Workplace Surveillance, Women's Rights in the Middle East

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Monday, March 18, 2013

A tracking device to monitor employee interaction. (Alex Johnson/WGBH)

Tracking Employees to Boost Productivity | The State of Women's Rights in the Middle East | No Marathon for Gaza After Hamas Bans Female Runners | Despite Sequester, Feds Award Grants to Prevent Domestic Abuse Homicides | What Bob Woodruff Carries With Him 10 Years After the Invasion of Iraq

Tracking Employees to Boost Productivity

What if the daily routines of your workplace were subject to being monitored by your employer? That might soon be the case. More and more companies are looking to tracking devices to learn about employee behavioral patterns in the hopes of boosting productivity.

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Bank Depositors Will Help Pay for Bailout in Cyprus

European regulators approved a bailout over the weekend, but with controversial conditions. They decided to make bank depositors in the politically troubled Mediterranean Island nation to pay for part of a $13 billion bailout.

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The State of Women's Rights in the Middle East

After the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood publicly affirmed its longstanding fundamental views on women, women's rights activists are left to question the state of their progress in an economically-troubled country rooted in traditionalist culture.

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No Marathon for Gaza After Hamas Bans Female Runners

 

The United Nations Relief and Work Agency has canceled the third annual Gaza marathon after Hamas, the controlling party in the region, banned women from the race. Journalist Nabila Ramdani planned to run the marathon scheduled for April 10.

 

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Despite Sequester, Feds Award Grants to Prevent Domestic Abuse Homicides

In an era when the Violence Against Women Act has proven to be hugely divisive, and budgets are being slashed because of the sequester, the Department of Justice has awarded millions in grant money to domestic violence prevention programs.

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What Bob Woodruff Carries With Him 10 Years After Invasion of Iraq

In 2006, ABC News reporter Bob Woodruff suffered a traumatic brain injury while reporting on the Iraq War. Ten years after the invasion, he talks about what he carries with him from that conflict and about The Bob Woodruff Foundation.

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