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At a stellar gathering of leaders from business, philanthropy, government, and non-profits, the National Council for Research on Women will kick off...
By Linda Basch, PhD* This morning, I had the opportunity to hear Véronique Morali, President of the Global Women’s Forum at...
*By Kate MeyerLast week Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Preeta Bansal...
Female students have long surpassed their male peers in the rates at which they seek higher education. Yet across sectors, women’s...

News

  • March 19, 2010

    In 1970, 46 women filed a landmark gender-discrimination case; their employer was NEWSWEEK.  Forty years later, their contemporary counterparts question how much has actually changed.

     


  • March 18, 2010

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's decision to appoint a 19-member, all-male high-level advisory group on Climate Change Financing (CCF) has triggered strong protests from women's groups and non-governmental organisations (NGOs...


  • March 17, 2010

    A message to all those confident young American women from pioneering feminist Gloria Steinem: For all the advances in women's rights in the past 40 years, equality remains a distant hope....


  • March 16, 2010

    A judge in Sierra Leone has ruled for the first time that a woman's bid to become a paramount chief is lawful.  Women's rights activists hailed the ruling as a landmark decision and vowed to fight similar bans in other regions.


  • March 16, 2010

    Egypt's Constitutional Court backed the right of women judges to sit on the bench in the state's administrative courts, despite opposition from conservatives.

    The ruling follows a dispute within the State Council, the top administrative...