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Women Equality

How Men Benefit From Family-Friendly Tenure Policies

The Conversation US | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
The Conversation US

On Friday, August 26, as we celebrate Women's Equality Day - a day marking the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that guaranteed women the right to vote - it is a time to reflect both on the progress that has been made on gender equality and on how much work still remains.

Why Soccer Should Pay Women's Players Equally, Regardless Of Revenue

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 04.01.2016 | Sports

After five members of the United States Women’s National Team filed a complaint against U.S. Soccer over equal pay Thursday morning, an American spo...

What Businesses Must Do to Support Equal Pay for Women

Margarita Hakobyan | Posted 12.03.2016 | Business
Margarita Hakobyan

The gap has narrowed since the 1970s, in large part due to women becoming more educated and advancing into more fields, but it shows no signs of going away on its own.

The U.N. Aims To End Gender Inequality By 2030. Can It Be Done?

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.08.2015 | Impact

Updated on March 8, 2015 at 12:45 P.M. EST The U.N. admits that the road to gender equality has been "slow" moving and hampered by regression. But ...

Female Construction Worker: 'We're Judged From The Minute We Get Out There'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business

There's sexism everywhere in the American workforce, but especially in the building trade, as revealed in a forthcoming documentary titled “Hard Hat...

5 Quotes for Marriage Equality

Sister Jenna | Posted 10.07.2014 | Queer Voices
Sister Jenna

Here are 5 quotes to empower US to ACCEPT and LOVE everyone the same. We are all on the journey together. Vote on which one is your favorite. S...

Glass Ceiling in U.S. Congress

Munir Moon | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Munir Moon

There has been a lot of talk about a glass ceiling against women in business and corporate boardrooms. This week's block by the Senate for a bill that would strengthen equal pay for women is a good example of the challenges we face regarding this issue.

Governor Brown Sends Clear Message: Women Are As Incapable of Making Decisions for Themselves as Children and the Mentally Handicapped

Alice Crisci | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Alice Crisci

Let this be a wake-up call to those who thought the stem cell conversation was handled, to those who thought equality was in the bag and to those who thought California was progressive.

The World Is Going to Hell in a Handbasket... And Why I Am Excited About It

Janet M. Neal | Posted 09.17.2013 | Small Business
Janet M. Neal

Spend five minutes watching or reading the news these days and you will come away in either disbelief, horror or gloom and depression. And this makes me very excited. No, I am not some sadomasochist. I am someone who sees a need and a HUGE opportunity for change.

Women and Men Advancing Gender Equality Together

Omega Institute | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

The kind of equality we are seeking is not just about making sure women get an equal piece of the pie, it's about creating a new, more complete pie -- together. True gender equality would expand the possibilities for both women and men, because we all suffer from rigid gender roles.

The Patriarchy of Sex

Amber Genuske | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Amber Genuske

Too often sex is a race for a guy to orgasm, and a bonus for a woman. Why can't women say no to bad sex?

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Presses Senate To Act On Equal Pay For Women | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday dropped in on a White House press call to urge the Senate to pass legislation that ensures women are pa...

Gender Equality: Why Do We Still Lag Behind Other Countries?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

We educate girls and then frustrate them as women with inadequate career opportunities and gaps in health care.