Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Why Gender Equality Stalled
In the New York Times this week, historian Stephanie Coontz argues that we need to adopt family-friendly work practices and social policies in order to achieve gender equity and greater opportunities for both women and men. She explains that structural impediments limit women's labor force participation and prevent people from realizing their egalitarian values. She sees work-family policy as a human rights issue that affects everyone. An interesting article!