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Women Journalists win Pulitzer and Create Movement

This is absolutely fantastic. Read this NYT article. Here is an edited synopsis from Fortune: The Pulitzer Prizes—the most prestigious awards in the journalism world—were given out yesterday. The award for Public Service went to the New York Times and the New Yorker for their game-changing reporting on sexual harassment. Indeed the NYT's Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and the NYer's

By |April 17th, 2018|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, News, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Women Journalists win Pulitzer and Create Movement

Why Gender Equality Is the Most Critical of All the Global Goals

The United Nations is now calling on all nations to commit to formally gender equality. Here is a excerpt from a great article: “On September 27, we ask the highest leaders in each land to take personal responsibility for their commitment to change the trajectory of gender equality and the empowerment of women. We ask those who

By |September 8th, 2015|Categories: Advancing Women, Events, Gender, Social Justice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Why Gender Equality Is the Most Critical of All the Global Goals

Do you treat your sons and daughters differently?

Here is another excerpt from my upcoming book: Wake up Sleeping Beauty: Protect your daughter from sexism, stereotypes and sexualization.  Feel free to comment below.  by Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD (2015 copyright) Strategy 1: My Sweetie Pie. Are you treating your daughters and sons differently? “They [parents] instruct girls and boys differently, they offer each different play

By |August 2nd, 2015|Categories: Books, Gender, Raising Girls|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Do you treat your sons and daughters differently?

Read this beautiful article on male privilege – by a man

This is such an amazing article written by a man who understands how differently women are treated and how much more women need to do to simply be safe and accepted. I notice he is a social justice teacher. This type of article really helps build empathy....the secret tool to deep change! Male Privilege

By |June 9th, 2015|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Raising Girls, Social Justice|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Read this beautiful article on male privilege – by a man

Woman harasssed 108 times on a walk in NY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1XGPvbWn0A Good for Hollaback an anti-harassment advocacy group - for a video that got 15 millon views! Filmmaker Rob Bliss placed a video in his backpack and accompanied one woman for 10 hours walking the streets of New York City. They counted how many times she got spoken at by complete male strangers. It was 108 times! OMG. It seems that harassment has become so common that we don't

By |November 4th, 2014|Categories: Advancing Women, Events, Gender, News, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Woman harasssed 108 times on a walk in NY