UH IRWGS PANDEMIC GENDER SNAPSHOT #7 – December 22, 2020 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 being delivered to health workers and the most vulnerable elderly, fatalities continue
Here’s an overview piece on current fertility research around later motherhood. Among the methods discussed, lab-grown eggs from stem cells (“Growing eggs in the lab like this would yield a great many eggs unaffected by age for older women trying
The Big Difference between Having Kids at 30 and 35 – from the Business Insider.
Decline in Births Among Twentysomething Women, by Race This week the Urban Institute tackles the fertility question: Will the birth rate drop among young women since the 2007 recession be made up by births to those same women when they’re
Today I spoke with Craig Cohen on Houston Matters about synchronizing the school schedule to the work day, as part of a panel on year-round school. In May, Lisa Gray interviewed me for the Chronicle on related material. Both of those discussions grew out of
My new piece on the Daily Beast makes two arguments: the current national school schedule forces women out of the work stream, and women can use the clout we’ve amassed to date to change things now. Though the mismatch of
In celebration of Labor Day, here’s a blast from the past on this blog. It’s my take on the many aspects of Women’s Work–both in the home and outside it, in honor of the close conjunction of Women’s Equality Day (the