Sometimes, I wonder why they don’t make more movies like “The Color of Friendship,” but when Nelson Mandela died, I think I got my answer.
Happy International Women’s Day, from….a man. Oh well, nevermind the messenger, here’s a quick roundup of the news from International Women’s Day! First off, from Time Magazine, we have a debate on the question of “Are Women People?” that addresses some of the recent issues (Sandra Fluke, mandatory ultrasounds for abortion-happy ladies, etc) and considers […]
British navy names first female commander.
Women’s news from around the world, featuring the UN Women report 2011.
Yingluck Shinawatra, who is set to become the first female prime minister of Thailand, is a Kentucky State University alumna.
Yingluck Shinawatra was elected the first female prime minister of Thailand today.
The Washington Post did a nice slide show about 20 women who made history as “firsts” in their political office.
Saudi religious police detain 5 women for breaking fatwa against women drivers yesterday.
The activist group Saudi Women for Driving is urging the automaker Subaru to stop selling its cars in Saudi Arabia, in the hope that this will put additional pressure on the kingdom to end the ban against women driving. You can sign the petition to tell Subaru to stop selling its cars where women can’t […]
The New York Times reports on yesterday’s protest, in which a number of Saudi women took to the road in defiance of the kingdom’s ban on women drivers.