The Hollaback app has long helped women document the abuse they get on city streets. Now it goes a step farther automatically creating a government...
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Feminism is not a 4 letter-word
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A student in London has admitted that the high cost of living made her turn to prostitution and says that sex work is becoming common practice for women who are struggling financially at university.
The choice was about a higher standard of living. What worries me more is the student loan bulging by the hour.
Low maintenance is not in everybody's agenda. So, let's see how it works.
Who you're: low or high?
She's been a model, a mom, a star of TV and film, and a groundbreaker for other women in show business, and now Candice Bergen is simply...
She's simply not into taking big steps to change herself these days
A powerful Dove video reminds us that women have the power to choose to feel beautiful.
According to a study connected by Dove, most women (96%) said they wouldn't choose the word beautiful to describe themselves — although about 80% said there is something beautiful about them.
Women are inspiring change in the world. And while they're at it, they're inspiring each other and themselves. Find out how women are improving technology and our lives for the better at IBM.
“To get ready for what the future holds, start by setting high standards for yourself. Push yourself and do not settle for less. Seek out opportunities to challenge yourself.”
—Chris MacLaughlin, Vice President, IBM Global Financing
Yuan probably wished he had died in that crash rather than be captive in a hospital bed and surrounded by a soccer team full of women he had wronged.
Merry go lucky..or does he?
US union says the airline’s policies towards female staff are at odds with Kidman’s role as a UN ambassador for women
Forget about everyday sexism, watch Nicole Kidman on our flight.
Author and funding expert, Geri Stengel, helps women understand they can break through the barriers and fund innovation.
Women are creating companies that meet the needs of the market. Not that men don’t, but women have an edge: Women make the vast majority of consumer buying decisions so they have a handle on what the market wants.
Some like Kara Goldin of hint, Cybele Pascal of Cybele’s Free to Eat, and Wendy Strgar of Good Clean Love created products to meet their own personal needs. Others, like Sara Andrews of Bumbleroot Foods and Courtney Nichols Gould of SmartyPants Vitamins wanted to make a difference in something they were passionate about. Some of these enterprising women have companies in very early stage, like Bumbleroot, others are running companies with tens of millions of dollars in sales, like hint. Read more: click on title or image.
Funding expert, Geri Stengel, discusses how Meredith Baer Home was a business born accidentally and how it's grown into an empire.
When life throws you lemon, make ORANGE juice, lemon juice or whatever. You now make the rules
Instagram took down a photo by artist Rupi Kaur that showed a small amount of her menstrual blood. When will society accept women’s bodies?
What does this small leak tell about society?
Google just hired Ruth Porat to be its chief financial officer, and is paying her a reported $70 million. You’d think that’s a sign things are looking up for women in the tech industry. Not quite....
Daesh used brutality and fear as a form of seduction, appealing to a sense of individualism while glamorizing death and martyrdom....
Perhaps western governments in particular should take a page out of the Daesh playbook and start to produce videos with similar appeal
Actor says Facebook and Twitter have helped tackle issues such as domestic violence and age discrimination - and takes her first selfie
She said that female consumers of all ages have become empowered, opening up a rethink on the traditional use of young, very thin models to advertise products.
When even young girls are being dressed in hijabs, we need to ask what the female cover-up symbolises
Little girls are being asked to don hijabs and jilbabs, turned into sexual beings long before puberty
This week wars broke out over the color of a dress from a Scottish wedding. Some saw it was gold and white, others as blue and black. #TheDress became an instant hashtag and the subject went viral. The question I want to answer for you is, why did this post go viral and not anything that you might have done?
Beware of super friendly and smiley men — they could be sexist wolves in chivalrous sheep’s clothing, according to a new study from Northeastern University.
The researchers carefully examined the social interaction of 27 pairs of American undergraduate men and women. They were filmed while they played a trivia game together and then chatted afterwards. ...