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
As schools go online nationally amid a recession, the speeding high-unemployment and home-school trains are on a collision course, with working mothers, their families, and the economy set to be mowed down at the crossroads. Unless we switch tracks, quickly – with programs to directly address our needs that will also feed our economy: universal online tutoring and prorated pandemic parenting pay.
What does it mean for a country when nobody (or a fast declining number) is having kids? Most clearly it means a smaller workforce on the horizon (especially when combined with cuts to immigration), which could be good if that workforce
ToysRUs’s Baby Problem Population by age The effect of our lowered fertility rate is being felt at baby stores. This week Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy, blaming the rate, and over the coming years there will be ripple effects in
Here’s a link to a new essay I was invited to contribute to an issue of NANO on Gift Economies. It explores the role that fertility plays in the way/s that women can participate in policy making in all levels
HMW signs “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change, I am changing the things I cannot accept.” “Thanks Trump, for making me an Activist!” “The Future is Nasty!” “Liberty & Justice for ALL.” “Keep your hands off the