States government.  These programs are designed to help women in the fledgling nation attain equal status so that they can have a part in the development of South Sudan's political and economic ...

December 4, 2012

Women's Rights Take Big Step Back in Iran

Women's Rights Take Big Step Back in Iran

  The precarious status of women in Iran has taken another step backwards with the passage of a new law in Iranian Parliament.  According to the text of the new law, which was passed by Iran's 290 seat Parliament this week, women under the age of 40 will be required to obtain permission from their father or other male ...

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Women Cheats Death in Car Accident Thanks to Bra Padding

Women Cheats Death in Car Accident Thanks to Bra Padding

Lisa Somerville, age 28, was driving home in a rainstorm when lost control of her vehicle and careered head-on into another car.

A Guide to the Office on Violence Against Women

A Guide to the Office on Violence Against Women

What is the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)?The Office on Violence Against Women is a Federal agency that operates within the United States of America that is responsible for the provision, development, and enactment of legislative measures deterring domestic violence taking place within the United States of America; powered by the Violence Against Women Act (1994), the OVW undertakes the furnishing of resources, funding, and legislative action with regard to the prosecution of domestic violence offenders:What is Domestic Violence?Domestic Violence is a criminal act of assault taking place within the realm of a romantic relationship or partnership; the primary classification of Domestic Violence involves violence, abuse, or harm – spanning physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual in nature - enacted towards one participant within a romantic partnership at the hands the other partner.

Violence against Women Impact on Society

Violence against Women Impact on Society

What is Violence?Violence is classified as the undertaking of behavior, activity, expression, or sentiment with the direct purpose of causing harm, facilitating damage, and inciting pain with regard to the individual or individuals considered to be victimized by such violence.

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