March 8 was International Women’s Day and, as usual, there was a sudden rise in news items that feature women, some of which will be featured in this week’s Friday Links. At the same time, women around the world were involved in protests. A few dozen Iraqi women took to the streets to demonstrate against [Read More...]
During the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games last month, Russian Youth Olympic Games (YOG) figure skater Adelina Sotnikova delivered a challenging routine in the free programme, earning her the title of Olympic champion. Australian skier...Show More Summary
Female power in Sochi Last month in Sochi, more than 40 per cent of Olympians were female athletes, and a number of National Olympic Committees (NOCs), such as Australia, Japan, China and Ukraine, included more women than men in their delegations. Show More Summary
Medea Benjamin shares her harrowing story of being detained in Egypt while on her way to mark International Women's Day in Gaza.
Harvard Law School, Women Inspiring Change: In honor of International Women’s Day, [the Harvard Women's Law Association and Harvard Law and International Development Society] are hosting a two-week long photo exhibit featuring inspiring women in law and policy nominated by members of the HLS community. To view the portraits and...
On the heels of International Women's Day, I am struck by the need to link women's empowerment with access to quality education. Each year people around the world raise their voices celebrating women while also demanding change. This...Show More Summary
Honoring the continuing significance of International Women’s Day, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers has called for the end of forced abortion in China. China’s One Child Policy has caused more violence against women and girls than any other official policy on earth. Already this year, the headlines coming out of China concerning its One Child Policy […]
We chatted with Saundra Pelletier about why International Women's day is so important.
International Women's Day was this past Saturday. Sebastian Molano has three great tips for the other 364 days in the year. The post Stop Saying ‘Happy Women’s Day”: Three Concrete Actions to Promote Gender Equality appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Female armor bingo – “Boobplate” is the free square, to give you an idea. From criticaldragon1177. Irony alert: Human rights museum censors International Women’s Day post with anti-Harper line – From Gwen. Contest for women game designers – No matter your experience, you can submit your idea for a game design to The Fine Young Capitalists. Show More Summary
In conjunction with International Women's Day (March 8, 2014), a practical andeducational tool on the topic of young women living with HIV has been developed by Womenfor Positive Action (a global, multidisciplinary group of experts committed to addressingthe specific concerns of women living with HIV). Show More Summary
LIV INGEBORG LIED: Women scribes and copyists: a note on Syriac manuscripts on the occasion of the International Women's Day (8 March).I have posted occasionally on the question of female Jewish scribes. Go here and follow the links....Show More Summary
On Women’s day, Aishwarya made an appearance at an AIDS awareness event as part of her UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador duties. Just when you think Ms. Rai can’t do worse, she does. The bell-sleeves churidaar suit was just so dowdy! Before you go, it ain’t big deal, the event doesn’t really call for it, we […] The post Not Quite appeared first on High Heel Confidential.
International Women’s Day is important for helping us re-focus our attention to [the] feminist struggle, and it should serve to remind us of that and re-commit to it. catch a fire says it's important to “do more than simply pay lip-service to the idea of International Women’s Day.” Written by...
It is Women's History Month, and Saturday was International Women's Day, so... local comedians, led by Brett Hamil, have offered up a video "Mansplaining Women's History Month": It's not nearly snide and condescending enough to be considered "mansplaining," I think. Show More Summary
March 8 is International Women's Day, which fell on the weekend this year. The 2014 theme is "Equality for Women is Progress for All." I write about equality for women every day, so I don't feel like I have Something Special to say to...Show More Summary
Our beloved friend Marlene ? has done this new superb collaboration with another talented Swede named Ji Nilsson. They did it together to celebrate the International Women's Day, that was the other day. It's a beautiful piece of music about female friendship.And it also comes with a video made by SIKOW.
Saturday, March 8 marked International Women’s Day with the theme “Inspiring Change.” In continuing the spirit of International Women’s Day, let’s start a discussion on women who inspire you. I’ll start! My mom – Despite how different we are, everything that she has done for me and my sister has always been for the betterment […]
Armed men attacked an LGBT contingent in an International Women's Day rally, but police intervened. Featured Image: read more