Posts by: Positive Women United

Game Changers: Women Empowering Women for Synergistic Success

The newest professional development trend is focused on cultivating women leaders to not only ascend into higher-level positions but also become game changers for their teams, organizations, and industries. I find that many large corporations have established new women’s affinity leadership networks for the sole purpose of providing a workplace community whereby women can help …

Women Empowerment And Entrepreneurial Revolution

Women have generally been looked upon with contempt for centuries with various strictures inflicted upon them reducing their status to the mercy of men. They have been confined to hearth and home. But now the perspective of the society has changed and a general thinking to work for the emancipation and empowerment of women is …

The Powerful Role Of Women In Peace Building

On October 7, 2011, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to three formidable women: Tawakkul Karman, a leader of anti-government protests in Yemen; Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first democratically elected female president in 2005; and Leymah Gbowee, also of Liberia who campaigned against the use of sexual assault as a …

Women in Therapy

What do Women Want? … everywhere women want to be whole together make stew, simmer all that is true in the broth of human goodness, invite every man, woman and child to toss in a favored spice, a wish, a way to rebuild our fractured world and with tomorrow in our wombs, we will carry …

Women Who Hate Other Women

(In this article, I am using the term mother– however; it can be equally exchanged to refer to the primary female caretaker in your family.) Have you ever wondered to yourself, “why do women hate each other?” Teenage girls ask the question why do girls hate me? Women who hate other women at the deepest …

Social Empowerment of Women

The indicators of social empowerment of women include the base of gender inequality, sex ratios, life expectancy rates and fertility rates which shows the general status of women in terms of literacy, economic growth, availability of health care and birth control facilities, educational status of women, age at marriage, literacy rates and participation of women …

Economic Empowerment of Women

When we talk about “economic empowerment of women” we must understand that the biggest problem that women face today is that their work is not recognized at all. Women have always contributed to the society and the economy in the form of a helping hand in agriculture and food production in the developing countries and …