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28 States In The U.S. Where Childcare Costs More Than College

28 States In The U.S. Where Childcare Costs More Than College

By Kayla Heisler for Fairygodboss Though the dramatic increase of college tuition has been a hot topic over the last decade, I hate to report that parents can expect to […]

November 20, 2018 ×
“My First Book Of Feminism (For Boys)” Laying The Foundation For Gender Equality In Youth

“My First Book Of Feminism (For Boys)” Laying The Foundation For Gender Equality In Youth

We have clearly reached a tipping point in our culture for gender equality, as evidenced by the wave of women rising up to political leadership positions, women launching businesses, women […]

November 14, 2018 ×
10 Times Academy Award Winner Reese Witherspoon Nailed The Working Mom Experience

10 Times Academy Award Winner Reese Witherspoon Nailed The Working Mom Experience

By Taylor Tobin for Fairygodboss When it comes to celebrity moms, it’s hard to find a more accomplished example than Oscar-winning actress/producer/designer/author/lifestyle guru Reese Witherspoon. The star of “Big Little […]

October 30, 2018 ×
Time For The U.S To Get On Board – How Paid Parental Leave Benefits Children Too

Time For The U.S To Get On Board – How Paid Parental Leave Benefits Children Too

By Candace Alnaji for Fairygodboss By now it is well-known that the United States lags behind the rest of the developed world in terms of paid parental leave. It’s not […]

October 11, 2018 ×
Microsoft Says It Will Drop Biz Partners That Don’t Offer Paid Family Leave

Microsoft Says It Will Drop Biz Partners That Don’t Offer Paid Family Leave

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss Some of the perks of working in big tech are the benefits they offer to attract top talent. Generous pay, generous leave, and, you guessed it, […]

October 2, 2018 ×
Motherhood Is Getting More Expensive — And It’s Hurting These Women The Most

Motherhood Is Getting More Expensive — And It’s Hurting These Women The Most

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Motherhood isn’t cheap. It’s no surprise that raising children costs a pretty penny, but college-educated women, in particular, underestimate the demands of parenthood and the […]

September 17, 2018 ×
A Sobering Look At How America Compares To The Rest Of The World With Parental Leave & Childcare

A Sobering Look At How America Compares To The Rest Of The World With Parental Leave & Childcare

Think of the biggest upheavals that can happen to you in your life. There’s getting married, of course, or graduating from college and finding a job. Moving can cause a […]

August 22, 2018 ×
I’m the Breadwinner – How Do I Help My Husband Be Comfortable with That? Women Weigh In

I’m the Breadwinner – How Do I Help My Husband Be Comfortable with That? Women Weigh In

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss Now more than ever, women are killing it in their careers, breaking glass ceilings and rising to the top of their industries — and bringing home […]

August 8, 2018 ×
6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss In her book, Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives instructions for raising a feminist daughter — but seldom do we talk […]

August 2, 2018 ×
These Childless Women Are Happy — So Why Won’t Anyone Believe Them?

These Childless Women Are Happy — So Why Won’t Anyone Believe Them?

By Kayal Heisler for Fairygodboss When Red Sky PR CEO Jessica Flynn told a leader at her workplace she had some exciting news to share, their interaction didn’t go as […]

July 26, 2018 ×
Pregnancy And Mental Illness – What To Be Aware Of & How To Stay Healthy For Your Baby

Pregnancy And Mental Illness – What To Be Aware Of & How To Stay Healthy For Your Baby

By Susan Josh A journey from the day when a woman finds out that she is expectant and facing the exciting prospect of expanding her family, to a moment when […]

April 3, 2018 ×
Infertility Made Me Realize I Am Worth More Than Just The Ability To Reproduce

Infertility Made Me Realize I Am Worth More Than Just The Ability To Reproduce

By Annabelle Ramos I love my mother. She’s done an amazing job raising me and my siblings. She is one of the many mothers I know who has worked hard, […]

August 1, 2016 ×
Bloomberg Launches Service To Rate The Financial Sector According To Gender Equality

Bloomberg Launches Service To Rate The Financial Sector According To Gender Equality

We are all familiar with the gender equality that exists in many different industries, whether it be the tech, engineering, or even film industries, the gap is well and truly […]

June 17, 2016 ×
Melinda Gates Writes An Essay About The Way Society Undervalues Women’s Time

Melinda Gates Writes An Essay About The Way Society Undervalues Women’s Time

Every year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation release an annual letter detailing the work they have been doing over the past 12 months in order to update those not […]

March 15, 2016 ×
China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

In April 2015, five Chinese feminist activists gained the attention of global media headlines for their arrest after protesting against domestic violence issues in the country. It caused a major […]

January 15, 2016 ×