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3p Weekend: Women in Corporate Leadership Twitter Chat

Join PwC, Northern Trust, and TriplePundit for a special Twitter Chat about women in corporate leadership roles, in honor of International Women’s Day.

L’Occitane Ultra Soft Balm for International Women’s Day 2015

. For International Women’s Day (March 8th) 2015, L’Occitane is launching Ultra Soft Balm. The handbag-sized multi-purposed balm can be used for lips, body and hair. L’Occitane Ultra Soft Balm (20g, limited edition, £4) contains shea butter (96%), beeswax, sunflower seed oil and tocopherol (vitamin E, antioxidant). The highly emollient balm moisturizes dry areas effectively [...]

5 Qualities of an Inspiring Woman, in Honor of International Women's Day

Each International Women's Day, the global community pauses to reflect on women who inspire. Sometimes these women are famous, sometimes they are historical -- but just as often they are seemingly regular women you've never read about...Show More Summary

"The Heavenly Vision" of Suffrage, or, Happy Belated Anna Howard Shaw Day!

By Carol FaulknerIn 1888, the Rev. Anna Howard Shaw preached the opening sermon at the first meeting of the International Council of Women. Based on Acts 26:19, "Whereupon, O, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision,"...Show More Summary

TEACH WOMEN NOT TO COMMIT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE! Columbia conflict-mediation professor busted for punch…

TEACH WOMEN NOT TO COMMIT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE! Columbia conflict-mediation professor busted for punching boyfriend. “Joann Baney, 54, who teaches International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, was arrested Valentine’s Day, at...Show More Summary

Nine Tips to Protect Your Heart This Valentine's Day

As caretakers, women often don't stop and take time for themselves when it comes to matters of the heart. But with Valentine's Day around the corner, Loyola University Health System internal medicine physician Anita Varkey, MD, urges women to protect their health and prevent a common warning sign of heart disease.

Oscars: Rory Kennedy Does Family Legacy Proud In Bringing Closure – And Academy Award Attention – To ‘Last Days In Vietnam’

At last Saturday’s lively and informative annual Women’s Panel – expertly moderated by Madelyn Hammond –  at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, filmmaker Rory Kennedy had the capacity crowd roaring when she offered her brother Christopher’s two part definition of the kind of movies she makes:  “Depressing. Show More Summary

One Billion Women and Girls Deserve Better

By: Cindy Ko, Ending Violence Against Women Fellow; DC Legislative Coordinator This Valentine’s Day, show your love for humanity and demand change for women and girls: join Amnesty International and V-Day, a global movement dedicated to ending gender-based violence, for … Please continue reading.

Working to End Sex Trafficking

International Women's day on March 8 each year is about recognizing and advancing issues related to women, and groups that support them. How could I not choose that as a theme? I started researching to see what interesting groups I would find, when I came across some upsetting statistics. Show More Summary

Women’s International Open in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Women’s International Open in Colombo, Sri LankaThe Paul Morphy Chess Club, under the Auspices of the Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, is organizing an International Women’s Open to coincide with the International Women’s Day in Colombo,...Show More Summary

For Discussion: Babbling Bigot Mike Huckabee Says Women Shouldn’t Be Able To Curse At Work – “That’s Trashy!”

Mike Huckabee Says Women Using Profanity At Work Is Trashy via Think Progress Mike Huckabee channeled his internal Ned Flanders last week, lamenting the fact that he doesn’t just hear cuss words in the office these days, but he even

Democratic Republic of Congo's Dr. Mukwege: ‘How Can One Stay Silent’ in the Face of Sexual Violence?

Dr. Denis Mukwege moved some European parliament members to tears with his speech accepting the 2014 Sakharov Award on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

80th anniversary – First women’s international cricket test match was played in Brisbane

On 28 December, 1934, Queensland hosted the very first women’s international cricket test match. This historic match, Australia vs England, was played at the Brisbane Exhibition Grounds over three days. From their arrival by the Kyogle train on 20 December until they left on 1 January, the English team had a busy schedule, conducting radio [...]

Women's Bodies Were the Ultimate Battleground of War-Torn 2014

When we speak of international women's rights, it's tempting to think of them as a destination -- a large, glittering city that we travel towards, hoping one day to arrive there and find that all has changed in our favor. The denizens...Show More Summary

From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: 16 Days Exploring Gender-Based Violence and Human Rights

In the East and the West, in the so-called developing and developed worlds, gender-based violence is one of the most common killers of women around the world. The World Heath Organization and other international groups have mounted campaigns to raise awareness about gender-based violence, but many development organizations still don't consider...

Businesses Must Take a Stand Against Gender-Based Violence

This week marks both International Human Rights Day and the end of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. If we are to have real gender equality and a more just society, we must ensure that women participate in the economy on a full and equal basis. Show More Summary

Around Town - All About Women

Sun 08 Mar 2015 All About Women returns on International Women’s Day 2015 with a line-up of unflinching guest speakers, including critic and host of video series Feminist...

3 places to hit the slopes for International Women's Ski Day

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

International Women's Ski Day on Saturday is all about urging girls and women to come together and hone their skills on skis or snowboards.

Female Leadership Is a Must, Not an Option

On International Women's Day in 2010, the European Commission issued a declaration upholding the idea that gender equality is a fundamental right, and reaffirming its commitment to pursuing the "fairer representation of women and men...Show More Summary

#OrangeUrHood Campaign Kicks Off UN-led Effort to End Violence against Women

Tonight, for the first time ever, both the Empire State Building and UN Headquarters in New York are bathed in orange light to kick off the “Orange YOUR Neighbourhood” campaign ahead of the International Day to End Violence Against Women.

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