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NOW News Bay Area Chapter, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 1979 - Page 11. May 1979. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 21, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/feminist/item/5010/show/5008.

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Title NOW News Bay Area Chapter, Vol. 7, No. 5, May 1979
Publisher National Organization for Women, Bay Area Chapter
Date May 1979
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Transcript Management Review - Vol. 66, Nov, 1977 •oco.MAlready tilted in favor of men, the wage gap between comparably qualified men and women is even greater when two other elements — time and effort — are taken into consideration. Facts and figures compiled by the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research (Univ. of Michigan) show that the average employed male spends 52 minutes of each working day not working — In scheduled coffee breaks, or in lunch breaks beyond the normal hour. The average working woman, however, spends only 35 minutes (8%) of her day In scheduled and unscheduled lunch breaks.*...Women not only work longer on the job, they work harder00.ooA "work effort scale, based on individuals1 reports of the level of energy they expend while at work, indicates that the job effort of women is 112$ of that given to their jobs by men." Marjorie Randal Who Remember* Mama? An exploration ol the economic and emotional devastation experiem ed by millions ol middle-aged women when they lose their role as homemakers through divorce. THe courtroom dramatization! 'ire augmented with interview* with divorced women, Ltwyns, and elected The Houston Shelter for Abused Women opened in June, 1978. It turns away several abused women and their children every day for lack of space. It is also funded on a very short-term basis. Women's organizations are asked to consider a donation of $100 or more per organization. Delegates present a-- the March meeting voted to "recommend" that all WRCC member organizations attempt to r-pport this cause. t Fact Sheet for the Shelter for Abused Women June 1 - September 13, 1978 Fifty-four (54) women have been housed. (Three repeats) Length of Stay: 1 to 31 days, Mean = 7.3, Median * 5.5 Age of Women: 17 to 49 years, Mean - 27.7, Median * 27.5 Race: 33 White (64.7%), 12 Black (23.5%), 6 Mexican American (11.8%) Educational Level: 8th grade through college. (12) - 12th grade, Mean 1 1. l'# Median 11.5 Marital Status: 45 married (90%) Average length of marriage 6.8 years. 38.9% (14 out of 36) had been married more than once. Twenty-one (21) women had been beaten during pregnancy (57% of those about whom this information is available). Children: 69 children Ikiv been housed. Ages: one week to 16 years. In 97% of the situations the children witnessed their mothers being beaten. Fifty percent (50%) of the cases with children also involve child battering. Batterers: Average age 32 yecrs. S7co are seme race as beaten woman. Educational Level: 3rd grode through college Mean ~ 10.5 Seventy-six percent (76%) incidence of alcohof/drug involvement, usually alcohol. Sixty-three scrcent (63%) cf tne *omen who had callea rne police received no responso. fall, lQ?3i He uston Area Vonen's Center Line. JOIN N.O.W.: Clip and mail with your check to Marjorie Randal, 1922 Redway, Houston 77062o I would like to become a member of Bay Area NOW and National NOW. ($27) I am already a member of National NOW and wish to pay chapter dues0 ($7) I want to Join but can only afford $ . I am not a member but would like to receive the NEWSLETTER for a year. ($**) I would like to make a contribution of $ to NOW. NAME As a NOW member, I authorize my name and address to be published on the chapter roster. Home Phone Other Phone ADDRESS Ci ty and Zi p Occupation Interests and/or skills which I can contribute to Bay Area NOW projects: