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Being One of the “Lean In” Men

Shadley Grei from
February 24, 2014

You never know what will happen when you try something new.
Shadley Grei learned a lot more than he expected when he gave in and read Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In.

Théorie du genre : Ce que révèle l’alliance de certains musulmans avec la droite réactionnaire

Chahla Chafiq from
February 10, 2014
Blog 2bis

Lors des protestations contre le mariage pour tous et l’apprentissage de l’égalité à l’école, nous assistons à une cristallisation visible de la conjonction entre des personnes et groupes se revendiquant de l’islam, de chrétiens conservateurs, voire intégristes, et de l’extrême droite.

Why parenting is an HR issue

February 3, 2014

One of the areas of greatest disconnect between corporate culture and the wider world, is the issue of parenting.
This is going to present significant challenges to many organisations in terms of H.R. policy in the upcoming years, especially for those that don’t confront those issues.

Lilith, Eve, des femmes et des hommes… et Dieu dans tout ça ?

Anne-Joëlle PHILIPPART from
January 31, 2014

Découvrir la planète « catho », c’est aussi découvrir une image de la femme surprenante, si subrepticement négative et rabaissée qu’il est difficile, au début, de saisir le pourquoi du malaise qui envahit. Cette fierté du féminin que l’on commence à rencontrer dans la Cité est apparemment peu présente ou étouffée chez les cathos.

Women bosses: caught between a rock and a hard place

January 30, 2014

According to research carried out this summer on women bosses by the fashion brand Hobbs, 34% of women aged 18 and over said they would prefer to have a male boss. Workers aged between 25 to 34 were reported as the most likely age group to show a preference for a male leader. Tapping into a pool of 2,500 employees, many women in their late 20s and early 30s, indicated that working with the right boss was significant to kick-starting their careers before starting a family. The study also observed that 25% of male employees also preferred a male boss.

Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

January 30, 2014

While the recent upsurge of feminist activity in this country has indeed been a liberating one, its force has been chiefly emotional–personal, psychological, and subjective–centered, like the other radical movements to which it is related, on the present and its immediate needs, rather than on historical analysis of the basic intellectual issues which the feminist attack on the status quo automatically raises.

Lettre ouverte aux candidat-e-s belges aux élections européennes.

Viviane Teitelbaum
January 30, 2014

Mesdames, messieurs,
 Le Conseil des ministres espagnol a approuvé un projet de loi restreignant l’accès des femmes à l’interruption volontaire de grossesse, puisque le projet de réforme substitue au droit à l’avortement une « loi organique de protection de la vie du fœtus et des droits des femmes enceintes ».
A travers ce recul majeur du droit des femmes [...]