27 4 / 2012
Women’s issues have been all over the media lately, and not for all the right reasons. Birth control, abortion rights, the Rush Limbaugh Sandra Fluke ‘slut’ comment controversy, Hilary Rosen’s comments on Ann Romney never working a day in her life — it’s really enough to make your head spin. (At least we have one more woman onForbes’ list of billionaires, thanks to Spanx inventor , which had staff cheering.)
I overheard some young women talking about these issues on the train the other day and that got me thinking… Is there an upside to the so-called “war on women”? Could it be mobilizing a new generation of women leaders? I decided to contact some prominent women representing the interests of other women to find out. Here’s what they told me.