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The business case for gender equity

This piece was originally featured in Parlour: Women, Equity, Architecture ahead of International Women’s Day 2015   

For those working within the Australian architecture profession there is ongoing discontent about how poorly an architect’s input is valued and remunerated. 1,210 more words

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Seeking Dignity in a Society that Grants Little: Living with HIV in Lesotho

According to UNAIDS, young women 15–24 years old in sub-Saharan Africa are twice as likely as
young men to be living with HIV. This is a story about one such young woman. 1,073 more words

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Pension Reform: Uneven Progress

By Christina Ewig*

Recent pension reforms in Latin America show promise for greater gender equity across the region, but progress remains uneven in coverage and generosity.  523 more words

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Silken Laumann's Memoir "Unsinkable"

Silken Laumann’s career as a Canadian rower and Olympian was defined by her bronze medal win at the 1992 Summer Olympics, 10 weeks after a rowing accident that shattered her right ankle. 179 more words

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Trial nears in high-profile Silicon Valley sexual discrimination lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO – A jury was picked Monday to determine whether a venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm is liable in a sexual discrimination lawsuit or is the victim of a former employee forced out because of poor performance. 639 more words

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Celebrating women’s sexual pleasure – with Kit Murray Maloney

Celebrating women’s sexual pleasure – with Kit Murray Maloney

Kit Murray Maloney is on a mission to celebrate and spread women’s sexual pleasure.

In this episode, we talk about how she began her not-so-easy mission, the benefits of women concentrating on their sexual pleasure, her “Pleasure Pledge”, and how she creates a phenomenal network of people around her. 118 more words

Galentine's Day: End Girl Hate

Last week, February 5th, Cal Poly had their first ever Galentine’s Day celebration. But this wasn’t your typical Galentine’s Day, created by Amy Poehler’s Leslie Knope from  631 more words

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