The Challenges Facing Small-Scale Women Entrepreneurs: A Case of Kenya
- THE GLASS ceiling. Baxter, Rebecca // Sarasota Magazine;Jan2001, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p86
Presents a panel discussion among businesswomen about their experiences with the so-called glass ceiling in Sarasota, Florida. Barrier said to prevent women from rising to the very top of their field; Comments about affirmative action; Dealing with a board of directors that comes from another...
- Grocery chain agrees to pay $102.2M settlement in female employees' sex bias case. // Jet;1/17/94, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p53
Reports on San Jose, California-based Lucky Stores' awarding of $107.2 million to five plaintiffs as settlement of a class action suit charging discrimination. Impact of the case on the supermarket industry; Settlement stipulation; Basis to of financial awards to the women.
- Japan: Women win sex discrimination suits. // Women's International Network News;Autumn90, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p55
Presents summaries of sex discrimination suits involving women from the files of the Fusae Ichikawa Memorial Association. Discrimination against women's retirement age; Sex discrimination in promotion.
- DISCRIMINATION: WOMEN IN BUSINESS. Bible, Dana; Hill, Kathy L. // Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications & Conflict;Jan2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p65
Although great strides have been made in the last 20 years in overcoming discrimination against women, there is still a very long way to go and a lot of perceptions to change along the way. Discrimination in the business world toward women takes on many different forms and although they are all...
- Hong Kong: Women business managers face many problems. // Women's International Network News;Autumn94, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p61
Presents the findings of the study `Career Aspirations, Attitudes and Experiences of Female Managers in Hong Kong' conducted by Irene Hau-Siu Chow of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Employment opportunities for women; Inequality of wage scales; Underrecognition of women's qualifications;...
- Nun sues Army for gender bias. Jones, Arthur // National Catholic Reporter;12/16/94, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p7
Reports on a gender discrimination suit filed by Sister Bridget Mary Meehan against an army base commander and Catholic chaplain. Accusation that she was discriminated against by the base chaplains; Discrimination against black Protestant congregation.
- Leadership in Hong Kong. Is gender really not an issue? Schnurr, Stephanie; Mak, Bernie // Gender & Language;2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p343
Although gender is an important issue in many Asian countries where women often face serious discriminatory practices, this topic is notoriously under-researched from a socio-linguistic perspective. We aim to address this issue by conducting an in-depth case study of leadership and gender in...
- Canada: Refugee status granted to Somali mother. // Women's International Network News;Autumn94, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p33
Reports on the grant of refugee status to Somali Khadra Farah by the Canadian government. Avoidance of female circumcision in Somalia; Canadian government policy on gender discrimination refugees.
- Violent women deserve equal punishment, judge rules. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/15/94, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p43
Reports that an Edmonton, Alberta, judge sentenced Carmen Muskego to 90 days in jail for stabbing her common-law husband with a kitchen knife, ignoring prosecution arguments that prison time was unnecessary. Why Provincial Court Judge Pierre Dube felt prison time was fair.