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katiecouric:

"I don’t see gender as being the whole explanation, by any means, of what happened…" 
Watch my full interview with Jill Abramson. 

“If the newspaper’s owners had done better hiring long ago, aspirants of all persuasions, genders and colors would fail or succeed at their requisite speeds. And thus the loss of Abramson would not appear as the loss of the only redwood in the forest.” - Betsy Wade, staffer for The New York Times for 45 years and an active member of its women’s caucus. 

katiecouric:

"I don’t see gender as being the whole explanation, by any means, of what happened…"

Watch my full interview with Jill Abramson.

If the newspaper’s owners had done better hiring long ago, aspirants of all persuasions, genders and colors would fail or succeed at their requisite speeds. And thus the loss of Abramson would not appear as the loss of the only redwood in the forest.” - Betsy Wadestaffer for The New York Times for 45 years and an active member of its women’s caucus. 

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Time is running out! Invest in change and support our campaign to bring comprehensive reporting on domestic violence to Women’s eNews!

Make a $5 or $50 donation today!

By investigating the economics of leaving an abusive relationship through extensive interviews with survivors across the UK. Women’s eNews and British reporter Jess McCabe will highlight women’s voices on this issue and analyze how the economic impact of domestic violence is changing.
Support her fundraising efforts to create this ground-breaking, international series: http://www.catapult.org/project/why-didnt-she-just-leave

By investigating the economics of leaving an abusive relationship through extensive interviews with survivors across the UK. Women’s eNews and British reporter Jess McCabe will highlight women’s voices on this issue and analyze how the economic impact of domestic violence is changing.

Support her fundraising efforts to create this ground-breaking, international series: http://www.catapult.org/project/why-didnt-she-just-leave

Each week, two British women are murdered by their current or former partners. Women are often blamed for the violence they suffer because they didn’t “just leave.” 
With your support, we’ll draw more attention to this significant issue, and support the mainstream media’s ability to report on it further by providing the framework for a nuanced, sensitive approach.
Find out more at Catapult: http://www.catapult.org/project/why-didnt-she-just-leave

Each week, two British women are murdered by their current or former partners. Women are often blamed for the violence they suffer because they didn’t “just leave.” 

With your support, we’ll draw more attention to this significant issue, and support the mainstream media’s ability to report on it further by providing the framework for a nuanced, sensitive approach.

Find out more at Catapult: http://www.catapult.org/project/why-didnt-she-just-leave

wensyria:

Displacement has had an impact on how early marriage is practiced by the Syrian community. Many aid workers and Syrian refugees report larger age gaps between the spouses than would have been considered acceptable back home.
In some places, the problem of early marriage is leading to the issue of early divorce, said Noor Al-Hussein, a Syrian working with women and girls in the refugee camp. “Marriage under 18 is a problem, especially here in Zaatari, because girls are getting married and divorced within two months.”

The newest article from our Catapult sponsored Collateral Damage Syria: Women and Girls Fleeing Violence series. 

wensyria:

Displacement has had an impact on how early marriage is practiced by the Syrian community. Many aid workers and Syrian refugees report larger age gaps between the spouses than would have been considered acceptable back home.

In some places, the problem of early marriage is leading to the issue of early divorce, said Noor Al-Hussein, a Syrian working with women and girls in the refugee camp. “Marriage under 18 is a problem, especially here in Zaatari, because girls are getting married and divorced within two months.”

The newest article from our Catapult sponsored Collateral Damage Syria: Women and Girls Fleeing Violence series. 

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