Angela Melrose

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20 Quotes By Tavi Gevinson That Will Make You Want To Drop Everything And Follow Your Passions

A post shared by Tavi Gevinson (@tavitulle) on Mar 9, 2014 at 3:53pm PDT<p>1. I think that when you make yourself vulnerable, the thing that you do next …

Margaret Thatcher was a leader who knew her mind and stood her ground

The Soviets were the first to call her the Iron Lady, but the canny and belligerent Margaret Thatcher turned it to her advantage as the first female prime minister of Great Britain. Like Boudica, she was a warrior; like Winston Churchill, she remade her country.<p>At home she fought inflation, the …

5-Year-Old Indian Girl In Critical Condition After Alleged Rape, Days Of Torture

A 5-year-old girl is in critical condition at an Indian hospital after a man allegedly raped and tortured her over the course of several days, according to multiple reports.<p>The Times of India writes that the girl, who doctors said weighed under 50 lbs when she was admitted to the hospital, had an …

Is Delhi gang rape India's 'Rosa Parks moment'?

<b>Rosa Parks had a choice about making her sit-down protest on an American bus in 1955.</b><p>So when a well-known Indian entrepreneur said last month's gang-rape on a Delhi bus was India's "Rosa Parks moment" he took some flak.<p>And many others simply scoffed at his idea that the outcry over the crime has …

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Condoleezza Rice: The Champion for Women

Here's how we're used to seeing Condoleezza Rice: clicking down a cool marble hallway in her Ferragamo heels and tailored suit, the only female in a phalanx of men, ready to wrangle arms agreements and negotiate border disputes. Who would have expected to find her in khakis and a casual shirt, …

Iran Bans Women From College Courses

Female students in Iran have been barred from more than 70 university degree courses in an officially-approved act of sex-discrimination.<p>By Robert …

Many Women Underestimate Fertility Clock's Clang

A new survey finds a big disconnect when it comes to fertility. The age women think they can conceive a baby is far different from what their bodies are actually capable of. This poses an increasing problem, as more women wait longer than ever to have children.<p>Kate Donnellon Nail never imagined …

SHERYL SANDBERG: Women Need To Get More Comfortable With Power

At Business Insider's IGNITION conference last year, she said that the most important career decision women make is whom they decide to marry. She also believes that we are in a "stalled revolution" for women.<p>She talks about these and other controversial issues in her new book, "Lean In: Women, …

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Study: Don’t want civilization to collapse? Give women equal rights

A word from Stanford’s top population biologists: Gender parity is a crucial step to saving our species<p>Katie McDonough<p>January 15, 2013 4:42pm (UTC)<p>There are more than 7 billion people in the world right now, and the United Nations estimate that number will grow to nearly 9.2 billion by the year …

Why Millennial Women Do Not Want To Lead

<i>This is a guest post by</i> <i>Julie Zeilinger</i><i>, 19-year-old undergraduate student at Barnard College, Columbia University, and Founder and Editor of the</i> <i>FBomb.org</i><i>, a feminist blog/community for teens and young adults who care about their rights and want to be heard. She’s also the author of A Little F’d Up:</i> …

Many Working-Class Women Are Already Leaning In

<i>The gender-discrimination lawsuit against WalMart, New York's new Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, and other efforts show that Sheryl Sandberg's advice isn't only for the elite.</i><p>Larry Downing/Reuters<p>"Social gains are never handed out," Sheryl Sandberg writes in her new book, <i>Lean In</i>. "They must be …

Amnesty International, Human-Rights Group, Protects Women From Gender-Based Violence

By Sara Benincasa, TakePart<p>It’s not easy being a woman these days, particularly under certain regimes that seem bound and determined to suppress women’s rights.<p>In February 2011, 30-year-old mother of four and housewife Miriam Isaura López Vargas was returning home after dropping her kids off at …

Hillary Clinton Calls Women's Rights 'Unfinished Business'

Hillary Clinton delivered an impassioned address today, one of her first since leaving the State Department, insisting that the work in America for …

Why we have too few women leaders

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions -- and offers 3 powerful pieces …

The 24 Best Moments For Women In 2012

This year has been ... interesting for women. Some of 2012 was rough going -- see many idiotic, offensive comments male Republican lawmakers and candidates made about women's bodies, health and reproductive rights. Then came the news that women still aren't getting any more of the top jobs in …

Best Quotes From Women 2012: Our Favorite Things Women Said To Us This Year

One of the best parts of our jobs at HuffPost Women is getting to talk to amazing women all year long -- famous and unknown, young and old, experts and students, women at the top of their game and women going through the most difficult times in their lives. We interview authors, doctors, …

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