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Alice E. Kober, 43; Lost to History No More, Margalit Fox. New York Times. May 11, 2013
"It is now clear that without Dr. Kober’s work, Mr. Ventris could never have deciphered Linear B when he did, if ever. Yet because history is always written by the victors — and the story of Linear B has long been a British masculine triumphal narrative — the contributions of this brilliant American woman have been all but lost to time."
Is Delhi So Different From Steubenville? By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF, The New York Times January 13, 2013 Sunday
Gender violence is one of the world's most common human rights abuses. Women worldwide ages 15 through 44 are more likely to die or be maimed because of male violence than because of cancer, malaria, war and traffic accidents combined. The World Health Organization has found that domestic and sexual violence affects 30 to 60 percent of women in most countries.
Historian Gerda Lerner
a pioneer in the creation of women's studies as an academic discipline, has died in Madison, Wisc. She was 92.
A prolific feminist author, Lerner wrote texts that traced the history of patriarchy going back thousands of years to more modern topics, such as African American women's history. Her many books included a two volume work called
Myth of Male Decline By STEPHANIE COONTZ September 29, 2012
How is it, then, that men still control the most important industries, especially technology, occupy most of the positions on the lists of the richest Americans, and continue to make more money than women who have similar skills and education? And why do women make up only 17 percent of Congress?
25 highest-paid women