Post Tagged with: "gender equality"

Contributors

Patriarchal Culture Is To Blame For A High Number Of Trafficking Cases In India

Patriarchal Culture Is To Blame For A High Number Of Trafficking Cases In India

By Katarzyna Rybarczyk Human trafficking, an issue affecting mainly women and girls, has been a major problems across the country for generations. Although it is difficult to measure the exact […]

Girl on a Mission

Changemaker Srishti Bakshi Going The Extra Mile For Her Mission To Empower Girls In India

Changemaker Srishti Bakshi Going The Extra Mile For Her Mission To Empower Girls In India

UPDATE: Srishti Bakshi was named the winner in the CHANGEMAKER category at this year’s UN SDG Action Awards! You may already be familiar with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. […]

Contributors

How Wanting To Be Mozart When I Was Three Made Me A Feminist

How Wanting To Be Mozart When I Was Three Made Me A Feminist

By Susanne Dunlap My pronouns are she/her/hers. I’ve always been comfortable with my birth gender, in spite of having come of age in the sixties and seventies when feminism was […]

Contributors, Feminism

How My Upbringing In Turkey Has Shaped My Perspective On Gender Equality & Progress

How My Upbringing In Turkey Has Shaped My Perspective On Gender Equality & Progress

By Selin Özünaldım As young women, we are told from a young age that it is hard to live in this world as a woman. I was asked to write […]

Family Life

How Parenting Has Changed In The Last 100 Years

How Parenting Has Changed In The Last 100 Years

By Katie Tejada If you look back at your childhood, you’ll likely find a few things that your parents did that differ from what you do today. And your parents […]

Sports

Are Attitudes Really Changing For Women In Sports?

Are Attitudes Really Changing For Women In Sports?

Female athletes have had it tough throughout the years: from poor media coverage, representation, and recognition, to unequal rights, wages, and opportunities. This vast array of issues, which amount to gender discrimination, […]

Working Women

How Businesses Can Empower Women In 2021 And Beyond

How Businesses Can Empower Women In 2021 And Beyond

For many years, and in all sorts of industries, gender bias and discrimination have pervaded the workplace. While this has never been right, both women and men have unfortunately tolerated […]

Entertainment

One Step Away From Becoming The Next #Justicefor Hashtag In Pakistan

One Step Away From Becoming The Next #Justicefor Hashtag In Pakistan

By Sijdah [TW: honor killings, mention of violent acts] When I was a child, I was told the world is a warm and welcoming place, and I will get everything […]

Entertainment

A Post-Pandemic Look At The Gender Split In The 2021 UK Music Festival Lineup

A Post-Pandemic Look At The Gender Split In The 2021 UK Music Festival Lineup

Festivals are back on the agenda in 2021 with Glastonbury going virtual with its Live at Worthy Farm event and other festivals opting to push back their sets later in […]

Causes

There Is No “Honor” in Killing Women: So Why Do Honor Killings Still Happen?

There Is No “Honor” in Killing Women: So Why Do Honor Killings Still Happen?

By Katarzyna Rybarczyk In patriarchal societies, women’s freedoms are restricted and repressive gender norms dictate what behaviors are expected from them. Women have to obey the orders of first their […]

Lifestyle

The Unexpected Fields Where Women Are Taking The Lead

The Unexpected Fields Where Women Are Taking The Lead

It’s clear we still have a long way to go in terms of gender equality when phrases such as “male-dominated industries” are still heavily in use. When it comes to […]

Causes

From L to R: Liz Gamboa/Executive Director NM Community Capital, Vanessa Roanhorse/Co-founder Native Women Lead, Alicia Ortega/Co-Founder Native Women Lead, Kalika Davis/Co-Founder Native Women Lead, Jaime Gloshay/Co-Founder Native Women Lead

New Gender Equality Funding Initiative Aims To Empower BIPOC & WOC Entrepreneurs

Announced during Women’s History Month and on March 8, International Women’s Day, the Equality Can’t Wait Challenge which will award $40 million to help expand women’s power and influence in […]

Creativity

Celebrating Women: 8 Leading Designers Discuss Overcoming Challenges In Their Careers

Celebrating Women: 8 Leading Designers Discuss Overcoming Challenges In Their Careers

By Diana Bolboaca for Creatopy.com Every year on March 8 we celebrate International Women’s Day—a day dedicated to celebrating women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge, encouraging […]

Causes

International Women’s Day: Interflora Creatively Highlights Gender Inequality With New Bouquet

International Women’s Day: Interflora Creatively Highlights Gender Inequality With New Bouquet

There are many occasions to give the special women in your life a beautiful big bouquet of flowers, from Mother’s Day to International Women’s Day, observed annually around the world […]

Feminism

Not Good Enough – Gender Breakdown Of The 100 Most Popular Books In American Colleges

Not Good Enough – Gender Breakdown Of The 100 Most Popular Books In American Colleges

The books students read in college shape the leaders of tomorrow, and with inclusivity and representation being so central to today’s society, you’d think that there would be an equal […]