In 2021, per the CDC, the US birth rate rose nationally by 1%— from 56 births / 1,000 fertile women (those 15 to 44 years old) to 56.6 births, regaining some of the 4% loss in 2020. 2020. Among 2020
Misogyny — a Greek word that means contempt for women — is an economic strategy as well as a feeling. Denial of women’s rights long ensured that they do much essential work for free and without representation. That includes bearing and rearing the next generation of workers. Currently, the economic model here is one of desperation, with misogyny as the linchpin. But having an economy that rewards rather than exploits care would generate both prosperity and well-being for all.
UH IRWGS PANDEMIC GENDER SNAPSHOT #7 – December 22, 2020 The trends continue, in PGS #10 – published Nov. 29, 2021: LINK Cross-posted from UH IRWGS website: https://uh.edu/class/ws/research/ Tracking Covid-19 fatality data by gender, race/ethnicity and age. Though vaccines are now
Here’s a recent piece of mine in the Houston Chronicle, on His and Her Covid effects: higher death rates vs widespread career threats. COVID-19 has changed all our lives, but not equally for men and women. Two of the many