Tag: Women’s Rights

More women at the top boosts share prices

Recent research by Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows that employing more women at the top is excellent for share prices. All male boards will soon have to let more women in, not because they like to share power, but because this is what moves the money. Women now have more economic power than ever. …

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France bans extremely thin models

I welcome this new French law, that demands models to provide a doctor’s certificate showing their body mass index is healthy. A previous law, suggesting a minimum BMI, was rejected. I suppose that could have been perceived as dictating what marketable beauty is. But who can be against preventing that anorexia, a serious and often deadly …

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In ‘Unfinished Business’ Anne-Marie Slaughter explores: Can women have it all? 

Should putting family over work be seen as ‘dropping out’? And what about ‘halo dad syndrome’? Hillary Clinton’s former policy chief believes a lot needs to change. Here’s her take on women, work, men and family. Source: Unfinished Business by Anne-Marie Slaughter review – the latest episode in the ‘Can women have it all?’ soap …

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