News: Gender inequality

Education Narrows—But Does Not Eliminate—Chinese Gender Gap In Household Labor

According to the findings of Professor Qin Gao and her colleagues, China, too, has a ways to go in lessening…

December 3, 2019 @ 8:19 pm

Nine PhD Students Enter the Academic Job Market

Since its inception in 1950, the doctoral program at Columbia School of Social Work has produced many of the world’s…

November 11, 2019 @ 7:44 pm

Can an Online Intervention Prevent Drug Use Among Teen Girls? New Study Says Yes

Adolescent drug use may be a universal problem, but its gendered aspects have been chronically under-explored. For more than a…

August 24, 2017 @ 5:01 pm

Applying Social Justice Advocacy Principles to Quebec’s Charter of Values

In an op-ed for the Montreal Gazette, second-year student Gabrielle Cole argues that Quebec’s values charter would encourage exclusion at home and hurt its image elsewhere. She developed these ideas in a Contemporary Social Issues class.

October 28, 2013 @ 6:09 pm

SWM-003: The Presumed Incompetence of Faculty Women of Color, with Professor Carmen Gonzalez

In this podcast, Carmen Gonzalez, Professor of Law at the Seattle University School of Law, discusses the provenance, methodology, and findings of her path-breaking book about the hurdles faced by women of color in the academy. Professor Gonzalez visited the Columbia School of Social Work in September for talks with faculty, advisors, and administrators.

October 17, 2013 @ 10:12 pm

WORLD AIDS DAY 2012: What Does “Getting to Zero” Mean for Women and Girls?

Professor Nabila El-Bassel wonders whether policy makers who have set the zero AIDS goal are accounting for the unique situation of at-risk women and girls—a population that historically has not received as much attention as other key groups.

December 3, 2012 @ 5:13 pm

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