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Entertainment

‘Women’s Voices Now’ Festival Creates Awareness About Women’s Rights Through Film

‘Women’s Voices Now’ Festival Creates Awareness About Women’s Rights Through Film

We’re always down to amplify the voices of women and champion women’s rights on our platform, and this International Women’s Day, we’re doubling down on that mission by helping promote […]

Contributors

How I Defied Critics In My Career Who Wrote Me Off Because Of My Age And Gender

How I Defied Critics In My Career Who Wrote Me Off Because Of My Age And Gender

By Theresa Siaw Millions of people, young and old, turned out for the Women’s March in January 2017 as well as 2018. The protesters marched to the polls to end […]

Contributors

Bartender Turned Millionaire Inspiring Women To Be Ambitious & Fight For Equal Rights

Bartender Turned Millionaire Inspiring Women To Be Ambitious & Fight For Equal Rights

By Melanie Bajrovic Financial freedom in your 20’s is possible. I’m a bartender turned millionaire, expert Real Estate Investor and Educator, Serial Entrepreneur, Hospitality Business Owner, Public Speaker and Author […]

Girl on a Mission

Senegal-Based Non-Profit Working Toward The Elimination Of Female Genital Mutilation

Senegal-Based Non-Profit Working Toward The Elimination Of Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM, is one of the most heinous acts of violence perpetrated toward young girls. It is the procedure of surgically altering part of the vagina, and […]

Interviews

‘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 […]

Contributors

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Boys We Like

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Boys We Like

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. […]

Health

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, […]