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Another year almost over, another few cents narrowing the wage gap. Here’s a look back at some of the stories that impacted or involved women in 201...

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Women Newsmakers in 2011

If I were Santa, I’d be making my list and checking it twice. And here are the gifts I would give: For Our Daughters: The gift of self-esteem an...

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If I Were Santa

Tonight our town meeting voted on whether or not to increase the “supplemental annual allowance …  to widows of disabled public employees, pu...

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Language Matters

It’s good to be back. Here’s what we missed while we were away. The Paycheck Fairness Act is expected to be taken up by the Senate after t...

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News from Around the Web

I have recently found a new slew of articles supporting the popular idea that women are to blame –for everything. Politico ran an article earlier th...

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Are Women to Blame?

Since we’re always urging women to get involved politically, we thought it would be informative to share insights from a woman who is. Last week...

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Woman in Politics: Harmony Wu

Check out the latest data from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on the number of women in government worldwide. Just 18.9 percent of all elected le...

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Missing: Women in Politics

For the last three months I volunteered my time to the Martha Coakley for Senate campaign. I held signs, made calls, (yes, that was me calling incessa...

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Why the Hate?