Tammy Lilien and Peter Cheeseman are the human faces of a Statistics Canada study on labour market conditions for young people over the past 30 years.
Ms. Lilien, 29, is the new owner of a condo in downtown Toronto, she has a full-time gig at Sunnybrook Hospital and other than a $1,000 monthly mortgage payment, has no debt. Mr. Cheeseman is a 25-year-old struggling to find a job as a steelworker in Hamilton.
They want it all, and they want it now. A new Pew poll, reported by The Journal, shows young women seeming to surpass young men in ambition. About two-thirds of women between ages 18 and 34 cited a high-paying career among their top life priorities, compared with just 59% of young men, the Pew Research ...
Beginning next year, the RCMP is aiming for the first time to enrol just as many women as men in its training academy in Regina.
Some observers are skeptical whether there’s enough interest among women to reach the 50 per cent recruitment target — especially when a “masculine culture” still pervades the force.
But officials say they are determined to get the makeup of the force to be more representative of the communities they serve.
A new report from The Guardian's Abigail Haworth quotes a shocking statistic from the Japan Family Planning Association (JFPA) that 45% of Japanese women aged 16-24 "were not interested in or despised sexual contact." 25% of Japanese men feel the same way, according to the JFPA.
Lucy-Rose Walker, chief solutions officer at Entrepreneurial Spark (ESpark), said women are increasingly looking to strike out on their own, though many are driven by different factors than their male counterparts.
But despite differing motivations between the genders, their needs remain much the same. “Women now have the confidence to go on and set up their own business, whereas some years ago that was potentially not the case,” Walker told Scotland on Sunday.
Pew Internet, a project of the Pew Research Center, just came out with its annual report on Social Media. The findings are based on a survey that includes data from telephone interviews conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International from August 7th to September 16th of this year.