Posts Tagged ‘family

09
Feb
10

Should you be held responsible for actions of your family?

New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief, Ethan Bronner, is in the eye of a ‘mini-blog storm’ as this blogger has put it.

His 20 year old son has signed up to the Israeli Defence Force, and this has led to some people calling for Bronner to be reassigned.

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09
Oct
09

Do mothers really want to work?

woman&childWell…not really. At least not according to this report titled ‘What Women Want and How They Can Get It’.The “overwhelming majority of women do not want to commit full-time to a job” says Cristina Odone the report’s author.

Ms. Odone also said notions of women’s progress over the past decade have been measured by the “wrong” things, such as more women in top jobs, a shrinking earnings gap and better state-funded childcare. Continue reading ‘Do mothers really want to work?’

28
Apr
08

Women should not ignore their men when they have kids

Hi, I’m Savane in Kenya. I watched an Oprah a couple of years ago that I think would generate an interesting discussion.
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01
Feb
08

Nepotism – where would you draw the line?

Thanks to those of you who responded to Peter’s post about nepotism – it’s a subject that cropped up again at our editorial meeting today. And the discussion ranged from “where do you draw the line ?” to confessions from two members of the team that their parents had got them summer jobs when they were younger. It’s certainly a subject that gets people going – do you think it’s something we should cover in the programme?

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