Post Tagged with: "Women’s Rights"

John Legend: “Having A Daughter Isn’t The Only Reason I Care About Women’s Rights”

John Legend: “Having A Daughter Isn’t The Only Reason I Care About Women’s Rights”

His statement should speak for itself, but sadly we live in a world where it is not obvious that caring about women’s rights is a no-brainer. Although we have seen […]

September 14, 2017 ×
A Win For Gender Equality, Indian Supreme Court Rules Triple Talaq Law “Unconstitutional”

A Win For Gender Equality, Indian Supreme Court Rules Triple Talaq Law “Unconstitutional”

The Supreme Court in India just delivered a major ruling that is said to be a major win for gender equality, especially for Muslim women. The ruling concerns the triple […]

September 12, 2017 ×
Nepal Outlaws Hindu Menstrual Shaming Tradition “Chhaupadi” Which Shuns Women From Society

Nepal Outlaws Hindu Menstrual Shaming Tradition “Chhaupadi” Which Shuns Women From Society

We’ve talked a lot about menstrual stigma and period shaming. How it affects women in developed countries like America and the US with ridiculous “tampon taxes” and women being denied […]

August 30, 2017 ×
Openly Gay Lebanese Singer Hamed Sinno Urges Men To Champion Women’s Rights In The Middle East

Openly Gay Lebanese Singer Hamed Sinno Urges Men To Champion Women’s Rights In The Middle East

We’re living in very turbulent political times which can make it hard to find nuanced and varied narratives about life in the Middle East when you look at mainstream newsmedia. […]

August 29, 2017 ×
The War On Women’s Repro Health Not Just About Abortion, As Outlined In ‘Birthright’ Documentary

The War On Women’s Repro Health Not Just About Abortion, As Outlined In ‘Birthright’ Documentary

If there is one documentary you watch about the state of reproductive healthcare in America this year, make it ‘Birthright: A War Story’. If you live in the United States, […]

July 20, 2017 ×
Indigenous Woman From The Zapatista Resistance Mov’t To Run For President Of Mexico In 2018

Indigenous Woman From The Zapatista Resistance Mov’t To Run For President Of Mexico In 2018

We know most people are still recovering from the 2016 Presidential election, and are keeping track of many other federal elections happening around the world (most notably the UK, France […]

July 6, 2017 ×
China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

You may recall the story of 5 Chinese feminist activists arrested in 2015 for “creating a disturbance”, which in real talk means they were organizing a march for International Women’s […]

June 13, 2017 ×
This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

Now this is what you call keeping government accountable! Lawyer Martin Kpebu has won a major court case in Ghana, by suing his government for failing to take action on […]

May 30, 2017 ×
New Indie Film ‘The Red Lotus’ Portrays A Dystopian Future America Where Abortion Is Illegal

New Indie Film ‘The Red Lotus’ Portrays A Dystopian Future America Where Abortion Is Illegal

If you’ve been watching ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on Hulu and are equally terrified and entertained by how a book written in the mid-1980’s could hit so shockingly close to home […]

May 24, 2017 ×
Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

  Brazil has one of the highest rates of female homicide in the world. A report from Mapa da Violencia, a nonprofit group that tracks violent crime in Latin America’s largest […]

April 24, 2017 ×
Five Valuable Pieces Of Advice To Protect Women’s Rights In The Workplace

Five Valuable Pieces Of Advice To Protect Women’s Rights In The Workplace

By Stacey Marone It’s the 21st century, and you might notice how women have evolved from damsels in distress into confident, driven, and goal-oriented individuals. You see them successfully balancing […]

March 8, 2017 ×
Trump’s Reaction To The Women’s Marches Around The U.S & The World Shows How Important Protests Are

Trump’s Reaction To The Women’s Marches Around The U.S & The World Shows How Important Protests Are

By Diane Meers Millions of women, men and children marched in unprecedented numbers in cities around the world on January 21st, the day following the inauguration on Donald Trump as […]

January 27, 2017 ×
Artist Shirley Manson On The Erosion Of Women’s Rights & The Irrelevance Of Aspiring To Be Pretty

Artist Shirley Manson On The Erosion Of Women’s Rights & The Irrelevance Of Aspiring To Be Pretty

She’s the singer and musician who became an indisputable feminist voice throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s with hits like ‘Paranoid’, ‘Androgyny’, ‘Sex Is Not The Enemy’ and many more. […]

January 11, 2017 ×
Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

We love the emphasis on female empowerment seen in music lately. While it has always been existent throughout various periods of music, at no time has it been more important […]

May 23, 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 ×