It doesn't seem to matter whether you live in the United States, Uruguay or Uganda -- whether you are in the so-called developed world or developing world -- if you are a woman, it's more than likely you will bear the brunt when it comes to providing unpaid care.
I have always said I will stop writing when I give up hope in our ability to change and reform. So far, I have not stopped writing. Hope is still alive despite the disappointments, and these are plenty!
The Parable of the Starfish goes like this: an old man walking on a beach sees a young boy throwing starfish back into the water one by one.
Here's the thing: women drive car buying decisions. Car people, don't forget to speak to them in their language.
Even among those who support women in ministry, there can be a blind spot when it comes to understanding the long history and entrenched views about women in positions of leadership and influence, particularly in the church.
The Women's Empowerment Principles, a joint initiative of the UN Global Compact and UN Women, are premised on the fact that women's full participation in economic life is essential to build strong economies and establish more stable and just societies.
When Afghanistan's president, Ashraf Ghani, addresses the U.S. Congress this week, his government's commitment to human rights is likely to get a passing reference in his speech -- but given the formidable challenges Afghanistan faces in protecting fundamental human rights, it deserves much more than that.
How can we do better at working with women, or just working in general? How do we old guys discard years of misogynistic and sexist behavior? How can I do better at working with women at 67?
For our first round of Kuros! pepper spray drops in Africa, we had planned to conduct a number of the drops in the "squatter camps" surrounding Johannesberg, South Africa.
The distinct human rights concerns of such "multiply marginalized" LBTI (lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex) people were outlined in a Statement in Reaction to Political Statement of the 59th Commission on the Status of Women that was signed by more than 50 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and activists.
March is Women's History Month, which reminds me of the role women played in launching the libertarian movement and the role that women with libertarian values have played in advancing women's rights.
Multiculturalism should not mean that we tolerate another culture's intolerance. If we do in fact support diversity, women's rights, and gay rights, then we cannot in good conscience give Islam a free pass on that spurious ground.
The attack and subsequent suicide in 2012 of Alem Dechasa-Desisa--an Ethiopian Domestic worker in Lebanon--was a turning point in the consciousness of the Ethiopian and African Diaspora.
How often do I have to raise my voice to be taken seriously? How acutely attuned are we to the way a man looks at the hem of our dress or the cut of our neckline?
There can be no real peace with honor if women are left out. Without women at the table, women's rights will be an empty promise if peace is ever negotiated.
When El Salvadorian Daniel Teodoro visited San Rafael Tasajera island on a high school class project in 2007, he fell in love with its beauty and was appalled at the poverty of its 1800 residents.