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Women on Boards: Are You Supporting Your Women Leaders?

Marilyn Nagel from
August 14, 2014

What the Watermark-UC Davis report also shows is that over the past few years, women’s representation in top positions has not seen the same progress as board representation, and this calls into question whether women on boards are talking about gender balance in their company’s leadership, and the value therein

An Elusive Jackpot – Riches Come to Women as C.E.O.s, but Few Get There

August 14, 2014

The Equilar Top 200 Highest Paid CEO Rankings, conducted for The New York Times, raises questions about whether executive compensation is out of hand and whether it is to blame for national economic inequality. But the numbers also reflect another imbalance — the lack of women at the pinnacle of corporate America.

Égalité femmes-hommes dans le sport : l’Union Européenne n’est pas à la hauteur du défi !

Annie Sugier from
July 14, 2014

Ce n’est sans doute pas un hasard si la réunion du Conseil des ministres de l’Union européenne (UE) sur « l’égalité des femmes et des hommes dans le sport » a eu lieu exactement 20 ans après la première conférence internationale de Brighton de mai 1994 sur « les femmes et le sport ».
Rappelons que la conférence de Brighton [...]

De l’amour du pouvoir au pouvoir de l’amour. L’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes sauvera le monde.

Isabella Lenarduzzi
July 14, 2014

Saviez-vous que la première femme d’Adam n’était pas Eve ?
Saviez-vous qu’avant d’avoir un Dieu le père, nous avons prié une Déesse mère ?
Pour que nous comprenions davantage l’enjeu de l’égalité des sexes (que l’on appelle désormais l’égalité des genres car heureusement on ne se limite plus au sexe génital mais à la construction d’une identité sociale) il est essentiel [...]

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

Soraya Chemaly from
July 10, 2014

In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won an award for being polite.

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world

July 10, 2014

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen. We are meeting here in Johannesburg for a common purpose.

Equality for Women Is Progress for All

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka from
June 23, 2014

I’ve been blessed in my life to do work that I love — advancing social justice and equality. Now I am taking the lessons I learned from our struggle to end apartheid and establish democracy in South Africa to advance equality for the world’s girls and women as the head of UN Women.

We are fortified by evidence that equality for women is progress for all.

Une analyse du discours du féminisme de Jean-Paul II

Anne-Joëlle Philippart
June 10, 2014

De Mulieris Dignitatem, le symptôme du Rift.
 En 1988, le pape Jean-Paul II écrit la lettre apostolique « De Mulieris Dignitatem ». Il la conçoit comme une restauration de l’image des femmes et comme la contrepartie de la déclaration Inter Insigniores (CDF, 1976) qui les excluait de la prêtrise.
La réception du texte est très variée. Les uns l’accueillent [...]

Daring the Difference: The 3 L’s of Women’s Empowerment

Christine Lagarde from
June 10, 2014

It is great to be here today among friends and kindred spirits. The National Democratic Institute is a passionate advocate for the full participation of women in the life of nations. I admire you, I salute you, I am with you.

Conchita: overcoming unconscious bias

Dorothy Dalton from
May 27, 2014

I haven’t watched the Eurovision song contest in living memory, but this year I was invited to a Eurovision party. Not wanting to be a party-pooper, I entered into the spirit of the occasion.