There are a bunch of ways to measure gender equality. While some believe that giving women the right to vote solved that problem long ago, women are still a long way from equal representation in politics. Why's equal representation important? Women politicians are far more likely to hold women's best interests at heart. Without women's participation in [...]
International Women's Day began as a day of women's protest in Europe and the United States. Celebrating this socialist holiday largely died out in the US, while communists in China have been commemorating Women's Day annually since 1922. The tables have turned this year. Women in the US are striking today, while working women in China are enjoying a half-day off work.
2016 was characterized by sexism across the board, from President-elect Trump and Duterte to the Olympics and the music industry. But the world has made some serious strides towards equality and liberation in 2016, with female heads of state taking power worldwide, and women standing strong together in the face of adversity.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBdLRubSzqA A young woman receives unsolicited advice on her appearance from a disembodied male voice straight out of a 1950s public service announcement. The 1950s doesn't seem to believe she's showing off her 'assets' enough for a 2016 job interview. Written and directed by Kyrie Gray Filmed in Beijing, May 2016