When Twinkle Khanna was growing up in Mumbai, women were not encouraged to speak their mind.
Tag: gender equality
“It’s not about one goal, it’s about all goals,” said UN Women Executive Director Mlambo-Ngcuka who started her speech at a press conference on February 14 by sharing the concept of intersectionality featured in the latest report.
The hot topics of parental leave and gender equality in the workforce ignited thoughtful discussions and new solutions at a recent United Nations seminar.
Artificial intelligence apps like Alexa are improving the way we use technology, but they’re also revealing the pervasiveness of sexism in the process.
In 2014, Janet Yellen became the first female chair of the Federal Reserve—a historic appointment, given that women make up less than 30 percent of the economic field.
If women played an identical role to men in the labor market, they would add 28 trillion dollars to the global economy by 2025. Poverty rates would fall, more children would be healthier and in school, and the world would be more politically stable.
While “Lean In” may have made the biggest splash in recent years, it joins a slew of other books and articles about how women can and should behave when trying to advance their careers.
It goes without saying that A Women’s Thing loathes Mike Pence and the woman-hating, LGBTQ-discriminating career he’s built for himself.
Ladies Get Paid co-founder Claire Wasserman started a grassroots movement to educate women about the pay gap and advocate for equal pay.
Karima Bennoune explains why cultural rights are women’s rights. Bennoune has received numerous awards, including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize (2014) for her recent book, “Your Fatwa …
Numerous profiles of outstanding women have been compiled on the Woman Secretary General website. Yet, it is a man, António Guterres, who was elected by acclamation to be the new Secretary General.