Best/Worst Countries 4 Women #bestworstcountrieswomen #womensafety

/Worst Countries The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo launched the global Women, Peace and Security Index which measures women’s well-being by assessing factors such as inclusion, justice and security in 153 countries. Iceland leads the world ahead of Norway and Switzerland while the U.S. is in […]

Gun Control Facts: USA Shooting Itself #usaguncontrol #domesticviolenceguns

From 2009-2016 in the U.S., there have been 156 mass shootings—incidents in which four or more people were shot and killed, not including the shooter. These incidents resulted in 1,187 victims shot: 848 people were shot and killed, and 339 people were shot and injured.In addition, 66 perpetrators killed themselves after a mass shooting, and another 17 […]

USA: Challenges Gender Equality Especially 4 Women of Color #genderequityworkplace #corporatesexism

Inequality starts at the very first promotion. This is even more dramatic for women of color. Women remain significantly underrepresented in the corporate pipeline (Exhibit 1). From the outset, fewer women than men are hired at the entry level, despite women being 57 percent of recent college graduates. At every subsequent step, the representation of […]

Disney Princesses Reimagined As Women’s Rights Activists #womensactivism #girlsactivism #disneyactivist #princessactivist

These Disney princesses want to be where the protesters are in these resistance-inspired illustrations. Oregonian Amanda Allen Niday has created nine picketing princesses who take on issues like racism, sexism, and xenophobia. Your Favorite is…?  Prints available at Society6!

Best & Worst Places to Be Working Woman + Glass Ceiling Index #glassceilingindex #Bestworstplacesworkingwoman

In 2005, 60% of women were in the labour force; ten years later, this ratio had edged up only slightly to 63% (it was 80% for men in both years). With relatively few women climbing the ranks, and strong old-boys’ networks helping men reach the top, female representation in well-paid and high-status jobs is closer […]