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March 8

Where We Have Been and What We Can Become - Celebrating International Women's Day

Beata Pozniak | Posted 05.07.2015 | Women
Beata Pozniak

The idea for International Women's Day was born at a conference in Copenhagen in 1910. It sought to raise international awareness of the connection between all women and to bring attention to the cultural, social, and economic diversity of our lives.

Men Promising to Stop Violence Against Women Will Be a Global Tipping Point

Mallika Dutt | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Mallika Dutt

Men's violence against women is not a "women's issue" or a "private matter." It is a human issue and a human rights issue.

PHOTOS: 10 Monuments To Women Leaders

Cheapflights | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

For more than 100 years, International Women's Day has been a rallying point for advancing and celebrating rights and opportunities for women in countries around the world.

One Woman's Guide to Changing the World

Deborah Swiss | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women
Deborah Swiss

Elizabeth Fry challenged her nation's moral compass. Understanding that poverty is neither a choice nor a crime, she tirelessly worked to educate women in low-paid jobs, in workhouses, in halfway houses and in prisons.

Honor Killing... the Kiss of Death?!

Muna Rihani Al-Nasser | Posted 05.05.2013 | Impact
Muna Rihani Al-Nasser

Violence against women must be addressed from a human rights based perspective. Governments, civil society and international organizations must work together to eliminate violence against women and by extension end violence against women.

5 Things You Can Do to Help Women this Month

Stephenie Foster | Posted 05.22.2012 | Women
Stephenie Foster

How will you support women this month?

Rural Education Challeneges Highlighted On International Women's Day

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 03.08.2012 | Impact

For those who missed the brightly colored Google Doodle, today is International Women's Day, the day to celebrate the economic, political and social a...

Lebanon Election: Last-Minute Campaigning Indicates A Tight Race

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lebanon's much anticipated parliamentary elections will be held June 7, and the closeness of the race is revealed in the lengths vying parties are goi...

Hariri 'Rejects Any Hezbollah Deal' In Upcoming Lebanese Elections

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Saad al-Hariri, the leader of Lebanon's Future movement, has said he will refuse to join a Hezbollah-led coalition government should the Shia party an...

Lebanon Election: Hezbollah-Backed Movement Expects Increased Gains

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The high stakes in Lebanon's upcoming June 7 parliamentary elections -- which will see the Western-backed March 14 coalition and the Hezbollah-backed ...