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The 1931 Asian Women’s Conference in India

The All-Asian Women's Conference (AAWC) gathered in Lahore in January of 1931. A total number of 45 female representatives met to talk about normal social and political worries of the ladies in Asia, for...
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The historical significant role of the Geisha

Geisha is one of the Japanese cultures from ancient times. The Geisha tradition was meant to empower Japanese women to have a significant role in society. It created a beautiful environment for Japanese women that...

Surprising Facts Regarding Empress Michiko

Most little girls grow up dreaming of what life would be like as a member of royalty, but in the case of Michiko Shoda, born on 20 October 1934, that impossible dream became reality...

Kama Sutra: Power for Men AND Women

The Kama Sutra has been interpreted in many ways over the years. The book was written in the 3rd century of the Christian era by Indian sage Vatsyayana, then was re-worked in the 15th...
Early feminism in the Philippines

Early feminism in the Philippines – an inspiration

The Philippines is one of the countries where gender disparity is less in the World. Unlike most countries in the World, Philippines give women equal chances of opportunity to participate in governance and society as...

The Evolution of the Concept of Beauty

What is beauty? Nobody seems to have a solid definition for this term. This is because the concept is usually biased, adjusts regularly and is culturally relative. Simply put, beauty is fluid. Women have always...

The Rise Of Thai Women In Tech

With such a worldwide interest in the improving of the gender and wage gap, there stands a nation that is not only closing the gap in such an area but is also showing the...

Why does China have so few female politicians?

Why does China have so few female politicians? In 1949 the communists of Mao Zedong took power in China. Since then no woman has been appointed to the top political body in China or become...

Five Modern Women in Power – Female Heads of State

The plight of females has come a very long way in the last century, in the past women were purely viewed as subservient creatures meant to care for children and the home. In modern...

The History Of Beauty Is Consistently Changing

Beauty does not come with a concrete definition because the concept is fluid. This is because beauty is usually subjective, relative to the culture and always changing. There have been numerous shocking beauty regimens...

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