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2014-02-25 23:22:45

Two Generations Into the Early Feminist Movement, 64% of Women Studied Feel Satisfied with Career Accomplishments with Significant Compromises Made Along the Way Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 SheByShe™, a new women’s opinion site dedicated to giving women a voice, today announced the results of its “Wonder Woman: Work-Life Balance” survey, finding that the over 700 women studied mostly feel satisfied with career progress but that it comes at a significant cost. Of the...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Carol Crossed is the founder and president of the new Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Massachusetts. The Birthplace was recently restored, and opened in the spring of 2010. Adams, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Women's History Month ends with the death of a leading women's rights figure, Geraldine Ferraro. A lapel button supporting her run for vice president in 1984 still graces my office bulletin board. A trailblazer in the political realm, Ferraro can be rightly added to the...

2011-03-07 04:00:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a message by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women: A hundred years ago today, women across the world took an historic step on the long road to equality. The first ever International Women's Day was called to draw attention to the unacceptable and often dangerous working conditions that so many women faced worldwide. Although the occasion was celebrated in only a handful of countries, it brought over one million...

2011-02-26 00:00:02

Stellar star line-up to address women's issues includes "Days of Our Lives" super star and author Deidre Hall; "Father Knows Best" actress and neglected children's advocate, Lauren Chapin; New York Times best-selling author and speaker Lisa Nichols; New York Times best-selling romance writer Debbie Macomber; America's most trusted fitness instructor and founder of Buns of Steel, Tamilee Webb; international entrepreneurial connector, business trainer and founder of Money and You, DC Cordova;...

2010-11-29 14:49:26

Women's relationships with other women played an important role in the peasant society of the 18th and 19th centuries. The women lived, worked and gossiped together, and felt a sense of belonging and responsibility in this community. A new thesis from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) reveals that these communities also served as a breeding ground for women's power. Previous research on women has often focused on their position relative to men from various perspectives. Women's...

2010-08-11 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- How are women faring on "equality"? What remains unequal? Is equality really the summit for progressives and feminists, or only one more mountain to climb? With the 90th anniversary of women's right to vote upon us -- and August 26th designated as Women's Equality Day -- On The Issues Magazine invited writers, artists and poets to consider the elusive search for equality and its flip side, double standards in our lives, for "EQUALITY: How much further...

2010-05-20 07:30:00

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bad Media LLC announced its first e-book, Betty Dodson: My Sexual Revolution, the eagerly awaited autobiography covering the life of pioneering feminist and sexologist Betty Dodson, PhD. This marks Betty's first new book since penning the feminist classic Liberating Masturbation (1974) and the international bestseller Sex for One (1986 - over 1 million copies sold). Going on sale Thursday, May 20 the book will be available at Ms. Dodson's website,...

2010-01-04 15:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year since 2002 Women's eNews has held a gala to celebrate the achievements of 21 people who have bettered the lives of women and girls worldwide. Why 21 Leaders? The fact that 21 is the smallest number we could use says so much about the vitality of women's movement worldwide, whittling the nominations down that much is such a hard task! During the autumn, Women's eNews asks its readers and previous nominees to nominate leaders committed...

2009-05-21 09:38:00

A Celebration of Gloria Steinem's 75th Birthday NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight the Ms. Foundation for Women will be joined by prominent members of the entertainment, business, philanthropic and not-for-profit communities in celebration of its co-founder Gloria Steinem's 75th birthday and the Ms. Foundation's 21st Annual Gloria Awards, a tribute to grassroots women activists and philanthropists who ignite change on behalf of women, families and communities...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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