Politics

Afghanistan’s Lone Female Governors Defying Sexism & Religious Conservatism To Do Their Job

Afghanistan’s Lone Female Governors Defying Sexism & Religious Conservatism To Do Their Job

We’ve posted quite a few articles on the women who are pushing through long-held gender barriers in Afghanistan, and it should be noted that one of the biggest proponents of […]

August 24, 2016 ×
Massachusetts Just Became The First US State To Sign This Type Of Equal Pay Bill Into Law

Massachusetts Just Became The First US State To Sign This Type Of Equal Pay Bill Into Law

Now this is what progress looks like! In case you missed it, Massachusetts just became the first US state to sign an equal pay law that includes specific types of […]

August 17, 2016 ×
Following Qandeel Baloch’s Murder, Pakistan Unanimously Passes “Honor Killings” Bill

Following Qandeel Baloch’s Murder, Pakistan Unanimously Passes “Honor Killings” Bill

Last month the world was shocked to hear of the horrific murder of Pakistani social media personality and singer Qandeel Baloch, an outspoken feminist who was a voice for many […]

August 15, 2016 ×
India Updates Its National Policy For Women Promising More Action Toward Gender Equality

India Updates Its National Policy For Women Promising More Action Toward Gender Equality

More of this, world leaders! Recent news out of India shows the call for gender equality and more government accountability in the country’s deeply ingrained violence epidemic is slowly being […]

July 28, 2016 ×
How The Taxi Cab Industry Has Become A Wellspring Of Female Empowerment & Employment In India

How The Taxi Cab Industry Has Become A Wellspring Of Female Empowerment & Employment In India

In response to the problem of gender violence in India and the growing awareness around the world via international media, sparked by the horrific gang rape of a young woman […]

July 6, 2016 ×
Nigerian Non-Profit Uses Education To Transform The Lives Of Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Nigerian Non-Profit Uses Education To Transform The Lives Of Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Boko Haram stole the headlines when it kidnapped hundreds of girls in 2014, but beyond the headlines lies an even larger threat to Africa‚Äôs largest country. Tens of thousands of […]

June 27, 2016 ×
New World Order: Rome Elects Its First Female Mayor, Anti-Establishment Candidate Virginia Raggi

New World Order: Rome Elects Its First Female Mayor, Anti-Establishment Candidate Virginia Raggi

Welcome to the new world order: where straight, white, baby boomer men are slowly becoming less and less of the overwhelming majority when it comes to positions of political power […]

June 24, 2016 ×
Our Highlights From The Inaugural White House ‘United State Of Women’ Summit

Our Highlights From The Inaugural White House ‘United State Of Women’ Summit

ICYMI, the White House just held its very first United State of Women Summit, a day-long event attended by close to 5000 people which brought together some of the most […]

June 21, 2016 ×
This Group Of Indian Women Are Pushing For Gender Equality At The Intersection Of Religion & Feminism

This Group Of Indian Women Are Pushing For Gender Equality At The Intersection Of Religion & Feminism

When we think about feminism around the world, we look at it as an education into the lives and struggles of women in varied ways, and how they are fighting […]

June 2, 2016 ×
Morocco Passes New Law Making Sexual Harassment A Criminal Offense With Jail Time

Morocco Passes New Law Making Sexual Harassment A Criminal Offense With Jail Time

The Moroccan government has passed a major new law that says sexual harassment is now a crime punishable with up to 6 months jail time. It is most definitely a […]

May 20, 2016 ×
All New Cell Phones In India Will Have A Panic Button To Protect Women & Prevent Assault

All New Cell Phones In India Will Have A Panic Button To Protect Women & Prevent Assault

The Indian government are stepping up their focus on preventing gender violence and curbing the high rates of rape and sexual assault in the country. India’s Ministry of Communications and […]

May 9, 2016 ×
Anita Hill Talks Sexual Harassment, Race, Women In Politics, And Her Landmark 1991 Hearing

Anita Hill Talks Sexual Harassment, Race, Women In Politics, And Her Landmark 1991 Hearing

You may have recently seen the HBO original film ‘Confirmation’ starring Kerry Washington as Anita Hill, recounting the story of the highly controversial senate hearing regarding sexual harassment toward Anita […]

May 6, 2016 ×