Post Tagged with: "legislation"

US Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s Bill Requiring Women To Be Part Of Conflict Prevention Becomes Law

US Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s Bill Requiring Women To Be Part Of Conflict Prevention Becomes Law

We love the saying: “If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu”. It can be applied to a number of situations, when talking about […]

October 20, 2017 ×
Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

While the US continues to see discrimination toward the transgender community from conservative groups and politicians, most notably in Donald Trump’s recent transgender military ban as well as the continual […]

August 30, 2017 ×
Taiwan Is The First Country In Asia To Officially Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In New Court Case

Taiwan Is The First Country In Asia To Officially Recognize Same-Sex Marriage In New Court Case

It’s crazy to think how almost two whole years have passed since the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage across America. It shows how important the fight […]

May 29, 2017 ×
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 ×
Can This Politician Change UK Law To Protect Models From Dangerous Weight Standards?

Can This Politician Change UK Law To Protect Models From Dangerous Weight Standards?

This is not the first time we have seen a politician in a certain country petition for laws that will revolutionize the fashion industry in a good way. In light […]

October 12, 2015 ×
California Becomes The 1st State To Pass Basic Employee Rights Bill For Cheerleaders

California Becomes The 1st State To Pass Basic Employee Rights Bill For Cheerleaders

Well now here’s a reason to cheer loudly! There’s a lot of talking around America about minimum wage laws and the need to increase them. And while this is an […]

August 11, 2015 ×
Will Amy Schumer’s Campaign For Gun Control Legislation Make A Difference?

Will Amy Schumer’s Campaign For Gun Control Legislation Make A Difference?

Seriously people, how many MORE shootings do we need in this country before legislators on both sides of the gun debate start working together for effective change? There have been […]

August 7, 2015 ×
Former Child Brides Take Zimbabwe Government To Court Over Marriage Laws

Former Child Brides Take Zimbabwe Government To Court Over Marriage Laws

When you think of your childhood, images of playing in the sun, freedom, toys, school and friends often get conjured. But imagine if you grew up in a part of […]

April 16, 2015 ×
New French Law Bans Models With Eating Disorders – Helpful Or Harmful?

New French Law Bans Models With Eating Disorders – Helpful Or Harmful?

A new French law is set to change the way the fashion industry operates and also how the standards of beauty are portrayed in one of the fashion capitals of […]

April 8, 2015 ×
These Texas Girls Are Changing Laws To Protect Teens From Dating Violence

These Texas Girls Are Changing Laws To Protect Teens From Dating Violence

Domestic violence has been a huge topic in the media over the past year. We’ve seen how certain high-profile football players’ lives have been examined because of the abuse of […]

March 16, 2015 ×
China Drafts New Anti-Domestic Violence Bill For The 1st Time In Its History

China Drafts New Anti-Domestic Violence Bill For The 1st Time In Its History

China has just released information about a new law which allows the definition and prosecution of domestic violence. That’s right, up until now, there was no such law protecting its […]

December 4, 2014 ×
Author Jane Wells Details Her Domestic Abuse & Why The Law Forced Her To Stay

Author Jane Wells Details Her Domestic Abuse & Why The Law Forced Her To Stay

Meet Jane Wells. On the surface she looks like a normal woman, but what lies beneath is a story of heartbreak and pain beyond what many of us can even […]

October 13, 2014 ×
President Obama: “Real Men Do Not Hurt Women”

President Obama: “Real Men Do Not Hurt Women”

Whether you agree on his policies or not, and whether you voted for him or not, there’s finally something we can all agree to like President Barack Obama for. The […]

January 27, 2014 ×
Monumental Bill Protecting Underage Models Becomes New York Law

Monumental Bill Protecting Underage Models Becomes New York Law

New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a MAJOR law this week which is going to see the protection of underage models in the fashion capital of the world. This is […]

October 25, 2013 ×
Groundbreaking Legislation Is Set To Protect The Rights Of Underage Models

Groundbreaking Legislation Is Set To Protect The Rights Of Underage Models

It’s been a long time coming and it took the efforts of a tireless crusader to make it happen. Just this week, the state of New York passed legislation that recognizes […]

June 14, 2013 ×