Tag Archive: gender issues

Oct 10

How Women Help Move an Economy?

Coco Chanel once said in The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World’s Most Elegant Woman –“A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.” Many women today have taken that advice quite seriously. In today’s times the world is witness to an extremely upgraded version of the feminine brigade …

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Jun 04

Women & Water: Why is water such a burden in the lives of so many women?

It hit me recently that I am one lucky person when it comes to water. This may sound odd to you, but it’s true and a lot of us, particularly women, take this for granted. The most it takes for me to get clean water, is the effort to turn on a faucet or maybe …

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May 24

Gender & Media: Whose Story is Really Being Told in Music Videos?

Music videos have become a staple in our culture since the start of MTV in 1981. There’s been Total Request Live. Vh1’s Top 20 Video Countdown. Nowadays, YouTube is the newest platform for teens and adults alike to view music videos at any time of the day. What do all these platforms have in common? …

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Mar 07

Title IX and the Gender Gap Forty Years Later

National Girls and Women in Sports Day was held last month on February 1st, forty years after the passage of Title IX. For the past 26 years, people across the country have celebrated NGWSD and strengthened Title IX’s declaration, that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from …

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Oct 24

Barbie’s Looking Pretty Grown Up

Every year, Mattel sells millions of Barbie dolls to young girls and avid doll collectors across the world.  Barbie’s image has changed from year to year, and she has managed to be everything from a veterinarian, supermodel, to the most perfect, stiletto-wearing teacher.  None of these images and professions has drawn a great degree of …

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