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The Best And Worst Countries For Women – Forbes

Iceland wins again! World Economic Forum’s 6th annual Global Gender Gap Report is out and Iceland is number 1 for the third year in a row. It is one of the first countries to give women the right to vote in 1915. Iceland currently has 43% female parliament members and has had a female head … Continue reading

(video) Miss Representation Trailer – Mothers, Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Humans, Please Watch This and Share!

http://www.missrepresentation.org/home.html From the Video’s Youtube Information: Trailer Courtesy of Girls’ Club Entertainment. Like drawing back a curtain to let bright light stream in, MISS REPRESENTATION uncovers a glaring reality we live with every day but fail to see. Directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the film explores how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women … Continue reading

(video) UN Women: a powerful new agency for women and girls worldwide

emceed by Ms. Juju Chang, news anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America “United Nations, New York, 24 February, 2011 – Luminaries from the worlds of politics, entertainment, business, the media, music and film are joining the United Nations today as it celebrates the birth of a powerful new agency giving voice to women and girls … Continue reading

(Video) Global Gender Gap Report 2010 – Saadia Zahidi – World Economic Forum

“Apparently Nordic countries provide the greatest equality for women when it comes to economics, educaton, politics and health. Equal pay, labour force participation rates, literacy rates, enrolment in tertiary education, female representation in parliament, life expectancy and sex ratios at birth are most equal in Norway, Finland and Sweden…Female empowerment is embraced more today than … Continue reading

(Video) TEDTalk Jody Williams: A realistic vision for world peace

Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams brings tough love to the dream of world peace, with her razor-sharp take on what “peace” really means, and a set of profound stories that zero in on the creative struggle — and sacrifice — of those who work for it.  http://www.ted.com

(TED video) Isabel Allende: Tales of passion

Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, the definition of feminism — and, of course, passion — in this talk. The following bio has been lifted from Isabel Allende’s bio at TED: As a novelist and memoirist, Isabel Allende writes of passionate lives, including her own. Born into a Chilean family with political ties, … Continue reading

(video) Universal Declaration of Human Rights

  United Nations – The Universal Declaration of Human Rights http://www.humanrightsactioncenter.org Created by Seth Brau Produced by Amy Poncher Music by Rumspringa courtesy Cantora Records

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