New York State has long been a leader in advancing women's equality, stretching back to the Seneca Falls Convention 166 years ago this weekend. Sadly, as we mark this important anniversary, hard-won victories by the women's rights movement are being threatened by a radical right wing that seeks to roll back the progress we've made.
As the Head of a school that encourages girls to Dream, Dare, Do; that promotes growth mindset and risk-taking; that knows how girls learn, think and feel; that uses research to inform best practice, I struggle with how not to insist that men and women with the same qualifications be paid equally for the same work.
American women have been on the forefront of exploring their possibilities. Through education and entrepreneurship, starting their own companies, women are working in a chosen profession, which has given them the power to ask and demand changes.
Two weeks after Dunya's death, her husband released a video message unashamedly confessing to her murder, saying it was necessary to protect his honor and adding that anyone in his position would have done the same.
The American mosque has a unique opportunity and necessity to embrace the Prophetic practice of unreservedly receiving women in mosques.
This week the Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed the historic vote by the Church of England to allow women bishops, but how will this translate for women across the world? Meanwhile, the Nigerian girls are still missing.
The truth is that skinny or fat equals an increased chance of cancer if you're not exercising. So, note to self, living a healthy lifestyle is really the new skinny. And you are beautiful, no matter what your size!
Something new is trending on twitter. It's not grumpy cats, unfortunately. I wish that were the case.
As a millennial, I worry that the hashtag is becoming not only the preferred form of social protest, but the only form of social activism and social justice of our generation.
On May 14, 2014, Kelley was the first woman allowed in the Shohadaye Haftom-Tir Sports Hall since 1979. She arrived separate from the team. Upon approaching the arena, four Iranian police vehicles surrounded her car.
Is there somewhere you want to travel that you haven't yet been to? Have you wanted to take a painting class? Do you want to write a book? Maybe you want to adopt a dog or a cat? Get married or divorced? Sell your house? Buy a house? What are you waiting for?
Our issue is that when we think of our charitable giving, especially that which is religiously mandated, we think of it too much at times of the fulfillment of our obligation and not what the beneficiary class is really in need of.
Q&A with Stany Nzabas Through his work helping women get online and raise their voices in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Stany Nzabas hopes to see...
Women for Afghan Women is fighting an uphill battle. Last year, violence against Afghan women increased 28%. But WAW's work is critical, and betters not only the safety and health of women in both the States and Afghanistan, but assists them - one at a time - often in seemingly small but very important ways.
This act of senseless violence could have stood in Ebony's way from living a full and happy life. Through her recovery, she turned to her faith and giving back through service to create positive change instead.
Women are growing more and more tired of the corporate culture. A culture that demands you leave your 'life' at the door upon entering your office. ...