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Women’s History Month 2018: 7 interesting facts about 21st century ladies

BY DORY JACKSON ON 3/1/18 AT 8:30 AM In 1987, the National Women’s History Project (NWHP) helped lead a campaign to launch Women’s History Month, a time designated for recognizing accomplishments made by women throughout history. In honor of the month-long celebration, seven inspiring facts about women today.  The National Women’s History Project helped to launch a month-long celebration of women’s history in 1987. Here, Actress Natalie Portman is pictured attending the Women’s March on January 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.GETTY IMAGES Women are winning mayoral elections more frequently: In 2016, women secured more mayoral election wins in 18.9 percent of U.S. cities with…

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America Has a Motherhood Problem — Here’s How to Solve It

By Gili Malinsky Oct.17.2017 https://www.nbcnews.com The solution to removing the stigma of motherhood at work may lie in paternity leave.             One study showed that despite only 11 percent of women having planned on pausing their careers for parenthood, 72 percent                  actually had.JGI / Getty Images/Blend Images According to Stanford University’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research, the ideal American worker “is perpetually available, has no outside responsibilities or interests, rarely gets sick and prioritizes work above all else.” Which seems a bit extreme, but probably also sounds…

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