Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 1:50 pm — admin
From NPR/Kaiser Health News reports. Black women are about 60% more likely than white women to have a preterm delivery, and black infants are 230% more likely than their white peers to die before their first birthdays. (this takes into account death by homicide and abuse/neglect)...David Paul -- a neonatologist at Christiana Hospital who heads the Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium -- said many early births are caused by pre-existing factors in the mother, including high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, diabetes and substance misuse
Friday, June 10, 2011 at 5:13 pm — admin
As you know, FemiSex is aggressive in promoting bylines by women in media. Both of our past surveys found that male bylines come in at 85% in thought-leader mags. This is a consistent finding. More specifically, in op-ed sections there are similar ratios. A great group--The Op-Ed Project--has set out to rectify the dearth of female voice in media. Here is a link and their findings on male to female voice ratios in media op-eds:
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 5:41 pm — admin
Things to know about: UN report raises alarm over boom in world's population
Monday, May 23, 2011 at 10:05 pm — admin
Ouch! The New Agenda put this amazing video together as a big fat wake up call to young women! And All women.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 5:15 pm — admin
The Boyz Club strikes AGAIN!. And, Talk about timing! Last night The New Agenda gave a great benefit to promote mentoring women in the workplace and now...just out from Catalyst: women MBAs are getting screwed. "According to our research, women MBA graduates earn, on average, $4,600 less than men MBA graduates in their first job out of school. We also found that mentoring benefits men the most: men with mentors received $9,260 more in their first post-MBA jobs than women with mentors. "~Catalyst
Now here is the full press court from Catalyst!
Monday, May 16, 2011 at 12:49 pm — admin
We are about to update our FemiStats on the Home Page with the newest data available in 2011! We want to keep an archive of the data from prior years so you can see for yourself how things are changing, not changing or stagnate. See below for the archive data! And get ready for new Homepage Data that is latest available stats.
FemiStats --Original Data 2009
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 11:10 pm — admin
Washington, D.C. – A new survey conducted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) reveals telling information about domestic violence services in the U.S.
Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 1:04 pm — admin
Depressed Folks Eat More Chocolate
Both men and women who had higher depression scores consumed almost 12 servings of chocolate per month.