Working Woman Report News Brief (4/21/14)

A NEW STUDY REVEALS FEMALE WRITERS CONTINUE TO LAG BEHIND MEN IN TINSEL TOWN. THE 2014 HOLLYWOOD WRITERS REPORT REVEALS THAT IN 2012 WOMEN WRITERS ACCOUNTED FOR JUST 15%, DOWN FROM 17% IN 2009. AMONG SCREENWRITERS, WOMEN REMAINED UNDERREPRESENTED BY A FACTOR OF MORE THAN 3 TO 1. THE REPORT ALSO FOUND A WIDENING GAP IN WHAT MEN AND WOMEN EARN. FEMALE SCREENWRITERS EARNED 77 CENTS FOR EVERY DOLLAR, DOWN FROM 82 CENTS IN 2009.

WHILE MANY SPENT EASTER SUNDAY DRESSED IN THEIR EASTER FINEST. A NUMBER OF CARING INDIVIDUALS DONNED SIMPLE T-SHIRTS IN AN EFFORT TO HELP THOSE LESS FORTUNATE. “FORGET THE FROCK” ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO BUY AND WEAR T-SHIRTS ON EASTER. 100% OF EACH SHIRT SOLD GOES TOWARD FEEDING A HUNGRY CHILD. EMILY FOX, FOUNDER OF FORGET THE FROCK, CAME UP WITH THE IDEA WHILE SHOPPING FOR HER OWN EASTER OUTFIT A FEW YEARS BACK. SINCE IT STARTED IN 2011, FORGET THE FROCK HAS EXPANDED TO MORE THAN 40 CHURCHES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. FOR MORE ON THESE STORIES AND MUCH MORE, SIMPLY HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE WWW.WORKINGWOMANREPORT.COM

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