Tag Archives: women rights

Lindsay’s In Business: PART 41: Is this TURNAROUND?

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What happens when you realise your path is entrepreneurship rather than employment? Lindsay takes up the challenge and shares an account of her journey as it unfolds…

And then – all at once, an unrelated series of pick-me-ups came in!! Is this it? Is this the start of a turnaround? Continue reading

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Situation 44: inappropriate behavior, sexual harassment

Femsy and Mansy are still sharing the office together. The working relationship has stabilized over time. Lately, however, Mansy starts to make sexually tinted comments to Femsy and is touching her when she is passing.  Femsy reports the incident to Boss.

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A great leader:

  • Takes notice of her feelings during interactions with others and responds to them rather than ignore feelings of discomfort;
  • Sets and communicates clear boundaries of what is and is not acceptable behavior to her colleagues;
  • Confronts colleagues who act disrespectfully towards others;
  • Acts with integrity and regard at all times to her colleagues;
  • Is a role model to others.

How to best handle the situation:

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Why It Matters To Be a Feminist 

by: matheen

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Women’s March is not just about one day or one weekend of expressing our resistance against those who threaten women’s rights and its related causes; it is a lifetime commitment to protect and increase awareness on social justice and human rights issues ranging from race, ethnicity, gender, religion, immigration, and healthcare around the world. It is an ongoing acknowledgment and acceptance — embracing the full equality of humanity — old or young; women or men; homosexuals, trans, lesbians, bisexuals and straight.

We are all equal and we’re one in protecting and safeguarding our human given rights.

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Blessed Are the Cheesemakers

 

By: Karen Kao

16142311_10100513475632857_3488589163831198495_nActivism is one path to empowerment, female or otherwise. It’s easy to do these days. All you need is a computer to sign an on-line petition or like a post on Facebook or Instagram or Twitter. To share these thoughts for however many seconds they may occupy your mind.

Activism these days does not involve any body parts other than a thumb or a finger. So it was very old school of me to attend the Women’s March in Amsterdam on January 21, 2017. Continue reading