Click here to view original web page at www.globalsistersreport.org Speakers and co-sponsors of "Transformative Spirituality: Living in and Through the Spirit," an event held during the 63rd session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (Margaret Capen) This year the 63rd United Nations conference on women (known as the Commission on the Status of Women) was [...] … [Read more...] about Raising our voices for women
Click here to view original web page at gulfnews.com Lego or dolls, sport or chatting: ... are male and female brains different? 'The Gendered Brain' book cover The Gendered Brain: The new neuroscience that shatters the myth of the female brain By Gina Rippon, Bodley Head, 448 pages, £15 You might recognise Gina Rippon as the expert from [...] … [Read more...] about Debunking a common myth
Click here to view original web page at people.com Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first-ever photo taken of a black hole — but one woman played an essential role in capturing the image. According to the Washington Post , Katie Bouman, a 29-year-old computer scientist, created the algorithm that made it possible to assemble the photo. Telescopes from [...] … [Read more...] about Scientist Who Helped Take First Black Hole Photo Is Only 29: Meet Katie Bouman
Click here to view original web page at news.un.org Zambian female peacekeepers provide medical support to the local population in Birao, Central African Republic. Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central … [Read more...] about Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council
Click here to view original web page at www.theguardian.com We are all familiar with what the police officer sees when he enters the room; we have seen it more times than we care to recall – on TV, in films, in graphic novels, we have heard it described on podcasts. The place looks like an abattoir, but it [...] … [Read more...] about From Jack the Ripper to Ted Bundy, why are dead women’s bodies still being used as entertainment?