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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?'"
Erica Peace and love, Happy International Women's Day. Today we celebrate ALL women, ALL around the globe. Here's to you
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