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Women in Construction

Women are a rarity sight on construction sites, making up .less than 10 percent of the building industry. Cristen and Caroline break down the particular challenges women in construction face -- none of which have to do with upper body strength.

How Teaching Became Women's Work

A majority of teachers around the world are women -- why? Cristen and Caroline chart the feminization of the teaching profession and how gender at the front of the classroom affects student learning.

On Thursday, the National Economic Council (NEC) released its study on Jobs and Economic Security for America's Women. Its arrival just shy of the November congressional elections -- in which, ironically, women politicians are actually poised to lose seats in the Senate for the first time roughly 30 years -- isn't coincidental, either.