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INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY 2011
Stop That Feminist Viral Statistic Meme
Philip N. Cohen
Sociologist at University of Maryland
A Trailblazing, Feminist Beauty Queen
Hilary Levey Friedman
Writer and Sociologist, Brown University
Last week women around the world observed the 100th celebration of International Women's Day. One woman not discussed was Jean Bartel, Miss America 1943, who passed away on Sunday night.
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A Global View of Women
Former CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
The status of women's economic health around the globe is slowly improving. As a small group of people in Chicago, it might seem like there isn't much we can do to help move this global issue forward.
It Takes Women to End Global Poverty
Daniel W. Yohannes
Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation
This week, as we celebrate the occasion once again and reflect on the great strides made over the last century, we know their work is unfinished.
Colbert: 'Hey, Ladies Show Me Your Advanced Degrees'
Women Move Up by Moving Overseas
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan
International Careers Expert, Award-winning Author
When I speak to professional women at all levels across various industries, I still hear many reasons why women think they, in particular, "can't" go abroad. But going global deserves a serious look.
Women Will Lead to Bring Freedom to Iran and Middle East
Iranian community leader
Women will lead the way to bring freedom and democracy to Iran and other Middle Eastern countries since they have been the prime victims of dictatorship, tyranny, and Islamic fundamentalism.
Jewelry in a War Zone?
National Geographic Adventurer, Founder of Mountain2Mountain a...
There is an unusual strength that comes from wearing the words that inspire us.
America's Working Women: Stress, Health and Well-Being
Best-selling author, speaker, and human relations expert.
March 8th is the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, which seems like the perfect occasion to get the scoop on the "State of America's Working Women."
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
The 'Mean Girls' Obsession -- As if Women Were the Ones Starting Wars
Professor Emerita, USC Marshall School; Author, 'The Secret Ha...
Categorizing women is often used as a way to limit their opportunities further. If we start bandying "mean girls" around as if it's a valid category, we inadvertently imbue it with legitimacy.
Some Much-Needed Sisterhood on the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day
In Peru, in Nepal and around the world, millions of women already face a daily struggle to put food on the table because of discrimination and inequality. Climate change is making their situation worse -- much, much worse.
A Century of Giving Back
Queen Rania al Abdullah
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Her face has been kissed by Time. Every crease and line around her eyes records a moment in her life, like the delicate rings in a tree trunk. With what little she has, she still gives what she can. She is Um Fawaz, from a village in Jordan.
International Men's Day
President and CEO, New America; Author, Unfinished Business: W...
Over my lifetime, women have demonstrated repeatedly that they can do anything that men can do, while still managing traditional women's work at the same time. But the same expansion of roles has not been available to men.
10 Reasons We Need International Women's Day
President/CEO, Chick History, Inc.
While women's history and women's rights have made leaps and bounds over the centuries, there are still injustices, atrocities and violent acts against women everyday.
Agents of Change
Rep. Nancy Pelosi
Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives
In my travels, I have met with presidents, prime ministers, and kings. But what has impressed and inspired me the most were my conversations with young people, and especially young women.
International Women's Day: To the Next 100 Years
We've invited some of our most influential women bloggers to reflect on the accomplishments and struggles facing women. From Queen Noor of Jordan to Eve Ensler, the voices are as varied and impassioned as you'd expect.
The Triangle Factory Fire Centennial and Why It Matters Today
Author, 'Election Day: An American Holiday, an American History'
One hundred years ago, 146 young immigrant workers died in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire. The value of the past is learning to avoid mistakes of the future. We need to listen; we need to remember.
Feminist Coming Out Day: What Does Feminism Mean to You?
The Harvard Crimson
Feminist Coming Out Day rises above the stigma and contradictions that muddle so many conversations on sexism, and the power of the event lies in its one simple assertion that feminism is pertinent today.
International Women's Day: Reflections from Natalie Portman, Maya Angelou and Other Renowned Women
To help celebrate this centenary of International Women's Day, I went through my interviews and compiled a selection of quotes to remind us why we all benefit when we stand up to empower women and girls.
International Women's Day: Who Inspires You?
Fast-Tracking Women's Empowerment: Partnerships and Practical Solutions
Susan M. Blaustein
Executive Director of WomenStrong International
For women and girls to thrive in urban settings, thoughtful multi-sectoral strategies must be applied, from ensuring safe transport to school for teenage girls, to training law enforcement personnel to handle domestic violence cases.
Getting Your Man to Commit
Democracy for the 21st Century
While roses and tubs of those Trader Joe's cookies are awesome, there is nothing more sexy than a man who is so self-assured that he'll work to shift the gender-power equation.
Women Living With HIV: A Lesson in Resilience and Rights That US Congress, the World Cannot Ignore
President, Center for Health and Gender Equity
How will we be remembered in another 100 years? Will this be the Congress that spent wisely and honored commitments, or did not pay the slightest bit of attention while women were senselessly dying around us?
The Arab Woman You Don't See
Queen Noor of Jordan
International humanitarian activist
Too many still equate the soundbites describing women under Taliban rule with the teachings of our faith throughout the Muslim world. But the oppression of women in parts of the Muslim world is not because of Islam, but contrary to it.
The War in Congo Waged on the Bodies of Women and Girls
Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, ending sexual violence as a war weapon remains one of the greatest challenges to the protection of women's human rights.
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