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Income-Assisted Single Mothers and Their Experiences with PTSD
The impact of trauma on the PTSD of income-assisted single mothers is not lessened depending on their area of residence. Instead, their experiences differ according to where they live.
Yoga May Ease Pain of Women with Fibromyalgia
An eight-week yoga program may decrease pain in women with fibromyalgia. It alters cortisol levels and, by making women more mindful, seems to encourage them to feel less helpless about their pain.
Not-for-Profit Boards Need to Be More Diverse
Women have made great strides in being represented on not-for-profit boards. But board members from different ethnic backgrounds and visible minorities have made much less progress. Boards with greater diversity are the ...
Domestic Violence Is Widespread in Guyana
Domestic violence is a widespread part of everyday life in Guyana. Although the vast majority of abusers are men, women also engage in violence, especially when they have power over vulnerable people such as children and ...
Remembering Aboriginal Women and Girls Lost to Violence
Women and girls in Aboriginal communities face an epidemic of violence. Through the Sisters In Spirit initiative, NWAC is trying to understand this violence and honour those women and girls who have been lost.
York Researcher Shows How Women Lawyers Overcame Barriers
Although women lawyers faced many challenges at the turn of the twentieth century, many of them found ways to work in law.
Responsiveness Is an Important Quality of Mothers
Mothers who consistently respond to their children’s emotions, through mirroring, have smarter, more socially competent children.
Race and Gender Impacts Women in Poverty
Lone mother families experience poverty as a result of specific factors such as race and gender. These factors disadvantage them in society and calls for further studies to find solutions.
Do Welfare Reforms Make Abused Women Safer?
Welfare reforms over the last decade have sustained, and even enhanced, the power of abusive men.
Experiences of New Hebrides Housegirls Sheds Light on the History of Colonialism
Studying the experiences of New Hebrides house girls is a powerful way to understand the way colonialism shaped working conditions around the world.