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Racial Gap in U.S. Cancer Deaths Is Narrowing: Report

For deaths from breast cancer in women, the gulf between blacks and whites has widened, the report ... Health Disparities Committee for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). He said, "Ther... read more

Is Your State Ready to Accommodate Women Veterans Who Are Homeless?

As hard as this may be to believe, years ago women veterans were sometimes affirmatively told they were “not veterans” or “not eligible” for services, resulting in a gap as long as decades before they ... read more

Race Gap Persists In Health Care, Three Studies Say

Blacks' health care has started to catch up to whites' in some ways, but blacks remain much less likely ... among men and angioplasties for women -- a disparity that disappeared entirely. But the gap ... read more

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It'll Take 217 Years for Women To Achieve Equality in the Workplace

The new WEF report on the global gender gap takes into account women’s economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival ... though 13 have come close, narrowing it 8... read more


Yemen worst nation for gender equality, women lag in economics, politics - report

Last year's leading four nations, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Sweden, remain the ... have wider health and survival gaps compared to 2006. Of the 111 countries continuously covered in the report over th... read more

Gender gap still exists in Japan in pay, working conditions: OECD report

It says that gains in female education attainment have contributed to a worldwide increase in women’s participation in the labor force, but considerable gaps remain in working hours ... around 60% of ... read more

Medscape's 8th Annual Physician Compensation Report Finds Modest Increase in Physician Pay Overall, But Little Change in Gender and Racial Pay Gaps

Still, the gender gaps in compensation remain unchanged and failed to budge for African-American physicians, according to the results of the 2018 Medscape Physician Compensation Report ... that as we ... read more

Kuwait highest in closing gender gap: WEF – Index based on distributing resources equitably between men, women

Nigeria, the region’s largest economy, falls 12 places to 118th, said the report which is ... politics, health and education. Index indicators The Global Gender Gap Index ranks 142 countries on the ga... read more

We Can Reduce Disparities in Maternal Mortality by Listening to Women of Color

This painful and violent history reverberates across generations—and must be both acknowledged and confronted if we are to successfully eliminate disparities in maternal health. A critical step toward ... read more

The Income Gap Began To Narrow Under Obama

In a report released Friday, the president’s Council of Economic Advisers argued that the Obama administration’s policies on taxes, health care and other issues were ... The incessant increase in the ... read more

Keeping Silent: Women Veterans, Intimate Partner Violence and Homelessness

Here are just a few: “I’ve had to stay in an ... This has created a gap in who knew that they were eligible and consequently enrolled, and is at least in part to blame for lower numbers of women veter... read more

Pakistan second to last in global gender equality report

It seeks to measure one important aspect of gender equality: the relative gaps between women ... will remain competitive and will prosper,” he said. The report, which covered 142 countries, looked at ... read more



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