A Qualitative Exploration of the Factors that Led Hispanic/Latina Middle School Students to Select a STEM High School Education in New York City
There is a significant gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers as well as in the STEM workforce that continues to expand, ultimately impacting the global…
Which is Better in Fat Times and in Lean Times: the Macho Man vs. the Nice Guy? Priming Effects on Polish and Norwegian Students’ Mate Preferences
- PsychologyCurrent psychology
This study was conducted in two countries differing with regard to gender equality indices relating to extent to which men are allowed to manifest gender atypical behavior and influencing mate preferences of women, and indicates that there exist certain contextual cues that might change perceptions of gender typical and gender attypical behavior.
Sexual violence and restorative practices in Belgium, Ireland and Norway: a thematic analysis of country variations
- Political Science
ABSTRACT The article compares and contrasts the provision of some restorative practices in cases of sexual violence in three European countries: Belgium, Ireland and Norway. It begins by briefly…
Suicidality, Economic Shocks, and Egalitarian Gender Norms
- EconomicsEuropean sociological review
It is found that at relatively high levels of gender equality in Europe, such as those seen in Sweden and Austria, the relationship between rising unemployment rates and suicide in men disappeared altogether, suggesting that more egalitarian forms of gender regulation may help buffer the suicidal consequences of economic shocks, especially in men.
Parental influence on female vocational decisions in the Arabian Gulf
Due to the Arabian Gulf’s pyramid-style ‘national’ demographic profile and pronounced reliance on expatriate labor, policymakers are now actively seeking ways to increase national FLFP. In this…
The Voices of Women Struggling to Manage Employment and Motherhood
The purpose of this study was to examine the perceptions of working women when they announce their pregnancies, take maternity leave, transition back to work, and utilize flexible work policies.…
Women’s command over assets: Addressing gender inequalities Asia-Pacific Human Development
A discourse analysis of gender in the public health curriculum in sub-Saharan Africa
Gender inequalities are still widely pervasive and deeply institutionalised, particularly in Africa, where the burden of disease is highly gendered. The public health sector has been slow in…
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"MISSING WOMEN": REVISITING THE DEBATE
In a series of papers in the late 1980s, Amartya Sen claimed that about 100 million women were "missing," referring to the number of females who had died as a result of unequal access to resources in…
Excess female mortality and the balance of the sexes in the population: an estimate of the number of "missing females".
The effect of sex differences in mortality and determining the ratio of males to females in the population is considered. There is discussion of the sex ratio what is normative what affects the ratio…
The impact of maternal health on poverty
- Economics, Political Science
The links between poverty and poor maternal health are well established. Poorer countries experience the highest rates of maternal mortality, whilst maternal death and lifethreatening and…
Development as freedom
- Economics, Political Science
In Development as Freedom Amartya Sen explains how in a world of unprecedented increase in overall opulence millions of people living in the Third World are still unfree. Even if they are not…
Engendering International Health: The Challenge of Equity
- Political Science
Engendering International Health: The Challenge of Equity, edited by Gita Sen, Asha George, and Piroska Ostlin (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2002) This edited volume begins to fill a gap in the…
MEASURING GENDER (IN)EQUALITY: Introducing the Gender, Institutions and Development Data Base (GID)
- Engineering, Political Science
Efforts to establish, test and analyse hypotheses regarding cross-country variations in women’s economic status are hampered by the lack of a readily accessible and easily used information resource…
Accelerating progress towards achieving the MDG to improve maternal health: a collection of promising approaches
- Political Science, Medicine
High-quality information is brought together on a wide range of promising approaches that aim to improve maternal health outcomes, based on field research and practice by experienced organizations working in this arena, to serve as a useful starting point in the process to improve current maternal health programming.
The most influential investment.
- EconomicsPeople & the planet
It is still germane that the return on investment of female education is high and that taking the savings from building 19 out of 20 planned power plants and financing equal education opportunity for girls is desirable.
Where giving birth is a forecast of death: maternal mortality in four districts of Afghanistan, 1999–2002
- Medicine, Political ScienceThe Lancet
Preventability of Maternal Deaths: Comparison Between Zambian and American Referral Hospitals
- Medicine, Political ScienceObstetrics and gynecology