Do you know that a new visitor will decide to stay on or leave your website within 50 milliseconds of landing there? And if you can hook them up for at least 30 seconds, chances are that they will continue clicking your links.
Thokozile Matilda Masipa is a former social worker turned journalist turned lawyer turned superior court judge. She’s “eloquent” and highly respected by her peers, but perpetrators should tread lightly.
With the world watching, Judge Masipa will decide if Pistorius intentionally killed his girlfriend or by accident
Good data and simple graphics that add context to the numbers. Love the icons and silhouettes and the minimal color palette. Simple character illustrations like these keep the focus on the data, and not the illustrations.
Women have long been seen as the primary household consumers, and in terms of women’s magazines, there are so many ‘great advertising opportunities’ to reach individuals.
SHE is arguably Australia’s most successful female digital media entrepreneur, runs the nation’s most popular women’s website and is proud to call herself a feminist, so why does Mia Freedman seem to cause so much drama among women?
a highly controversial character, who won't let go of any feminism fight.
The workplace is unequal, but gender equality in the workplace is the best it's ever been. With millennial women leading the charge, there's no telling what another 30 years will bring! Source: HumanResourcesMBA.net
Female Power Progress In Points
Women earn substantially less than men on average and are severely under-represented at the top of organisations.
Female politicians such as Margaret Thatcher and Mrs Clinton have taught younger women that anything is possible.
The best-educated women have always been more likely than other women to work, even after having children.
But the biggest reason why women remain frustrated is more profound: many women are forced to choose between motherhood and careers.
The combination of an ageing workforce and a more skill-dependent economy means that countries will have to make better use of their female populations.
RT US Navy pulls 151 sailors from jobs following sexual assault review RT Upon a review of records for around 20,000 personnel working in positions related to sexual assault prevention or victim outreach, the Navy pulled 151 personnel mainly based...
Twitter user @Steenfox—real name Christina Fox—was still reeling Wednesday evening from an earlier online debate with a follower who insisted that women's revealing attire could be a contributing factor to sexual assault. "I was trying to make him understand that it absolutely does not make a difference, and that the...
Oh boy, women wear like sluts to be raped?!
Time to debunk the correlation between clothing and rape.
To make it clear, sexual assault is never the victim’s fault. Someone has to act to commit rape. No one forces that choice. If seeing an enticing woman led men to conclude, “I’ve got to rape her,” all men would be rapists! what a ridiculous logic.
As Sex and the City's Kristin Davis says she's 'sorry' the show encouraged women to totter around in high heels, Radhika Sanghani asks why we still all do it - and discovers the psychology behind women's love affair with the stiletto
"Overcoming the Gender Gap: Women Entrepreneurs as Economic Drivers" explores the reasons behind lower business startup rates among women and proposes actions that would help to realize the promise of female entrepreneurs in escalating the economy.
As women account for one-half of the potential talent base throughout the world, its not difficult to see that every nation’s competitiveness hinges on how it educates and utilizes it’s women.
You might not expect the 87-year-old Queen and the 77-year-old Pope Francis to break an old convention, but they didFor sheer comedy value, "Queen meets Pope" was a big-hitter. She arrived late; he seemed bemused.
It's all about the symbolic significance. Lilac, for the first time. We probably need more of these meetings to restore parts of lost humanity.
Leading finance company Ernst & Young has released an infographic detailing the “seven secret business rules men don’t share with women.” According to its author Maria Pinelli – the firm’s Global Vice Chair of Strategic Growth Markets – male entrepreneurs have “unwritten codes of business conduct” that give them the edge.
Here's the main points
Anyone who has even a vague grasp of current affairs will know women are woefully unrepresented when it comes to leadership in the workplace.
A 2009 study by the Fawcett Society found that 51% of women and men from middle management to director level identify stereotyping as the major hurdle facing women at work.
Men shrug off a thank you; but don’t mind your manners in front of women and frankly, that relationship is TOAST.
There are many reasons why women don’t get the top jobs in business.
Women don’t need to be like men in the workplace; we bring with us our own skill sets.
There is a women’s leadership movement afoot that needs to transition from underground grassroots to mainstream establishment. This isn’t about goodwill, preferences or representation. Mobilizing women into leadership positions is mandatory for sustainable economic growth, global competitiveness and innovation across all industries. It’s time for women to dive-in, head-first and heart-strong. They must actively deploy their unique ability to see with wide-angle vision and sow opportunities with a passionate pursuit – as do all great pioneers that change the status quo and build new bridges. International Women’s Day, recently celebrated on March 8, reminded us of “the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.” Women are ready to live with an entrepreneurial spirit and activate their ability to connect the dots of resources and relationships to create and sustain momentum. Women wired to naturally promote the spirit of giving and lead to leave a legacy will cultivate continuous impact and influence in the industries they serve.
Video switches up gender roles in advertisements; Buzzfeed recreates compilation of ads, including Doritos, GoDaddy, & Hardee’s, but replaces sexualized females with men; recreations play side-by-side with originals, showing stark contrast in how products are marketed
Mean Feminists With Shoes and Poor Emasculated Dudes: A Fox News Stock Image Repository
Smart people have already commented on the hilarity that is Fox News declaring there’s a “war on men.” In the spirit of Sad White Babies with Mean Feminist Mommies, here’s my contribution: making it easier for Fox to find appropriate accompanying images for their stirring articles on gender relations.
The war declaration on Fox News.Believe it or not, modern women want to get married. Trouble is, men don’t. In a nutshell, women are angry. They’re also defensive, though often unknowingly. That’s because they’ve been raised to think of men as the enemy.
This March, I’m challenging myself to an entire month without makeup.
People wear makeup for various reasons. Some wear it to emphasize their ethnic identity, some to accentuate their gender identity. Others use makeup as an empowering survival tool in an oppressed culture, while others consider their makeup to be an ongoing art piece in self-expression. Some reasons are positive, but my reason for wearing makeup was not. I wanted to be perfect.