Women's and gender studies cultivates a critical awareness of the contributions of women and the impact of gender in our lives, both historically and in the contemporary world. Our interdisciplinary scope includes examining these issues from the perspective of politics, anthropology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, art, and literature.
The objectives of the program are
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Hennessj@cwu.edu or by phone at (509) 963-1574
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Equal Pay Day 2016: Exploring The Wage Gap
Today we recognize Equal Pay Day, which marks how far into the current year women must work to earn what men earned the previous year. Women still earn only 79 cents to the man’s dollar and women of color face a racial wage gap on top of the gender gap.
Click on the link for information from the Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor to see how Washington states compares with other states in equal pay transparency and workplace protections for women http://www.dol.gov/wb/equalpay/equalpaymap.htm
As Hollywood Stars Can Attest, It's Good To Be A Man On Payday http://n.pr/1Nn3JhF
What Does Feminism Mean Today?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susan-m-shaw/why-we-still-need-ethnic-_b_9009954.html“Do Prisons Prevent Us From Achieving Gender And Racial Justice?” A Panel Discussion
Women's and Gender Studies as part of the Mass Incarceration and Social Justice Initative at CWU wilMichael Messner : Women In Sports: Time For A Victory Lap?
In celebration of Women's History Month, The Women's and Gender Studies program at CWU wi