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How Women Can Shape an Economy of Well-Being Using Tech

After a year marked by crisis, we stand at a crossroads. The choices we make today will have consequences for gender equality and economic wellbeing for decades to come. As fearful as this might sound, it marks an opportunity to shape a brighter future. Much

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Using Conscious Entrepreneurship to Create Sustainable Change

In my years leading Girls’ Globe, I’ve had the honor of supporting changemakers from around the world. We’ve brought about change through amplifying voices online and bringing young changemakers to spaces that were previously unavailable to them. My work with Girls’ Globe has been a

The Global Movement Against the Tampon Tax

Starting January 1, 2020, the sales taxes or value added tax (VAT) on menstrual products has been reduced from 17% to 9% in Germany. The change has been welcomed and celebrated across the world by advocates for menstrual equity and the elimination of sales taxes that mark menstrual products as luxury items.

Norwegian Air's Employee Dress Code has been revealed to media. It's sexist and outdated, writes Tilde Holm for Girls' Globe

Norwegian Air Reveals Sexist Employee Dress Code

The flight industry has demonstrated, once again, that it’s still a long way from gender equality. A 22-page document on the dress code for Norwegian Air employees was sent out to staff in early April. It has since been widely circulated and criticised in the

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One Woman’s Experience of Workplace Anxiety

I quickly realized I wasn’t the only woman to have ever experienced workplace anxiety, which made me passionate about sharing what I learned with others. Here are four lessons I took away.

The Venezuelan Babies Being Born Stateless in Colombia

In 2016 alone, Venezuela’s infant mortality rose by 30% and maternal mortality by 65%. Back then, the situation in Venezuela wasn’t as dire as it is now. Because of the current economic crisis, women in Venezuela don’t have access to the healthcare or supplies they

Women in Glasgow are Striking for Equal Pay

Thousands of people marched through Glasgow, Scotland this week in the largest equal pay strike the UK has seen since the seventies. Around 8,000 city council workers – most of them women – walked out of jobs and picked up placards to demand equal pay

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