Post Tagged with: "gender equality"

Contributors

“The List Of Shit That Made Me A Feminist” – The Story Behind The Book

“The List Of Shit That Made Me A Feminist” – The Story Behind The Book

By Farida D “What made you a feminist?” This is the question that I was asking myself when I began writing what ended up being my poetry book “THE LIST […]

Working Women

Closing the Wage Gap Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Recruitment — Here’s How To Do It

Closing the Wage Gap Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Recruitment — Here’s How To Do It

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss With U.S. unemployment at a historic low, 77 percent of CEOs see the limited availability of skilled candidates as the biggest barrier to their business, […]

Creativity

Author Elizabeth Rhodes Releases ‘Feminism Is For Boys’ As A Tool To Dismantle Toxic Masculinity

Author Elizabeth Rhodes Releases ‘Feminism Is For Boys’ As A Tool To Dismantle Toxic Masculinity

We’re experiencing a cultural flashpoint right now across the globe. The #MeToo movement, initially started over a decade ago by activist Tarana Burke and brought to the mainstream in the […]

Politics

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss The 2018 midterm elections ensured that the House is now far closer to equality than it’s ever been before.  A record number of women overall […]

Working Women

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 […]

Family Life

“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 […]

Family Life

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 […]

Working Women

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 […]

Sports

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 […]

Entertainment

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 […]

Working Women

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 […]

Contributors

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Sports

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 […]