In honor of International Day of the Girl Child, designated by the United Nations as October 11, a quote by … More
Tag: gender equality
H.G. Wells’ Feminism and the Women Who Deconstructed It
English author H.G. Wells envisioned a future of alien invasion and time travel. He dabbled in dystopian nightmares and conjured up mad scientists and invisible men. And, to the disgust of two of his feminist lovers, he imagined a utopia where “women are to be as free as men.”
Quoted // Edith Wharton on Gender Equality
“No nation can have grown-up ideas till it has a ruling cast of grown-up men and women; and it is … More
The Unusual Union That Led to the World’s First Feminist Government
Sweden’s history provides insight into how it has quietly established itself as one of the most gender equal countries in the world, while the United States continues to loudly squabble over legislation guaranteeing equal legal rights regardless of gender.
On International Women’s Day, Women in History Who Pressed for Progress
As the World Economic Forum suggests gender parity is 200 years away, a look at how researching and writing about women from the past 600 years give me purpose and motivation, and constantly remind me that another 200 years is far too long.
Pictured // Woman of the Year
“I knew well that the only way I could get that door open was to knock it down; because I … More