Wise Women Will Save the World

10 Flips | 2 Magazines | @graemebowman | Our community, Wise Women Will Save the World, focuses on effective techniques of influence that women can use to spread their message, empower others and bring about change. It’s all about moving towards a state of sustainability by adopting a more feminine, holistic and nurturing approach to business, lifestyle and cultural practices. We emphasise non-linear, highly creative and artistic forms of communication, in order to develop deeper connection and convey greater meaning, transcend language and cultural barriers, and differentiate it from the bland approach that characterises much academic, bureaucratic and corporate communication.

How Systems Thinking Makes You An Effective Leader

Growth November 10, 2014 32 Reads share<p>There was a time when people thought of businesses as some sort of machine. However, people are not very good …

Ending child marriage: what works? A look at the evidence

With child marriage, a girl’s childhood abruptly ends. Her health and future are in jeopardy. Her right to live a life free from abuse is violated.<p>We …

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30 Feminist Lessons in 30 Years

I recently crossed over into my 30s. The lead-up to the day was a slurry of thoughts and feelings about this huge milestone, marked by bursts of self-reflection and a quick skip down that list of classic questions about "where I am" in my life. I thought it prudent to try to gather this slurry into …

Not just a girls' problem: the economic impact of menstrual shame

Traditions around menstruation mean the majority of Nepali girls miss days of school. Can education change beliefs?<p>“During our periods, we used to have to clean our sleeping areas with leaves and weren’t allowed to enter the house,” says 12-year-old Sushila who lives in Gorkha district, central …

In Kenya, UN chief kicks off global media campaign to end female genital mutilation

Speaking at the launch of the Global Media Campaign against female genital mutilation organized by the Guardian Media Group, the Secretary-General …

Africa

Female Indonesian police recruits forced to undergo ‘virginity tests’

Female recruits hoping to join Indonesia’s police force are forced to undergo two-finger “virginity tests”, a rights group has found, a practice that leaves the women traumatised, humiliated and in pain.<p>The test is listed publicly as a requirement to enter the force and performed as part of the …

Why Men May Not Try To 'Have It All' The Same Way Women Do

It was 1971, and Johns Hopkins University psychology professor Julian Stanley wanted to answer one very big question: How can we set up highly intelligent kids to become highly successful adults?<p>To find out, he launched a study so extensive he would not live to see its fruition. Stanley set out to …

Fortune.com

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Explainer: Why do Muslim women wear a burka, niqab or hijab?

It has been called a security risk and a "flag of fundamentalism", there have been calls to ban it and it has been associated with terrorism.<p>So what …