I am not hiding in hopes that someone else will take the reins in female empowerment campaigns. I admit to doing that in the past, watching the likes of Gloria Steinem stand up for women and not doing my part. That has changed; I have changed. I am now speaking and writing my views to …
What exactly is feminism and what does it mean today? How has it changed over time? What are the types of feminism? Get these answers and more in the posts below.
Find out how you can support women’s rights, starting with understanding the issues that still exist. The gender pay gap is a big problem in the US and elsewhere in the world.
Add in other problems, including how women in the UK workforce are still underrepresented in leadership roles, and now you see why there needs to be change, sooner rather than later. Talking about sexism and harassment – specifically, why and how they still exist – is essential. Let’s get into the issues, with the goal to reach a better tomorrow.
And so August 26 is here, officially marking the anniversary of the women’s right to vote in the United States. Yes, it is the date when the 19th amendment was changed, and it is called Women’s Equality Day. While 94 years have passed since then, I have to wonder if dedicating a day to women’s …
Ritu Sharma speaks worldwide about the problem of women living in poverty in developing countries. She co-founded Women Thrive Worldwide in 1998, as a means to find solutions for the issue, and is the current President. She began this organization after leaving Punjab, India with her family to immigrate to the US, leaving behind poverty.
Many women feel the pressure to be slim – usually because of media images of skinny women being paraded everywhere – and that pressure intensifies during the summer swimsuit season. That’s why I wanted to highlight how the Sexy at Every Curve calendar from women-focused company Swimsuits For All is flying in the face of the super-slim image. Yes, curvy women are sexy.