Para leer en español, haz clik aquí By Kristin Dacey and Sanola Daley* Follow @kristin_dacey Follow @ariels_voice Women are not smart enough to be engineers. Women are not good at math. Isn’t this why globally men earn 70% of doctoral degrees in mathematics and the world rejoiced recently that a woman – Maryam Mirzakhani –won the top prize in mathematics for the first … [Read more...] about Math and science are for men, right?
Para leer en español, haz click aquí By Luz Caballero* Follow @luzcaballero The sentence has rhythm, but it is not true. Road accidents are the leading cause of deaths not related to health in the world. 1.24 million of people die annually in traffic accidents. Around 46% of them are known as vulnerable road users: pedestrians, cyclist and motorcyclists. Most (56%) are … [Read more...] about Women at the wheel, the danger is real?
Follow @joseluisl Para leer en español, haz clic aquí Did you know that women are less connected than men to Internet and social media? Or that they are less savvy Internet users? Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Marne Levine, Vice President of Global Public Policy at Facebook, to discuss the social and economic implications of this gender digital gap, … [Read more...] about Why women matter at Facebook
By Alice Driver* Para leer en español, haz clik aquí Follow @aliceldriver When I lived in Mexico City, I traversed the city in metros and buses so packed that you had no control over who was touching you. Every woman I know, including myself, had a story of being groped, assaulted, or intimidated on public transportation. The violence of everyday life for women often … [Read more...] about The violence of everyday life #YesAllWomen #SíTodasLasMujeres
Para leer en español, haz click aquí [vsw id="VbISE9IM5Sk" source="youtube" width="500" height="344" autoplay="no"] Seguir a @LuisMarquez_F I am from Mexico. That is why you wouldn’t be surprised if I admit that I am a huge soccer (fútbol) fan. That is exactly why I was completely shocked when, in the middle of the World Cup in Brazil, I read an article about how … [Read more...] about The dark side of post-World Cup celebrations: more violence against women