Tag: "women"

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Social Network Usage and Gender Statistics

Social Network Usage and Gender Statistics

Women Dominate Every Social Media Network — Except One (Infographic) A greater percentage of adult U.S. women use Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter than their male counterparts. The one social network that boasts more men is the professional-networking site LinkedIn. That’s according to data compiled in the infographic below by Alex Hillsberg at the […]

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New Pope, Change Hope

New Pope, Change Hope – 3/14/13

In run-up to pope election, dissidents seek voice The election of a new pope always brings with it hopes for change from across the Catholic ideological and theological spectrum. Advocacy groups from around the world have descended on Rome to try to publicize their causes while media attention on the Vatican is high. These lay […]

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Legacy of U.S. Wars in Iraq

Legacy of U.S. Wars in Iraq? – 2/7/13

Iraq: A Broken Justice System Iraq’s leadership used draconian measures against opposition politicians, detainees, demonstrators, and journalists, effectively squeezing the space for independent civil society and political freedoms in Iraq, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2013. The number of violent civilian deaths in Iraq increased in 2012, for the first time […]

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Workplace restrooms reflect new realities

Workplace Restrooms Building To Serve Everyone – 1/13/13

Workplace restrooms reflect new realities Amenities serve nursing mothers, transgender workers and others   A decade ago, it was rare for an employer to design a building with transgender employees, new mothers or cycling enthusiasts in mind. No longer. As workforce demographics have shifted, workplace amenities have, too, especially for large employers in competitive industries […]

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Other of Interest 6/6/12

Other of Interest 6/6/12

How Women Are Changing the Tech World There has been an emergence of young female tech founders and execs, reflecting sweeping change in the worlds of start-up companies and angel funding. It underscores the enormous purchasing prowess of women online that is transforming the Web economy, as sites that cater to women are run by […]