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SEED Community: GirlZTalk

Our journey into the rural heartland of Limpopo, South Africa continues to resonate in our organization. During the past few months we have continued to make new connections with girls across South Africa, sharing our stories, the issues faced and ways to overcome them. 361 more words

Inspiration & Positive Change

Why Gender Equality Still Isn't Easy

I’m back in the homeland for the holidays and driven by boredom yesterday, a friend and I ventured into a toy shop (it’s not that silly considering we both work with children). 448 more words

Life

On Single Moms Who Play it Safe in the Age of Economic Inequality–and Stay Unmarried

This great article by historian Stephanie Coontz explores the relationship between progress in gender equality and the rapidly growing economic inequality plaguing the U.S. Of particular interest is her take on the well-known gap in marriage rates between lower- and higher-income mothers: 189 more words

Culture

Do Men and Women Have Different Career Goals?

Initiatives aiming at addressing the under-representation of women in certain domains often include flexible or part-time working arrangements. The idea behind this seems to be that women often find it harder – and more important – to achieve a good work-life-balance, while other career goals such as prestige and a high salary are important to men.This of course makes sense, as women still take over a disproportionate amount of childcare and household work, while men are still seen as being the main earner of the family’s income. 110 more words

Gender Equality

I Am a Strong Girl. Statements from Ethiopian girls.

Last week Peace Corps Volunteers around West Amhara hosted the 6th annual Gondar Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World). Over the week the girls bonded, learned, grew more confident and shared their stories.   696 more words

Peace Corps

Breaking the Cycle UK makes secondary education possible for girls in Bangladesh

This interview was part of a two-article series aimed at presenting and showcasing one of the projects that Time for Equality has chosen to support in the frame of their ‘Take Action‘ mission. 1,111 more words

Journalistic Works

Mumpreneur - Love it or Loath it?

The other day I was at a networking event. Despite being marginally intimidated by the fact I was the only female in a room full of 15 male business owners I quite enjoyed myself. 809 more words

Self Employment