Post Tagged with: "legislation"

Causes

Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

By Tara Carey, Equality Now There are not a lot of news headlines these days about members of US Congress almost unanimously voting together in a bipartisan display for a […]

Politics

Iceland Is Officially The First Country In The World To Make It Illegal To Pay Women Less Than Men

Iceland Is Officially The First Country In The World To Make It Illegal To Pay Women Less Than Men

Excuse us while we plan out a move to Iceland… Let us explain exactly why the Nordic country is a desired destination for us: they have officially become the first […]

Politics

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Causes

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

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 […]

Sports

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 […]

Causes, Celebrities

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Body Image, Fashion & Beauty

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 […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Interviews

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 […]

Boys We Like, Politics

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 […]