Tag: Gender Equality

Make Women’s Equality Day a National Holiday

Make Women’s Equality Day a National Holiday Source: National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites August 26th is the anniversary of women in the United States winning the constitutional right to vote in 1920. In 1973, Congress recognized this important historic date by declaring it as Women’s Equality Day. Although this is a landmark date, many Americans are still unaware of its existence…

1 Year Driving Action for Gender Equality. 1 Year of Generation Equality.

1 Year Driving Action for Gender Equality. 1 Year of Generation Equality. By UN Women Written 30 June 2022. One year ago, the Generation Equality Forum brought together leaders from governments, civil society, youth and the private sector to take bold global action on gender equality, marking the start of an ambitious 5-year journey convened by UN Women. Since the Forum, convened…

What Changed Since The NCAA Women’s Weight-Room Uproar?

What Changed Since The NCAA Women’s Weight-Room Uproar? By Maggie Ryan One of the biggest stories from the 2021 women’s NCAA basketball tournament began with a TikTok and might end — possibly, hopefully — with lasting change. You might remember Oregon Ducks forward Sedona Prince’s video, which exposed the stark differences in the weight roomsavailable to men (a full-size gym) and women (a…

U.S. Soccer Teams Agree To Historic Equal Pay Deals

US Soccer Teams Agree To Historic Equal Pay Deals By Henry Bushnell The U.S. Soccer Federation and its men’s and women’s national teams agreed to side-by-side collective bargaining agreements that will “achieve equal pay” and vindicate the women in their years-long battle with the federation over inequities. The two deals, which run through 2028, will pay men’s and women’s players on “identical” terms for…

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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…