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Study: Demographer reassesses Japanese marriage slump

October 24, 2005

It seems obvious to assume that marriage rates are waning in the industrialized world because women are more educated and financially independent than ever before. But sociologists say the connection is hardly so black or white.

Ugandan human rights leader to deliver Soffa Lecture

October 21, 2005

Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng, a human rights leader, peace activist and director of Isis-Women's International Cross-Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE), will be this year's J. Jobe Soffa and Marguerite Jacqmin Soffa Distinguished International Visitor.