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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: Women in academia – blow your own trumpet (The Economist)

ONE of academia’s deficiencies is that, though its lecture halls and graduate schools are replete with women, its higher echelons are not. Often, this is seen as a phenomenon specific … Continue reading

January 16, 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: Iceland tops new environment and gender scorecard (Womens eNews)

To see what’s being done right when it comes to gender equality and environmental efforts, look to northern Europe…That’s the finding of an index that was launched Nov. 19, which … Continue reading

November 21, 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: Women-only travel groups on the rise in India (Al Jazeera)

Women in India are beginning to take full advantage of the opening up of traditional values concerning women and taking to the road with like-minded females. This is the news … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

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: Hillary Clinton launches ‘No Ceilings’ project to empower women (The Huffington Post)

Long-time advocate for female empowerment, Hillary Clinton, has announced the launch of “No Ceilings”, a new project to fully incorporate women into the economy and society in the 21st Century. … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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