Working Woman Report News Brief (4/14/14)

A NEW SURVEY RELEASED BY THE WORKING MOTHER RESEARCH INSTITUTE ASKED THREE GENERATIONS HOW THEY FELT ABOUT THEIR MOMS WORKING OUTSIDE THE HOME.MORE MILLENNIALS THAN OTHER GROUPS SAID THEY WERE PROUD OF MOM’S CAREER. (BORN BETWEEN 1981 AND 2000) 45 PERCENT (OF THE 2,163 RESPONDENTS) EXPRESSED PRIDE, COMPARED WITH 37 PERCENT OF GENERATION X (BORN 1965 TO 1980) AND 34 PERCENT OF BABY BOOMERS (BORN 1946 TO 1964). AT THE SAME TIME, MORE MILLENNIALS — 31 PERCENT — WISHED THAT THEIR MOMS COULD HAVE STAYED HOME WITH THEM, COMPARED WITH 22 PERCENT OF GEN XERS AND 17 PERCENT OF BABY BOOMERS.

A NEW BOOK BY FORMER PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER TAKES A LOOK AT GENDER DISCRIMINATION AND THE MISTREATMENT OF WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD. “A CALL TO ACTION: WOMEN, RELIGION, VIOLENCE, AND POWER.” COVERS WHAT THE FORMER PRESIDENT DESCRIBES AS A SYSTEM OF DISCRIMINATION THAT EXTENDS TO EVERY NATION. SPECIFICALLY THE BOOK ANALYZES THE ROLE OF RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM IN THE ABUSE OF WOMEN AND GIRLS AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT. FOR MORE ON THESE STORIES AND MUCH MORE, SIMPLY HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE WWW.WORKINGWOMANREPORT.COM

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