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Most people are supportive of #MeToo. But will workplaces actually change?
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: July 16, 2018, 8:33 am
Candace Bertotti and David Maxfield write, “The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements continue to create a tidal wave of media activity and increased awareness of sexual harassment and misconduct. But have they created positive changes in workplaces? Are people seeing healthy and lasting improvements in the
Pilot of ‘Mansfield Rule’ shows early diversity progress at firms
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: July 16, 2018, 8:31 am
Stephanie Russell-Kraft writes, “It’s been just six months since the adoption of a policy to consider more women and minority job candidates, and some law firms are already showing progress.
The Mansfield Rule, named after the first woman admitted to the bar in the U.S., requires firms to consider
Look for implicit bias at your own firm, ABA president tells attorneys
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: July 16, 2018, 8:30 am
Raychel Lean writes, “American Bar Association President Hilarie Bass has presented findings from a series of studies conducted this year aimed at pinpointing gender discrimination and disparities in law firms.
The ABA’s longitudinal study revealed that despite today’s high number of female law sch
Women benefit when they downplay gender
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: July 9, 2018, 11:24 am
Nicole Torres writes, “Ashley Martin, an incoming assistant professor at Stanford, and Katherine Phillips, a Columbia professor, asked people to rate their agreement with varying statements about the importance of gender differences. They found that women who believed in focusing on men’s and women’
U.S. delegates opposed an international resolution that supported breastfeeding
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: July 9, 2018, 11:23 am
Renae Reints writes, “The United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly in Geneva this spring became the scene of a surprising showdown, as the U.S. battled with other nations over a resolution supporting the use of breast milk, the New York Times reported Sunday.
The resolution said countries sh