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Felleng: Girl Empowered

I’m talking to a group of high school girls; we’ve just finished watching Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TedTalk: We Should All be Feminists. I ask, “Do you think gender equity can be part of Basotho culture?” 890 more words

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Heather EM, Feminist and F Word Enthusiast

Dear Anyone Who Has This Wrong,

While feminism may have several (insert air quotes) “interpretations”, it is not in fact a religious sect with a plethora of offshoots. 362 more words

Equality

Gender Equity Planning at the High School Level, Part I: Meeting the Interests and Abilities of Your Student-Athletes (Part One)

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, 20 USC §1681 et. seq., (“Title IX”) prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs receiving federal financial assistance. 587 more words

Justin Sievert

Are women safe in India?

Are women safe in India?

Why aren’t India’s women and girls safe? Who is responsible for their safety? How should that safety be assured? Since December 2012, these three questions have become a fixture on the national agenda, as has the issue of safety, or more precisely, freedom from violence. 

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Breaking the glass ceilings 101

A conversation with a female friend at a male-dominated and highly competitive company in a very competitive industry went down like this.:

Friend: Grobby, you would be proud of me. 

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Reflections

imagine there's new metrics (it's easy if you try)

Academia has become obsessed with metrics. Institutions jostle for the “top” positions in international rankings, departments are evaluated nationally to identify the “best”, and individuals are lined up against one another to find the “leaders”. 1,869 more words

Academia

Become a role model for young women seeking work in male dominated roles such as science and technology

Economic Security4Women is recruiting role models for young women in male dominated professions .

Role models are crucial to broadening the career aspirations and expectations of young women in Australia, 44 more words

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