There is statistical evidence showing that adult women read more novels than men, attend more book clubs than men, use libraries more than men, buy more books than men, take more creative writing courses than men, and probably write more works of fiction than men. If women suddenly stopped reading, the novel would nearly disappear.
Honor killings might not be preventable among the current generation of adult men, but certainly we can bring the new generation of young boys closer to understanding themselves and the other half of the universe made up of women and girls.
The world needs to embrace a global conversation about how women have been disempowered in most of the areas central to meaningful human experience. It needs a global conversation about how the empowerment of women is the central social challenge facing humanity today.
This week the U.N. Foundation and the U.S. Department of State brought together many of the U.S. delegates to this important conference in Cairo, Egypt.
It is for my daughter Nicole and women, girls and boys around the world, that I choose the most powerful form of communications on earth to come out of my closet. I want anyone and everyone who is enduring abuse of any kind to please know -- You Are Not Alone!
Bond's written 22 books since she retired decades ago. Bond uses only two criteria when allowing real patients onto her imaginary couch: They have to be women and she has to love them as people.
The Patient Trust Act protects patients. It says that politicians have no business putting words that are "not medically accurate and appropriate for the patient" into the mouths of doctors.
Millions of women, including myself, across the country are shocked and enraged that it took an elevator surveillance video and the resulting media response to draw attention to domestic violence.
An analysis of policies on violence against women in 70 countries from 1975 to 2005 reveals that the most important factor driving policy change is women's activism.
Without Net Neutrality, women's and girls' voices online will be threatened. Already, major media's structural inequality continually leaves women and girls out.
Something very exciting is happening at the number one women's glossy. For the first time Cosmopolitan is endorsing political candidates. Basically, the editors now have your back on what colors are in this fall and what names you should be checking in the voting booths next month.
On the weekend of July 26, 2014, more than 90 sisters of Delta Pi Sorority convened at the University of Connecticut to celebrate a 50-year milestone. This was no ordinary reunion and this was no ordinary sorority.
Over twenty centuries later of Racine's period, society had been developed in every way. The Roman empire intervenes and takes care of the state and puts aside the citizen's worries.
Women and girls, men and boys all share the right to live free of violence, which is, unfortunately, experienced by both men and women. Women and girls, however, disproportionately experience violence due to a deeply rooted global culture of gender discrimination.
Braveness means accepting rejection but treating failure as an essential part of success. True bravery is the realization that other women are not your competitors and that we can all assist one another. It's also about wholeness.
By commenting on a woman's body, you are continuing a cycle of perceiving our bodies for how they appear rather than for what they can do.