Reading through some of these posts, inspired me to think about the women in my family and I found that there are common threads that go beyond physical appearance that link us all together.
Girls with an interest in programming will be able to see themselves and be encouraged to pursue this field.
Remember this one?
This parody is a great send-up of the ways that commercials try to make women feel poorly about themselves.
The problems with having a lot of kids are obvious: not enough food, not enough money, not enough education. All of these concerns perpetuate the cycle of poverty for generations down the road.
The recent influx of counterfeit money has caused the local sex-workers union to start a program to show women how to spot counterfeit cash.
This month we have created a video about our book of the month: The Feminine Mystique.
That someone feels the need to jump out of a window in order to escape the threat of an imminent attack is a symptom of India’s rape problem. But it’s not a rape problem that exists just in India; it’s a problem that exists everywhere.
Seriously. I want to know.
I mean, “The End of Men” was going to come up eventually.
International Women’s Day was two weeks ago, but embarrassingly I’m just finding about this excellent infographic now.
One organization, Girls2Women, has found a way to make reusable sanitary napkins for girls in Ethiopia out of local Ethiopian cotton.
This year is the 50th anniversary of The Feminine Mystique.
What did you think of Things Fall Apart?
Thousands of people travel abroad and it is a vulnerable situation being out of your comfort zone. But that doesn’t mean that you are immune to crime wherever you call home.
Of the roughly 3.5 billion women in the world, an estimated 1 in 3 will be sexually assaulted during their lifetimes.
In 2010, the World Bank began a project called “Nuton Jibon,” which means “New Life”.
In several schemes through different private clinics and hospitals, unethical doctors have been performing hysterectomies on women that do not need them (though they claim differently).
The Women Under Siege Project’s most recent endeavor collects real-time information on rapes and sexual assaults as the Syrian conflict progresses.