In honour of International Women’s Day, today’s post is an assortment of cool articles, videos and resources to celebrate the achievements and elevate the plight of women.
HOW EQUAL IS YOUR COUNTRY?
The World Economic Forum has ranked each country based on women’s ability participate in political and economic life, as well as their access to education and healthcare. Type in your country to see how it fares!
WOMEN WHO MADE HISTORY
- Who invented the life raft? Meet 18 women whose inventions changed the world.
- Who was the first female frontline war reporter in WW1? Meet 100 women who made history.
Globally, women between the ages of 15 and 44 are more at risk from rape and domestic violence than from cancer, car accidents, war and malaria. Here’s 20 more facts about gender inequality. And then there’s education…
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS A MEN’S ISSUE
Jackson Katz talks about violence, leadership, and the effect of our language.
INVESTING IN WOMEN
Women around the world work hard to take care of their families and communities. Want to help an entrepreneur get their business off the ground? Make a loan through kiva today!
- How the World Celebrated International Women’s Day
- Turkish Police Fire Rubber Bullets to Break Up Women’s Day Rally
- What Does #PledgeforParity Mean – IWD 2016 Is Encouraging Concrete Actions Toward Global Gender Equality
- Gender Equality is an Opportunity, not a Threat
Happy International Women’s Day!