What Women Around The World Are Saying About Women's Equality Day
By Diana Pearl
In case you didn't know, we're deeply committed to equality for women on all levelsthat's why we're always writing about it. In honor of Women's Equality Day, here are the 10 most talked-about sexist, discriminatory, or just plain concerning gender-biased stories from the last yearincluding topics on equal pay, reproductive rights, and diversity in the workplace.
And, lets not forget to give a big hand to those who are standing up for change. See what influential women from around the globe are saying on Women's Equality Day. Follow along and tweet your own thoughts with the hashtag #WEMatter.
It's time to make the pay gap a thing of the pastAmerican women deserve better. #WEMatter Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 26, 2014
Today is Women's Equality Day. On the anniversary of women's suffrage, women's economic security matters. Our votes matter. #WEmatter Maria Shriver (@mariashriver) August 26, 2014
When I arrived in Washington, there were 5 women senators. Todayon Women's Equality Daythere are 20. Progress, but work remains. #WEmatter Sen Dianne Feinstein (@SenFeinstein) August 26, 2014