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Report: Health-care gaps narrowing but remain for women vets

As an 18-year-old on her first field assignment as a teletype operator to West Germany for Exercise Reforger in 1974, Marilyn McCloud left her tent one night to use the latrine and was raped by anothe... read more

Racial health gap narrows but disparities remain significant

The latest annual report card on the nation's health shows there's been progress in narrowing the gap in health disparities ... in our journey toward health equity, disparities still exist and we must ... read more

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

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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

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

Illinois could gain $60 billion by narrowing gender gap, McKinsey report finds

Illinois could increase its gross domestic product by 7 percent, or $60 billion, over the next decade if it narrows the gender gap that keeps women from reaching their full economic potential, accordi... read more

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

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

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

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

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

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