Posts Tagged Women

International Women’s Day: Don’t Let Anyone Tell You How Far You Can Go…

BARCELONA, Mar 4 2019 (IPS) – The data – with its sexism and its gaps – shows us that many of the barriers girls experience are determined merely by their gender… Read the rest of this article at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/03/international-womens-day-dont-let-anyone-tell-far-can-go/ Advertisements

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A Global Imperative: Empowering Women is Critical for World’s Economy & People…

WASHINGTON DC, Mar 1 2019 (IPS) – March 8 marks International Women’s Day, which provides a chance to reflect on the struggle for greater gender equality… Read the rest of this article at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/03/global-imperative-empowering-women-critical-worlds-economy-people/

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5 Things Mentally Strong Women Don’t Do…

(intro from mindbodygreen.com) …the world is filled with people who are described as “mentally tough.” Yet, most of the examples we’re given are men… Read the full article here: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/5-things-mentally-strong-women-dont-do

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Food Sustainability, Migration, Nutrition and Women…

ROME, Jun 19 2018 (IPS) – We worry about how we can continue to put food on our tables; and yet one-third of food is never eaten, instead being lost or wasted… Read the article here at ipsnews.net: http://www.ipsnews.net/2018/06/food-sustainability-migration-nutrition-women/

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Happy International Women’s Day…

International Women’s Day is observed on March 8th every year, here are some sites highlighting the event: https://www.internationalwomensday.com/  http://www.un.org/en/events/womensday/  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/business/international-womens-day-did-start-important/  http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/international-womens-day  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women%27s_Day    HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY!!!

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Prize awarded to women scientists from developing world…

Intro:  Five women scientists from the developing world have been awarded an international prize for research that promotes socio-economic development and a better quality of life… Read the rest of this article at scidev.net: https://www.scidev.net/global/gender/news/prize-awarded-to-women-scientists-from-developing-world.html

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“Banging on the Door” – Women Fight for a Voice and Space in Civil Society…

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 9 2017 (IPS) – The space for civil society organizations is shrinking around the world, with particular impacts on women activists and human rights defenders who face additional barriers due to their gender or sexual orientation… This article was posted on ipsnews.net earlier this month, read it here: http://www.ipsnews.net/2017/12/banging-door-women-fight-voice-space-civil-society/

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Women who get frequent UTIs may reduce risk by drinking plenty of water…

Summary:  Women who suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections may reduce their risk by drinking more water, according to a new study… Read about this here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171005190252.htm

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Ovaries: Facts, Function & Disease… 

Intro:  Ovaries are the female gonads — the primary female reproductive organs. These glands have three important functions: they secrete hormones, they protect the eggs a female is born with and they release eggs for possible fertilization… Read all about the ovaries here @ livescience.com: http://www.livescience.com/58862-ovary-facts.html

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Quotes about Women…

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail,their failure should be a challenge to others.  –  Amelia Earhart ——- Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.  –  Oprah Winfrey ——- Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.  […]

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International Women’s Day 2016…

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up […]

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16 Powerful Quotes About What it Means to Be a Woman…

(published on nypl.org – NewYork Public Library) Women are some of our favorite writers, most intelligent voices, and incredible innovators. Women have helped us think more deeply through issues about which we’re passionate, and women have made our world a better place to be human. And though womanhood is often a challenging terrain, it offers unique […]

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