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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.

What happens when under-qualified women apply for jobs? (And why Sheryl Sandberg and McKinsey wrongly think we don’t know)

Curt Rice from
May 9, 2014

You tried to raise your children gender-neutral but your daughter still loves ballerinas and your son loves cars. Maybe it’s not your fault. Maybe this shows their urges are genetically programed.


Michael Stuber from
April 11, 2014
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Was treibt mich nach mehr als 16 Jahren Diversity immer noch für das Thema an? Das fragte mich jüngst ein Journalist, und ich denke, die Frage müssen sich ExpertInnen in diesem Bereich ab und an stellen. Mich erstaunte etwas, dass ich nicht allzu lange überlegen musste: Denn die Aha-Effekte, die ich in meiner Arbeit mit Führungskräften auslöse sind sicherlich der entscheidende Antrieb. Drei aktuelle Beispiele – alle aus Projektarbeit mit DAX Vorständen und Bereichsvorständen – mögen das illustrieren:

Can Women Have it All?

Simona Paravani-Mellinghoff from
April 10, 2014

Can women have it all? To start, let’s get the ugly stats out of the way. Women account for 40% of the workforce, but own a much smaller fraction of global wealth. No matter what metrics we use, women are under-represented in the circles of power: only 5% of CEOs of the Fortune 500 companies are women; women take up just 14% of Board level positions in Europe.