On International Day of the Disappeared, campaigners are calling on the UN to bring the world’s attention to the terrible plight of Assad’s detainees It was after travelling to Damascus to seek treatment for her sick baby that Rima Mulla Othman was arrested and incarcerated in one of Syria’s prisons. Show More Summary
On March 8, Rosette Laursen (pictured above) hoped to spend International Women's Day like thousands of other women across the globe: off from work to demonstrate the value they bring to the workplace. What she ended up getting was a sexist slap in the face from her boss, who responded to her request for an unpaid [...]
A few days ago, a Google engineer named James Damore wrote a lengthy memo that he posted on one of Google’s internal discussion boards. Roughly speaking, it argued that the reason there were so few women at Google wasn’t because of discrimination or bias. It was because women had certain innate characteristics that made them […]
International Women's Day and Women's History Month remain reflections on the gender gap and the rankings, and the place that does the best out of the rest. The post Gender Equality Planning with Iceland as the Apogee appeared first on The Good Men Project.
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Amid the marathon match that is the USA Shooting National Championships for Shotgun, a minor detail had to be worked out on Day 1 at the International Shooting Park just south of Colorado Springs: Women’s World Championship Selection. Show More Summary
John Oliver has taken on plenty of buzzy topics as host of Last Week Tonight - the public school system, International Women's Day, abortion - and his latest show tackles the one contentious subject that shouldn't be buzzy at all: vaccines. Namely,...Show More Summary
A message from Frank Coles, CEO of Transas on the International Day of the Seafarer. On this day of recognition, I would like to celebrate the women and men who commit their careers and their lives to being at sea for extended periods of time.
The "Fearless girl" statue was installed in March on the eve of International Women's Day by a firm called State Street Global Advisers to show support for the women of New York.
By James Sutherland on SwimSwam Kierra Smith coasted to a win in the women's 200 breast at the Mel Zajac International meet in 2:25.25. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Funk, Smith Cruise To 200 Breast Victories On Day 2 Of Mel Zaja...
MINNEAPOLIS — Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be “modern day sex slaves,” according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges high-level members of what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that concealed millions of dollars in earnings. The indictment brings the total number of people charged to […]
Ten Trophy Team riders to represent America in France ISDE 2016 Team USA Courtesy of American Motorcyclist Association PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The American Motorcyclist Association today announced the 10 Trophy Team riders selected to represent the United States in the 2017 FIM International Six Days Enduro in Breive, France, on Aug. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton has officially given more effective speeches in the last 24 hours than Donald Trump has given in his first 100 days in office. After discussing her election loss at the Women for Women International's annual luncheon on Tuesday, the longtime politician made her way to the star-studded Planned Parenthood's 100th anniversary gala, where she [...]
On International Workers' Day, marchers in Sweden take to streets to back Muslim women's right to wear hijabs at work.
Today, the organizers behind the International Women’s Strike will march in New York City’s May Day parade. The IWS faction will wear red, in solidarity with both workers and women. The marching bloc is open to any feminist: You do not need to be affiliated with any union or organization to join them. Show More Summary
Post by Alaisha Key. Every single day women deal with the internal and the external struggles that go along with being labeled or stereotyped by specific gender roles. But if there's one thing that the world should know by now, it's that you don't underestimate a woman. Show More Summary
(San Diego, CA) – In honor of International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day, a group of female Karl Strauss Brewing Compan… The post Karl Strauss Celebrates Women in Beer with the Release of Pink Boots Presidio Porter appeared first on thefullpint.com.
Kendall Jenner’s activism extends about as far as firing off a “women rule!” tweet on International Women’s Day, and captioning a photo of herself wearing a “vote” crop top with “her her her her” two days before the 2016 election. So...Show More Summary
Wall Street’s “Fearless Girl” statue has weathered more than her fair share of mischief since she was erected the night before International Women’s Day. Just two days after her arrival in the Big Apple, she got humped by a man in a suit miming child rape. Show More Summary
On International Women's Day last month, a sculpture of a Fearless Girl was installed in front of New York City's iconic Charging Bull on Wall Street. This defiant little bronze statue was temporarily installed as a symbol of equality and pressure for big investment firms to add more women to their boards. And just like the women [...]