You have a big test, a difficult conversation or a stressful day ahead -- how much of a difference could a hug from your partner make on your state of mind?
According to a recent study from Dr. Martha Lauzen of Diego State University, the representation of female protagonists and BIPOC women in top-grossing films has ticked up slightly from the previous year. The representation of leading women has risen from 29% in 2020 to 31%.
Counting part-time and part-year workers in wage gap calculations is essential to painting the full picture of the gender wage gap.
Though ancient cultures elevated some women, they vilified others. ”Feminine Power: the divine to the demonic,” at the British Museum in London through September 25, endeavors to show both sides of female power in ancient and modern cultures around the world, examining female deities who were exalted in some way—even when they were represented as evil.
Secretary Albright also joined our special To the Contrary panel on Women in Diplomacy: How do women diplomats differ from male ones? Human Trafficking: The US’s role in ending modern slavery. Political Violence: We speak with Sandra Pepera of NDI about their #NotTheCost campaign. This show also includes former Representative and Undersecretary of State Ellen Tauscher.
Written by: Lily Quinn Miner
Young women today are lucky enough to enjoy the right to vote thanks to the bravery of the feminists who came before them to fight for that right just over one hundred years ago. It is important for us to look back on this movement with gratitude and remember what it was like for women who had to push for something that nowadays seems like such a basic freedom. Continuing our celebration of Women’s History Month, we have put together a collection of past episodes that touch on the Women’s Suffrage Movement both here in the United States and in the United Kingdom.Read More »
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