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From where I stand: Debora Barros Fince

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Date: 19 October 2016 I was a person with many dreams. I graduated from law school in 2003 and wanted to help my parents, my brothers and my community. In ...

The real reason women are underrepresented in Silicon Valley engineering jobs

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Google engineer James Damore wrote his now-infamous memo criticizing the company’s diversity programs in response to a big question Silicon Valley is grappling with: Why aren’t there more women in ...

Why Women Get Criticized for Being Candid at Work

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This article is a response to Olga Khazan’s Atlantic article “Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?” Olga Khazan’s recent article “Why Do Women Bully Each Other at Work?” ...

From where I stand: “With every thread I wove…I was weaving away my sorrows”

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At 47, Emm Ali* has experienced immense loss. A Syrian refugee living in the Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan since 2013, she found a sense of purpose as she joined ...


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The Global Migration Film Festival showcases films that capture the promise and challenges of migration for those who leave their homes in search of a better life and the contributions ...

World Map of Events 2017

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Map your International Youth Day 2017 event on our World Map of Events! Events to celebrate International Youth Day 2017 will take place all over the world. Be part of ...

Why this Saudi activist says driving is the ultimate female emancipation

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JUDY WOODRUFF: Continuing our week of books, we take an intimate look at the fight for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia. Jeffrey Brown has the latest addition to the “NewsHour” ...

Tunisia passes historic law to end violence against women and girls

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Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017 Tunisia made historic strides by passing its first national law to combat violence against women on 26 July, 2017. The long-awaited legislation, which passed with ...

Editorial spotlight: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Date: Friday, August 4, 2017 On 9 August, we commemorate International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples to bring to bring attention to ...