"We know if kids grow up in a more equal world, it is a better world.”
The initiative is part of a larger campaign to close the gender gap in academia.
In some circles, the words "feminist" and "gender equality advocate" are still viewed as pejoratives. Isn't it time to stop arguing over semantics?
Feminism is not the hatred towards men. The point of feminism is not to discriminate against men. Feminism is not a movement to discourage men. Feminism is not a movement plotting to pull all men out of power.
"If men said no to FGM, trust me, families wouldn't get their girls cut."
A remarkable global collaboration is underway in support of gender equality, and universities are playing a key role in it. The initiative is UN Women's HeForShe campaign, and its 30 Founding IMPACT Champions are 10 universities, 10 corporations, and 10 heads of state.
On March 12, 2016, just a few days after International Women's Day, more than 700 Lions, Leos, ambassadors and guests gathered at the U.N. for the 38th Annual Lions Day with the United Nations to discuss peace and gender equality.
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Happy IWD from Geneva! Where we are stepping it up and working towards #Planet 5050 seeking to make everyday a positive fight for gender parity throughout our Geneva Gender Champions initiative.
“We have to do more than help people see the logic."
Nearly every profession in the world has conferences and trade shows that bring together companies in the same industry to
Catherine Linka knows books. So it shouldn't have surprised her when, before her award-winning debut novel A Girl Called Fearless was even published, she was asked to write a sequel.