How You Can Have a Solid Home Living Situation After Serving in the Military

Housing costs are the biggest expense that most people have, and rents and mortgage costs continue to go up. If you find yourself shopping for a new apartment to live in every few years or have a mortgage that is too expensive, there are ways to get your living situation stable. First, you need to be a member of the military or a person who has been honorably discharged, or you have to be the spouse of a service member to qualify for VA loan refinancing. Whether you’re a single woman looking for … [Read more...]

4 Things Successful Self-Employed Women Do Differently

As every woman has their own definition of success, there are certain actions and traits successful women in the world share. The female mindset is focused on the success and everything they need to achieve that. With 2016 considered as the “year where feminism and entrepreneurialism forces aligned,” it is now the golden age of female entrepreneurship as the rate of growth is at least 70% higher than it was in 1998. Due to the significant rise of entrepreneurship trends in women, it has … [Read more...]

Why Women Lack Energy For Work & Play

How do you know if your low energy is caused by underlying disease or is the result of lifestyle factors, stress, poor diet, lack of sleep, or normal aging? Or is there something else going on? Although it is common, fatigue can be one of the more frustrating symptoms of menopause. It can negatively impact many aspects of a woman's personal and professional life, and it can even take its toll on her overall health. Fortunately, by better understanding its causes, women can treat this … [Read more...]

Writing a Mission Statement for Nonprofit That Stands Out

Nonprofits have helped women find their place in society, but their work is never done. It is imperative that nonprofits continue to do all that good work and raise awareness about the most important and crucial issues. In order to be able to do that, every nonprofit needs to have a clear and well thought out mission statement. Its goal is to explain why your nonprofit organization exists in the first place. This is important, because if nobody knows about the mission, nobody is going to … [Read more...]

Taking the Stress Out of Moving

Moving can be a very stressful event for all involved. Packing up your entire life and moving to a different location can interrupt your everyday life in a big way. While there will always be stress during a move, there are some ways that you can limit the feeling of being stressed out. Today, we are going to learn some ways to cope with stress so that your next move will be much easier. Hiring the Right Moving Company A great way to feel less stressed during your move is to get some … [Read more...]

UN Women Executive Director visits Ukraine

During her first official visit to Ukraine, from 8-10 June, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is meeting with government officials, parliamentarians, donors, women's groups, internally displaced women and other women facing multiple forms of discrimination. Her visit comes at a crucial time for Ukraine when the country addresses the effects of the on-going armed conflict and implementing an ambitious national reform agenda. At her meetings, the Executive Director is highlighting … [Read more...]

3 Ethical Business Strategies You Can Use to Maximize Earnings

There’s a stereotype in the business world that ethical companies are typically less profitable than their peers. But in today's world, this stereotype doesn't really ring true. Good ethics are good for business, plain and simple. Here are five ways you can maximize profits, the ethical way: Consider Insourcing and Reshoring It’s fine if you don’t get it right at first. Amway, an American company that sells products ranging from beauty items to vitamins, didn’t get it right. Six … [Read more...]

Why We Need More Women in Leadership Positions

There has been significant progress for women in many arenas over the past 20 years, especially in education. Since the 1990s, women have outnumbered men in college enrollment and college completion rates. Women are also more likely to continue their education after college. This gender disparity has led to a majority of women enrolling and graduating from law school, medical school, dental school, "mba in strategy online" and more. There have also been breakthroughs for women with regard to … [Read more...]

Women in Film and Television Vancouver’s national English language Contest

Women in Film and Television Vancouver’s national English language contest, From Our Dark Side, is seeking Canadian women writers and their best genre film ideas! Submit your 3-5 page genre film outline by January 6, 2017 and you could be selected to join the 2017 incubator program designed to help you get your idea for a feature length project to the next stage. Winners will also attend workshops at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival AND receive a transportation subsidy … [Read more...]

International Women’s Day Celebration 2017, MARCH 5

SUPPORTED CHARITY The Assaulted Women’s Helpline began serving women in the Greater Toronto area in 1985. With increased demand in April 2002, we expanded across Ontario. We provide crisis counselling, emotional support, safety planning, information, and referrals to approximately 48,000 callers annually. The AWHL seeks to break down barriers to service faced by immigrant and refugee women, women living with disAbilities, Aboriginal women, LGBT women, and women of colour. To this end, we … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Protecting Yourself from a Toxic Lifestyle

Nowadays it's as if there are hazards around every corner. From the exhaust spewing out of the vehicles we drive to the products we use to clean our homes, it seems as though toxins have become nearly ubiquitous in the modern world. Most of us have become accustomed to living with these unhealthy substances, reassuring ourselves that “these things are perfectly normal,” but a growing number of health-conscious women are making an effort to minimize their exposure to things that could potentially … [Read more...]

International Women’s Day Celebration 2017 – March 5, Toronto

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“I Know Gender” Course Modules, UN Women

The UN Women Training Centre is pleased to introduce the module Trade and Gender Equality, a new module part of the "I Know Gender" online self-paced course. This module was developed in collaboration with the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and aims to enhance knowledge on the relationship between trade and gender equality. To register for this and other I Know Gender course modules click here. Training for gender equality is an essential component for … [Read more...]

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