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News: Why Empowering Women Boosts Families and Economy (ABC News)

Last night, I attended a gala dinner for Women for Women International (WfWI) hosted by and honoring two of the most powerful women in America –Facebook COO  and WfWI Board … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

News: The ultimate comebacks to sexist comments (The Guardian)

When you experience sexism or sexual harassment, it’s common to feel a wave of emotions wash over you – fear, anger, embarrassment, shame, and often shock or panic. It’s often … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Why women pay more in the US (Marie Claire)

From dry cleaning to haircuts, women often pay more than men due to gender  pricing habits in the United States. Over the course of an American woman’s lifetime, she’ll pay more … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: New school adverts tell girls there’s more than “happily ever after” (The Huffington Post)

As much as we love Fairy tales and princess stories, they promote an unrealistic image of life to young girls, but a new school campaign endeavours to tell its students that … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

News: A thorn in the side of the Republican party – single, female voters (Washington Post)

The US Republican party are desperately trying to repeal their hostile stance towards women, before the 2016 US Presidential elections, but single female voters seem to be their sticking point. … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

News: New case tests the rights of fetus versus mother (NY Times)

The rights of an unborn child are wrought with moral conundrums, especially when those rights and their enforcement conflict with those of the mother.  However a recent case where a … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Women’s health under attack amidst US shutdown (CNN)

This is the news that whilst the US government is in turmoil after having shut down last week, a sneak attack is being launched on women’s health within the House … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Miss America hits headlines with tattoos and race rows (Washington Post)

Uncharacteristically, this year’s Miss America pageant has sparked debates over racial equality, rather than female equality in the US. The Washington Post questions whether this race row and its tattooed … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

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