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Annette Bening: ‘Women don’t have to do everything’

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At 11am on a Friday morning, Studio City in Los Angeles is full of mums. Mums coming out of nail salons, mums dropping dogs off at day care, mums picking ...

30 bell hooks Photos And Quotes To Celebrate Black History Month

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I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance. bell hooks is an American author, feminist, and ...

United Nations Radio

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Radio can help to create a more inclusive and prosperous society especially if young people are more represented in the medium. That's according to UN cultural agency, UNESCO,… As violence ...

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Learning how to effectively communicate your message will never go out of style.

Small Smurfs Big Goals

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FIND OUT WHO YOUR SMALL SMURF IS AND WHAT YOUR BIG GOALS ARE StartQuiz! 1 of 4 What do you think makes Smurf village a happy place? Equality for all ...

These Diverse Portraits Show 'What A Feminist Looks Like'

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Anyone can be a feminist, and a new photo project is setting out to prove it.“This Is What A Feminist Looks Like,” created by Sophie Spinelle and Carey Lynne Fruth ...

Facebook To Start Giving 6-Weeks Paid Family Leave To All Employees

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In an announcement Tuesday afternoon that deftly weaved together the personal, the corporate and the political, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company would be giving all of ...

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Follow what you love. And eventually, the thing that you love, and I mean love as a verb, will love you back.

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It’s better to make mistakes while trying something new than not try anything at all.

Leveling the playing field for women in tech is vital for emerging industries

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When I hear about the need to push gender diversity in tech and improve gender disparity in the industry, it takes me a second to appreciate the full reality of ...

Denying access to full range of reproductive services a form of gender-based violence, Monsef says

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OTTAWA—Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef says denying women access to the full range of reproductive services — including abortion — is a form of gender-based violence. That is why ...

PODCAST: The power of bearing witness – how rape became an ‘act of genocide’

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15 February 2017 – Shame and stigma prevent many rape survivors in conflict zones from reporting the abuses they endure at the hands of war criminals whose sole aim in ...

Getting Paid Less Because You're a Woman Sucks—And It's Illegal, So Here's How To Fight Back

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When Robin Wright and Emmy Rossum got outraged at earning less than their male costars did on House of Cards and Shameless, it was a reminder that the gender pay ...

Nine countries commit to halve maternal and newborn deaths in health facilities

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Today, 9 countries – Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda – committed to halving preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns in their health facilities ...

Empowering Afghan women to code, teach, learn and inspire

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Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:12amThe following Q&A is an edited excerpt from the Bard MBA’s Sustainable Business Fridays podcast. Sustainable Business Fridays brings together students in Bard’s MBA in ...

When Does Medicine Leave Women Behind?

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Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Getting Better About Paula Johnson's TED Talk Men and women experience some diseases differently. Doctor Paula Johnson says this is alarming — ...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2017

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This International Day of Women and Girls in Science is an opportunity for all to take a stand for girls and women in science. Girls continue to face stereotypes and ...

'What if female scientists were celebrities?': GE says it will place 20,000 women in technical roles by 2020

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GE is making a commitment to close the gender gap at its organization by promising to place 20,000 women in technical roles by 2020. The company also wants to obtain ...

Are Guys Getting Paid More Just Because They're... Guys?

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As snow turned to slush on a Saturday in late December, 12 strangers gathered at Glamour’s offices to take on a loaded issue: the gender pay gap. For two decades,


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For World Radio Day, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent decided to share their most fruitful initiatives using radio as a tool for risk reduction and ...

Mind the (Gender) Gap: Career Advice From Some of Tech’s Top Women

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Despite having placed a global spotlight on the need for more women in tech, the gender gap persists in famed Silicon Valley—and beyond. According to the most recent Global Gender ...

Opinion: Want to Empower Women Worldwide? Give Them Access to Contraceptives

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Tune in to Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric on Monday, February 6 at 9/8c to explore the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity. Like most women I know,

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Clarity comes from engagement, not from thinking about it.

All-Women Motorcycle Crew Turns Feminism Up A Gear

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When photographer Akasha Rabut moved to New Orleans in 2010, she was taken by the city’s traditions ― the parades, especially. While photographing one, she noticed two women on motorcycles ...