Posts tagged "international womens day"

International Men’s Day: What If It’s A Good Idea?

Men’s issues are real – what’s wrong with a day to advocate for them?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

China’s 5 Arrested Feminist Activists Have Been Released From Custody

The five Chinese feminist activists who were arrested in the days leading up to International Women’s Day for handing out brochures about sexual harassment have been freed from custody.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 13, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Pregnant Women In UPS Case

Peggy Young wins in court, Rebecca Martinson’s “cunt punt” email inspires performance art and Gloria Steinem gives Black women their due, in Today’s Lady News…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 25, 2015 - 5:05 pm

The US Presbyterian Church Now Recognizes Gay Marriage

Woohoo, another victory for gay rights!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 18, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Amnesty International: Iranian Women Are Being Made Into “Baby-Making Machines”

An Iranian bill restricting the availability of contraception and abortions in order to boost the country’s population is effectively going to turn Iranian women into “baby-making machines.”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 11, 2015 - 6:30 pm

UN Report Finds 35 Percent Of Women Worldwide Have Experience Sexual Or Physical Violence

A new United Nations report finds that 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced sexual and/or physical violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm

New Ad Campaign Erases Women From Media To Prove Gender Inequality

Unveiled yesterday on International Women’s Day, this new video, called “Not There” by the No Ceilings Project, shows the ways in which women are still not fairly reflected in terms…

Katrin Higher | March 9, 2015 - 9:30 am

Happy International Women’s Day!

Countries around the world are celebrating International Women’s Day today and for good reason. It has been 106 years since the first International Women’s Day, which occurred in New York…

Katrin Higher | March 8, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Annie Lennox Talks About Women’s Rights, Manages To Take A Pass-Aggro Dig At Beyoncé Again

Annie Lennox wrote a post today enumerating the various ways in which women, globally, are at a disadvantage to men, why we need feminism, and why International Women’s Day —…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 7, 2015 - 10:47 am

Italian Town Gives Pregnant Women & New Moms Their Own Parking Spaces

Women’s rights activists in Italy are supposedly upset that the town of Corinaldo has widened and repainted hundreds of parking spaces as pink to signify they are for pregnant women…

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2013 - 4:20 pm

17 Scandalous Women In History

This International Women’s Day, it’s important. to pay tribute to the commendable women who’ve made a difference for the better — but what about the bad girls in history, who…

Pop Sugar | March 8, 2013 - 12:10 pm

Lather Up And Help Educate Women In Africa

As you may or may not already know, March 8th marks 102 years of International Women’s Day. The official United Nations theme for 2013 is “A Promise is a Promise:…

Rachel Krause | March 8, 2013 - 11:40 am

20 Ways To Celebrate International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! Politicians are currently busy waging war on women, but I have to say, I’ve never felt more proud to be female. We may have a rough…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 8, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Happy Feminist Coming Out Day!

In addition to today being International Women’s Day, today is the also first-ever National Feminist Coming Out day! If you’d like, please share with us in the comments why you’re…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2011 - 7:40 pm

James Bond In Drag

Did you know that today is the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day? To celebrate, Daniel Craig has put on a wrap dress, heels, pearls and blonde wig for…

Kate Torgovnick/ | March 8, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Happy International Women’s Day!

For International Women’s Day, The New York Times questions which countries worldwide are the best for women and discovers the United States isn’t listed in the top 10 on…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Check This Out: YSL/UNIFEM For Women’s Anti-Violence Campaign

Happy International Women’s Day! (Congrats on having a vagina. And on being generally awesome. And so much more.)

If this all crept up on you, and you’re stuck…

Leonora Epstein | March 8, 2010 - 8:45 pm