*80 percent of people killed by firearms annually in the U.S. by intimate partners are women.
*American women are 11 times more likely to be murdered with a firearm than women in any other developed nation.
1. INDIA – Tops the list, with levels of violence against women still running high, more than five years after the rape and murder of a student on a bus in Delhi sparked national outrage and government pledges […]
Latino and Asian adolescents who face racial or ethnic discrimination are more likely to experience depression, poor self-esteem, lower academic achievement, substance use and risky sexual behavior, according to a […]
Say the phrase, “working mother,” and watch Lisa Keller cringe. Not because she doesn’t believe in the working mother—after all, she is one—but because the phrase is a tautology. There hasn’t been a time in his […]
Women argue this is true. Now a study proves women are at better at governing.
The new research is the most comprehensive study on this topic and looks at the implications of the presence of women in other […]
andrearuth wrote a new post, Muslim Dolls to Inspire Girls ##muslimdolls #salamsisters 1 month ago
The idea for Salam Sisters started with Zileej’s co-founder Peter Gould. He was looking for dolls for his two young daughters that would help them feel empowered and connected to their family’s Mus […]
On average, 56 million induced (safe and unsafe) abortions occurred worldwide each year.
There were 35 induced abortions per 1000 women aged between 15–44 years.
While the Nordic countries dominate the best countries for women’s list, the lowest-ranking countries on the index are historically more unstable and volatile.
Researchers: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace […]
Money in industry is power. Add sexual harassment at work to the mix and women are further stymied. The effects described below can be subtle.
Women, on average, earn around 80 cents for every dollar a man […]
The problem lies in patriarchal social and political structures, which are inherently violent towards girls. (Suggestions are listed below).
Deeply entrenched patriarchal mindsets tacitly condone gender-based […]
Four Benefits of Hiring Linen Services for your Hospitality Business
Operating any hospitality related business is quite a demanding task. Your success in a hospitality industry is entirely depended upon your ability to offer customers what they want. For this reason, making a right choice of towels, tablecloths, bedding and more is imperative.…[Read more]
andrearuth wrote a new post, Empowering Girls Through Sport: Tools #girlssports 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Sport empowers. Six hundred million girls are growing up in developing countries today.1 International authorities, from the World Bank to the United Nations, agree that the most effective way to fight […]
Sandra Mwarania, 28, Kenya
I used to think human rights advocacy was just for professionals with a strong legal background. It’s not. At university, students aren’t listened to. When I was a student, I adv […]
By Farhana Qazi
Violent extremists are masterminds at exploiting empathy and giving girls and women a false sense of hope. Over the past five years, an astonishing number of girls and women have joined violent […]
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