Four Ways To Improve Gender Equality In Your Business

Today, it is the duty of business owners to ensure they are doing their part to further equality across all industries. They can do this by focusing on their own company and setting an example for others. Increasing the opportunities for women and trans employees to be more in line with male employees can set your business in better stead with your customers, potential employees, and clients too. Knowing where to start with this can be difficult, however. So to help, we’ve put together four … [Read more...]

Inspiring Business Women in the Entertainment Industry

The media and entertainment industry spans everything from film and TV to gaming and casino - and it’s growing by day too. Latest figures have revealed that the US Arts, Entertainment and Recreation industry has a current market size of over $307 billion. It can’t be denied that the sector is dominated by men, but, despite this, there are a whole host of inspiring business women who we can all take a lesson or two from. Here, we round up three of the most prominent and take a look at their … [Read more...]

Simple Steps That You Can Take To Regain Your Confidence

It can be a terrible feeling when we realize that our sense of confidence has begun to slip. It can be isolating, and it can leave us feeling like we just want to hide away. It always seems particularly cruel when this happens in the summertime when we want to be getting out there and enjoying time with our friends and loved ones. However, there are things that you can do to get your confidence back. Here are a few steps that you can think about. Be Kind To Yourself First things first: … [Read more...]

Gender Parity – Almost a Century Away

Image Linked The SDG-index_report_FINAL_EN (1)2022 SDG Gender Index finds little progress on gender equality at the global level between 2015 and 2020. The global Index score for gender equality stands at just 67.8 in 2020: only a slight improvement of less than two points since 2015. If current trends continue, the global score will reach only 71 out of 100 by 2030, the deadline for the achievement of the SDGs. And even this projection could be seen as optimistic, given the impact the … [Read more...]

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day – JUNE 21

On 13 June 1996, Governor General Roméo LeBlanc announced the government’s intention to have an annual, national celebration of Indigenous peoples. Later that month, on the 21st, Canada celebrated its first National Aboriginal Day. National Indigenous Peoples Day or past National Aboriginal Day, 21 June, is an official day of celebration to recognize and honor the achievements, history and rich cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. This day has been celebrated as a … [Read more...]

Phoenix Women’s Group Promotes Food Security/Action Plan

Courier Newsroom’s The Cooper Courier reports that a determined group of women in South Phoenix is attempting to address the systemic problems of food insecurity in their community. South Phoenix, despite being near rich agricultural land, has been designated a “food desert,” meaning most residents live more than 1 mile from access to fresh and nourishing food. “In 2017, the Phoenix Office of Environmental Programs applied for assistance through the Local Foods, Local Places program, which … [Read more...]

Gender Identities and Roles in Society

We live in a world where gender identity is considered a fluid concept. No longer are we restricted to the gender binaries of male and female. There are examples of genders include male, female, transgender, cisgender, and gender non-conforming. We live in a world where gender identity is considered a fluid concept. No longer are we restricted to the gender binaries of male and female. In fact, if we move beyond a euro-centric view of gender, diversity of genders has existed across cultures … [Read more...]

NATIONAL BEST FRIENDS DAY, June 8

June 8 celebrates National Best Friends Day, a day to honor that one special person you call your “best friend”. It is a time to show them how much you appreciate them, how special and important they are to you and how you cherish their friendship. “Best friends share extremely strong interpersonal ties with each other.” (WEWednesdays!) Friendship Day was originally promoted by Joyce Hall, the founder of Hallmark cards in 1930, intended to be 2 August and a day when people … [Read more...]

Ways Women Make Money During COVID-19

Making money was hard enough before the pandemic, but many women have found their finances devastated and their careers lost or halted because of COVID-19. Indeed, the pandemic was especially hard on working women, many of them lost their jobs or had to return home to care for children as schools and daycare centers closed down. If you need money to pay for bills in the wake of your lost job, don’t lose hope. A Celebration of Women™ is here to detail some of the ways in which women … [Read more...]

Handbook: How to Manage Gender-Responsive Evaluation (2022)

UN Women Handbook: How to Manage Gender-Responsive Evaluation (2022) Gender-responsive evaluation is a priority area for UN Women and serves three key purposes: To demonstrate accountability to stakeholders; To provide credible and reliable evidence for decision-making; and To contribute important lessons learned about normative, operational, and coordination work. With the aim of continuing to strengthen and support the evaluation function, the UN Women Independent Evaluation … [Read more...]

Career Strategies for Women: 4 Tips for Success

Becoming successful at what you do is no easy task. The journey can be twice as hard if you're a woman seeking to climb the career ladder in a male-dominated business world. There’s no straightforward formula for achieving success in your career. But it's essential to have your own strategy based on your career demands and goals. Developing your success strategy on tried and tested principles can make the process a little more manageable. Here are four success tips for career women. 1. Focus … [Read more...]

SDG 8: Pandemic Financial Affects on Women & Youth

Even before the pandemic hit, global economic growth had slowed. The COVID-19 crisis disrupted economic activities around the world and caused the worst recession since the Great Depression. In 2020, 8.8 per cent of global working hours were lost (relative to the fourth quarter of 2019), equivalent to 255 million full-time jobs – about four times the number lost during the global financial crisis in 2009. The pandemic has put workers in informal employment at risk, as they lack protection … [Read more...]

Gen Z are Creating Positive Gender and Social Change

Gen Z’s views on gender equity are different from previous generations, including Millennials. In fact, their posture toward gender equity could play a more powerful role in shaping the future workforce than that of Millennials, and not only because Gen Z comprises a greater percentage of the global population than the generation ahead of them (32% vs 31.5%, respectively). Gen Z are not ‘coddled.’ They are highly collaborative, self-reliant and pragmatic, according to new Stanford-affiliated … [Read more...]

Gain Independence with These Top Tips

Many people feel that they lack independence. There are so many reasons to feel this way; no autonomy at work, difficult relationships, unpredictable health, and generally feeling overwhelmed by life. Independence is something that allows you to make decisions that lead you down a path you want to follow rather than feeling obliged to bend to the will of other people. It can increase your sense of confidence and teach you to trust yourself better. Take a look at some of these top tips that will … [Read more...]

Sex Coach Kim Anami on the Orgasms That Change Your Life

On a recent episode of the “Love, Sex, Magic” podcast, sex and relationship coach Kim Anami got real about topics that don’t get talked about in sexual education classes — but should. Anami has been developing her ideologies about sexual wellness over the past few decades by studying Tantric and Taoist philosophy and coaching people through physical and emotional blocks that keep them from enjoying sex. Anami takes an unorthodox approach to teaching people about sex, often using humor and … [Read more...]

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