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4 Ways to promote Gender Equality in the Workplace

Despite all the movements and initiatives that have sprung recently that tackle the theme of  gender equality, female workers still get paid less than their male coworkers, with women significantly underrepresented in senior management roles. Discrimination and unequal pay is illegal, but the reality shows that we still face huge obstacles in equal opportunities, and employers play a vital role in overcoming these obstacles. Here are some tips on how you can promote gender equality in your company and create a change.

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Why Female Genital Mutilation Remains a Problem in Kenya

Women Like Us Foundation and  Pastoralist Child Foundation have decided to join forces and fight FGM in Kenya through dedicated workshops to raise awareness of this monstrous issue and save as many girls as we can from suffering! We are set on making an impact! The more these young women know, the better they can help themselves and serve their community and generations to come. Our urgent mission right now is to raise $10,000 within the next month so that we are ready and able to provide more help to 60 boys, girls and adults in Narok area of Kenya where one Masai community is waiting to be educated!

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Music for Gender Equality

Music is one of the arts that has been around for centuries and it has provided us with windows into history. Music is a "language" of love, hope and encouragement. Bearing that in mind, it's no wonder that music became a powerful unifier of people. It was and still is used to gather people and lift spirits during protests and political events.Women Like Us Foundation has partnered with the ones who spread the word of social justice and gender equality through song and their angelic voices. Read more about it in the blog post! 

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Defying Narratives with Asha Dahya: Humanizing Abortion

As human rights are at an all-time high for debate, the fight for women’s rights is a priority for journalist and filmmaker, Asha Dahya. Her goal: to humanize the talk around abortions and reproductive rights. Asha was once herself a deep evangelical Christian who considered abortion a sin. Though, very devoted to her community, she faced struggles of her own. Her life brought her to a crossroads between the very thing she disagreed with. She knew for her own sake that she must make the best decision for herself but why did the choices and views of them have to be so radically black and white?

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Why Intersectional Feminism Matters

Even though the concept of intersectionality in feminism has been around for decades, it only seems to have made it into mainstream debate in the past couple of years, especially with the creation of the #MeToo movement.

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5 Women in Entertainment Fighting for Gender Equality

It takes one look at a movie or TV screen to realize that women—particularly women of color, LGBT women and women over the age of 45—are under-represented in the entertainment industry. Luckily, many of them are done with tolerating this inequality and started to empower women not just in their own industry. They are shaping the future with their voices, foundations, and artistry.

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4 Ways to Celebrate International Women's Month

There are more sings of acknowledgement and respect towards our rights as women than there were fifty years ago and that is a reason to celebrate this month even more. Check out some of the best ways you can celebrate women during Women’s Month.

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Women Like Us Ambassador Joy Donnell On Media's Role in Social Change

Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the women who are changing the world. We could not think of a better way to kick off this day with an interview with one of our most inspiring and accomplished ambassadors: Joy Donnell. Read about what why she became involved with the foundation, her work, and favorite women’s causes! Happy International Women’s Day!

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How to Champion for Women's Rights with a Documentary Screening

Women Like Us: Three Journeys. One Mission. To Change the World follows three women on a journey of profound exploration. It is an official selection of the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival. The film tells of their travels, personal journeys of adversity and evolution, and the unthinkable social injustices women around the world face.

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How Toxic Masculinity Contributes to Mass Shootings

America is mourning over the latest mass shooting incident at a Parkland Florida high school that has left 17 people dead. Though unfortunately this is nothing new and seems to have no end as gun control laws have yet to be dealt with. The frequency of this kind of event is putting the USA as the highest in the world for mass shootings.. The statistics are frightening.

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Helping women-led initiatives eradicate sexual abuse and sex trafficking.

Helping women-led initiatives eradicate sexual abuse and sex trafficking.  Women Like Us Foundation granted funds to these initiatives and others.  We're proud of our impact.

Together...we are changing the world.

Olmalaika Home

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The mission of THE Olmalaika Home is to house and protect young disadvantaged Maasai girls in Kenya, providing a warm, nurturing and loving environment; guiding them to see themselves as persons of value ; fostering respect and appreciation for their peers, teachers, leaders, and culture, enabling them to be a generation of educated, productive, respected and valuable young women.

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One Girl at a Time Foundation

One Girl at a Time Program is a strategically-planned group mentoring program for teen girls that propels them forward through informed decision making.  Volunteer mentors provide positive role models, educating and creating awareness on topics that affect young women today.

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Shades of Red film against sexual abuse

Hidden Tears is a media company that partners with non-profits across the country to raise consciousness through media on gender inequality, sexual abuse, and human trafficking, all of which are intrinsically connected.

 

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5 Black Women-Led Nonprofits Making History

From fighting AIDS, to finding sponsors for underserved African-American girls to travel the world and meet other cultures, to women’s empowerment, educational programs, to African-American women’s development of political prowess;  these five nonprofits led by inspiring women are truly worth supporting. They make the world a better place. Read on to learn about their impact.

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5 Initiatives We Love to Support

With the aim of promoting gender equality and social justice, Women Like Us Foundation extends a helping hand globally. We have been very fortunate to work with  women, children, and families from the west coast to the east. From California to Indiana to Kenya to the Dominican Republic, we have no boundaries. We strive to create a world where equality reigns supreme. Read more about our impact and the work we love to do, and join us in our campaign to empower women universally!

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Catt Sadler TV Host and Linda Rendleman Author and Speaker Confront Injustice in Documentary Film Women Like Us. Three Journeys. One Mission. To Change the World

On February 25, 2018, Women Like Us Foundation will present the documentary Women Like Us, Three Journeys. One Mission. To Change the World. The film, executive produced by Women Like Us co-founder Linda Rendleman, and co-produced by Women Like Us Global Ambassador Catt Sadler, is a rallying cry for women to continue the fight for equality for all.

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5 Podcasts Every Woman Should Listen To

Podcasts have become new radio shows that you can listen to over and over again on your mobile while you're in traffic, doing the dishes or when you just want that quality "me" time. Here are 5 really high quality podcast that we recommend you hook up on whenever you have that extra listening time. 

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