Posts tagged ‘women’

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    Why shelters can help eliminate violence against women

    Today, in a show of support for the United Nations campaign to end violence against women, I am… more

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    How to tackle violence against women

    Your name is Sarah. You live in New York, or perhaps Nairobi, where you divide your time between caring for… more

  • A woman walks through a subway under railway tracks in Mumbai Forum Article

    12 must-read stories about gender

    “In our subcontinent, we have unique forms of cruelty towards women.” An Indian media leader is pressing… more

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    How to help end violence against women

    Violence against women is a global pandemic. It is a problem that knows no geographic, socio-economic or… more

  • Graduate student Bates works in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL’s School of Pharmacy in London Forum Article

    What can women in science learn from female entrepreneurs?

    Scientists may not readily identify themselves as entrepreneurs, but a comparison can… more

  • A woman walks on Broad St. past the New York Stock Exchange during the morning commute Forum Article

    10 must-read stories about gender

    1. How female chief executives actually get to the top. Many in the Fortune 500 took mundane first jobs at… more

  • MaryJoy prepares to take a bath before going to school at home in a squatter colony in Quezon city, Manila Forum Article

    Why we need sanitation for all

    Sanitation brings numerous benefits such as reducing the burden of disease, improving quality of life… more

  • A Google employee works on a laptop in front of a mural of the New York City skyline, at the New York City company office Young Global Leaders Article

    “She’s not a geek, she doesn’t belong here”

    I’m a fake. An imposter. I don’t belong here. Those aren’t Radiohead lyrics. This is how women… more

  • A girl smiles as she waits for her father to take a holy bath on the bank of Bagmati River during the Janai Purnima, or Sacred Thread, Festival, near the Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu Forum Article

    How do girls around the world see the gender gap?

    The latest Global Gender Gap Report – which tracks how well different countries are doing at reducing… more

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    India’s family planning progress

    Anita is a 20-year-old woman who lives in the Gonda district of Uttar Pradesh, India, with her husband… more

  • Fans of Australia cheer their team on during their 2014 World Cup Group B soccer match against Spain at the Baixada arena in Curitiba Forum Article

    Come on, Aussie blokes: close the gender gap

    “Losing to team GB is bad enough … but NZ?” This is the kind of headline that typically accompanies… more

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    Why everyone benefits from closing the gender gap

    Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund’s managing director, recently… more

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    Tackling violence against women in Latin America

    “Despite all the work that we have been doing, the number of women reporting domestic violence… more

  • Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Where are the women in the corridors of power?

    Forty-nine years ago, Mary Poppins won five Oscars. Singapore, the Maldives and Gambia became… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to participants before a round table talk on the shifting of lower import prices to customers due to the strong Swiss franc in Bern Forum Article

    Tackling the myths about women in business

    How do women get to the top in business? It’s important to separate facts from myths. KPMG recently… more

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    Six lessons for the leaders of tomorrow

    Picture the scene: It’s your annual appraisal and your boss has said she wants the discussion to focus… more

  • People prepare to grind cassava roots in Bingerville, near Abidjan Forum Article

    How empowering women can tackle malnutrition

    Imagine you are a mother of three in Djibouti, a tiny country on the Horn of the Africa with scarce… more

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    Closing the gender gap is good business

    The world is changing quickly and businesses need to be ready to meet the needs of a dynamic marketplace… more