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

    …, the last there. Megan Smith left, Claire Hughes Johnson, vice presidents at Google left. There was a reason for that. Re/code reported that Smith, who left Google to become chief technology officer in the administration of President Barack Obama, did not respond to a request for comment, while a spokeswoman for Johnson, who is now head…

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

    …” by Ben Horowitz “He’s brilliant. I recently finished ‘Zero to One’ by Peter Thiel and highly recommend it. I just bought ‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ but haven’t started it yet.” — Jason Seiken, chief content officer, Telegraph Media Group. “Where Does It Hurt?” by Jonathan Bush “This book calls for entrepreneurs and digital technologists…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 19 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 -
  • Survey Says Women Respond Positively to Femvertising

    … Survey Says Women Respond Positively to Femvertising October 16, 2014 - Posted by Michelle Johnson to News According to recent survey by SheKnows, an award-winning women’s lifestyle media platform company, 52 percent of women polled admitted they’d purchase products from companies who portray women favorably in their advertising. Of the 628…

    Michelle Johnson/ Dex Mediain Social- 1 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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