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Emma Watson- Humanitarian? Style Icon? Actress?

As a 24-year-old franco-american I grew up watching Emma Watson steal our hearts with her career as a budding wizard. As a politically-inclined woman I find myself looking at her in a different light. 277 more words

Does Gender Equality benefit us all - 2015 Theme for Women in Rotary's International Women's Day Breakfast

This year’s International Women’s Day Breakfast reflects the need for men and women to work together, if gender equality is to become a reality in the corporate world. 245 more words

Emma Watson And UN Women Launch Worldwide 'HeForShe' Initiative

At the World Economics Forum in Davos yesterday, Impact 10X10X10 was launched by UN women with Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson  to push for more momentum in achieving gender equality across the globe. 584 more words


Ladies have better handwriting: on stereotyping women


I volunteered to help out with a college event last week. During an ice breaker exercise, one of the men at the table (I was merely observing up to this point), when told the group of two men and two women would need to record some educational challenges and potential solutions to share with the entire group later, asked if “one of the ladies could do the writing.” … 1,099 more words

Discrimination claim filed against University of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A complaint has been filed against the University of Minnesota that alleges gender discrimination in intercollegiate athletics.

The university says in a statement that a complaint was filed with the U.S. 117 more words

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Davos's gender inequality problem shows why Davos matters

Does Davos matter? It’s an old and contentious question. But it’s one that has traction as the power brokers at the World Economic Forum meeting this week turn their lofty gazes to the issue of gender parity. 292 more words