Monday, September 21, 2015



A hunch five years ago that the front pages of British newspapers were dominated by men prompted research

The society where a man is never the boss

Imagine a society without fathers; without marriage (or divorce); one in which nuclear families don't exist. Grandmother sits

My mother speaks through me

I was looking forward to having my friend Tamara over for dinner last year, since she had hosted

Pregnant refugees must have access to better care

Pregnant refugees who have fled across the Mediterranean to Greece are at risk of harm to themselves and

Trump takes away fundamental health care for women

The average American woman spends just three years pregnant or trying to become pregnant, and a full 30

How did women fare in chaina's communist revolution?

My grandmother likes to tell stories from her career as a journalist in the early decades of the

Women make less than men straight out of college and it's getting worse

The gender pay gap is actually widening for some, a new report finds. The difference between what male

In Angela Merkel, German women find symbol, but not savior

Just 9 years old when Chancellor Angela Merkel was first elected in 2005, Kristin Auf der Masch cannot

Seminar 'An Ode to Neruda', poetic drama staged at NDUB

A seminar in memory of the literature Nobel laureate on his death anniversary, entitled 'An Ode to Neruda',

The ruthless truth about women

It was almost mid night, suddenly I heard screaming of a woman and children. The woman was crying

A new tune on women's rights in the Arab world

"I want to tell you something, so listen to what I say. When a man is talking, a

How to get more women to be CEOs

There are no easy fixes to the overt and subtle barriers I outlined in my recent article about

In Indonesia, 3 Muslim girls fight for their right to play heavy metal

The three teenage girls - shy and even seeming slightly embarrassed as they peer out from their Islamic

The book that made us feminists

I was 19 years old when I bought a first edition of "Sexual Politics" in 1970. Kate Millett's first

The best era for working women was 20 years ago

The working woman was everywhere in 1980s and 1990s pop culture: The tough single gal Murphy Brown ran

Redefining Masculinity: Men have bigger role to play

Men must take the lead in tackling violence

India's first all-woman crew on around-the-globe mission

A team of six naval officers are starting a

Why language matters to female entrepreneurs

"Wanted - successful women entrepreneurs running fast-growing companies". You would think that an advert like this would have

Evidence of a toxic environment for women in economics

path breaking new study of online conversations among economists describes and quantifies a workplace culture that appears to

Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa - an inspiration

Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa is a name of inspiration, encouragement and bravery. She never cared about her own interests

The playboy president and women's health

Donald Trump's name adorned the first casino in America to have an in-house strip club. He is the first

'Peace' is a verb-and 'Women' is the noun

In this exciting new monthly series from peace-building organization NGO International Alert, we explore how achieving peace exists

Sexual violence against female children

In our everyday life, we go through many issues which are associated with our daily life happenings. Even

When women rule

While no woman has been president of the United States - yet - the world does have several

How the new feminist resistance leaves out American women

Within days of Donald J. Trump's election, the American left, newly animated in opposition, settled on a rallying

Feminism is not on their radar

If the ANC is serious about addressing patriarchal domination in society, perhaps it should unlink this from biological

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