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A World Where Every Girl And Woman Is In Control Of Her Health

Kathy Calvin | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Kathy Calvin

Every girl and woman should be in charge of her health and her future. Yet according to the United Nations, approximately 800 women die every day from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. Most of these deaths are preventable -- a clear sign that we have a lot of work to do to ensure that women have the tools they need to stay healthy.

Mother's Day, Earth Day, Mata, Matter, Shakti

Miriam Ava | Posted 05.07.2015 | Green
Miriam Ava

There're untold names for her love. Myriad opportunities to celebrate her glory. Every day, an invitation to be more, live more, laugh more.

A Daughter's Grief

Zariya Shouler | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Zariya Shouler

I am deeply thankful for the time we had together. I am grateful to have had such a mother and I am privileged to have known her.

International Women's Day: Leveraging Mobile for Women's Empowerment and Equality

Lynda Lopez | Posted 05.06.2015 | Impact
Lynda Lopez

Women have come a long way in developed and developing countries, but significant gaps remain. We believe that mobile technology will go a long way in helping us close those gaps, empowering women with information, services and ultimately, confidence, that will help them best care for themselves, and their families.

How I Stay in My Delusional Bubble of Success (and Not Let Anyone Else Pop It!)

Elena Lipson | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Elena Lipson

Deciding to start your own business is a crazy thing to do. After all, the odds are stacked against you, and most small businesses fail within the fi...

Mama, Will You Hold My Hand?

Danielle Ripley-Burgess | Posted 09.07.2014 | Parents
Danielle Ripley-Burgess

Three is the age of extreme emotion. One minute I've got a sweet-as-pie charming little girl who can squeeze not one cookie, but two out of me with a smile and big bear hug. Minutes later, she spits in my face .

16 Previously Unwritten Rules Of Mom Code

Leslie Spencer | Posted 07.25.2014 | Parents
Leslie Spencer

We are not perfect and we make mistakes all the time. It's ok. Just commit yourself to being on this side of the fence, where gossip is minimal, women are non-threatening, and kindness rules... the grass is definitely greener.

7 Lessons From My Mom: A Mixtape

Kristin Shaw | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Kristin Shaw

My mother has always had a love of music that is infectious, and my memories of the years I spent at home are punctuated with songs from all eras -- Big Band swing to '80s rock.

Raising Our Voices: Join the Global Moms Relay

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

Sunday is Mother's Day, and there's no better time to join the movement to improve the health and well-being of mothers and babies everywhere. That's the goal of the Global Moms Relay. In partnership with the UN Foundation, Johnson & Johnson and BabyCenter, HuffPost is putting the spotlight on the ways we can bring new opportunities to women and children around the world.

Honor Your Mama

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.06.2014 | Women
Miriam Ava

She takes on the world to make yours go round. She's your launch pad for success. She senses what you need and desire -- often before you do.

How Helping Teen Mothers Changed My Life

Esmeralda Villanueva de Ramírez | Posted 03.14.2014 | Impact
Esmeralda Villanueva de Ramírez

At first I didn't understand the mothers' unbridled enthusiasm for a piñata. But then it hit me -- these teenagers hadn't had the chance to be little girls, because they became mothers too soon.

Strength, Resilience And Selflessness: A Mother's Love Is Universal

Haroon Mokhtarzada | Posted 03.10.2014 | Impact
Haroon Mokhtarzada

Across the globe we find mothers who spend what they have to invest in their children's futures. It's for this reason that the United Nations is so focused on empowering women and girls, not as a class of vulnerable people who need help, but because they form the core of many sustainable solutions to world's most pressing issues.

A Global Moms Relay For Healthier, Happier Families

Aaron Sherinian | Posted 05.06.2014 | Impact
Aaron Sherinian

Mom power is as unique in every community as it is universal. And it's essential to solving global problems like reducing the number of women who die from childbirth complications and ending the millions of preventable child deaths.

The Power Of A Text Message

Sharon D'Agostino | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact
Sharon D'Agostino

The moment that the four women entered the meeting room where I had been waiting, I could feel my heart warm. For these mothers, the SMS messages calmed their fears.

Hollywood's Big Women Problem, In 1 Chart

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 12.13.2013 | Entertainment

In November, the New York Film Academy took a look at gender inequality in films from 2007 to 2012. The results were startling: there five men for eve...

Cinefantastique's Here's What's Going On: Tom Cruise Film Gets New Title

Dan Persons | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Tomorrow will get a whole lot edgier... Mama director to get post-apocalyptic... Science fiction thriller Extracted gets dreamy...

How Text Messages Are Helping This Mother

Kirsten Gagnaire | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Kirsten Gagnaire

2013-04-08-globalmompullfinal.jpg After the birth of her second child, Asha and her husband signed up to receive weekly voice and SMS messages from the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action.

Mobile Messaging: Strengthening the Bond Between Mother and Child

Alice Lin Fabiano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Alice Lin Fabiano

Having health information in the palm of her hand is now possible for Asha Sarkar, a new mother who lives in a slum outside of Dhaka. She is one of t...

Weekend Box Office: Warm Bodies Tops While Bullet to the Head Tanks Over Super Bowl Weekend

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Ah, Super Bowl weekend! Warm Bodies can go from a $9 million Saturday to a $2.9 million Sunday and it's okay!

Movie Review: Mama

Kathleen Hale | Posted 03.29.2013 | Entertainment
Kathleen Hale

Perhaps my favorite aspect of Mama (aside from the fact that it made me very, very afraid) is that it paints a refreshingly complicated and ultimately poignant portrait of female relationships.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Mama

Dan Persons | Posted 01.21.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In Mama, a young couple is saddled with a pair of literally feral children and have to contend with the challenges not only of raising a pair of kids accustomed to ambulating on all fours, but also of dealing with the malevolent, spectral force that's followed them home.

'Mama' Scares Up A Box Office Win

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Entertainment

Horror movie "Mama" upset the critically acclaimed "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Silver Linings Playbook" at the box office this weekend. The Guillermo del ...

Why 'Mama' Will Surprise Horror Fans

AP | TODD McCARTHY | Posted 03.20.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A playful, elegantly made little horror film, "Mama" teasingly sustains a game of hide-and-seek as it tantalizes the audience with...

Review: Mama Is a Horrifying Psychological Drama Trapped Inside a Mostly Routine Ghost Story

Scott Mendelson | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There is potential for an absolutely fascinating character study hidden within Andrés Muschietti's Mama, but unfortunately the film feels content to follow the road oft-traveled in its genre.

Guillermo Del Toro's New Thriller Spooks With Terrifying Finesse

NBC Latino | Nina Terrero | Posted 01.17.2013 | Latino Voices

Guillermo del Toro is a Hollywood heavyweight known for producing films both dark and scary – think “Pan’s Labyrinth” and “The Orphanage” ...