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Prioritizing Maternal And Newborn Survival: Time To Look To The Developing World For Affordable Solutions

Susan M. Blaustein | Posted 10.03.2016 | Women
Susan M. Blaustein

With America unique among developed and most developing countries in its rising maternal mortality, it's especially encouraging to see significant progress in mothers' and newborn survival in sites across the developing world.

These 12 People Explain Why Gender Is Not Just 'Male/Female'

Vox | James Nichols | Posted 09.30.2016 | Queer Voices

“There’s nothing wrong with taking a label for gender and finding out it doesn’t work for you,” Yesenia Ruelas, a self-described “gender apa...

The Obstacles We Face On November 8th

David Morris | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics
David Morris

Six weeks to elections and counting. Americans will be voting for the entire House, a third of the Senate and the President, as well as all members of...

Innovating a Path to Water Abundance

XPRIZE | Posted 09.28.2016 | Green
XPRIZE

By Alisa Ferguson I walked outside the other day and something seemed off. The sky was dim, overcast. The ground was wet. I felt something dripping o...

We Need To Talk About The Gender Wealth Gap

The Heller School | Posted 10.07.2016 | Women
The Heller School

By Anna Mahathey In 2016 women still make an average of only 79 cents for every dollar earned by a white man. The data are even more disheartening whe...

Why Smart Women Are Running Themselves Into The Ground

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.26.2016 | Women
Paula Davis-Laack

Why is burnout impacting women so often and so early? Here are three theories I have developed based on my work in this area.

Doubling Down on the Peace Corps in Guatemala

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
Taylor Dibbert

Kody Gerkin is the founder and board president of Mujerave. He holds degrees from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University o...

Women Can Save the World

XPRIZE | Posted 09.21.2016 | Women
XPRIZE

By Emily Musil Church, Ph.D., XPRIZE Empowering women is essential for creating a sustainable future. Women and girls are particularly susceptible t...

IFC's Venture Capital Head Nikunj Jinsi: "We Are at a Critical Moment in History"

Anna Shen | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Anna Shen

While Silicon Valley is finally recognizing the market potential and talent pool of emerging markets - witness Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's rece...

Lost in Translation

Carolyn Custis James | Posted 09.16.2016 | Religion
Carolyn Custis James

One of the first (and usually embarrassing) lessons we learned during my family's four years of living in England was the absolute truth of the statem...

"We cannot close the gender gap without first closing the data gap."

Robyn Norton | Posted 09.15.2016 | Women
Robyn Norton

"We cannot close the gender gap without first closing the data gap." This was perhaps the defining statement at the Women Deliver conference in Cop...

The Gender Pay Gap

Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 09.15.2016 | Women
Roxanne Hobbs

I read the pay gap coverage with an eye roll. Here we are again. At first I couldn't even be bothered to comment on it. Creating systemic change in this arena is complex, painfully slow and full of people missing the point entirely.

To Boost Growth: Employ More Women

Christine Lagarde | Posted 09.14.2016 | World
Christine Lagarde

Since the global financial crisis, countries around the world have been trying to grow their economies more quickly. Women are part of the solution. To be sure, Canada has already made impressive strides in boosting female labor participation over the past several decades.

Outliers: Being a Feminine Female in the Modern Workplace

Kristen Knepper | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Kristen Knepper

I don't teach equality. I teach equity. Equity means to acknowledge our differences, accept them, and understand the value of them.

What's Your Gender Mindset?

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 08.29.2016 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

Mindsets are not black-and-white truths about the world. They are based on evidence, but they are also stances we choose to take toward life.

The Definitive List of Things Women Should and Should Not Wear

Samier Mansur | Posted 08.29.2016 | Women
Samier Mansur

For the past thousands of years we, the patriarchy, have prescribed rules for women on what they can and cannot wear, say, and do. We have seized the right to determine what is appropriate, and what is not appropriate.

Refugee Risks Safety to Collect Firewood

Radha Muthiah | Posted 08.18.2016 | Women
Radha Muthiah

There are 65 million forcibly displaced people worldwide today - the highest number ever recorded. The large majority lack access to clean cookstoves ...

My Transgender Life: The Quantum Of Gender

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 08.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

The coin of gender has two faces, male and female, but for any individual, traveling through life and time, each of our own experiences of gender may well have infinity of possibilities of the mix of these faces.

Why Pop Star JoJo's New Video Stars A Gender Non-Conforming Person

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.12.2016 | Queer Voices

True to form, pop singer-songwriter JoJo is thumbing her nose at convention as she gears up to release a new album, “Mad Love,” this fall. The vi...

Building a Pathway to Engineering for Our Daughters - Brick by Brick

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.10.2016 | Science
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Ali P. Gordon UCF Forum columnist As a father of young elementary and middle school-aged kids, I'm also curious to know exactly how my undergrad s...

New Study Reveals Drastic Increase in Political Harassment Online

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Online harassment has been an ongoing problem since the dawn of the Internet despite efforts to curb it, particularly in the last year by Facebook and...

Challenging Masculinity Norms

The Huffington Post | Ishika Gupta | Posted 08.04.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Portraits Of Couples In Their Bedrooms Embrace Love, Not Gender

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts

In a scene that’s likely to look familiar to anyone who’s been in love, cherry-red lips brush up against close-cropped hair and a stubble-covered ...

These Badass Feminist Artists Are Imagining A Future Without Gender

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.02.2016 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity. NSFW? You be the judge. “The cyborg is a creature in a post-gender world,” feminist theorist Donna Haraway wr...

Increasing the visibility of women's role in peacebuilding in Colombia

UN Women | Posted 08.01.2016 | Women
UN Women

For Colombian women, ending violence against women is a precondition for peace. For decades, they have underlined this ask in their peacebuilding effo...