Feminism Tag

Carol Soelberg What do phrases like "gender transformers," "comprehensive sex education," or endless references to "contraceptive commodities" have to do with a priority theme of: "The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication?"  Those are the questions that our UFI team...

Ann Bailey Sitting there in the dentist’s office, the Reader’s Digest cover caught my attention.   Smartly-dressed Michelle Obama grinned at me from the cover and the headline read:  “Michelle Obama’s Family Values.”  But it was the quote from her that really got me going:  “Everything we...

Here’s the question: “Do you believe the statement “women earn only 77 percent of what men earn for equal work?” Here is how UFI readers responded: 15 percent       Yes, and things need to change! 19 percent       Yes, but there’s more to this story. 63 percent       No, that’s baloney!  3 percent        Don’t...

Another in our on-going series of UFI at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Attending and participating in this presentation required my finest acting skills.  “Ecology and Feminism:  Sacred Feminine, Circles and Valuing Girls and Trees” was the title of this “parallel event”...

US President Barack Obama declared January 2010 National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and asked everyone to recommit themselves to ending the modern practice of slavery in the world.  Human trafficking is an international problem where men, women, and children are victimized through force,...