Post Tagged with: "Women’s Rights"

‘The Divine Order’ Follows The Real-Life Battle Of Swiss Women Fighting For The Right To Vote

‘The Divine Order’ Follows The Real-Life Battle Of Swiss Women Fighting For The Right To Vote

We’re living at a time where women are speaking out about women’s rights in light of the political landscape, where certain political parties and leaders are trying to take us […]

November 17, 2017 ×
Abolishing The Ban On Saudi Women Driving Is Great, But What About Male Guardianship Laws?

Abolishing The Ban On Saudi Women Driving Is Great, But What About Male Guardianship Laws?

By Tara Carey, Equality Now Saudi Arabian state television announced on Tuesday evening that women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom, with driving licenses to be issued to […]

October 5, 2017 ×
Tunisia Overturns Ban Preventing Muslim Women From Marrying Non-Muslim Men

Tunisia Overturns Ban Preventing Muslim Women From Marrying Non-Muslim Men

The right and freedom to marry, or not marry, the person of our choice is one of the most fundamental human rights today. Throughout history this has been a constant […]

October 2, 2017 ×
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 ×