gender gap http://kbia.org en Report highlights gender gap in health, work, and politics http://kbia.org/post/report-highlights-gender-gap-health-work-and-politics <p>Sixty-two percent of working-age women have jobs, but they still earn just 74 cents on the dollar, compared to men.&nbsp;But that disparity varies by region; in some rural counties, women earn fully half what men do. In this week&#39;s Health &amp; Wealth update, a new report on how women in Missouri are faring in health, work, education, and civic engagement. With a state legislature that&#39;s three-quarters men, will lawmakers do anything about the disparities?</p><p class="Radiotrax"><o:p></o:p></p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 12:05:56 +0000 Jacob Fenston 10917 at http://kbia.org Report highlights gender gap in health, work, and politics Good news and bad news on Missouri's gender gap http://kbia.org/post/good-news-and-bad-news-missouris-gender-gap <p>In Missouri, women still earn just 74 cents to the dollar, compared to men &ndash; one of the worst ratios in the nation. But a report released yesterday also has some good news on gender equality in Missouri, especially in higher education.&nbsp;</p><p class="Radiotrax"> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:11:57 +0000 Jacob Fenston 10185 at http://kbia.org Good news and bad news on Missouri's gender gap Bridging the gender gap in math http://kbia.org/post/bridging-gender-gap-math <p>This week on the show, we explore gender differences in math achievement and performance.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 23:17:03 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 7792 at http://kbia.org Bridging the gender gap in math