Tag: Gender Equality

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…

GC4W Presents Advancing Pay Equity in a Post-Pandemic World

Join us on Friday, March 11th, 2022 for “Advancing Pay Equity in a Post-Pandemic World,” a two-part virtual conversation with business executives on pay equity and a promotability workshop with Amii Barnard-Bahn. The Global Connections for Women Foundation presents a 2-part virtual event on Advancing Pay Equity in a Post-Pandemic World: panel discussion and promotability workshop for an immersive experience on best practices for advancing pay…

Why More Male Allies Are Needed for Women in the Workplace

By Meg Warren Women and groups advocating for gender equality are increasingly urging men to become allies in the fight. colleague Research has shown that in the absence of male support (especially from a colleague), women have to shoulder the burden of battling routine workplace sexism such as misogynist humor and microaggressions on their own. This can lead to a sense of isolation, stress and exhaustion.…

Melinda Gates & MacKenzie Scott are Aiding Equality Initiatives

By Madeline Hislop Melinda Gates and MacKenzie Scott have joined forces to donate $US40 million to four organisations that promote gender equality. The billionaire philanthropists donated the money as part of the Equality Can’t Wait Challenge hosted by Pivotal Ventures, the investment company of Melinda Gates. The initiative was supported by MacKenzie Scott, as well as Lynn Schusterman’s family foundation. They gave $US10…

The WHO and UN: Women Health and Gender Equality

By Women’s Agenda What would a true global agenda addressing Women Health and Gender Inequailties address? Given massive disparities in what women and girls experience internationally, it’s hard to quickly answer such a question. However, the World Health Organisation along with a number of key United Nations bodies are attempting to do so, in a series of new papers released this week, along…