Welcome to issue 3 of The Ladies! It’s a listing of tidbits we have enjoyed reading on what is happening with women and girls around the world along with things to do/see/read/buy. Please click here to subscribe: Subscribe to The Ladies by Email
The New York Stock Exchange’s New President is a Woman, At Last!
That cracking you just heard is the sound of the glass ceiling breaking at the New York Stock Exchange as a woman became president of the financial market for the first time in its 226-year history. Click here to read about how Stacey Cunningham makes history. Read the story on USA Today.
Pain Bias: The Health Inequality Rarely Discussed
When they’re in pain, women wait longer in emergency departments and are less likely to be given effective painkillers than men. BBC Future investigates for our new series the Health Gap. Click here to read the article on the BBC.
American Women’s $1 Trillion Burden
The gap between the amount of debt shouldered by male and female graduates has nearly doubled in the past four years, according to a report released Monday by the American Association for University Women. On average, female bachelor’s degree recipients graduated with $2,700 more in debt in 2016 than their male counterparts. That’s up from about a $1,400 gap in 2012. Click here to read the full article on Market Watch.
‘Men Treat Us Like We Aren’t Human’. Indian Girls Learn to Fight Back
Things aren’t good for many women and girls in India. In fact, they are often horrific. Learn what girls are doing to protect themselves. Click here to read the article on the NY Times.
Signs of ADHD Can Be Different in Girls
Symptoms of ADHD in girls can differ from those of boys and can be overlooked. A hyperactive girl may be out of her seat but have taken on the role of classroom helper. Click here to read the full story on CNN.