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International Women’s Day – THE FUTURE IS FEMALE
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International Women’s Day – THE FUTURE IS FEMALE

अंतरराष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस विशेष:भेदभाव से लड़ते हुए महिलाओं ने अपने हुनर व अटल इरादों से सभी क्षेत्रों में साबित की क्षमता International Women's Day - Digitalwomen.news आज बात होगी अंतरराष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस यानी इंटरनेशनल वुमन डे की । महिलाओं का नाम याद आते ही न जाने कितने रूप याद आ जाते हैं । मां, बहन, बेटी पत्नी के रूप में महिलाओं ने अपने आप को समाज में ढाला । दुनिया भर में अंतरराष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस हर साल 8 मार्च को मनाया जाता है । आज यह स्टोरी महिलाओं के लिए ही समर्पित है । आइए जानते हैं महिलाओं के सामाजिक स्तर और बदलाव के बारे में। बात को आगे बढ़ाने से पहले कहना चाहेंगे कि आज ग्लोबलाइजेशन के दौर में महिलाओं ने अपने काबिलियत के बल पर बड़ा मुकाम हासिल करने में सफलता हासिल की है । जहां भारत में पहले महिलाएं अपने हक में कम ही बोलती थी, वहीं आज स्त्री ने स्वयं की शक्ति को पहचान लिया है...
Women’s health is better when women have more control in their society
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Women’s health is better when women have more control in their society

Women's health is better when women have more control in their society A woman from one of the Mosuo farming communities in southwest China. The Mosuo were participants in a groundbreaking study examining gender-based health disparities. Siobhan Mattison, CC BY-SA Siobhán Mattison, University of New Mexico; Adam Z. Reynolds, University of New Mexico, and Katherine Wander, Binghamton University, State University of New York Gender disparities in health are not a phenomenon unique to the pandemic. Long before COVID-19, women made less money than men, had more child care responsibilities and were at increased risk of gender-based violence. But now, the pandemic has made them, and their children, even more vulnerable. Women typically live longer th...
Wikipedia at 20: Why it often overlooks stories of women in history
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Wikipedia at 20: Why it often overlooks stories of women in history

Wikipedia at 20: Why it often overlooks stories of women in history Less than a third of biographical entries on Wikipedia are about women. aradaphotography/shutterstock.com Tamar Carroll, Rochester Institute of Technology and Lara Nicosia, Rochester Institute of Technology Movements like #MeToo have drawn increased attention to the systemic discrimination facing women in a range of professional fields, from Hollywood and journalism to banking and government. Discrimination is also a problem on user-driven sites like Wikipedia. Wikipedia’s 20th birthday is on Jan. 15, 2021 and today it is the thirteenth most popular website worldwide. In December 2020, the online encyclopedia had over 22 billion page views. The volume of traffic on Wikipedia’...
No, feminism is not about choice
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No, feminism is not about choice

No, feminism is not about choice ‘Choice feminism’ asks nothing of you and delivers nothing in return. Floriane Legendre Meagan Tyler, RMIT University Feminism is back in fashion. As the push to claim the “f-word” has intensified, public figures, corporations and much of the mainstream media have propelled a largely unchallenging version of feminism into the popular consciousness. It is a feminism that never mentions women’s liberation, instead opting for a celebration of “choice”. Read almost any online article about feminism and the comments will soon devolve into a debate about choice. It doesn’t seem to matter what the topic is, people are quick to reframe the issue as one of women’s empowerment and right to choose. This provides a neat div...
There’s a big problem with the Murdoch media no one is talking about — how it treats women leaders
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There’s a big problem with the Murdoch media no one is talking about — how it treats women leaders

