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Girls' Education, a Byproduct of Microfinance

Daw Ni, a widow and mother of three girls living in a small village outside Bago, Myanmar, used to support her family by working odd jobs on local farms.   399 more words

Gender Equality

Blog: The situation for women in Georgia

Georgia, like all parts of the Caucasus, remains a male-dominated society.Women are underrepresented in politics society; only 6% of parliamentarians are women. And in mainstream society women are mostly employed in unpaid jobs or in jobs with lower wages. 460 more words


France's new education minister prompts rightwing protests

French rightwing groups who mobilised against same-sex marriage have threatened further social unrest to protest against the promotion of Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, an outspoken proponent of… 17 more words


He Said What?!! Sexism Still Alive and Well in the 21st Century

So, little D comes home the other day from his birth father’s house telling his mom and I that women can’t be truck drivers. Huh? 777 more words


Splitting divides: The misguided debate about a taxation issue

51 percent of people in Germany are women, but just 17 percent of supervisory boards and 6 percent of executive boards are female. Women in executive positions remain rare in Germany which regularly leads to a debate ( 566 more words


Women’s rights gone wrong!

Now, I can make complete sense of what my grandmother meant when she said that we are the most paradoxical generation she has come across in her lifetime, smartest yet the most confused. 966 more words


Sounding Off About Gender Equality

I’ve got a couple of thoughts on gender equality and where Texas lands in terms of fairness.