women empowerment Tag

Gender inequality has always been an issue faced by women all over the world. It is the most unfair and hurtful reality of the life that a mother never wants her daughter to face. The inequality can be in various forms such as education, income, customer preferences, science, and whatnot.   Women are considered to be less capable as compared to men. People think that they are...

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The military of a country is often seen as the institution that embodies national pride. With a global rise of right-wing nationalism, the armed forces have been brought to the forefront as the sacrifices of soldiers are valorised in popular culture. Despite those within these forces often complaining of the futility of war, their tragic reality is that they have been reduced to pawns in...

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On the first view, it is glaringly obvious that gender discrimination is magnified in a corporate sphere. It goes beyond wages and often operationalises itself in social interactions, behaviour in formal meetings, and of course, power dynamics at work. Women are often spoken over, their voices ignored or simply not accorded the same credibility and their mobility slowed down. In Neo-conservative circles, the wage gap...

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women and minority entrepreneurs

Women-and-minority-owned businesses often find it challenging to secure loans. This might be because of stereotypical thinking and prejudices against these communities. Promoting entrepreneurs to set up and expand businesses is a great way to increase the number of jobs available in an area. It leads to the economic growth of the whole area and lifts the living standards of all the people in the community.   Empowering...

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The debate on female underrepresentation in the  Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields largely has two sides. One argues that socialisation is to be blamed while the other stands for the idea that there are certain biological differences between men and women, which results in them having different interests. Women, proponents of this model claim, don’t develop a fascination with the mechanical and the...

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The history of human civilisation has always been tarnished by the history of woman suppression. To rephrase the words of Karl Marx, history of all hitherto existing societies is the history of woman suppression. There is always an explanation for the supposed inferiority of women in social life. Some say they are by nature, weak. Some sight evolution to be the determining factor and some...

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Storytelling at "Women Who Empower" summit

Storytelling has immense power in connecting and influencing people. It is an art form that has been used since the beginning of language to pass on people’s experiences and stories. It still holds that immense power of attracting people and passing down histories. Thus, an event organised by Northeastern University that celebrated stories. It was called the ‘Women Who Empower’ summit. Guests like entrepreneurs, award-winning...

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The world is a messy place to live in. It gets messier when humans start to show the multitude of their Hobbesian virtues of discrimination, marginalisation, and prejudices. Of all human evil virtues, one that has been the most prominent is the act of racism. The tendency to identify oneself as superior to the other on the basis of birth has been present from the...

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ballet and cultural integration

Art in whatever form, has always been a medium to unite people. Dance being a prominent form among them. The grace and beauty of this art form has always brought people together, across borders and over oceans. The gap between the third world countries and the first world countries can only be bridged through cultural integration. Ballet has always been an important part of cultural...

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The G-7 summit held in Biarritz in France, convened on 24-25 August 2019, kept the emphasis on an overarching theme ‘Fight Against inequalities'. More than 100 leaders from universities, non-governmental organizations, and corporations in the US and France honoured the attendance to undertake the same challenge.   The inauguration of the Paris-Boston Women’s Forum, a project initiated by the Consulate General of France in Boston held at Northeastern’s...

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