Women in elite sports

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Gradually, women are making headway in elite sports, competing in Olympic circuits, forming teams and obtaining national team gold medals. This is not only a professional development for them, but it also represents a major shift in gender equality. In sports that require much technical and physical excellence like sailing, women are getting equaling male categories. In the sailing competition Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia that takes place from March 28 to April 4 in Mallorca, there’s several women’s categories and teams competing. There’s already five female categories in the competition, which is part of the Olympic classification: 470 Women, double Olympic class with light boat of three sails; FX 49er category, double class 49er boat for women, it will be Olympic for the first time at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro 2016; Laser Radial, single female class with a single mainsail; RSX, female Olympic windsurfing category; and the women’s kitesurf, this not being an Olympic class. Read More

Smart time for equity

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Smart time

The working schedule reform is an issue of the day in the Spanish State. And this is so because the full-job days interrupted by endless lunchs and the long hours of work to beyond 7 and 8 pm are still very common in Spanish companies. There are many initiatives that claim for a time rationalization in our country, with a more reasonable working time compatible with private and family life. Read More

Women and their power to change the world

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Among the different causes that women of different societies have pronounce themselves are gender discrimination  – socially, professionally and in the families, feminicide, the downgrade of the female figure in the artistic scenes, abuses caused by religion, rape and domestic violence, which is manifested verbally, physically, morally and economically. Read More

Women story-tellers

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For centuries, history has been written by men. They wrote the manuscripts narrating battles to conquer kingdoms, they told about the adventures of explorers, and it was they who wrote the guidelines for a news report or broadcast that would explain what was happening daily . But after these many centuries, it is time to shift the balance. Read More

Men do make a difference for Women

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For centuries, different societies worldwide have shared a similar vision on the genders’ roles. For her, among her main roles there would be: aspiring to get married and having children. Focusing on being a staying-home-mom, who manages to cook, clean, raise the children -many times all alone, and make her husband happy. As for him, among his main priorities would be: have a job, be successful, provide, and be the “head” of the family. Read More