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Why Women Go Green
In most political parties, except in the Green Party, men far outnumber women. Since their inception, Green Parties worldwide have boasted a disproportionately high number of women members. In Europe, however, Green women also hold the majority of high-level leadership positions. For example, 32 out of 55 German Green Party parliament members are women...
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An Economy That Works for Everyone
A women's rights activist for over 15 years, Masum Momaya brings together her skills and experience as a researcher, educator and social justice advocate to curate Economica and Women, Power and Politics. Aside from her work with I.M.O.W., Masum writes a weekly column for the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), is part of organizing the feminist media community and recently served on the board of the Third Wave Foundation...
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Governments Must Step Up So Women Don't Have to Step In
What role should governments play in providing basic necessities for their people? And who fills the gaps when governments fall short? The aftermath of the 2007-2008 bread crisis that erupted in Egypt highlights that women compensate when governments and others can't supply basic necessities such as health care, education and social services...
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How Much Is Enough?
I.M.O.W. Global Council member Lynne Twist is a global activist, fundraiser, and the author of The Soul of Money and founder of the Soul of Money Institute. She was an original staff member of The Hunger Project when it began in 1977, and was named the Humanitarian of the Year in 2005 by Youth at Risk...
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Women's Empowerment, Arab Style
Could Arab businesswomen shatter Western stereotypes of what it means to be empowered? For many, "Arab women" conjures up images of women cloaked in long, covering garments, restricted in their movements and constrained in their freedoms...
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Freedom Leads to Empowerment
Women's empowerment is a process. It involves raising consciousness, building skills and reforming unjust laws that limit women's education, participation in decision making and economic independence. I.M.O.W...
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Gender Budgeting and the U.S.
World Pulse asked Jane Midgley, leading economist and gender budgeting expert, to look at the 2010 U.S. budget and rewrite it by making it reflect more people-centered and women-honoring expenditures. What did she end up doing? She drastically cut the military budget and increased significantly budgets allocated for housing, education, and environment...
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Women Need Macro Solutions, Too
I.M.O.W. Global Council member Zainab Salbi, founder and CEO of Women for Women International, says that while microfinance is a step in the right direction, women's ability to operate at the macro level of the economy must also be recognized.
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Iraqi Widows Organization: Rebuilding and Hope
I.M.O.W. Global Council member Rajaa Khuzai argues that the hundreds of thousands of widows in Iraq must no longer be ignored, and that their economic contributions must be harnessed to help the war-torn country recover. Dr. Khuzai is a physician and former member of the Iraqi National Assembly...
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MULTIMEDIA: Can Women Rescue the Economy?
On June 16, 2009, Economica curator Masum Momaya, President and CEO of Women's World Banking Mary Ellen Iskenderian and board member of Astia Monica Morse discussed the global impact of women on economic development at an event hosted by the World Affairs Council and the International Museum of Women.
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