Globally, one in three women will experience physical or sexual violence at some point in her life. The World Health Organization has declared violence against women to be a global health problem of epidemic proportions.
I was one of those kids in school whose hand always shot up with answers. Well, to clarify, that was in history and English -- and probably not ever in math or science.
My personal relationship with power is fraught with anxiety, self-doubt and fear of conflict. As a woman, I doubt I am alone in this, yet as I strug...
OK, don't get me wrong. 29 was a great year. I loved it. But I have a good feeling there are going to be other years I love, too.
Women voters don't take the bait when you accuse your pro-life opponent of being a misogynist. In two elections this November, Democrats failed to retain seats under seemingly favorable circumstances thanks to poor campaigns based almost entirely on women's issues.
Debora Spar, President of Barnard College and the first tenured woman professor at Harvard Business School, is the mother of three children and knows what it's like to constantly be pulled in different directions. Spar reveals the "underside of what it means to juggle all the time."
More gender equality in the workplace means creating a better workplace for employees to invest their talents. It helps recruit top talent -- especially women. And it ultimately, it helps the bottom line.
As a recently released 2014 report card on women's health confirmed, Pennsylvania's failing when it comes to meeting women's health needs, especially for women of color.
Access to finance, access to technology, sourcing from women-owned businesses, and changes to corporate culture all have the potential to increase women's participation and transform business as we know it.
Courage is critical, because there are so many situations in which we women have to break through barriers, challenge traditional behaviors and redefine the way others see us.
What do a 25-year-old woman in Dhaka, Bangladesh and an 18-year-old woman in Niamey, Niger have in common? Their lives could be threatened by destructive measures passed by the new GOP-controlled Congress.
Throughout the years, I've learned there are certain traits and habits chronically unhappy people seem to have mastered. But before diving in with you, let me preface this and say: we all have bad days, even weeks when we fall down in all seven areas.
Help me understand this. If a man--a stranger--says, "How are you this morning?" or "Have a nice evening" to a woman--a stranger--on the street, we're to interpret this as sexual harassment? What if he says, "God bless you--have a good day, alright?" Still harassment?
Before checking emails or answering phone calls, take the time to simply just be with your partner. Enjoy early morning hugs and kisses without thinking about all the stuff you have to do. Focus completely on the present moment of just being with them.
Just as the best part about the Justice League was that it combined the unique power of each individual superhero and made them better by acting together, the MCC2014 brought together different real-life heroes from around the globe and gave them a place to be better together.
These brave Turkish women stood up in a country where females live under constant danger for non-conformity. They risked their personal safety and joined other women demanding freedom from old restrictions. It isn't a small thing they did... not like laughing an indecent laugh.