Tag Archives: gender equality

Looking at women’s progress around the world … using maps

Seeing as yesterday was International Women’s Day, I thought that using world maps to explore successes and struggles of women around the world would be appropriate for this week’s Map Monday. I must say that some of the rankings showing … Continue reading

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JFK and my mom both would have turned 100 this week: how much has changed, how much has not

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born 100 years ago this Monday and my mother, Clare Wood Currie, was born 100 years ago this coming Sunday. When JFK was assassinated in 1963 – the shot that stunned a country and most of … Continue reading

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