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Women: Stay Healthy at Any Age

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical,Women

http://www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/prevention/lifestyle/healthy-women.html

Describes which screening tests are needed, when to get them, which medicines may prevent disease, and other steps women can take for good health.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

U.S. Department of Education Announces Final Rule to Help Colleges Keep Campuses Safe

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Laws/Regulations,Sex Issues,Women

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-announces-final-rule-help-colleges-keep-campuses-safe

Agency press release about implementation of final regulation relating to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.  The rule is based on the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 and is designed reduce the incidence of sexual violence on college campuses.  From the U.S. Department of Education

 

Female Self-Employment in the United States: An Update to 2012

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2014/article/female-self-employment-in-the-united-states-an-update-to-2012.htm

Examines changes in the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of self-employed women over the 1993-2012 period.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

How has Labor Force Participation Among Young Moms and Dads Changed? A Comparison of Two Cohorts

Categories: Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/opub/btn/volume-3/how-has-labor-force-participation-among-young-moms-and-dads-changed.htm

Examines work patterns in the lives of young adults in the year after they have their first child.  Compares patterns of couples born between 1957-1964 with couples born between 1980-1984.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Labor Force Participation Elasticities of Women and Secondary Earners Within Married Couples

Categories: Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Women

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/49433-LaborForce.pdf

Examines whether women or the lower-earning spouse have larger labor force participation elasticities.  Finds that lower earning spouses are more likely to start or stop working than women, except when a couple starts a family.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Violence Against Women and Girls: Lessons from South Asia

Categories: Asia,Crime/Justice,India,Pakistan,Women

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/20153/9781464801716.pdf?sequence=1

Examines the prevalence and the factors associated with various types of violence against females in South Asia.  From the World Bank

 

Inclusive Approaches to Community Policing and CVE

Categories: Crime/Justice,Democracy/Peace,Women

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/SR352_Inclusive-Approaches-to-Community-Policing-and-CVE.pdf

Provides guidance for the development of community policing programs and the role of women in such programs.  From the  United States Institute of Peace

 

Women Veterans in the Labor Force

Categories: Statistics,Veterans,Women

http://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2014/women-vets/

Examines the demographic, employment, and unemployment characteristics of female veterans.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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