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The World Economic Forum: 2014 Report on The Global Gender Gap

Since 2006, The World Economic Forum has released an annual index on the gap between men and women using economic, political, education and health criteria, and provided country rankings that allow for effective comparisons across regions and income groups. 56 more words

Social Justice

I am not a Feminist

Feminism is defined by the dictionary as the advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to men. The problem is, I don’t label myself as a… 916 more words


Modern Climbing Naratives and the Internet

In the last several years, technical climbing has moved into the mainstream. Climbing classes are easily accessible, and most major urban centers have at least one indoor climbing facility. 1,038 more words


A Personal Experience Being Objectified: It's All About The Hat!

While at Dillard’s for a few minutes this evening (the Devil made me do it – I generally prefer not to do shopping in brick and mortar stores – it’s too overwhelming for me), I had what is thankfully an extremely rare experience for me but one that Women, according to various studies and examples, experience almost every day: I was objectified. 516 more words

Thoughts & Perspectives


By Lloyd Pswarayi

Recently the leading story in the local media was about the First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe on her “Meet the People Tour.” The assumption I had was that the primary role of the Secretary of the Women’s League was to advance the cause of women at both party and national levels.   499 more words



Until the lion learns to write, the narrative will favour the hunter.

My little sister is almost 13-years-old.  It feels as though she is blossoming into an adult before my eyes. 

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A Sadly Familiar Story

Often it is too easy to see gender bias as a thing of the past and ignore the ways in which bias influences women’s ability to succeed in a field. 191 more words