February 7, 2018
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Gender Equality is Smart Economics

In light of an international call for increasing female participation in the workforce, a large part of IFC’s task revolves around narrowing the gap between women and men in business as entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, community stakeholders, suppliers and consumers. As […]
November 26, 2017
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The #MeToo Movement

In October 2017 serious sexual abuse claims were made against film producer Harvey Weinstein and published in The New York Times. After the allegations surfaced, Hollywood stirred in disquiet. And then, a two-word hashtag caught fire on social media. Actress […]
January 19, 2017

Feminism – Not for Women Only

In the second decade of the 21st century, feminism has finally found its place in the mainstream. From famous literary icons to pop stars, actresses, royalty and activists
December 25, 2016
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More to Little Women Than Meets the Eye

Five Facts about the Great Author Behind Little Women Louisa May Alcott, author of the iconic feminist novel Little Women would have been 184 years old when her birthday was celebrated with a Google Doodle on 29 November 2016. Little […]
October 5, 2016
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Sofonisba Anguissola was Important

Changing the Art World for Women The art world has been fraught with gender inequality for centuries and this has severely limited the development of many talented female artists. Despite obvious challenges, women artists have triumphed through the ages. Although […]
September 26, 2016
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A Tribute to Serena Williams

Nike Ad Honours Athlete and Feminist According to an ad campaign by the sportswear giant Nike, Serena Wiliams is the greatest female athlete in recorded history. Although the praise certainly flattered the athlete, she was not going stand for the […]
August 17, 2016
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Barack Obama is a Feminist

Being a Feminist Is Important to the President of the United States In June this year at the White House Summit on the United State of Women, Barack Obama declared that he is indeed a feminist. He also gave a […]