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Press release: Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Hillary Clinton and Business Leaders Call for Women’s Economic Empowerment and Rights

<i>Largest Gathering of Private Sector at the UN Commission on the Status of Women Support Strategic Partnership to Deliver on Gender Equality</i><p><b>Date:</b> …

Coffee

The Campaign to Get a Woman on the $20 Bill Is Picking Up Steam

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …

Feminism

#NoTaxOnTampons: 60,000 sign petition saying products are a necessity. Period

“Don’t tax periods – period,” is the rallying cry.<p>In less than two months, a petition aimed at ending the federal goods and services tax charged on …

Canada

Mamata Banerjee's men stop women's football match on demand from Muslim clerics

The local administration in West Bengal's Malda district took swift action against women playing football on March 14, when some Muslim maulvis …

Finally, Computer Classes and Digital Literacy for Girls in Afghanistan

There are a lot of confusing things happening in the Middle East: many girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan are discouraged and get hurt for trying to …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

Activists blast 'bland' UN declaration as step backwards for women's rights

As the Commission on the Status of Women meets, some UN states have been accused of trying to dilute a women’s rights declaration<p>Women’s rights activists have expressed alarm at the proposed wording of a UN declaration that they say could portend a major step backwards for women’s rights.<p>The text …

Feminism

Emma Watson: I Was Threatened 12 Hours Within Speaking Out About Women's Rights

Actors are often criticized for taking on political causes.<p>But Emma Watson revealed that putting your head above the parapet comes with considerable …

Hillary Clinton's Possibly Fatal Email Mistake | Tech Buzz

Hillary Clinton's email scandal showcases that she shouldn't be president. This has nothing to do with her party or politics -- it has to do with how …

Hillary Clinton Talks About Glass Ceilings (Hint, Hint)

Hillary Clinton called for women around the world to face “no ceilings” as she prepares to attempt to break what she once called “the highest, …

Government

Environment and Gender Index Data Reveal Women's Rights Make a Difference

Every year on March 8, International Women's Day (IWD), the global community comes together to champion the rights of women, marking an opportunity to not just commemorate women, women's achievements and progress toward equality, but to also take stock -- to carefully study the gains made and to …

Participation

The 5 Most Damaging Myths That Keep Women From Advancing And Thriving In Our World Today

<b>Part of the series “Women, Leadership and Vision”</b><p>I’ve spent the past decade focusing intensively on helping women advance and thrive in business, and in their lives. As a writer, leadership and success coach and trainer, and as a former corporate Vice President, I’ve been inside countless …

Feminism

Women Make Progress in Politics, But Glass Ceiling Remains Unbreakable — Global Issues

Tuesday, March 10, 2015<p>Inter Press Service<p>UNITED NATIONS, Mar 10 (IPS) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a creature of the U.N.'s 193 member states …

What Will It Take To Make Gender Equality The Norm, Not The Exception?

The feminist movement has got a bad rap because it’s been mired by imagery of angry women railing at men for the fact that we don’t have it as good as them – that we don’t “have it all” and they do.<p>But that’s untrue. Men don’t have it all either. Whatever <i>all</i> means.<p>The truth is that feminism is not …

Feminism

Celebration of International Women’s Day 2015

Posted on March 14, 2015March 17, 2015<p>International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every …

10 women entrepreneurs in Indonesia who smashed the glass ceiling

Why are women so underrepresented in the tech industry? One of the reasons is a lack of role models for young women to identify with. Another is a …

Startups