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Thursday 19 January 2017
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the reality of alcoholism and rural mental healthcare for women in the united states

Danika Kimball
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Alcoholism and drug abuse have become a major problem for women in the United States. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), nearly 5.3 million women in the United States consume alcohol to a point where their health and safety is compromised. Of that 5.3 million, over 4 million are dependent…
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Tuesday 15 November 2016
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the occupational wage gap: a look at the most common “pink-collar” jobs

Danika Kimball
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In 2015, the Census Bureau reported that for the first time, women in the United States were more likely to have a bachelor’s degree than men. According to the reports, 37.5% of women in the 25 to 34 age group have attained advanced degrees, compared to 29.5% of men, making female millennials the most educated…
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Friday 30 September 2016
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STEM culture bars women’s success

Danika Kimball
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For some time now, women have been statistically underrepresented in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This trend is particularly troubling, as STEM fields are aching for qualified workers. The cyber security industry, as an example, is a field that has grown to be particularly important in today’s technological age, yet a mere…
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Friday 26 August 2016
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empirical evidence that gender parity in the workplace matters

Danika Kimball
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Since the early 1960s, business leaders have argued that expanding opportunities for women in the workplace would yield positive net results. Although it’s been a long time battle, statistics show that women have not fared as well as their male counterparts in the business and technology sectors. The gender pay gap and women’s employment statistics…
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Tuesday 14 June 2016
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how women became the surprising pioneers of modern advertising

Danika Kimball
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Advertising is an industry that is all too easy to dismiss as anti-woman. For decades now, the industry has grown while presenting women as objects to be consumed, all the while limiting opportunities for women who seek careers in the field. The television series Mad Men reinforced the unfortunate status of women in advertising, from…
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Thursday 25 February 2016
Featured Politics

young women and Hillary Clinton: making sense of the generational divide

Danika Kimball
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As the 2016 bid for the Democratic nomination moves forward, Bernie Sanders has proven to be a continuous complication in Hillary Clinton’s otherwise shoe-in nomination. Her victory over Bernie Sanders in this month’s Iowa caucus was slim, and her loss in New Hampshire was profound. The lack of support for Clinton’s campaign from younger generations…
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Thursday 28 January 2016
Sport

it’s dude time: the absence of women in sports coverage

Danika Kimball
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Last year, more people watched the women’s FIFA World Cup on TV than ever before, with over one billion viewers tuning in worldwide over the course of the event. The record figures seemed to be indicative of women’s rise towards parity with men in televised sports coverage, but recent studies performed by the University of…
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Monday 21 December 2015
Featured Opinion

the problem with spike lee’s solution to america’s campus rape epidemic

Danika Kimball
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Spike Lee has come up with a solution to America’s college rape epidemic – or so he thinks. The film director recently spoke with Stephen Colbert, and argued that ending sexual assault begins with women denying men sex, stating, ‘I think a sex strike could really work on college campuses where there’s an abundance of…
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Friday 6 November 2015
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serena williams talks diversity in sports and technology

Danika Kimball
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Last week, tech magazine Wired announced that the current issue of the magazine would be guest edited by Serena Williams. Undoubtedly one of the greatest athletes of our time, Williams mentioned the significance of the Rooney rule in the NFL, which requires the league to interview minority candidates for senior positions. She also notes that…
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Tuesday 6 October 2015
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planned parenthood: beyond abortion

Danika Kimball
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If you so much as logged in to social media in the past few months, you’ve likely seen two hashtags surface: #IStandWithPP and #PPSellsBabyParts. In July, a video surfaced from an anti-choice organisation that allegedly showed Senior Director of Medical Services at Planned Parenthood, Dr Deborah Nucatola, addressing the sale of fetal organs and body…
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Tuesday 8 September 2015
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online revolution: how social media is changing activism

Danika Kimball
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Social media has become one of the most influential communication channels in human history. In turn, this has changed how activism works on a global level. Through that medium alone, activists have been able to meet and organise large numbers of likeminded thinkers in ways that they simply weren’t able to before. By removing the…
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