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- 8 readers -
  • Holiday reads: The books on top execs’ nightstands

    … as “The Peripheral” by William Gibson. Gibson is another lifelong favorite author. He’s branched out in the last few years from strict sci-fi into writing about modern media culture — his most recent series of novels, “Pattern Recognition,” “Zero History” and “Spook Country” are probably the best books I’ve ever read on the subject. Way more insightful…

    Chris Smith/ Digiday- 10 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- 15 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…

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  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 10 on ‘Fortune’ List of Most Powerful Women in Business

    … Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg came in at No. 10 on the list of Most Powerful Women in Business from Fortune. The top 10 were: IBM chairman, CEO and president Ginni Rometty General Motors CEO Mary Barra PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi Lockheed Martin chairman, CEO and president Marillyn Hewson DuPont chairman and CEO…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 6 readers -
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