Gender Equality

Gender equality, also known as sex equality, sexual equality or equality of the genders, refers to the view that men and women should receive equal treatment, and should not be discriminated against based on gender, unless there is a sound biological reason for different treatment. This is the objective of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which seeks to create equality in law and in social situations, such as in democratic activities and securing equal pay for equal work.
Posts about Gender Equality
  • Facebook’s Mary Lou Jepsen: Tech Still Tough for Women

    … Mary Lou Jepsen has a high-level position working with virtual reality, but she shed some light on the actual reality for females trying to advance in the tech sector. The Facebook executive director of engineering, who leads the display group at recent acquisition Oculus VR, spoke with Rachel Bracker of Re/code about her experiences at Google…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Google Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Holiday reads: The books on top execs’ nightstands

    … this year”. — Nick Baughan, CEO, Maxus U.K. “Empress Dowager Cixi” by Jung Chang “It proves that, as some Chinese believe, the last 200 years or so have been a blip in history. It also proves why gender equality could be very productive!” — Sir Martin Sorrell, founder and CEO of WPP. “Countdown to Zero Day” by Kim Zetter “This is a spellbinding journey…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 14 readers -
  • Best TED Talks for (New) Bloggers to Get Motivated

    … a friendly, more understanding world across cultural boundaries. If she doesn’t inspire you, no one will. Tavi Gevinson’s “Still Figuring It Out” This is not a talk about anything to do with blogging. However, it is a talk by a very prominent teenage blogger about her passion for feminism, and changing the state of gender equality through a more…

    Ann Smarty/ Denise Wakeman- 19 readers -
  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 10 on ‘Fortune’ List of Most Powerful Women in Business

    …-selling book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, helped her become the face of corporate gender equality. This year is all about Facebook. Its 2013 profits jumped an astounding 2,730 percent, mainly because of increased revenue from mobile ads, and it announced huge deals in early 2014 to acquire virtual-reality company Oculus VR for over $2…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 8 readers -
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