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    Females in the workforce

    A new report from the Pew Foundation (a nonpartisan research organization that conducts public polling, demographic research, media analysis, and social science research) reports that young professional women — termed the “Millennial generation …

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    Gender at Work

    At this year’s United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, there is a new perspective on how better to achieve gender equality. The most effective method, noted youth program coordinators from around the globe, is the early education of boys.

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    Successful Girls Empower the World

    The Nike Foundation’s report, entitled The Girl Declaration, supports our educational and economic security goals and is very powerful. The Foundation worked with dozens of the world’s leading organizations that shared their valuable experience working with girls to develop the report. Find out why The Girl Declaration supports how providing education to girls can and will impact world economics.

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    Hidden Rules of Poverty

    We know that our economic situation has great influence on how we see our world and our future. And studies have created framework for what is considered the “culture of poverty” — providing eye-opening comparisons between persons who …

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    Woman are Heroes

    Women are heroes. This is a project of French street artist and photographer, JR, who believes that art can change the world. His photo project, WOMEN ARE HEROES, highlights the daily courage and resilience of women worldwide …

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  • Media influence is one of the most powerful economic and cultural forces today.

    Although we know that the media continues to over sexualize and under-intellectualize girls and women, we may think that finally, women and media are moving toward more parity. Not so, says TIME Magazine, which last month published …

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    “Media Myths” affecting young girls

    In 1981, Rachel Giordano was a red-headed 4-year-old child model with pigtails and baggy jeans, starring in a LEGO ad. This was a time when toys didn’t need to be “just for boys” or “just for girls” –

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