At 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time the day of the Brexit vote, the men’s and women’s winner of the ongoing Wimbledon Championships, the professional tennis tournament that is perhaps the biggest international sporting event held in the United Kingdom each year, were slated to receive $3,003,200 in prize money. Less than 24 hours later, that […]
While taking part in celebrations of International Yoga Day, more than 1,600 pregnant women set a world record performing yoga in the city of Rajkot in Gujarat state.
For International Surfing Day, surf these photos of women making waves in the sport
The critical need for men to demonstrate daily advocacy for women Women's leadership advancement is stuck. We can talk about the business case, strategies and talent initiatives, yet when you really examine internal corporate numbers, women's advancement is still moving too slowly. Show More Summary
In honor of International Day of United Nations (UN) Peacekeepers, I wanted to take a moment to recognize the courageous and dedicated men and women around the world who don the blue helmet and risk everything so that others
This Sunday, May 29, is International Day of the UN Peacekeeper -- a time to pause and give recognition to the service and sacrifice of men and women serving in peacekeeping missions worldwide, from today’s missions in Mali and South Sudan, to those of the past, from Korea to the Balkans, often i
Ambassador Tarja Fernandez speaks at the International Women's Day on 08 March 2016. Photo Credit: Embassy of Finland, Kenya The 3rd Devolution Conference that took place in Meru, Kenya between 19 and 21st April was an opportunity to...Show More Summary
On International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, the governor of Texas had a message for the citizenry. “JFK wanted to send a man to the moon. Obama wants to send a man to the women’s restroom. We must get our country back on track,” Greg Abbott tweeted on Tuesday morning, around the same...
Happy International Nurses Day! This important holiday celebrates the brave men and women who keep us healthy and deal with our disgusting bodies every day. In honor of their hard work and sacrifice, we here at Someecards posted some special cards for nurses. Show More Summary
Women and men often feel reluctant to discuss what is a distressing and bewildering - but far from rare - experience, writes Claire Daly in the run-up to International Baby Loss Awareness Day One in five pregnancies are thought to end in a miscarriage, yet though it is commonplace, such a loss can be emotionally paralysing. Show More Summary
Philomena Kwao at Women for Women International's 2015 Annual Gala. Photo credit: Paige Elizabeth, 2015 Mother's Day -- a day we put aside each year to celebrate mothers around the world. Between planning brunch or sending flowers, we tend to forget how lucky we are to have access to maternal health care and truly how dangerous motherhood can be. Show More Summary
The Free Women’s Congress (KJA) made a writeen statement the occasion of May 1, International Workers’ Day or Labour Day. The statement reads, “May 1 is one important and meanfull day in the history. May Day is celebrated as the … Continue reading ?
As we celebrate International Day for Maternal Health and Rights, the documentary The American Dream shares varied maternity experiences in Black women's own voices. April, a mother featured in The American Dream, looks out the window of her home during an interview with the filmmaker, Paolo Patruno. Show More Summary
Colombia face the unenviable task of facing the United States women's national team for the second time in four days on Sunday in an international friendly. The South American side were hammered 7-0 in the first of their double-header on Thursday, with the USWNT turning on the style with some devastating stints of attacking football. Show More Summary
Here's what I wrote over at Forbes in the month of March: 8 March - 8 Awesome Anthropologists Advancing Public Outreach. It's a list of my favorite anthro blogs, just in time for International Women's Day! Do click over and follow some of these awesome women scientists. Show More Summary
March contains some great celebrations: It’s Women’s History Month, there’s St. Patrick’s Day and International Women’s Day, March Madness, spring flowers start blooming and, of course, all the great posts we put up here on Eleventh Stack! For Women’s History … Continue reading ?
The next March 8, the International Women’s Day in which all the women in the world feel united in the struggle against capitalism, imperialism, states and governments imposing on women a double and ferocious oppression, against patriarchy and modern Middle Ages, consisting of discrimination, denial of rights, rapes and sexual violence, repression on all [...]
In March we marked International Women's Day and celebrated the contributions of women all over the world. But too often during the rest of the year, we fail to notice and act when the international community is failing women and girls. Show More Summary
How close are we to the finish line as feminists around the world? The post Where Are We Since International Women’s Day Last Year? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
March is Women’s History Month in the U.S., a tradition that goes back to the first International Women’s Day in 1911, so there’s no better time than now to salute some of the great female inventors in history. In that spirit, Mashable...Show More Summary