Politics

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 ×
Chelsea Clinton Wrote An Essay About Gender Equality Progress; It Was Both Empowering & Depressing At The Same Time

Chelsea Clinton Wrote An Essay About Gender Equality Progress; It Was Both Empowering & Depressing At The Same Time

A year ago, Chelsea Clinton, her mom Hillary and Melinda Gates launched the ‘No Ceilings’ report initiative through the Clinton Foundation. The idea was to utilize the resources the Clinton […]

April 6, 2016 ×
Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

When women are making history today for something that should’ve been done a long time ago, it’s clear there is still an inequality problem around the world. Yes it is […]

March 25, 2016 ×
It’s Not Only Justin, Canadian First Lady Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau Is Also A Feminist

It’s Not Only Justin, Canadian First Lady Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau Is Also A Feminist

We know we have gushed over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Canada’s “other” famous Justin) and his progressive views on everything from racial justice to feminism and gender equality, but […]

March 23, 2016 ×
How This Animal Welfare Org. Is Improving The Status Of Women In The Developing World

How This Animal Welfare Org. Is Improving The Status Of Women In The Developing World

Everyday around the world, there are millions of women who are not able to work or provide for their families due to limitations on opportunity, education and economic empowerment. Another […]

March 18, 2016 ×
These 4 Women Are The Defense Ministers of Norway, Sweden, Germany & The Netherlands

These 4 Women Are The Defense Ministers of Norway, Sweden, Germany & The Netherlands

You’d be forgiven if you looked at this picture of these four women and “defense ministers from European countries” was the last option (if any) that came to mind when […]

March 11, 2016 ×