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From Pink Collars To Pink Hats: Working-Class Feminism And The Resistance
The American Prospect
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Why Do Young Girls Hate Their Bodies?
Sarah M. Wylder
Emotional Eating Coach & Founder of www.LeavingDietWorld.com
The survey highlights the pressures felt from a young age – that girls feel they are not pretty enough, thin enough or perfect.
Encouraging Entrepreneurship Among Young Women In Tanzania
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality a...
Unlocking Extraordinary Purpose In Everyday Items
Marketing Director for Vaseline® at Unilever
Dear Younger Me: Here Are 15 Things You Should Know
Senior Policy Analyst | Social Researcher | Student Pilot
You’re in for one hell of a ride, but don’t worry –- you got this.
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3 Ways to Make Networking Work for You
Global Strategist, TEDx Speaker, Founder
As someone who makes new connections for a living, I know it can sometimes be daunting and draining. If you are an introvert, you may find it exhausting to attend a large conference.
Record Share Of Young Women Now Living With Relatives
The number tops the previous high set in 1940.
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Young Women, The Makers Of Change By 2030
Founder and President, Girls' Globe
This year my daughter will celebrate her first birthday. I became a mother last year for the first time, and it is the most beautiful gift and the most amazing adventure! Yet, having a daughter does make me a bit concerned; the world has not come as far as I would have liked.
Bills, Bills, Bills: How to Save Money in College
1,000 Dreams Fund
Social enterprise, girl power, live your dreams
Freshman Year means more freedom, more heartache and a bundle of new experiences. One experience I wasn't ready for (and am still feeling the ramifications of), was, and is, money.
What Keeps Us Going When Things Get Tough?
As South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu explains it: "You can't be human all by yourself." According to Ubuntu, our humanity -- our ability to make a difference -- is realized through our generosity toward others.
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Locking Up Traumatized Girls Is No Way to Help Them
Every day our juvenile justice system locks up girls who are victims of sexual violence, and physical and emotional abuse. In fact, we often incarcerate victimized girls in a misguided effort to provide them with services and to "protect" them.
Bridging the Hope Gap: Why Life Skills Matter
President and Chief Executive Officer, International Youth Fou...
How do they regain their balance, build up their confidence, and imagine a brighter future? There are no simple answers, of course. But we do know programs that give young men and women a sense of empowerment and hope are making a real difference in lives and communities everywhere.
Why More Women Are Burning Out in Their 20s and 30s
Lawyer turned burnout prevention expert
Messages about self-care and the importance of recovery aren't always sent as strongly as messages about achievement and success, and that has implications for how women eventually work, live, and parent.
How to Get a Bikini Body Without Buying a Bikini Body Plan
Helping women worldwide overcome fear, self-doubt and that STU...
How The #SoSheDid Campaign Is Empowering Young Women (WATCH)
#AOLBUILD Presents #BuiltByGirls
AOL's speaker series, BUILD, is about sharing perspective, opi...
What If We Put a Full Stop to Period Punishments?
Edupreneur, Cofounder/Chief Curiosity Curator of What If...?
What if, together, we can see to it puberty is a wonderful passage into all of the possibilities of adulthood, instead of a life sentence into insecurity, shame and isolation for young women?
7 Tips for Young Women From a Flight Attendant
Flight attendant & founder of TheFlyingPinto.com
Being adventurous and being stupid is not the same thing. Have fun, travel and get lost in the world, but do it in a safe way. If possible have a travel companion. Make sure people know where you are, always carry a cell phone with you and read up on places before you go.
Why Susan Patton's Advice to Get a "MRS Degree" Is As Wrong As Her Math
Family Law Attorney (Coldwell Bowes, L.L.P.); Author (Break Fr...
Telling young women that they should choose a husband while in college because you can't swing a backpack there without hitting a guy is like wanting babies to pick a car when they're infants simply because at no other time in their lives will so many people hand them car keys to play with.
Studies Find Religion Promotes Healthy Body Image for Young Women
Writer, Association of Religion Data Archives
Being part of a community that lifts up the message "God made me, and he doesn't make anything bad" appears to help moderate the impact of the "body loathing" promoted by popular culture, said sociologist Andrea Henderson of the University of South Carolina, lead researcher in the study.
Student, Colby College
Time and time again, women are told, like children, to sit down, sit still, sit quiet. And since I'm barely an adult to begin with, who is going to believe me?
What Is Women's Empowerment?
Lecturer & Founder of 4Girls GLocal Leadership (4GGL)
Empowering girls and women is powerful. Today, we know it is the key to economic growth, political stability, and social transformation. World leaders, experts and scholars alike are giving their voice to this critical endeavor.
9 Things I Wish I Could Tell My 20-Year-Old Self
Mommy. Former Corporate American. New Freelancer/Risk-Taker. F...
Do what you say you're going to do. Tell the truth.
Why My Advice To Younger Women Is This: 'RUN!'
Author, syndicated blogger, featured humor speaker, publisher,...
A young reporter requested an interview about what advice I would give to younger women. I assumed my wisdom was needed because I'm older and still dress myself and use the toilet unassisted.
DNC Chair Should Not Criticize Young Feminists
Women's rights activist
As a 34-year-old feminist working for women's rights and social justice since being a teenager, I've encountered my fair share of older feminists that regurgitate this narrative over and over.
Lean In, Fall Flat:
Why Young Women Still Stumble at Work
Programs & Policy, Mayor's Fund
In order to close the ambition gap, however, those who already hold positions of power, and are frustrated with the lack of young women excelling at work, will have the next move, guiding us as we take our first steps into the workforce.
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