Tag: gender

Feminist Books 2016

The 6 Female Authors You Need to Read in 2017

2016 has been a difficult year, one that’s seen a type of social and political heartache many would like to forget; it’s also been a year filled with strong female voices speaking out against racism, sexism …

Antonio Guterres campaigns on a promise of gender parity

New UN Head Antonio Guterres Pledges Gender Equality

To the chagrin of many, the UN’s next leader will be not a woman. However, he—Antonio Guterres, former Portuguese prime minister and head of the UN refugee committee—did campaign on a promise of gender parity.

Gender History Pink Blue

Child’s Play: Pink and Blue Gender History

One of the many recent projects that have set out to explore the issue of gender and its relation to childhood is JeongMee Yoon’s “The Pink and Blue Project,” in which the artist photographed children’s rooms filled with products in only two colors.

Your Own Worst Enemy

Your Own Worst Enemy

How Women Today Counteract That Nagging Self-Doubt: Sexual harassment is just one of a myriad of workplace anxieties that women struggle with on a daily basis. We earn less, are overlooked for promotions and, despite the personal sacrifices and studying it took to get to our current positions, often feel like our place in the workforce has little to do with accomplishments and everything to do with luck. It’s called Impostor Syndrome …