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IWD 2014

Women Farmers Will Save Us

Pierre Ferrari | Posted 05.17.2014 | Impact
Pierre Ferrari

Women farmers: The backbone of smallholder agriculture. They grow 60-80 percent of the food in developing countries yet own less than 1 percent of the Earth's land.

Six Reasons to Cheer for Unions This International Women's Day

Mary Kay Henry | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics
Mary Kay Henry

In spite of these strides, millions of female workers are getting the squeeze in today's economy. Even as women break the glass ceiling in business and politics, they still earn on average, 77 cents to every dollar earned by men -- and unions are a big part of the solution.

50 Powerful Women Religious Leaders To Celebrate International Women's Day

Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion

International Women's Day falls on March 8 and is a day for honoring the achievements of women around the world. As the globe moves further in the...

International Women's Day: The Overlooked and Underemphasized Role of Men in Maternal Health

Dr. Naveen Rao | Posted 05.07.2014 | Impact
Dr. Naveen Rao

If we are to make real strides in reducing maternal deaths, we need all hands on deck -- hands of both women and men. The U.N. Women's "He for She" campaign stresses this truth.