Nearly 90 percent of people in Bihar live in rural areas, where UNDP reports, the poverty rate is nearly 56 percent.
I am the outcome of two peoples who suffered the worst atrocities in the history of humankind. The reason why my parents love one another so much is because they lived through the same experience.
In order for us to continue to advance in the workplace and home, we must literally and figuratively remove the airbrushed media images of female success and tame our own unrealistic expectations for ourselves.
I find myself awed by the difficult personal journeys that so many young women undertake to forge a new direction in their own lives, often against terrible odds. Are not their struggles to lift themselves up inspiring stories of change as well?
The status of the world's women will be discussed in depth during the upcoming CSW58 in New York City. The Commission of the Status of Women is arguably the highest authority on issues of gender equality and the empowerment of women at the global level.
On International Women's Day and throughout Women's History Month, it is important not just to reflect on women's influence on history's milestones, but also to understand the impact of history on women.
Najiba Ayubi is a journalist and activist for human rights and freedom of the press. She is the Director of the Killid Group, a non-profit Afghan medi...
In many societies around the world, the current generation of young women are paving a new path for themselves and for those who will follow.
During the 17 years I edited 'Ms.' I learned how to identify our history-in-the-making: if one woman is experiencing something, there are surely countless others who have been keeping quiet, convinced that they are either the only ones - or simply insane.
America has always been a welcoming abode for many who leave their own lands behind in search of the freedom to live in peace and thrive. "Give me yo...
Today, across the globe, in many different countries and in many different guises, we still have the equivalent of Jim Crow laws, we still have a system of Apartheid, when it comes to women. Gender inequality is the defining human rights issue of our time.
We need to ramp up our investments in educational gender equity and opportunities for women and girls. By doing so, our families and communities will thrive.
While I don't know if it would've made me more successful, these mantras save me from a lot of angst and anxiety! Use these six mantras in your quest to become your own power woman.
As we celebrate International Women's Day, we have to remember to adhere to the moral commitment of fighting back and holding accountable the perpetrators of this massive crime and blatant violation of human rights.
Hey, big news: For the first time, women outnumber men in a UC Berkeley Computer Science course. Could this be a new trend?
My mother's reluctance to raise another Betty Crocker became blatantly obvious when I started kindergarten and she sent me to school with a briefcase instead of a lunchbox. According to her, school was not about what your lunch looked like, it was about progress.