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Women's Issues December 2012 Archive

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New Year, New Confidence - Robyn Hatcher on Speaking with Power and Passion

Monday December 31, 2012
Every conference has one -- the workshop that outshines all others because it's chock full of concrete take-homes, practical advice, and real-world applications. The best of these workshops involves audience ... Read More

More Hype than Truth to 2012 as the Year of the Woman

Sunday December 30, 2012
If I had a dime for every year that some pundit, op-ed columnist, advertiser or thought leader pronounced as "The Year of " female this or that, I'd have $5.10. Okay, ... Read More

The Top 10 Women's Issues News Stories of 2012

Sunday December 30, 2012
Frankly, the problem with every end of year list is that they provoke fistfights and shouting matches. Invariably, something is included that you disagree with...and something is left off that ... Read More

Gang Rape Victim's Death Prompts Global Conversation about Women and Rape in India

Saturday December 29, 2012
The story is rooted in a situation so typical, so commonplace, that it's hard to imagine why it would merit international headlines...until you reach the bitter end. In one of ... Read More

Lessons from the Sandy Hook Shooting - What Do You Do When You Can't Do Anything?

Monday December 17, 2012
Morning across America, and the Monday rituals of getting ready for work and school are different today, shadowed by a fear that didn't exist the last time we sent our ... Read More

Susan Rice Steps Down Due to Politics, But Race and Gender Made Her a GOP Target

Friday December 14, 2012
Last night on NBC's news magazine Rock Center, when Susan Rice explained to anchor Brian Williams why she's withdrawing from consideration as the next U.S. Secretary of State, she came ... Read More

The Bad Boys of 2012 and How They Prompted Women to Fight Back

Monday December 10, 2012
In most end-of-year wrap-ups, the people highlighted are those who have made a positive difference. But when it comes to women's issues, sometimes it's the ones who try to oppress, limit, ... Read More

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