AUG 12: International Youth Day – Safe Spaces for Youth

What are safe spaces? The theme of this year’s International Youth Day on 12 August is “Safe Spaces for Youth”. Celebrations on the day will highlight various types of safe spaces and their role in contributing to youth empowerment, inclusion and development. But what are safe spaces? They are various platforms where young people can come together, participate, engage in diverse activities and enjoy the freedom of expression. When youth have spaces where they can come together without … [Read more...]

Orange Day – Gender Equality Advocacy and Awareness, LUCKNOW on 25th July, 2018

Orange Day + Gender Equality Advocacy and Awareness session conducted at Spring​ Dale College, Gomti Nagar LUCKNOW on 25th July, 2018. Our Advisor to Asia, Ms. Meetika Srivastava, was called upon to conduct a gender equality related session during their ongoing one week long awareness drive on the theme of gender equality is the need of the society. Championing the cause of girls education and empowerment she did screening of the movie 'Girl Rising'. This was followed by an … [Read more...]

Famous Women Alumni of Durham University

Durham University was officially founded in 1832 and gained its Royal Charter in 1837, breaking a centuries old tradition that had seen Oxford and Cambridge stand as the only two universities in England. Designed to be a great university for the burgeoning towns of the north in the aftermath of the Industrial Revolution, it has since gained a reputation to rank alongside that of Cambridge and Oxford and is regularly seen near the top of lists of the world's best universities. It also has a proud … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Help Women Around the World

Around the world, women and girls are disproportionately faced with a lack of opportunity and political disempowerment. There are many reasons for this. Historically, men have typically been given access to leadership roles, whereas women have been expected to maintain the homemaker position. This has led to the continual disenfranchisement of women who seek to further their futures and develop sociopolitical autonomy. This is especially true in areas around the world where women face even fewer … [Read more...]

Confidence Tips for Social Events

Sometimes, we all feel a lack of confidence when mixing socially with others. It could be a party where you don’t know anyone, a barbeque for your boss’s birthday, or an event where you are expected to make a public speech. Or, it could be that we just don’t feel in the right frame of mind to be social. The good news is that there are tips and tricks you can put into practice to help you get over your nerves, and shine like the funny, interesting and brilliant person you are! Here is a guide to … [Read more...]

4 Ways Women Should Strive to Bridge the Gender Divide in a Male-Dominated Society

From a young age, gender role stereotypes are ingrained into children and their perceptions of the world, from the clothes they wear to the toys they are given to play with. Even as they get older, children are still being dictated to regarding where their interests should lie, and the industries they should aim to get involved in, both from a professional standpoint, and a recreational one. It is considered the norm for women to wear skirts, like bright pastel colors, and want to be nurses and … [Read more...]

How to Continue Your Education after Pregnancy

Female students who have babies while still in school face a myriad of challenges. Stories of discrimination, not only from fellow learners but also teachers are not isolated cases. And before you can find someone in whom you can trust and share worst fears, experiences or start looking for a dependable solution to your term papers, it may be too late to make it. Admittedly, pregnancy is no mean feat for a new mother, who is also a student. It is a new experience that involves emotions and … [Read more...]

How The World’s Richest Woman Spends Her Money – And Time

You may not know her name but Alice Walton is the richest woman on the planet. With a net worth in the tens of billions, Walton has the sort of financial freedom most can only dream of. Unlike the rest of the Walmart heirs, Alice spends little time working for the business and has instead headed for other pursuits. Walton’s actions are varied and have resulted in something surprising: an enormous private collection being displayed in a state of the art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas. It all … [Read more...]

Top 5 Girls’ Day/Night Out Ideas

Catching up with friends is always great fun, and it is important to keep your relationships strong, but it can be hard to know what to do and especially when you have not seen each other for a while. Going out for food and drinks is the obvious choice and, although there is nothing wrong with this, it is not the most exciting, and there is plenty more that you could do in addition to going out to eat or going to a bar. Here are just a few ideas to consider for a fun girls day out … [Read more...]

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own

Makeup is one of those things that comes natural to some women, while others might feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of products on the market. And nobody can blame them, really – it is very hard to choose something when there are dozens of variants of mascara and eyeliners. So, to save you from any potential feelings of frustration, we have compiled a short list of must-have beauty products that are easy to find and totally portable. Here are ten beauty products that every woman should … [Read more...]

Using Gadgets To Maintain Good Health

If you are determined to maintain good health, it is important that you have everything working in your favor. You need to be on the lookout for opportunities to make your life easier, not harder. In order to achieve this, it is vital that you are open to the many benefits of bringing gadgets into your life. Don’t worry; you don’t have to be a technical genius to make this work. Simply take on board the following ten tips. Hopefully, they will help you on your way towards a better life, a … [Read more...]

7 Unexpected Ways Quitting Smoking Makes You More Productive and Motivate

When you start thinking about the career moves you hope to make in the near future, you consider different approaches. A woman leader can try different strategies until she finds the one that works perfectly for her. She has secret weapons opportunities to arrange her special strengths and the ability to adapt talents. Quitting smoking can be beneficial for your career. It is easy and at the same time challenging way to improve your time-management, productivity, and professionalism. Here are … [Read more...]

Adult Education for Women

Education is power at any age, and so if you are thinking of returning to education, or you want to explore an exciting course to keep your mind sharp, or your body fit, read on to discover the benefits of adult education. Why attend a course? There are many reasons why some adults choose to re-enter the world of education, from wanting to further their career, to be social, or to boost their confidence. As an adult, you may feel more freedom to select a course that appeals to you, without … [Read more...]

A list of Recommended Typing Games for Your Kid

It is without doubt that the world has tremendously changed in terms of technological advancement in this century. One of the greatest inventions that man has made is indeed the invention of the computer. We now have computers with us almost everywhere and they have formed part of our day to day operations. Having basic computer for any individual living in this age indeed is vital. This is why it is imperative for modern day parents to take a keen interest in ensuring that their kids learn … [Read more...]

How Long Does Breakthrough Bleeding Last?

When a woman has breakthrough bleeding, she’ll get worried that something is wrong with her baby. Thankfully, breakthrough bleeding is nothing to be concerned about and it can happen to any woman. How Long Does Breakthrough Bleeding Last? The main issue with trying to pinpoint the length of breakthrough bleeding is that it doesn’t occur in every woman. In fact, breakthrough bleeding can occur when: * A woman gets pregnant. * A woman is on birth control or other forms of … [Read more...]

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