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  • Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 1:31pm
    By Kyla Bender-BairdToday is Denim Day. I’m wearing jeans to work in support of sexual assault survivors and to raise awareness about sexual assault misconceptions. Denim day has been around...

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 11:53am
    As part of its Transforming Lives Documentary Film Project, the Institute for Women's Leadership at Rutgers University features the following interview with comic artist Alison Bechdel (see...

  • Friday, April 22, 2011 - 11:56am
    By Linda BaschNow a week after the AMREF luncheon, I want to share why I’m still feeling so inspired.At the luncheon we learned about AMREF’S impressive work in improving health care in...

  • Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 12:14pm
    As we've discussed here on The Real Deal, Tuesday was Equal Pay Day, a day established in 1996 to raise awareness around the persistent gap between men's and women's wages. According to the National...

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 5:44pm
    By Carrie Wolfson*The NYC Comptroller, John Liu, timed the release of his report Snapshot: Gender Equity in the New York City Municipal Workforce to coincide with Equal Pay Day. The Comptroller,...

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 4:50pm
    By Kate Meyer*I am a young woman at the start of my career. Like many other young women my age, I’ve benefited greatly from previous generations’ struggles for equality. We grew up in era...

  • Friday, April 8, 2011 - 11:02am
    Later this afternoon, NCRW President Linda Basch will giving remarks at the Women's Funding Network conference, The Power of Global Networks, on the importance of investing with a gender lens. She'll...

  • Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 6:25pm
    *By Kate MeyerThe recently released report The Basic Economic Security Tables for the United States by Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) is attracting a lot of attention, though its findings are...

  • Monday, April 4, 2011 - 5:13pm
    *By Kate MeyerLast week Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Preeta Bansal, General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor in the...

  • Friday, April 1, 2011 - 12:08pm
    By Kyla Bender-BairdThis week has been National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week. All week I've been keeping my eye open for a fact to feature in honor of this important week.  Well, last night...

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