Posts tagged Human Rights of Women & Girls
Fearless Women: Is There Such a Thing?

On August 26, 2010 women will gather around the US and Canada in celebration of their fearless journey for a first annual “Fearless Women Day.” On this day, 90 years ago, the 19th amendment was ratified to give women the right to vote. Each city participating will vote for, select and honor one fearless woman who has contributed to their community and the world by awarding them with a “Fearless Women, Susan B. Anthony” award.

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Could a Photograph Really Up-Level a Woman’s Business?

A good photograph commands a conversation. It even can change the direction of the culture. Think: Demi Moore’s nude seven-month pregnant body on the cover of Vanity Fair’s August 1991 issue. That photograph made way for women to appreciate their pregnant bodies – and even see them as sexy – as opposed to cloaking their feminine selves underneath baggy, unattractive maternity clothes. Today women are celebrating their round-bellied bodies and embracing the beauty of their pregnancy. Maternity clothes have gotten more hip too. So what’s this got to do with a woman’s business?

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Women and Philanthropy

Here’s a myth for you: men donate more money to charity than women. Perhaps this myth stays alive because most people don’t think of women as high-activity donors. But that’s not true. Certainly women give of their time and skills to help worthy causes, but now they are bringing money too.

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Fearless Women

What I have come to discover is that each time a woman shares her truth about her insecurities, questions, doubts, addictions, abuse, etc. -- and as well shares the truth about her joys, ecstasies, discoveries, mystical experiences, spiritual beliefs, and feelings of power – it heals another woman.

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Losing It: How Men and Women Differ in Expressing Anger

Researchers have shown that females have a brain that is more oriented toward interconnectedness, global thinking, and as a result, more compassion. But I wonder, does this compassionate view sometimes keep us from speaking up for ourselves?

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Women & Venture Capital - Is it a Rite of Passage Into Our Power?

Every day we hear about incredible improvements in the financial status of women. The numbers look good. But there is still an important area lacking – women’s access to big business funding. Venture Capital. Can a woman grow a really big, world-changing business if she doesn’t have big investors in on the plan? And if she needs them, where can she find them?

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Making More Money Than Your Man

What would it be like if you made more money than your husband or your boyfriend or your father? For some of you, you are already in this position. For others, what once seemed like a faraway possibility, is now closer in view.

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The Anti-Affirmation

I have heard it said over and over in the personal growth world that in order to reach your potential, you must “embrace your dark side,” or “shadow.” What the heck does this mean? I thought for years. What dark side?

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