Tag: Gender Equality

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Why We Need to Nurture Entrepreneurship in Young Girls

Why We Need to Nurture Entrepreneurship in Young Girls Existing programs that promote and support women’s entrepreneurship help address the inequality that currently exists, but they don’t reach women early enough. By Sylvia Acevedo Last month, women on college campuses around the world gathered for Women Entrepreneurship Week, an annual event that brings budding female entrepreneurs together with female startup founders…

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Tapping Into Potential of NCAA Women’s Basketball

Tapping Into Potential of NCAA Women’s Basketball For the NCAA, Building the Business of Women’s Sports Starts With Basketball By David Berri Three days before the tipoff of the 2021 National Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Tournament, University of Oregon star Sedona Prince posted a video on TikTok showing that the weight rooms provided to the men’s and women’s players in their…

5 Young Women on the Forefront of Climate Action

Five Young Women on the Forefront of Climate Action Across Europe and Central Asia Women and girls are powerful leaders and change-makers for climate adaptation and mitigation and must be included in the design and implementation of climate action. Without their leadership, knowledge and participation in climate responses today, it is unlikely that solutions for a sustainable planet and gender-equal…

Iceland’s First Lady Advocates For Gender Equality

First Lady Of Iceland Eliza Reid Advocates For Gender Equality By Cheryl Robinson Around the world, gender equality is a trending topic. Although women and girls make up half the population, the ongoing battle for women’s rights has continued for centuries. In 1945, the United Nations Charter made equality between men and women a fundamental principle to help advance gender equality. Since…

African Women Show Why Gender Justice = Climate Justice

A women’s group led by Amy Thior (dressed in yellow) plant mangrove trees for climate adaptation on … [+] INA MAKOSI FOR ACTIONAID U.K. Women and girls are bearing the brunt of brutal climate impacts in the developing world, they also hold the key to taking decisive action against climate change and building resilience against its effects.  “We’ve seen that in all…

Jennifer Lawrence Reacts To Being Paid Less in ‘Don’t Look Up’

Jennifer Lawrence Reacts To Being Paid Less Than Leonardo DiCaprio In ‘Don’t Look Up’ By Rachel West Jennifer Lawrence may have top billing among her high-profile co-stars in “Don’t Look Up”, but she certainly doesn’t have the top salary. Lawrence toplines a cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Timothee Chalamet, Jonah Hill, Ariana Grande and Mark Rylance in…