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Microsoft Says It Will Drop Biz Partners That Don’t Offer Paid Family Leave

Microsoft Says It Will Drop Biz Partners That Don’t Offer Paid Family Leave

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss Some of the perks of working in big tech are the benefits they offer to attract top talent. Generous pay, generous leave, and, you guessed it, […]

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This Blogger Proved C-Sections Are NOT The “Easy Way Out”, With 1 Viral Photo

This Blogger Proved C-Sections Are NOT The “Easy Way Out”, With 1 Viral Photo

By Kayla Heisler for Fairygodboss Is there a wrong or right way to bring another life into the world? People somehow still seem to think so. Women who give birth to their […]

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Motherhood Is Getting More Expensive — And It’s Hurting These Women The Most

Motherhood Is Getting More Expensive — And It’s Hurting These Women The Most

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Motherhood isn’t cheap. It’s no surprise that raising children costs a pretty penny, but college-educated women, in particular, underestimate the demands of parenthood and the […]

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More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs — But It’s Not Necessarily To Benefit Their Careers

More Women Are Freezing Their Eggs — But It’s Not Necessarily To Benefit Their Careers

By Taylor Tobin for Fairygodboss Egg freezing, a benefit that’s on the rise among competitive companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google, appeals to professional women for a variety of reasons. […]

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Public Breastfeeding Is Now ‘Protected’ In All 50 States, But The Internet Is Skeptical

Public Breastfeeding Is Now ‘Protected’ In All 50 States, But The Internet Is Skeptical

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Though legislation may not stop critics from shaming nursing mothers, women can finally legally breastfeed in public in all 50 states. For years, both Utah […]

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A Sobering Look At How America Compares To The Rest Of The World With Parental Leave & Childcare

A Sobering Look At How America Compares To The Rest Of The World With Parental Leave & Childcare

Think of the biggest upheavals that can happen to you in your life. There’s getting married, of course, or graduating from college and finding a job. Moving can cause a […]

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6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss In her book, Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives instructions for raising a feminist daughter — but seldom do we talk […]

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These Childless Women Are Happy — So Why Won’t Anyone Believe Them?

These Childless Women Are Happy — So Why Won’t Anyone Believe Them?

By Kayal Heisler for Fairygodboss When Red Sky PR CEO Jessica Flynn told a leader at her workplace she had some exciting news to share, their interaction didn’t go as […]

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Platform Launches India’s First “Gender-Cool” Merchandise For Kids To Build Awareness About Stereotypes

Platform Launches India’s First “Gender-Cool” Merchandise For Kids To Build Awareness About Stereotypes

If you aren’t yet familiar with the web platform Candidly, we highly suggest checking them out. They are a platform based out of India created to drive candid conversations on […]

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This Reddit Post About Why No One Believes Women Who Don’t Want Kids Went Viral

This Reddit Post About Why No One Believes Women Who Don’t Want Kids Went Viral

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Some women are childless by circumstance, but evermore are childless by choice. And recent reports indicate that this trend shows no sign of reversing; rather the number […]

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This Dad’s Viral Rant About The Lack Of Baby-Changing Stations Is Everything

This Dad’s Viral Rant About The Lack Of Baby-Changing Stations Is Everything

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Chris Mau went viral when he posted a Facebook status about having to change his daughter on dirty bathroom floors on Facebook due to a lack of baby-changing stations in men’s […]

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Researchers Asked Kids To Draw Scientists – And What Happened Next Will Make Your Day

Researchers Asked Kids To Draw Scientists – And What Happened Next Will Make Your Day

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss ore than 20,000 American have been tasked with putting a crayon to paper over the last half-century as part of a series of studies to […]

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World’s First Team Of Pregnant Superheroes Celebrating Motherhood This Mother’s Day

World’s First Team Of Pregnant Superheroes Celebrating Motherhood This Mother’s Day

As we gear up for another annual Mother’s Day here in the United States, we wanted to do something a little than talk about the typical gifts we give to […]

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Children’s Book Encouraging Girls To Dream Big Wants To Inspire A “Rad Girl Revolution”

Children’s Book Encouraging Girls To Dream Big Wants To Inspire A “Rad Girl Revolution”

All you had to say was “Rad Girl Revolution” and we were hooked! A new children’s book is set to join the wave of media and literature that is part […]

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A Teen Girl From Bangladesh Shares Her Harrowing Experience Being Forced Into An Early Marriage

A Teen Girl From Bangladesh Shares Her Harrowing Experience Being Forced Into An Early Marriage

By Melissa Delgado Samudra’s Story (TW: rape, abuse) It’s raining again. It is always raining, but by now we are used to it. The smell of wet earth invades my […]