Health Care Jobs That Desperately Need More Women

There is a monumental push to push more women into health care jobs — but the truth is that women already make up more than 78 percent of the health care labor force. This isn’t a misleading statistic; if you visit any hospital or clinic, you are likely to see an abundance of women at work: staffing front desks, maintaining administrative functions, providing nursing care, assisting medical professionals, offering social assistance and more. The problem is that women aren’t well represented … [Read more...]

Helpful Domestic Violence Resources

For many years, domestic violence wasn't taken seriously. Unfortunately, sometimes the victims of domestic violence weren't believed until it was too late. Domestic violence still occurs, but by raising public awareness, victims now have a voice, resources and options. There is still a long way to go, and many more victims who fear coming forward and speaking out, but knowing what help is available and where to go can give you some peace of mind. Hope is the candle in the darkness, and armed … [Read more...]

Nushu – a 19th Century Chinese Woman’s Silent Rebellion

19th century China was not a particularly pleasant place for women. Much of their existence has been summarized in the book, Snow flower and the Secret Fan, by Lisa See. This was the age of foot-binding (large feet were considered ugly), as early as age seven – a painful method of curling toes under the foot and walking on them until they broke and were permanently bent under. It was an age in which young girls were promised to men, primarily as a result of financial arrangements between … [Read more...]

Women Make the Safest Drivers, We Can Save a Bunch of Fivers

When Sheila’s Wheels burst onto the insurance scene, women across the UK rejoiced. It’s long been known that women are involved in fewer accidents than men, though insurance premiums didn’t accurately reflect this. Sheila’s Wheels, the car insurance company for women, was launched to put a stop to the inequality and offer women a cheaper, fairer price on their insurance. In 2012, the EU ruled that insurers could no longer charge premiums based upon gender. However, that didn’t stop companies … [Read more...]

The Importance of Sexual Health

Female empowerment comes from understanding and knowing your own body and being the one to make decisions about it. How you choose to live and what you choose to do with your body is up to you, but that means that you are also responsible for taking care of yourself too. You should be allowed to live as freely as you like, but we also want you to be safe too, so here is some advice on how you can stay happy and healthy: Caring for Your Body With female empowerment comes body positivity, … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women In Your Community

For all the amazing women who have accomplished great things and become recognized for their achievements, there are many more quietly working away in their local communities. You probably know some yourself; women who devote themselves to good causes, inspire children through their teaching, create artworks that give pleasure to other people, or work tirelessly to raise money and improve the lives of their fellows. These women are the cornerstones of communities, without whom far less would be … [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...]

Dealing With Your Lack Of Self Confidence

When a person is unable to be confident in their abilities and themselves, they are noted to be someone who has a lack of self-confidence. No matter how much a person states they are confident, if they truly are not, it is easy for those who are around that person to determine otherwise. Mentally and physically, people can see just how unsure a person may be of themselves. With some assistance and perhaps mentoring, a person who lacks confidence can learn to be confident once more. It is not … [Read more...]

Women and Cars: How to Break Gender Stereotypes

Ever get that sinking feeling in your stomach when taking your car in for maintenance? As a woman, unfortunately, this is all too commonplace. That's because the auto repair industry has earned quite the reputation for taking advantage of female customers. Of course, while there are countless honest mechanics out there, you and your girlfriends could probably write a book based on the number of times you were told something needed fixing that likely was in fine condition or being upsold to … [Read more...]

6 Things Strong, Single And Independent Women Never Do

Being strong and independent doesn’t just mean you have your own apartment and you’re not depending on your parents. That’s not the point. It’s what you carry inside that matters. It’s the way you think and the way you act. You can be alone and proud of it. You don’t need anyone’s help and you don’t seek it. You know that you are more than capable of doing anything you wish and no one and nothing can stop you. Strong and independent women won’t seek approval in meaningless relationships … [Read more...]

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development MAY 21 Event

Informative Speakers! Mingle and Socialize! Hors d'oeurves and Refreshments! DATE: MAY 21, 2018 VENUE: Markham Convention Centre -- 2901 Markham Rd, Toronto, ON M1X 0B6 TIME: 7 PM - 10 PM Esteemed Speakers Anne Lamson came to Canada in 1998 after graduating Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Philippines. She worked 4 years as a caregiver for a lady with Multiple Sclerosis before deciding to pursue other careers, both in the Hospitality and Retail industry. She moved … [Read more...]

It May Still Be a Man’s World but You Can Succeed as a Woman – Here’s How

As women, we know how long and how hard we’ve struggled to be recognized for who we are and what we can do. Those rights weren’t won easily and the battle is ongoing to this day. As the old Virginia Slims slogan has it, “You’ve come a long way, baby,” but never lose sight of the fact that there’s a long way yet to go. Even though there are a greater number of women in high ranking positions around the world, if you were to do a study, you’d see that men still outnumber us at least 10:1, and … [Read more...]

Take an Empowering Trip as a Solo Female Traveler

Is there anything more liberating than embarking on a great adventure? ‘Out Of Office’ on, bag packed up and a whole world of opportunities waiting ahead for you. Some adventures are best taken alone — if you’re looking to challenge yourself, to meet new people, perhaps even fall in love, you stand a much greater chance of self-development if you hit the road solo. It’s fair, though, if you are nervous about taking a trip without the support of a friend or partner. Especially as a female, it … [Read more...]

A study of women salaries in healthcare

While nobody denies the existence of a payment gender gap between women and men, it is also true that progress and evolution is visible with the naked eye in this regard. Healthcare is one of the fields that presents with very interesting statistics and situations. More and more women are occupying today some medical specialties, traditionally linked to men. A recent study published by the BMJ last year shows that female surgeons are more competent than their male counterparts. In fact, … [Read more...]

How to Write a Thesis Statement for Women’s Rights

It is not easy to draft a comprehensive and interesting thesis statement, especially when it's your first time writing one. That is why most students prefer to use custom dissertation writing help for their papers to avert the stress or avoid mistakes. So, when you are told to write a thesis on women’s right, for example, it should be able to draw the attention of readers not only give the reasons women fought and are still fighting for their rights. It should also include the public's attitudes … [Read more...]

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