While we can likely agree that slavery is wrong, women around the world are still arguing their case for gender equality. Valerie Hussey asks: What gives? read more
We are familiar with term green washing but how about gender washing? What does it look like? And what can we learn from the environmental movement about the pace and nature of change?
Award winning Lunapads founder, Madeleine Shaw says “When it comes to feminism and capitalism, I personally believe that the success of the feminist business revolution will be to change capitalism…”.
In September, 35 executives, activists, writers, artists, non-profit leaders, startup founders, and students came together to talk about feminism in the age of individualism.
“…today we are increasingly aware of the negative impact and rising cost of inequality and exclusion in our society.
Group of young women activists aim to spread the word about inspirational women in history through travel app.
“I have seen feminism become much deeper, much more intersectional, much more enmeshed in people’s everyday lives and that’s the kind of feminism we need going forward.”
Sadly, what happened to Hepburn in this instance is not unusual. Women’s contributions are all too often “accidently” erased from history.
What my own experience taught me was the value of flexibility. If I hear anyone complain that the one-year maximum for maternity leave permitted in Canada is overly generous, I have to keep myself from attacking.
“I’m not very interested in telling women how they can improve themselves to fit into the existing system. I’m much more interested in…how the system can be changed….”