Sharon Bowles

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At UN, Actress Geena Davis warns 700 years needed to reach gender parity in kids’ media

The Academy Award-Winning Actor, who founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, said the data from her research shows “disturbing” results …

Commission on the Status of Women

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality …

INTERVIEW: Gender equality remains ‘humanity’s biggest project,’ declares UN official

In the following interview, Ms. Puri, the Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, discusses why 2015 is a critical year for the gender equality agenda …

Keeping Women Out Of The Workforce Is Economic Nonsense

Gender equality is "humanity's biggest project," Lakshmi Puri told the United Nations this past week. Puri, the deputy executive director of U.N. Women, wants to achieve "Planet 50-50" by 2030.<p>When it comes to the workplace, equal employment opportunities aren't just a benefit to women. Several new …

Robert Redford’s message to Obama: Time to kill Keystone for good

President Obama was right to veto a bill that would have forced approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline – and the Senate was right to vote …

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