All posts tagged "feminism"

  • Business & femininity: 5 Rules for how not to lose it

    Business & femininity: 5 Rules for how not to lose it

    Today it is not uncommon for a woman to make a great career or to be successfully engaged in business. It seems that such a bold, independent, successful and busy woman cannot have reasons for...

  • When women bully other women for not doing what they want

    So it seems that women will support you only if you do what they want. Well at least, that’s the case with Miss Universe winner — and now business woman — Jennifer Hawkins, who has...

  • Why we need to stop talking about feminism

    If you’ve seen the latest statistics, there’s no way you’d want to be a woman. Women are better educated, but men are better paid. Women make up almost half of the workforce (about 46%) but...

  • Walk to empower young women

    “Little girls with dreams become women with vision.” – Unknown When it comes to speaking about the lack of women in leadership, Naomi Simson, the Founder of RedBalloon, has been ahead of us all for...

  • Let’s stop trying to make feminism popular

    Many women are troubled by the idea that identifying as a feminist will pigeon-hole them, create a false impression (of some sort), and limit their prospects. The fact that so many women resile from the...

  • Newspaper hint about dropping Page 3 girls is about money, not respect

    British tabloid The Sun’s suggestion if might cease its notorious topless Page 3 photos had nothing to do with respecting women — and everything to do with making money. And getting free publicity. For the...

  • Joan Armatrading, and the art of receiving recognition

    I learned an important lesson when I went to see the legendary singer and guitarist, Joan Armatrading, the other week. Armatrading, now 63, is a master of what she does – songwriter, guitarist, pianist, performer and raconteur....

  • Does feminism still matter to us?

    In a world where women can virtually do anything they set their minds to, it is hard to believe that we might still be being held back. In the US, according to an article posted...

  • Women’s business vs gender equality

    Emma Watson’s much-broadcast speech has revealed the polarizing differences between what is viewed as ‘women’s business’ and the effort for gender equality. I can see the issue in my own business life. My husband has...