Filter by

Gender Issues
Showing 1 - 20 of 1,370 Show 100
  • [alt text]

    Pew Report on Stay-at-Home Moms

    D’Vera Cohn talked about the Pew Research Center report that found that after years of decline, mothers who do not work outside the home rose to 29 percent in 2012. She described the…

    316 views
  • [alt text]

    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the steps his administration had taken to help ensure that equal pay was received for equal work to expand opportunity and…

    49 views
  • [alt text]

    Economics of Pay Equality

    Ariane Hegewisch and Peter Morici talked about the economic arguments both for and against pay equailty.

    261 views
  • [alt text]

    Gender Pay Gap

    Jocelyn Frye talked about the Obama administration’s efforts to narrow the gender pay gap. She also spoke about the debate over the size of the gap, and its potential…

    194 views
  • [alt text]

    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for women viewers to respond to the question, “Is pay equality an issue for you?” The previous day President Obama marked Equal Pay Day at the White…

    470 views
  • [alt text]

    Fair Equity Order-Signing Ceremony

    President Obama marked Equal Pay Day at the White House by signing an executive order seeking to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women. Before signing, he told the…

    1,468 views
  • [alt text]

    Republican Senators on Compensatory Time

    Republicans Senators called on the Senate to take up an amendment allowing non-exempt workers to take compensatory time instead of overtime pay for working overtime. They argued this…

    103 views
  • [alt text]

    Democratic Women Senators on Pay Equity

    Senate Democrats, mainly women, spoke on the Senate floor about the pay equity bill.

    163 views
  • [alt text]

    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He disputed a report saying women at the White House get paid less than their male counterparts, stating…

    862 views
  • [alt text]

    Pay Discrimination Against Women

    Betsey Stevenson made opening remarks at a discussion on pay discrimination in the workplace. She outlined President Obama’s two executive orders he signed earlier in the day to…

    204 views
  • [alt text]

    Women in the World Summit

    Tina Brown made opening remarks at the fifth annual Women in the World Summit. Nine women spoke briefly about courageous women around the world. Mamie Gummer read the words of a…

    332 views
  • [alt text]

    Justice Sotomayor on Supreme Court and Constitutional Law

    Justice Sonia Sotomayor talked about her career as a prosecutor, district judge, appellate judge, and Supreme Court justice. She stressed the importance of relationships and public…

    549 views
  • [alt text]

    Deborah Lee James on Women in National Security

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James talked about women in national security. She spoke at an event hosted by Women in International Security in Washington, D.C.

    276 views
  • [alt text]

    National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    Senior army officials spoke at a National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month event hosted by the Army Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Office.

    140 views
  • [alt text]

    Representative Speier on Sexual Assaults in the Military

    Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about the trial of Brigadier General Jeff Sinclair and the message that it sent about the military’s inability to handle…

    75 views
  • [alt text]

    Book Discussion on A Call to Action

    President Jimmy Carter talked about his book, A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power, in which he argues that worldwide discrimination against women is the result of…

    265 views
  • [alt text]

    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama talked about rewarding women for hard work with equal pay for equal work, and raising the federal minimum wage to ten dollars and ten cents an hour.

    184 views
  • [alt text]

    Analysis of the Earnings Gap Between Women and Men

    Heidi Hartmann discussed the findings of a report, The Gender Wage Gap: 2013; Differences by Race and Ethnicity, No Growth in Real Wages for Women, published that month by the Institute for…

    265 views
  • [alt text]

    President Obama on Women and the Economy

    President Obama made remarks on improving economic opportunity for women and working families. He stressed equal pay for equal work, raising the minimum wage, and the Affordable Care…

    967 views
  • [alt text]

    Book Discussion on The Scarlet Sisters

    Myra MacPherson talked about her book, The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age, in which she recounts the lives of sisters, Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee…

    401 views
  • Load 20 More