AAUW Outlook — Fall 2009

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Volume 103, No. 2

Women at Work: Still Waiting for Change
For the first time in history, women make up half the workforce. We know our lives have changed dramatically over the last 40 years. When will the world catch up?

Academic Motherhood: Negotiating Work and Family
Most universities — and many other workplaces — now have guidelines intended to help working parents. The challenge is finding policies that actually work.

Giving Birth — to Workplace Challenges
Three-quarters of working women become pregnant at least once over the course of their careers. Despite laws designed to protect them, pregnancy discrimination is on the rise.

Walking a Tightrope: The Recession and Work-Life Balance
Are you flexible enough to keep your balance in a recession? As if it weren’t hard enough to begin with!

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