Have you ever wonder why woman usually just in their home and cook for for their family without looking for a job outside for exploring their ability?
There was a story in India where women don't have the same quality with men because the force of their cultural attitudes and social norms in India. Getting a job and looking for it just were done by men, exactly 80% of men population in India. However, only 32% of women in India seeking a jobs. commonly, women usually deal with the… Continue
Added by Bening Mustika on February 17, 2013 at 7:41am —
I investigated a news story on the rise of women becoming more educated in less developed countries which stated that this issue would not only improve individuals but society in general. It focused on a campaign called ‘Better life, Better future’ which promotes education for girls and women and is founded by the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. Various stories online discussed how more women in third world countries were able to get a fair education and rights were… Continue
Added by Zoe Kusnierz on May 31, 2011 at 8:45am —
One of the great schisms of US politics is referred to as the "Pro Choice / Pro Life" divide.
There's a lot of verbal jockeying from both sides to use different words and reframe the issue in more sympathetic ways. People who believe that all human life deserves government protection, even before birth, want to cast the other side as being "Anti Life." And people who believe that women should have the right to choose what happens to their own bodies, even if that means making a choice to… Continue
Added by Wasserperson on May 20, 2010 at 1:50am —
Added by Hafie Yillah on May 19, 2010 at 7:21pm —
Girls often suffer gender discrimination from many angles like from within the family, community, schools, from teachers and their peers. This leads to low enrolment in school, poor retention and gradually under-achievement in life. This in turn helps to perpetuate gender discrimination at later stages of thier lives, restricted career choices and consequently perpetuating a cycle of early pregnancy, early marriage and poor health.
Selected interview of a handfull of girls between 14… Continue
Added by oluka bruno on May 18, 2010 at 4:17pm —
I learned that 1 in 26 subsaharan african women either die from child birth or become sterile because of it. Here it would be unfathomable but there it's a big problem and thorugh more reading I learned that there is a growing trend among leaders to undersand the specific prolblems faced by leaders where there hasn't been in the past.
Added by Tyler Burns on May 10, 2010 at 10:47pm —
In the last month, all of these stories appeared.
Human trafficking in Egypt
Human trafficking is real: let’s protect each other – Tsireledzani!
Since February 2009, the Tsireledzani (which…
Added by Peri Rehm on May 9, 2010 at 7:27pm —
I began my WomenWatch research with the article "International seminar puts girls' rights in the spotlight as key to development
This appealed to me as I believe young people and education are key to the success of the human species. Have you seen those Ally bank commercials where the kid is subjected to the kind of ridiculous rules some banks… Continue
Added by Katherine Morrison on May 6, 2010 at 10:17am —
The Empowering Women story that i am following is Afghan women prisoners and raising their children in the first female-only prison in Kabul. 100s of Women prisoners have to bring their children to prison. They say the children are stressed most of the time and are not taught manners. Its difficult to take care of children in prison. If you you have family at home, it is better to keep them with family. They live amongst convicted killers. women spend their days sewing and embroidering, and… Continue
Added by Ugn Brnrd on April 28, 2010 at 11:01pm —
I found a couple of ways to expand my initial investigation of empowering women through sports. I found a project on the Global Giving site for giving money to women in Rwanda as well as a story about the same idea in Afghanistan (see my "act6" blog post
for links). When I searched for this topic in Google, I came up with the Changemakers profile… Continue
Added by Richard Smyth on April 28, 2010 at 7:34pm —
I found this site, Connexion
which has a terrific on-line library of articles, links to websites, books and films etc. What a great resource this will be for me! I love when that happens, I learn one thing, which leads to another and then another. I was searching for women-related but I hit the jackpot with this one which has the vision:…
Added by Buffy B on April 27, 2010 at 6:26am —
On International Women’s Day, Strong Recommendations to the Business Community to Advance Women’s Empowerment and Inclusion
UNIFEM and UN Global Compact to launch Women’s Empowerment Principles – Equality Means Business
For immediate release
Date: 8 March 2010
Media Inquiries: Continue
Oisika Chakrabarti, Media Specialist, UNIFEM Headquarters, +1 212…
Added by Benny Faibish on April 23, 2010 at 3:21pm —
I'm learning about human trafficking right now, and in particular what im wondering about is: why would people do that? i researched my question Continue
online and this article caught my attention.
"Traffickers seek out
vulnerable victims and coerce them into situations of exploitation. One
such example is Maria (not her real name), an 8-year old girl who was
forcibly removed from her home in Guatemala by a child…
Added by Crystal Hong on April 15, 2010 at 4:42pm —
I am learning about woman's
right right now, and in particular what I am wondering about is how are
women struggling in this world? I was researching this question online,
and this blog post caught my attention because its something I've heard
about a lot and its a very serious issue.
“My husband is
jobless and a drug addict. He slapped and beat me daily, sometimes with
a stick. I still have scars on my back. Recently, he started to tell
people I was… Continue
Added by shehrina on April 13, 2010 at 2:11pm —
the news story from Women, gender, and equality is an inspiring story since it explains that many women are more likey to benefit and be inspired through sport rather than other forms of inspirations. many women achieved different achievements in the past and they still due but faced many barriers of discriminations and racial aspects. but they still carried on. Most of the benefits faced by these women because they were inspired through sport or physical activity were that not many women were… Continue
Added by Recania Burger on April 13, 2010 at 11:15am —
Empowring women is not only help very por and literated women, it never stop, and even today in developed coutries the discrimnation is still huge.
I choose to look closer where women are developed and has some rights but still and yed the road is long way ahead."Among those participating in the labor force, women face greater challenges than men in accessing… Continue
Added by MichalHuller on April 12, 2010 at 9:30pm —
Browsing the WomenWatch
feed, I came across an article on the ongoing battle over child marriage in Yemen
, and remembered that I'd seen some excellent commentary
on that story recently. The post notes that child marriage is as much motivated by economic factors as… Continue
Added by Samuel Freilich on April 12, 2010 at 7:29pm —
Using media, arts, and making people learn about culture is a good way to get people to understand the signifigence of women in our society
Added by Cameron Daye Burrows on April 12, 2010 at 12:55am —
The newsfeed that I investigated was one that is taking place in Sudan and involves UNIFEM streghtening the capacities of women with regards to becoming candidates in the elections, as well as voting in the elections.
UNIFEM's help includes sending advisory support to Sudan to aid the National Elections Commission, this is to ensure women-friendly voting environment. UNIFEM also releases a news letter to examine the gender issues and challenges women face in elections both as… Continue
Added by Mark Barry Taylor on April 11, 2010 at 1:38pm —
This story is of interest to me because we share a common border with Cote d'Ivoire and a common story.
It has been (unofficially) estimated that three quarters of all the women in Liberia were raped during the war. Women were forced to stay in the compounds of the war lords where they could be used by the soldiers. Or they were raped when the marauders came to their… Continue
Added by Peggie Scott on April 11, 2010 at 12:59pm —