Welcome to The Ladies for May 30, 2018! 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
It’s 2018. Why are Women Still Giving Their Husbands Control of the Finances?
Women are more educated, accomplished and empowered than ever before. But when it comes to their money, it feels like we’re stuck in the 1950’s. Click here to read the article.
Making Every Girl Equal is the Mission of This Club
Girl Up launched in 2010 in Washington, D.C., and partners with U.N. agencies that support education, health, social and economic programs for girls in developing countries. Its original mission was to help girls in the U.S. learn about issues affecting others their same age in other countries. Click here to read more.
Lexi! Michelle! Aria! Here are Seven Names to Watch at the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open
Like golf? So do we! The U.S. Women’s Open kicks off this week at Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club in Shoal Creek, Ala., as the best players in the world battle for a $900,000 first-place check out of the $5 million purse. Sung Hyun Park is back to defend her title, but the women’s game is as competitive as ever right now. Here are seven names to watch when the tournament begins on Thursday. Click here to read the article.
“What did you make at your last job?” Why the Salary Question is Bad for Women and People of Color
States and cities are barring companies from asking candidates the question — and businesses are starting to fight back. Asking applicants how much money they earned at previous jobs has long been a routine part of the hiring process. But this seemingly harmless question is a key culprit in the persistent gender wage gap in the United States, according to a growing number of civil rights groups and legal experts. Click here to read the article.
Girls Get Less Pocket Money, More Chores
This one is out of Australia….Findings from a survey of more than 10,000 Australian primary and high school students reveal girls do more chores – and get less pocket money. Click here for the full article.
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