What Happened to the “Working” in International Working Women’s Day?

 A post by staff member Daniel Willey Wednesday, March 8th marked International Working Women’s Day and the Women’s Strike, or the Day Without Women. On that day, women were encouraged to not work or shop and wear red in solidarity as a way of protesting inequality and showing women’s economic impact.   But, International Working… Continue reading What Happened to the “Working” in International Working Women’s Day?

A Reflection from International Women’s Day from Inside the U.N.

A reflection written by Women's Center intern, Narges Ershad It has been many years that, in one particular day in the year many people would repeat a sentence to me and other women’s. “ Happy International Women’s Day”!  Throughout the year it has been days and times that people would appreciate me, or we would… Continue reading A Reflection from International Women’s Day from Inside the U.N.

My Journey to Claim the Feminist Label

It wasn't long ago when I became interested in equality for everyone and started to research this area more in depth. When I moved to United States five years ago my knowledge about feminism and equality was so basic, and I never identified as a feminist. Two years after my arrival to the United States… Continue reading My Journey to Claim the Feminist Label