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Strategies for Effective Communication
Effective communication is critical for shared understanding. Use the following tips to create common ground when you communicate with others.
How to Help Girls Avoid Dating Abuse
Nearly one in four young people will experience dating abuse. Parents, counselors and others can help reduce this number by talking openly about relationships with children.
Facts About Women's History Month
A few things to know about the annual celebration of women's history and accomplishments.
Increase the Minimum Wage
Millions of families are living so close to the financial edge that the prospect of homelessness is never far way.
How to Start Saving Today
You don't need a lot of extra money to start saving. With as little as the change in your piggy bank, you can start planning for your financial future.
Beijing Grants First Temporary Protective Order
Kim Lee, an American married to Li Yang, the popular Chinese founder of Crazy English, has been granted a temporary protective order by a Beijing Court. Lee's is the first such order to be granted in Beijing.
Using Alcohol to Self-Medicate
The CDC reports that binge drinking is a problem for as many as 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 8 women. Sometimes women binge drink as a coping mechanism. Unfortunately, this kind of self-medication can lead to longer term health problems.
Ban on Women in Combat Lifted After Suit
The military ban on women in combat has created a "brass ceiling" for service women. Colonel Ellen Haring and Command Sgt. Major Jane Baldwin sued the Department of Defense, challenging the constitutionality of the ban. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta has announced an end to the ban.
Saudi Arabian Women to Sit on the Shura Council
King Abdullah has for the first time granted women 30 seats on the Shura Council. With this important move Saudi Arabia makes a painfully slow step toward gender equality.
Five Tips to Simplify Your Life
So much to do, so little time? Simplify your life with easy strategies like keeping a calendar and planning ahead.
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