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Disturbing allegations of sexual harassment in Antarctica leveled at noted scientist
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: October 16, 2017, 9:24 am
Meredith Waldman writes, "Editor’s note: This article includes crude language and disturbing details.
Boston University (BU) is investigating sexual harassment complaints made against a prominent Antarctic geologist by two of his former graduate students. The women allege that David Marchant, then
India's Supreme Court rules sex with a child bride is rape
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: October 16, 2017, 9:14 am
Eli Meixler writes, "India's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that sex with an underage wife constitutes rape, in a landmark ruling that campaigners say could affect millions of girls.
The decision overturned a previous clause that permitted men to have sex with a married girl as young as 15, the Indi
Watch Sen. Amy Klobuchar joke about the time she was publicly mistaken for Al Franken's wife
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: October 16, 2017, 9:13 am
Claire Zillman writes, "Klobuchar, a Democrat, won her office in 2006, becoming the first woman elected to represent Minnesota in the U.S. Senate. Her decade-long tenure also makes her the state’s senior senator. Her junior counterpart is fellow Democrat Al Franken, the one-time comedian and Saturda
Inspired or frustrated, women go to work for themselves
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: October 16, 2017, 9:09 am
Kerry Hannon writes, "After working as a women's clothing designer for the British retailer Topshop for six years, Ms. Sweetman-Durney realized at 27 that she 'just wasn't in love with it anymore,' she said.
'It seemed crazy to quit, but I wanted to create something that would last and celebrate I
Getting women out of the middle-management trap
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: October 16, 2017, 9:04 am
Joann S. Lublin writes, "After rising early in their careers, many women get stuck in middle management.
More big businesses are trying to fix that by taking inventive steps to propel female managers into the executive suite.
International Business Machines Corp. helps high-potential women win cri