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Science and Engineering Degrees: 1966-2012: Detailed Statistical Tables

Categories: Education-Higher,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics,Women

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2015/nsf15326/pdf/nsf15326.pdf

Statistical tables on science and engineering degrees earned at bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels by field of study and by sex.   Also covers psychology and social sciences.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

Categories: Children,Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Terrorism,Women

http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm#wrapper

Annual report on how the U.S. government views the human rights records of other countries.  The 2014 report aims harsh criticism at Iran and non-state terrorist organizations such as ISIL, Boko Haram, and al-Qaeda.  From the State Department

 

Final Interagency Policy Statement Establishing Joint Standards for Assessing the Diversity Policies and Practices of Entities Regulated by the Agencies

Categories: African Americans,Financial Crisis/Markets,Hispanics,Laws/Regulations,Women

https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/06/10/2015-14126/joint-standards-for-assessing-the-diversity-policies-and-practices-of-entities-regulated-by-the

Announces proposed policy for diversity involving women and minorities in management, employment, and business practices.  The statement covers financial agencies regulated by the Dodd-Frank act.  From the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

 

Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Task Force on Combating Campus Sexual Violence: Report and Final Recommendations

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Headlines,Sex Issues,Virginia Issues,Women

http://www.oag.state.va.us/files/Final_Report-Task_Force_on_Combating_Campus_Sexual_Violence.pdf

Offers 21 recommendations under 5 broad themes to prevent campus sexual assaults, to make certain that victims feel safe and are willing to report the crime, and to make certain that justice is sought against offenders.  From the Office of the Attorney General

 

Maternal Morbidity for Vaginal and Cesarean Deliveries, According to Previous Cesarean History: New Data from the Birth Certificate, 2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr64/nvsr64_04.pdf

Presents findings on four maternal morbidities associated with labor and delivery: maternal transfusion, ruptured uterus, unplanned hysterectomy, and intensive care unit admission.  Finds that rates of maternal morbidity were higher for cesarean than vaginal deliveries.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Snapshot Review of Sexual Assault Report Files at the Four Largest U.S. Military Bases in 2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Headlines,Sex Issues,Women

http://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/Gillibrand_Sexual%20Assault%20Report.pdf

Alleges that sexual assault cases have been under-reported by the Defense Department, particularly in excluding cases involving civilian spouses of military members and civilian women living near military bases.  One of the four bases covered in the investigation was Naval Station Norfolk.  From the Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

 

SAPRO Reports

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Sex Issues,Statistics,Women

http://sapr.mil/index.php/annual-reports

Includes the annual report on sexual assault in the military plus links to 8 appendices covering statistical data on sexual assaults, male victims of sexual assault, and metrics on sexual assault.  From the Defense Department

 

Department of Defense Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Defense/Military,Headlines,Sex Issues,Statistics,Women

http://sapr.mil/public/docs/reports/FY14_Annual/FY14_DoD_SAPRO_Annual_Report_on_Sexual_Assault.pdf

Presents statistics and analysis of reports of incidents of sexual assault during FY2014.  Also discusses policy and program improvements to the Sexual Assault  Prevention and Response Program of the DoD.  From the Defense Department

 

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