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Women and Children

Why Working Mothers Need Resilience

Sue Davey | Posted 06.22.2015 | Parents
Sue Davey

When the unexpected strikes, breathe to control your emotions, which in turn will allow you to develop a plan to tackle the immediate issues. And if you have time, recognize the fact that adapting to the unexpected and the difficult will make you -- and your brain -- stronger.

Why Are Women and Children Still Dying?

Denise Dunning | Posted 01.20.2015 | Impact
Denise Dunning

Saving the lives of women and children takes financial resources, political will, and savvy advocates who are undaunted by the enormity of the challenges they face.

Obama's Step-Grandma Is Helping Kids And Creating Change We Can Believe In, Too

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.19.2014 | Impact

President Obama's only living grandparent is working on changing the education system in Kenya. Mama Sarah Obama, the president's step-grandmother,...

Laura Bassett

States With More Abortion Laws Have Less Support For Women And Children's Health | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

The states with the highest number of abortion restrictions also have the fewest policies in place to support women and children's health and well-bei...

Why Pregnant Women In The Developing World Are The Biggest Losers In The Global Health Care Crisis

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.04.2015 | Impact

The disparity in the number of health care workers between the developed and developing world is having an unintended consequence on pregnant women. ...

The Most Important 'Sexy' Model Video Ever

Mary Alice Stephenson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Style
Mary Alice Stephenson

"The Most Important 'Sexy' Model Video Ever" features unsuspecting fashion models invited to a commercial shoot for a "sexy" new brand. But when the shoot takes a surprising turn the models start to squirm.

Women and Children First

Ursula Burton | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Ursula Burton

The phrase "women and children" is being used to manipulate people, and it's offensive to me and insulting to males.

Women and Children First? The Wishful Thinking of Titanic Dynamics

Juliette Fretté | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics
Juliette Fretté

As a group, the young are without question more vulnerable and innocent than adults and thus tug at our heart strings. And though most across the political spectrum can reach a rational consensus to safeguard children above gender, race, and class, does it actually happen?

'I’m Glad I Put My Career First Before Having Kids'

TheGrindstone | Posted 03.06.2012 | Women

Yesterday The Daily Mail ran a story titled "The Women Who Wish They Hadn't Left It So Late To Start A Family." The article is filled with multiple w...

A Commitment To Caring For Women And Children

Posted 03.19.2012 | Impact

This post is by Johnson & Johnson as part of their sponsorship of HuffPost Global Motherhood. Caring for the health of a mother is the most direct ...

Duck Duck Goose

Ginna Christensen | Posted 10.07.2011 | Women
Ginna Christensen

With all of the choices we have as women, sometimes it's difficult to know which decisions will bring us the most joy. Here is an image of a women who fears she has chosen poorly.

Who Needs More Women in Government? Moms

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

I write today not just as the head of WCF, but also as a mother of three. Long before I entered politics, motherhood quickly introduced me to daily,...

Yes, Ruchika's Death Must Not Be in Vain

Amnesty International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amnesty International

By: Govind Acharya, representative for South Asia Co-Group for Amnesty International USA. The rape and suicide of Ruchika Girhotra in 1990 has recei...

Yet Another Setback for Women and Children

David R. Jones, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David R. Jones, Esq.

While everyone may be focused on Wall Street bankers losing six figure salaries, the real victims of this recession are poor women with kids.