The Iranian team's performance so far with its 0:0 draw against Nigeria in its first World Cup match in which it was not defeated in its first tournament game as well as the encounter with Argentina, has spared Mr. Rouhani and his government being blamed for another failure.
In his recent address at West Point, President Obama said the U.S. must always be a leader. And yet, leaders of U.S. corporations, so far, have seemed complacent with a lagging status quo.
In the United States, women of color frequently experience the double burden of discrimination. They are discriminated against by race and also by gender. The same applies to Roma women in East-Central Europe. And sexism imposes its own double burden, for Roma women must confront not only the prejudices of society as a whole but also discrimination within traditional Roma families.
If I had to say what was the best thing that's happened in the entire world in the last 10 years, it would be the arrival of gay marriage in America.
This is a no brainer public policy; there is no reason that the United States of America should not ratify this treaty as the world leader on national security and a defender of human rights.
It's been almost a year since the day Wendy Davis arrived on the senate floor in her now famous pink sneakers to bravely filibuster a bill that if passed would have huge implications on reproductive health care in the state of Texas.
I wonder if when women are perceived as being aggressive, it's really just because we're trying to get credit where credit is due. When we're supposedly aggressive while dating, it's because we want to go after what we think we deserve. Is it so bad to try to level the playing field?
Second Chance was founded with an analogous goal. Beyond helping them to survive and recover from physical and psychological wounds, the organization exists to enable survivors to live in total freedom from violent relationships as they pursue their own independent aspirations and dreams.
Be kind. Try hard. Treat girls with the same respect you treat boys. I couldn't be more sincere when I say that is all I want from my sons.
Tony Porter, Armond Mosley and others are doing phenomenal work in leading men towards a more holistic definition of manhood.
I generally don't defend the Kardashians, and have often taken my own pot-shots at them. But the other night my husband and I watched 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' because it's the closest thing to 'I Love Lucy' on modern television.
It is so important for women to have role models like this, to see women doing really excellent work for human rights. Women need to see more of this so we can be more of this: independent female powerhouses working together.
In the 21st century, an international sports governing body is demonstrating that women sports are still subjected to male hegemony.
1.) Equal Pay for Equal Work I'm all in favor for the "pay" portion of this mantra but... what kind of work are we talking about? Operating a jackha...
When all else fails, consider the power and value of nonviolent resistance methodologies of the variety that Gandhi and Martin Luther King practiced.
The expression "man up" instead of "take responsibility" excludes half the population. And what's the female equivalent of "man up"? The time to excuse this sexist language is long over.