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  • Friday, June 3, 2011 - 4:46pm
    In response to this week's Wall Street Journal blog post, "Nobel Prize Winner Says Women Writers Are Inferior," NCRW President Linda Basch left the following comment:It is difficult to...

  • Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 10:38am
    Today is the culmination of the Nobel Women's Inititative's conference to end sexual violence in conflict.  And how appropriate--they are ending it with a day of action!  Love it. ...

  • Monday, May 23, 2011 - 2:41pm
    Today marks the beginning of the Nobel Women’s Initiative’s Conference on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict. This three-day conference gathers over 100 women—including Nobel...

  • Monday, May 2, 2011 - 10:48am
    In her recent article, "A Case for Gender Lens Investing," NCRW Board Member Emerita Jacki Zehner poses the question, "When women hold so much economic power, why do we not use it more...

  • 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...

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