The struggle for women's rights to engage in sports and attend sporting events has commanded increased attention due to recent events.
This year the theme of the International Day of the Girl Child (#DayoftheGirl, #IDG, #EducateGirls, #EmpowerWomen) is empowering adolescent girls. Every year, nearly 10 million girls succumb to child marriage, and are given away as brides before the age of 18, with no say in the matter.
Happiness is the polar opposite of someday. It's the complete antithesis of one day, and it's never to be found in the when. Happiness is here now if you relax enough and have the balls to accept it.
When you empower a woman, you elevate her entire community. This message exuded from the 17 international participants in this year's U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program.
Danielle Carrig is Senior Vice President, Publicity and Public Affairs for Lifetime, a division of A+E Networks. Prior to Joining Lifetime, Carrig was Executive Director of Step Up Women's Network, a National non-profit membership organization based in Los Angeles.
Releasing our inner butterfly isn't easy. It takes guts and grit. It also takes confidence and honesty, and requires a willingness to listen to the quiet longings of the heart. And once enlightened, it's up to us to take action toward the rediscovery of our true self.
We need to find it in our hearts to cross cultural and gendered lines to address the literal and metaphorical diseases plaguing us at home. And if we haven't yet found it our hearts, maybe we can find it in our pockets.
by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Newlyweds Brad and Angelina, George and Amal aside, I have some questions: What do we think abou...
On October 8th we celebrated the first anniversary of Moxie Media's blog, Moxie Insider. One year, countless inspiring stories about #futureisfemale f...
Just under 77 million baby boomers are retiring, and more than half of them are women. Too many will face retirement inequity and insecurity. As we honor Eleanor Roosevelt's legacy this week and into the future, we must continue the work necessary to fulfill Eleanor's hope for America.
Wherever we are, all of us have a role to play. First and foremost, we must reject all violent acts. But beyond this, there's nothing stopping us from modeling the kind of nonviolent, gender-equal society we want to live in.
Something exciting is happening along the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts. The voice of men at the Harvard Business School -- future business leaders of tomorrow -- have joined with their female counterparts to support gender equality, including better work-life balance for all.
Radical kindness and self-love is not an overnight event; it's a process, a process I'm still working on. Some days on this journey are easier than others. Here's what I've been doing that seems to be working so far.
Real, cycle-ending change can look like not just making a one-time intervention, but transforming the current system into a new vision. When this happens, I believe communities are not simply ending cycles of violence; rather, they are transforming them into cycles of education, peace and prosperity.
I never learned to say "I'm sorry." In my household growing up, it wasn't said too often. But learning to say it, and say it the right way, is such a ...
When I was 27, a guy I'd been seeing told me he'd noticed a lump inside me. The word lump has an instant and visceral connection -- you might as well just say "cancer." I figured he had far more knowledge of vaginas than I did. Terrified, I went to the doctor. It turned out to be my cervix.