There's a big problem with the Murdoch media no one is talking about — how it treats women leaders Ben McKay/AAP Blair Williams, Australian National University Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has long dominated the Australian media landscape, wielding great political and cultural influence. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd’s record-breaking petition calling for a royal commission into Australian media ownership has once again put this issue in the spotlight. It has gained more than 500,000 signatures and led to a Senate inquiry into media diversity. Read more: Paper chase: why Kevin Rudd's call for a royal commission into News Corp may lead nowhere Rudd has described News Corp as a “cancer on democracy”, while f...
Women politicians more likely to reply to people who reach out in need, study shows
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Women politicians more likely to reply to people who reach out in need, study shows

Women politicians more likely to reply to people who reach out in need, study shows In Europe, women politicians were even more likely to respond to female constituents who asked for help. Ponomariova_Maria via Getty Zoila Ponce de Leon, Washington and Lee University and Gabriele Magni, Loyola Marymount University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Women politicians are more responsive than men when people come to them seeking health care and economic support, our newly published study on gender and government responsiveness reveals. Our research, conducted in 2017, was published in the Journal of Experimental Political Science in August. For our experiment, we posed as citizens of different gend...
Women’s Equality Day (26th August) 2020 – (अंतरराष्ट्रीय महिला समानता दिवस पर विशेष)
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Women’s Equality Day (26th August) 2020 – (अंतरराष्ट्रीय महिला समानता दिवस पर विशेष)

महिलाओं की समानता के अधिकार पर ढिंढोरा पीटा जाता है लेकिन अमल में नहीं लाया जाता... Women's Equality Day (26th August) आज 26 अगस्त है । यह दिन महिलाओं की समानता का अधिकार बढ़ाने के लिए अंतरराष्‍ट्रीय स्‍तर पर मनाया जाता है । इस दिन महिलाओं की आजादी और समानता के प्रति समाज को जागरूक करने के लिए कई कार्यक्रम आयोजित किए जाते हैं । इस मौके पर तमाम संगठन और संस्‍थान संगोष्‍ठी का आयोजन करके समानता के अधिकारों का खूब ढिंढोरा पीटते हैं । दूसरी ओर देश में तमाम राजनीतिक दलों के द्वारा महिलाओं को समान अधिकार देने के लिए बड़ी-बड़ी बातें, लंबे-चौड़े भाषण दिए तो जाते हैं, लेकिन जमीनी स्तर पर अमल में लाया नहीं जाता है। आमतौर पर किसी के समानता के अधिकारों को अगर जानना है तो हमें सामाजिक, राजनीतिक परिवेश को समझना होगा । जब बात महिलाओं की हो रही है तो इनकी भूमिका न तो सामाजिक स्तर पर अभी तक सुधर पाई ...
Pauses in the busy lives of migrant Indian women can make a big difference
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Pauses in the busy lives of migrant Indian women can make a big difference

Pauses in the busy lives of migrant Indian women can make a big difference SriPallavi Nadimpalli, University of Melbourne and Iderlina Mateo-Babiano, University of Melbourne Women manage many overlapping responsibilities in both public and private spheres. Their busy routines leave them with just a little time to take a break or a pause in their activity. These pauses are a time for self or for activities other than home, work or care-giving responsibilities. What is the role of such pauses in migrant women’s everyday lives? Interviews were conducted with 20 migrant women (mostly migrants from rural areas) in Hyderabad, India, and 19 Indian migrants in Melbourne, Australia, as part of doctoral research. From the interviews, these seemingly incidental pauses emerged as an ...
Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret of their success
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Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret of their success

Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret of their success Kate Maclean, Northumbria University, Newcastle Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand, Tsai Ing-Wen of Taiwan and Angela Merkel of Germany have all been singled out for the way they have handled the coronavirus pandemic. They’ve been praised for demonstrating care, empathy and a collaborative approach. These skills – stereotypically described as “feminine” – have enabled them to listen to scientific expertise, work with local authorities and communicate effectively with the public. It has made them come across as transparent and accountable at a time of mass confusion. In stark contrast, male leaders in some of the worst performing countries – the UK, the US and Brazil – have adopted a leadership styl...