Working Online

Why is a woman’s experience online so different?

Cyberbullying, trolling, internet abuse — however you dress it up, online harassment prevents many people from sharing their opinions for fear of triggering an abusive response and losing their privacy. As women slowly make gains – climbing up ladders, shattering ceilings, and sending out a Tweet or two – we face an aggressive push back[…]

Glass - and steel - ceiling

The UN’s steel ceiling: A missed opportunity to embrace women as vocal and engaged leaders

This week Brussels celebrated European Week of Action for Girls to coincide with and mark International Day of the Girl Child (11 October) spotlighting girls’ empowerment. On the other side of the Atlantic, the United Nations General Assembly gathered yesterday to appoint the next Secretary General, a leadership position apparently still reserved exclusively for men. After more than[…]