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How to Talk to Little Girls

I went to a dinner party at a friend's home last weekend, and met her five-year-old daughter for the first time.<p>Little Maya was all curly brown hair, doe-like dark eyes, and adorable in her shiny pink nightgown. I wanted to squeal, "Maya, you're so cute! Look at you! Turn around and model that …

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Making a spectacle of eyewear: fashion archive, 19 March 1958

19 March 1958: Opticians say women want the same pleasure from buying a new pair of glasses as they get from buying a new hat<p><b>Southport, Tuesday.</b><p>If opticians used the language of dress designers, they might talk this year in terms of “the winged look.” Most of the latest fashions in spectacles on …

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Born Fighting

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Webb<p>In his first work of nonfiction, bestselling novelist James Webb tells the epic story of the Scots-Irish, a people whose lives and worldview were dictated by resistance, conflict, and struggle, and who, in turn, profoundly influenced the social, political, and cultural landscape of …

The A to Z of life in Pompeii with Mary Beard

Buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, and gradually disinterred from the middle of the 18th century, Pompeii is probably the world’s most …

#ScienceWoman: Julia Zichello

The Nazi Officer's Wife

• <b>Author:</b> Edith H. Beer & Susan Dworkin<p>#1 New York Times Bestseller<p>Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground. With the …

Patricia Arquette's Oscars speech was nice, but here's some real inspiration for women

A few weeks ago it was declared "a great moment for women" when the actress Patricia Arquette briefly interrupted the Academy Award's annual orgy of killer heels and tortured collarbones to say that women everywhere should receive equal pay for equal work. Arquette was accepting an Oscar for …

#HackGirlsRights

Working with our collaborators in each city we show the potential for girls to change our world and shape our future. Learn more about the Hackathon …

United Nations CSW on Twitter: ""This is a conversation for everyone & every voice matters... I believe that my voice counts." - @vivianonano #CSW59 http://t.co/E4YLD96o58"

This App Makes Your Phone Buzz When You Approach Places Where Women Made History

The SPARK movement is aiming to put women on the map. After the non-profit noticed that Google’s daily doodles featured women only 17% of the time, …

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Egypt honors mother who dressed as man for 43 years to provide for family

An Egyptian woman who disguised herself as a man for 43 years in order to make a living for her daughter after the death of her husband was honored …

The Workplace

Firelight :: Girls Empowered

Unleashing the Girl Effect<p>Africa's success in reversing poverty trends depends, to a large extent, on the degree to which programs, policies, and …

Women's rights country by country - interactive

Which countries have laws preventing violence? Which legislate for gender equality? And which countries allow abortion? Using World Bank and UN data we offer a snapshot of women's rights across the globe. Select a region and hover over a country to see how it has legislated for violence, …

We can drive down child mortality with a little more push

Of all the important actions the United Nations has taken over the years, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been one of the most …

New NYC Program Creates Pathway for 5,000 Women Entrepreneurs From Low-Income Areas

Image: Shutterstock<p>New York City’s Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen is creating a pathway of career success for thousands of local women who come from …

Entrepreneurship

CAT FIGHT

nw726<p>APOLOGISE: Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, centre, is surrounded by members of women’s groups as they participate in the candle lighting …

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<b>Sometimes I spend so much time just sitting and just thinking about what I want and what I need and worry about how it will all come together…. God</b> …

California Rejects Bid to Restore Funding for Child Welfare Courts

<b>Next year’s California state budget</b> does not include increased funding for child welfare courts, foiling efforts by the California legislature to …