Post Tagged with: "gender equality"

I Told My Interviewer That I’m A Feminist – Here’s What Happened Next

I Told My Interviewer That I’m A Feminist – Here’s What Happened Next

By Kaitlyn Duling for Fairygodboss I didn’t want to. Maybe I didn’t need to. But after the fact, I am so glad I “came out as a feminist” to my […]

November 15, 2018 ×
“My First Book Of Feminism (For Boys)” Laying The Foundation For Gender Equality In Youth

“My First Book Of Feminism (For Boys)” Laying The Foundation For Gender Equality In Youth

We have clearly reached a tipping point in our culture for gender equality, as evidenced by the wave of women rising up to political leadership positions, women launching businesses, women […]

November 14, 2018 ×
6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

6 Mothers Explain How They’re Raising Feminist Sons

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss In her book, Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives instructions for raising a feminist daughter — but seldom do we talk […]

August 2, 2018 ×
Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no secret that the engineering industry is predominantly run by white men—the need to diversify the field has long been emphasized, especially as women of color […]

May 24, 2018 ×
A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

A History Of Women’s Sports Media Coverage Progress & How Much Further It Needs To Go

With names like Serena Williams, Lindsey Vonn, and Ronda Rousey dominating today’s sports headlines, it’s easy to forget that a mere 50 years ago we were having an entirely different […]

May 14, 2018 ×
Geena Davis And Paul Feig Discuss Harvey Weinstein, Complex Female Characters & Gender Equality

Geena Davis And Paul Feig Discuss Harvey Weinstein, Complex Female Characters & Gender Equality

She’s an iconic actress who also heads up an institute which examines the data around gender in media in order to help proper gender equity on screen in Hollywood. He […]

December 20, 2017 ×
The World Health Organization Appoints A New, Majority Female, Senior Leadership Team

The World Health Organization Appoints A New, Majority Female, Senior Leadership Team

As TIME.com reported, the World Health Organization has announced its new senior leadership team and more than 60% of them are women! This is a major step forward when it […]

October 13, 2017 ×
To Truly Reach Equality Today We Must Stop Looking At Gender Within A Binary System

To Truly Reach Equality Today We Must Stop Looking At Gender Within A Binary System

By Cristina Carballo-Perelman Men and women can not be contained within a binary system. One isn’t a zero and the other a one. Not even the differences between men and […]

October 2, 2017 ×
New Study – Harsher Sentencing For Rape Shows Countries Less Likely To Descend Into War

New Study – Harsher Sentencing For Rape Shows Countries Less Likely To Descend Into War

Whenever governments, politicians, activists or NGOs talk about the need for gender equality, it’s important to recognize the implications of focusing on this issue are far-reaching, especially when it comes […]

September 29, 2017 ×
A Win For Gender Equality, Indian Supreme Court Rules Triple Talaq Law “Unconstitutional”

A Win For Gender Equality, Indian Supreme Court Rules Triple Talaq Law “Unconstitutional”

The Supreme Court in India just delivered a major ruling that is said to be a major win for gender equality, especially for Muslim women. The ruling concerns the triple […]

September 12, 2017 ×
Sports Illustrated Puts The Spotlight On “Women Who Are Changing The Face Of The NFL”

Sports Illustrated Puts The Spotlight On “Women Who Are Changing The Face Of The NFL”

There have been a number of stories over the past few years profiling the pioneer women who are making inroads in male-dominated sports, especially on the coaching side. Whether it […]

September 4, 2017 ×
How A Group Of British Teens Helped Change Policy Around Sex Education In Schools

How A Group Of British Teens Helped Change Policy Around Sex Education In Schools

Comprehensive sex education is always a good idea, no matter which part of the world you live in. The idea that giving youth information about bodies, relationships and fostering dialog […]

July 26, 2017 ×
Giving Language A Gender Equality Makeover – We Need To Stop Using Masculine Generics

Giving Language A Gender Equality Makeover – We Need To Stop Using Masculine Generics

By Liz Greene It’s one of the few things that makes me feel like a bad feminist — I am a terrible abuser of the expression, “you guys.” “Dude”, “man”, […]

June 29, 2017 ×
‘Teen Voices’ Series: Early Marriage In Uganda Prevents Girls From Education & Promotes Violence

‘Teen Voices’ Series: Early Marriage In Uganda Prevents Girls From Education & Promotes Violence

This is the second post in our ‘Teen Voices’ series on GTHQ. We partnered with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one […]

May 19, 2017 ×
As The Founder Of A Women-Run Magazine I Created A Work Environment I Never Thought Possible

As The Founder Of A Women-Run Magazine I Created A Work Environment I Never Thought Possible

By Daisy Helman I didn’t mean to end up running an online magazine. I had always read lifestyle publications, in print and later online, but the actual idea of starting […]

May 8, 2017 ×