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Discrimination Against Women

On International Women's Day, Business Leaders Call for Action

Richard Branson | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Richard Branson

Business leaders call for action against all forms of violence and discrimination faced by women and encourage business to build companies that truly value diversity

Why Is Sexism Okay in Development Work? Reconsidering the 'Women are Better' Dialogue.

Daniela Papi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Daniela Papi

I'm a woman, so I can't pretend to know how men feel when their sex is disparaged, but I know if the talk from many NGOs and social businesses about males was said about females, I'd be annoyed.

PHOTO: How NASA Responded To One Woman In 1962

Posted 07.10.2013 | Women

NASA made headlines recently for an amazing letter they sent to a 7-year-old boy, but their correspondence hasn't always been so encouraging. This...

A Holiday Message for Obama

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 02.05.2013 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

In 1961, Jacqueline Kennedy began the tradition of selecting a theme for the official White House Christmas tree. John F. Kennedy, meanwhile, started something else during that holiday season: On Dec. 14, he established the President's Commission on the Status of Women.

What's Really Standing In The Way Of Women's Career Advancement

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 05.17.2012 | Women

Even as this year’s Fortune 500 list included a record number of female CEOs, and urban, single women in their 20s are out-earning their male peers,...

If You Could See Israel Naked

Bradley Burston | Posted 03.03.2012 | World
Bradley Burston

If we could see the Jewish world naked, we might well see a new Judaism emerging this new year, stripped of xenophobia and 19th century clothes for 21st century issues. In the long run, it could save the Jewish people from extinction. If we're lucky, it could save Israel as well.

India: Single Women Break Their Silence

Inter Press Service | Nitin Jugran Bahuguna | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nitin Jugran Bahuguna NEW DELHI, Oct 22 (IPS) - It has been more than eight years since the January 2001 earthquake struck the Indian state of Guj...

Full Transcript of Hillary Claiming Sexism Worse than Racism in Campaign

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

In the Washington Post, Clinton briefly hit "sexism" in media coverage of her campaign as "deeply offensive to millions of women," but she went much further.