International Women’s Day – March 8

Melanne Verveer Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues As we mark International Women’s Day, we honor the accomplishments and special contributions of women all over the world. The past year has seen new milestones in the struggle for gender equality, illuminating the bravery
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Trump’s Egyptian-born Economic Adviser Focuses On Jobs and Women

By Mark Trainer Dina Habib Powell, President Trump’s senior counselor for economic initiatives, brings a wealth of public-sector experience as well as private-sector know-how to the White House. When Trump announced his plan to appoint Powell, he said she would build new efforts around entrepreneurship, small-business growth and the global economic empowerment (more...)

Pastors Network Alerting Residents About Two Dangerous Bathroom Bills

The Pennsylvania Pastors Network (PPN, www.papastors.net) is alerting residents about two dangerous and disturbing “bathroom bills” in the Keystone State—HB1510 in the House and its sister bill, SB974, in the Senate. According to the Pennsylvania Family Institute (PFI), the bills are among Gov. Tom Wolf’s (more...)

2016’s Best & Worst States for Women – WalletHub Study

With March being Women’s History Month and women outnumbering men in all but nine states today, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s Best & Worst States for Women. To identify the most women-friendly states, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 15 key (more...)

US Women Make Strides Toward Equality, But Work Remains

VOA Mia Bush The beginnings of International Women’s Day — a mass protest by thousands of women in New York City seeking better pay and working conditions, and the right to vote — have evolved into a day to take stock of the progress made toward gender equality as well (more...)

Las Desaparecidas de Ciudad Juárez: A Homage to the Missing and Murdered Girls of Juárez

Diane Kahlo's Las Desaparecidas de Ciudad Jon view at Fleisher beginning September 4 Fleisher Art Memorial will present artist Diane Kahlo's compelling memorial to the more than 1,000 missing and murdered women of CiudadJuárez, Mexico. A testament to the epidemic of violence against young women in the city just across (more...)

Crimea Crisis Triggers Flood of Women from Eastern Europe

The world’s largest Sugar Daddy dating site recently saw numbers double of women from Eastern Europe joining the site, likely triggered by the crisis in Crimea. During the month of March, SugarDaddyForMe.com, the world’s largest Sugar Daddy dating website, has seen a large increase in women from (more...)

1 In 5 Women Never Feel Sexy

A survey by ohtique.com, an online erotic boutique for modern women has revealed that 21 per cent of women in UK never feel sexy. The survey of 1,000 women in the UK aimed to find out what makes women feel sexy only to uncover that over 50 per (more...)

Majority Of Women Are Making Bra Boobs

➢ Seven bra faux pas  the revealed for THE FIRST TIME ➢ 4 In 5 UK women wearing the wrong size bra ➢ Lingerie retailer Bravissimo to launch Boob School to help women ti the bra aware. 2013 may be the 100th anniversary of the brassiere, but it appears that the majority of UK women (more...)

Obama’s Proclamation on Women’s History Month 2013

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION For more than two centuries, our Nation has grown under the simple creed that each of us is created equal. It is a notion that makes America unlike any other place on earth -- a country where no matter (more...)

New Poll Shows Support For Marrige Equality Building In Pennsylvania

A newly released Quinnipiac poll has shed new light on Pennsylvanians’ views on marriage equality, said Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) in a statement released today. That poll, conducted earlier this month, concluded that although Pennsylvania voters are still divided on same-sex marriage, (more...)

U.S. Taking Steps to Stop Female Genital Mutilation

By Kathryn McConnell Staff Writer The United States is taking steps to stop the practice of female genital mutilation, says the U.S. ambassador for global women’s issues. At a February 6 forum at the State Department marking the 10th anniversary of the International Day of  Zero Tolerance to Female Genital (more...)

Changing Mindsets Is Needed to End Sexual Violence

By Jane Morse Staff Writer Sexual violence against women and girls — both in conflict and in peace — will not end until widespread attitudes toward women are changed and laws against violence are implemented and enforced, says Melanne Verveer, who until recently served as the State Department’s (more...)

President Obama on Coming Together to Remember September 11

President Obama marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks in his weekly address to the American people September 8 by remembering the innocent lives lost, honoring the first responders and men and women in uniform who have served and sacrificed to keep the
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How the U.S. Decided When to Vote

Americans go to the polls for general elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November. If this seems like a needlessly complicated way to schedule a vote, it didn’t seem so in 1845, when the day was set. The United States was largely an agrarian society (more...)

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