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"Walk down any street, or into any government office, business or university, and you have to ask yourself, 'Where are the women?'"
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The widespread adoption of cell phones across Africa has meant that farmers can increasingly participate in radio programs by calling in or responding to mobile polls, but women's voices remain underrepresented.
Women may be graduating from U.S. colleges faster than men (3:2), but American women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar that men earn, and fill only 14 percent of Fortune 500 boardroom seats!
We have arrived at a moment that can change forever gender stereotyping for a generation of young women.
Today I felt privileged today to live in the first country in the world to see the sun and to be the first country to celebrate the International Women's Day with women's organisations from all over the world.
Rarely, if ever, do we ask how those women without high wages, paid leave, affordable child care, or flexible schedules juggle their desperate need to earn money with caring for their family. But this is the big question that we all should be asking, because it turns out that there are real consequences for all of us.
When it comes to tackling sexual and gender based violence, as well as gender equality, it's time for leaders in South Sudan and the international community to follow the leadership displayed by Josephine and the inspiring women of South Sudan.
Business leaders call for action against all forms of violence and discrimination faced by women and encourage business to build companies that truly value diversity
Shae, Lisa and Lucie all have taken different paths to finding purpose in their work, but the outcomes have been the same. They are helping others thrive, solving social problems and making an impact on their communities.
Question: WHY ARE WE STILL TALKING ABOUT HAIR? In today's world, shouldn't we be able to declare our healthy disagreement without reaching for the ceramic hair straightener?
In spite of these strides, millions of female workers are getting the squeeze in today's economy. Even as women break the glass ceiling in business and politics, they still earn on average, 77 cents to every dollar earned by men -- and unions are a big part of the solution.
Women cheer during a carnival procession on June 5, 2010 in the Soweto suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by John
Wherever she lives, no matter what country, when a woman controls her own finances she invests that money in ways that can bring about long-term change -- education for her children, health care and better housing for her family. But low-income women around the world are routinely denied access to the basic financial products that most of us take for granted.
International Women's Day falls on March 8 and is a day for honoring the achievements of women around the world. As the globe
North Africa's Morocco is also facing similar challenges. There, rural women still lag behind rural men, with just over half
Imagine now a world in which women -- and men -- had a right NOT to choose. Where they didn't have to choose between a fulfilling life at work AND a real, invested life at home.
"In contemporary art, we can never underestimate the role of women artists in opening up the art world to diverse groups... starting in the 60's," says Lisa Tuttle, an Atlanta artist.
Today is the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day (IWD) with events taking place all over the world. This global