Here are the 7 things you should think about when considering all the chatter about 'balance.'
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Soup for thought
Feminism is not a 4 letter-word
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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. ...
Sources of Economic Hope: Women’s Entrepreneurship Since the end of the Second World War, the economy has completely transformed with regard to women’s pre
One of the factors that the survey highlighted was that in terms of motivation for starting a new business most women did not specify that they had a role model that inspired them to do so.
Heartbreakingly, at some age, we become convinced that doing anything like a girl means that you are doing it ineffectively, wimpily, and in a way that can’t be taken seriously at all. What then, does this mean for women and non-binary people who work in technology and present as feminine? What does it mean for those of us who code like girls?
One category of reactions that I receive all the time as a programmer that presents as feminine is: No one believes I am a programmer.
Thank you @pdeppisch
In honor of Women's History Month, this infographic presents the tales of 20 passionate, trailblazing women that triumphed over unfair gender standards and created successful lives as as entrepreneurs, leaders, businesswomen, inventors, scientists, parents, and creators. Beloved brands like Pepperidge Farm, Tupperware, Flickr, and Elizabeth Arden all make an appearance, their roots traced back to the pioneering ideas of female founders.
It also features empowering quotes from each of the individuals. These quotes reflect the spirit of change and invention, family and balance, leadership and devotion, and truly being oneself and living life to the fullest. In addition to female entrepreneurs of the past, it celebrates Fortunate's Top 10 Women in Business.
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