After reading just a handful of Twitter comments aimed at Arquette and pages directed toward E! and Rancic, clearly there is still an obvious need and immense desire for a platform of open dialog and feminist critique of our culture.
It's a total head game when someone you love is diagnosed with cancer. You start to question absolutely everything -- what you do, what you say, who your friends are, who you date, who you are.
Each year, Canadian Evelyn Hannon, editor of Journeywoman.com reaches out to her online pals around the world -- travel bloggers, journalists and photographers -- to ask for their favorite women-centered photographs.
Tackling this issue requires a change in a society's understanding of "what a woman can or can not do." Policies help. Signing treaties help. Yet, advocating a change in mentality requires reframing the conversation at the policy level.
One issue that people face around the world is gender stereotyping. Overly-simplistic generalizations based on gender cause us to misunderstand and devalue women and men
A few years ago the Dalai Lama made a remark that has ricocheted through the web for the past five years. "Western women will save the world," the B...
While I was used to a heavy workload, nothing prepared me for the demands of simultaneously running an organization and a household. I naively believed that during my maternity leave I could keep one foot at work while spending quality time with my family. I was wrong.
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.
We have been addressing gender inequality globally for well over a century, and women and society cannot afford to wait any longer. We must put an expiry date on discrimination against women.
Let us make gender equality a reality by continuing to recognize and challenge conventions that seek to minimize the achievements of women. Let us rid ourselves of arbitrary yardsticks that judge women by the standards of a society content to limit women to the ideals of the past.
As I reflect on our successes this International Women's Day, I am truly excited to see what the future has in store for the women of today, and for the generations to come.
It's no longer a man's world. Here are just some of the inspiring women forging a career for themselves as guides and rangers in the African bush.
As the world celebrates International Women's Day on March 8th, it is time to remember that are many gains to be cherished and there many gaps that still persist.
Celebrated globally on March 8th, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of inspirational women while calling for greater equality. It is in this spirit that I would like to highlight the acts of courage by these seven extraordinary women.
Business leaders call for action against all forms of violence and discrimination faced by women and encourage business to build companies that truly value diversity
When it comes to tackling sexual and gender based violence, as well as gender equality, it's time for leaders in South Sudan and the international community to follow the leadership displayed by Josephine and the inspiring women of South Sudan.