Politics

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 ×
How Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Is Elevating & Championing The Status Of Women

How Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Is Elevating & Championing The Status Of Women

Ever since the end of the Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001, the country has undergone major governmental change and there is still much work to be done despite 15 […]

May 4, 2016 ×
“Deal Me In” – Why The 2016 US Presidential Election Will Be A Game-Changer For Women

“Deal Me In” – Why The 2016 US Presidential Election Will Be A Game-Changer For Women

It’s the phrase that will be a lasting sentiment to the significance of possibly electing the first female Democratic nominee and US president, thanks to Hillary Clinton. At a rally […]

May 2, 2016 ×
This Viral Video Brought Justice To Victims Of A Major Environmental Disaster In India

This Viral Video Brought Justice To Victims Of A Major Environmental Disaster In India

If you are still in doubts whether social media has the power to change the world, then this story might sway your opinion. In 2015 a video was released by […]

April 29, 2016 ×
Meet The Indigenous Moroccan Women Fighting Domestic Violence, Child Marriage & Political Oppression

Meet The Indigenous Moroccan Women Fighting Domestic Violence, Child Marriage & Political Oppression

There are many countries around the world which have a history of marginalizing, oppressing and silencing their indigenous population. America, Canada, Australia, India and many, many more. The sad truth […]

April 25, 2016 ×
Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

You may be familiar with the short ‘A Girl in The River: The price of Forgiveness’ which won best documentary short at this year’s Academy Awards. Canadian-Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy […]

April 18, 2016 ×
Indian Police Recruit Local Housewives To Help Them Crack Down On Crime

Indian Police Recruit Local Housewives To Help Them Crack Down On Crime

In a country that has been known for its epidemic of gender violence, we’ve seen India step up to the plate in a number of ways to try and curb […]

April 14, 2016 ×
Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

During New Years Eve celebrations, a number of German cities, including Cologne which reported the highest number of attacks, became the center of international headlines after it was reported hundreds […]

April 12, 2016 ×