In the midst of all of the accolades, however, it's easy to forget that the Pope is the head of a multinational religion with 1.2 billion followers and a glass ceiling deeply rooted in sexism.
Despite progress on multiple fronts, parity between men and women remains an elusive goal. But achieving it offers huge economic potential -- if full parity were to be achieved, the contribution of women to global GDP growth could double between 2014 and 2025, adding as much as $28 trillion or 26 percent to the global economy.
This upcoming month, October, is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is a sober reminder of the prevalence of the epidemic nationally and internationally.
You have called for a year of mercy, a time where all should be absolved of their sins if they confess. With the utmost respect, I wonder, will this be a time when the Vatican confesses its sins against women?
The Kardashians may seem like your greatest obstacles in empowering your daughter, but they can be some of your greatest allies.
The women of The View going mean-girl mockapalooza on Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson--and seemingly every nurse on the planet--was not a fine moment for women.
The whys and wherefores, along with the "studies," "focus groups," "research," and other code terms for ineffectual activity and BS, fly fast and furious in Hollywood. There is so much activity, in fact, that a layperson might imagine something is actually occurring.
When the Pope takes the stage in the heart of the nation's capital, Americans will be enthralled. He has done more than any other Vatican leader in our lifetime. And he has done so with grace, energy, and determination. Our political leaders will be watching him. They should learn from him too.
Fear of talking about sex can translate into shame at any age, but particularly during the formative years, when young people are just starting to learn about themselves and their bodies.
We live in a time where it is especially critical for women to find the courage to speak their truth. We are moving into a major shift in human evolution, being led by women. We are being called to no longer ignore or look the other direction when a change or correction needs to occur.
Many of you have engaged in rhetoric that is feeding a rising tide of hatred toward migrants in the United States and globally. From border walls to mass deportations and guest worker programs, we've heard nothing new. But the reality is, many of you count on immigrants every day. In this country, we are interdependent.
If you Google searched who am I?, what would come up? The search for identity is part of our human struggle. As children our parents show us who we...
Besties shore us up so we can breathe in, step out, and shine on, whether in business, politics or at school. When your female tribe's behind you, you feel less vulnerable, maybe even invincible, right? And who can relate to what you go through in life more than another woman?
There's almost never been a more important time than now for the ultimate power woman, Diane von Furstenberg, to make a statement about the strength, sophistication and savvy of women.
Whether or not Hillary Rodham Clinton is chosen to be the Democratic Nominee, it's important to give her credit for the extraordinary accomplishments she's achieved throughout her career.
It's no secret that the recent Supreme Court rulings to uphold ...