Because he was young, charismatic and murdered before he could even complete his first term in office, most Americans overestimate JFK's achievements during his thousand days in the White House. Even so, he rarely gets credit for some of his most important accomplishments.
Dance matters. It is essential to the development of every child, teenager, adult and elder. The art and sport of dancing has endless values that can and will change lives. My experiences at the Atlanta Ballet and Brandeis University have made me feel empowered as a Peruvian and Colombian woman.
Republican politicians love to talk about the importance of privacy and freedom when it comes to prohibiting investigations into political corruption or when allowing unlimited, secret corporate spending in elections. But when it applies to women's healthcare, they violate basic privacy rights and interfere with medical decisions that should be between a patient and her physician.
"Plenty Ladylike" is a warts and all memoir that provides a walk down memory lane of the bad old days of rampant sexism. It is equally a story about triumph. While McCaskill admits to crying at some of the insults hurled at her, she, for the most part, let them fuel her rise to the US Senate.
Across the world, violence against women and girls remains one of the most serious--and the most tolerated--human rights violations, both a cause and ...
If people really want a word that's all about fighting for the rights of women in the world, "feminism" is the best we've got, and there are good historical reasons as to why.
Since trusting again is one of the biggest hurdles your survivor faces, celebrate that gift. You are loved by a courageous, fascinating, multi-faceted work of art. Know that your partner lives in gratitude for the safety that is you.
I want to share an important insight I gained recently about why I resist asking for help, even when I desperately need it, because I know this issue affects many women.
The Texas abortion statute - popularly known as H.B. 2 - also was enacted under the guise of a legitimate law to promote women's health, but in reality is a transparent attempt to erect onerous obstacles to a woman seeking an abortion.
The HuffPost LIVE segment on Compassionate Management was a powerful experience for me. It validated what I believe, and do, and gave me the chance ...
I've heard many clients say they have an idea but it's not their place to share it. I say - Yes it is! Regardless of your level, title or expected ...
There are constant reminders of the struggles for women -- pay inequity, pregnancy discrimination, and violence against women. Most of us experience it, read about it, and talk about it. There is only one big step that could have a significant effect on all these issues.
Perseverance is the ability to keep going, to put one foot in front of the other, to envision a goal and head towards it. It is to follow your arrow regardless of circumstance or obstacle or self-imposed roadblocks. It is being true to yourself, your purpose and belief in yourself.
Coupled with a history of political unrest and rural poverty, Kosovo is one of the poorest countries in Eastern Europe. Currently, Kosovo is struggling with the second highest unemployment rate in the world for students aged fifteen to twenty-four. A staggering sixty percent of women in Kosovo are unemployed making it the highest unemployment rate for women in all of Europe.
Many young women who attend graduate school do it for wonderful reasons: they are smart, they have had teachers who have inspired them, and they want to make a difference and contribute to their chosen field of knowledge.
"How many more reports do we need?" I asked myself as I read through the latest one documenting (again) the gap in gender parity in organizations. Th...