Tag Archives: International Women’s Day

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Simple Ways to Lend a Lady a Hand

In honor of #InternationalWomensDay I thought I’d shed light on how we can simply support other ladies. 1. Judge them Less Instead of judging other women for their habits, decisions or beliefs, start to look at every lady with the respect that you want. Be in awe of them and don’t try and change them. […]

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What Being A Woman In Copenhagen Is Really Like

When I first decided to study abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark, many of my friends and family members raved about Copenhagen, not because of how beautiful it is nor because of how good the food is here, but because it is such a liberal, accepting city. Copenhagen is what every other city in the world should […]

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International Women’s Day – Celebrating Women In Nigeria

Today is March 8th but more importantly today is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide to remember the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women, as well as a call to action for gender equality. This past Christmas break, I had the opportunity to travel to Owrri, Imo State, Nigeria with my […]

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International Women’s Day: Italian Women

International Women’s Day: Italian Women My experience studying abroad in Rome could not be more incredible. Every day, I find myself discovering Roman ruins in every nook and cranny of the city. I eat the freshest and most delicious Italian foods. I walk down narrow cobblestone streets. And I converse — or at least, do […]

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A Day Without A Woman is Not about Privilege

A common theme in refusing to acknowledge women’s rights in the U.S. is that women in this country are privileged and freer than women who live elsewhere. This theme runs rampant in all oppositions to equality movements led by or led for women, including this year’s A Day Without a Woman (#ADayWithoutAWoman). The event, happening […]

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Who Run The World? (You Know It!)

We tilt our heads up and our eyes are met with the sight of sunlight striking the reflective canopy above. As luminescence penetrates the glass, we are greeted with images of our eager faces staring back at us. The roof is sturdy, displaying typical signs of wear and tear, yet showcasing a few long, winding […]

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Confidence Through The Arts y Dia de la Mujer by Ximena Iglesias

Many artists are labeled as loons. Lewis Carroll, Van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Beethoven, Lady Gaga… But my favorite is Frida Kahlo. She is known for many things, but if there is one thing you should remember by the end of this article it’s #EyebrowsOnFleek. Kahlo is very near and dear to my heart. Why? Well she’s […]

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International Women’s Day – Why Everyone Should Be A Feminist by Amanda Drath

Feminist. This word has so many negative connotations surrounding it. People think feminists are radical, men-hating women. And yet, this could not be further from the truth. Feminism is defined as the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes. That’s it. It neither advocates that women are superior to men, nor […]