It was in that moment that I realized where many of us are failing our daughters if we are truly trying to raise strong, confident girls.
Life in Nepal is especially hard for girls, who continue to lag far behind boys in educational opportunities.
As a mother, the highs and lows from last year made me wonder how I could teach my kids about feminism, especially my youngest daughter.
The problem is that children most often do not immediately disclose sexual abuse, and given the damage this type of behavior can do to a child, a misdemeanor simply isn’t adequate accountability.
We are not “prettily, wonderfully made.” We are fearfully, wonderfully made.
This story starts with a desire to fall in love with my job again. You see teaching middle school during the age of standardized testing really takes the wind out …
Currently, there are more girls enrolled in school in Afghanistan than ever before, but much work still needs to be done as less than 30% of the female population is literate and a range of barriers often keeps Afghanistan’s girls from achieving opportunity and potential.
At such a young age, the gender ambition gap was to me as clear as day.
Why aren’t men or boys told to smile?
Don’t think STEM is right for your daughter? You may be right, but these five insights from women in STEM may have you rethinking that conclusion.