A short skirt, high heels, and red lipstick. A sports bra, running shorts, and sneakers. A turtleneck sweater, long skirt, and hijab. All of these outfits were worn by women assaulted and killed at the hands of men. They are different in fabric, style, and occasion, but there is one thing that all of these outfits have in common: they are scapegoats for men’s accountability.
Ideation and brainstorming are essential in business. How exactly do you find the perfect idea? When will you know it is the right idea? These super-simple brainstorming techniques will help you get there!
Being a young mother of two, Rachel Krengel was faced with a dilemma. The 23-year-old faced a delay in welfare payments and was struggling to support her family. The family had fell into a dire situation where the family’s poverty and debt began to consume them. When the family’s financial constraints began to tighten, one of the of the necessities that Rachel went without were menstrual products.
The number of women employed in the international space industry represents around 20 percent of the workforce, according to figures released by the UN; roughly the same proportion as 30 years ago. When Redwire opened their European Headquarters in Luxembourg, LUX WMN sat down with some of the female team at Redwire Europe Luxembourg to find out what it means to be a woman in the space industry!
Meet Luisa, a woman working in BJJ who is paving the way for other women & young girls in the sport! Hear from Luisa about her journey and how she got to where she is today…
Long gone are the days of needing to choose between only pads and tampons! While the likes of period pants, menstrual cups and sponges have been on the market for some time – it’s great to see more options being offered to women and those who menstruate!
The term “subway shirt” was coined by women on TikTok to describe an oversized shirt worn over an outfit while traveling on public transportation, like the train or subway, in an effort to divert unwanted attention and catcalling. For some women, it’s intentional. For others, it’s automatic. Regardless, it has become an integral part of female culture.
Worldwide on a daily basis, approximately 800 million people are on their period. A total of 7 years of our lives are spent menstruating and it’s approximated that women spend up to roughly €17,000 on feminine hygiene products.
Feminism. It is the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. What if feminism could be more than that, though? Feminists have always approached challenges with a strong commitment to inclusivity, but what if there are thousands of people fighting to be included, to have their voices heard, and to finally be seen? People with disabilities have been waging a war against those who do not seek inclusivity in aspects of our society.
According to a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), published at the start of May, the global progress in reducing the rates of premature deaths of pregnant women, mothers and babies has flatlined for a staggering eight years due to the decreasing investment being made into maternal and newborn health.