Good Read | 10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

by Kalogator (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

by Kalogator (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

"10 Words Every Girl Should Learn":

As adults, women's speech is granted less authority and credibility. We aren't thought of as able critics or as funny. Men speak more, more often, and longer than women in mixed groups (classrooms, boardrooms, legislative bodies, expert media commentary and, for obvious reasons religious institutions.) Indeed, in male-dominated problem solving groups including boards, committees and legislatures, men speak 75% more than women, with negative effects on decisions reached. That's why, as researchers summed up, "Having a seat at the table is not the same as having a voice."

Read Soraya Chemaly's full article HuffPost Women here…