Politics

Interviews, Politics

SuperPAC Of Progressive Female Filmmakers Dedicated To Helping Turn Virginia Blue In 2017

SuperPAC Of Progressive Female Filmmakers Dedicated To Helping Turn Virginia Blue In 2017

When people in the United States hear the term “SuperPAC” it can potentially make them nervous. It conjures up images of bought-and-paid-for politicians, lobby money, corporate greed, and basically a […]

Politics

India’s First National Women’s Parliament Launched To Inspire Political Leadership In Girls

India’s First National Women’s Parliament Launched To Inspire Political Leadership In Girls

In a country of 1.2 billion people, it’s hard to stomach that nationally, the percentage of women in Indian government is a meager 12%. It is the second most populated […]

Health, Politics

Meet The Congresswoman Who Introduced The First Federal Bill Tackling Menstrual Stigma

Meet The Congresswoman Who Introduced The First Federal Bill Tackling Menstrual Stigma

If you’ve been paying attention to a certain issue over the past few years, you will be familiar with conversations about menstrual stigma and the tampon tax. In 2015, Canada […]

Politics

Political Leaders Hold Summit To Discuss Women’s Pivotal Role In Climate Change Policy

Political Leaders Hold Summit To Discuss Women’s Pivotal Role In Climate Change Policy

In case you missed it, an important political conference was held in New York City to discuss one of the most urgent issues affecting literally every person on the planet […]

Politics

Oxfam Engaging Indigenous Australian Women In Policy-Making Process With National Forum

Oxfam Engaging Indigenous Australian Women In Policy-Making Process With National Forum

When more women have a seat at the decision-making table, change happens. That is precisely the goal of Oxfam Australia’s Straight Talk forum – to create change, led by Indigenous […]

Politics

Australia’s First Female Muslim MP, Anne Aly, Gives Powerful Feminist Speech In Parliament

Australia’s First Female Muslim MP, Anne Aly, Gives Powerful Feminist Speech In Parliament

When we look at global politics right now, it is easy to get disheartened about the uprising of hatred, fear, racism and strong sentiments that seek to divide people based […]

Politics

Trevor Noah’s Powerful Reminder That Existing In The World As A Person Of Color Is A Political Act

Trevor Noah’s Powerful Reminder That Existing In The World As A Person Of Color Is A Political Act

We are in the midst of a turbulent political period here in the United States, yet it is a moment not unique to Americans by any means. Following the election […]

Politics

The Silver Lining – These Progressive Women Just Made History In The US Election

The Silver Lining – These Progressive Women Just Made History In The US Election

For many of us, this has been a rough week in politics. The GTHQ team is still processing the shock of seeing Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton losing to outward bigot, […]

Health, Politics

Meet The Feminist Founder Of A Site Dedicated To Championing Repro Rights In Ireland

Meet The Feminist Founder Of A Site Dedicated To Championing Repro Rights In Ireland

Most people are familiar with the current heightened hysteria around the issue of abortion in the United States. We have covered numerous aspects of the issue, from the various state […]

Politics

Massachusetts Just Became The First US State To Sign This Type Of Equal Pay Bill Into Law

Massachusetts Just Became The First US State To Sign This Type Of Equal Pay Bill Into Law

Now this is what progress looks like! In case you missed it, Massachusetts just became the first US state to sign an equal pay law that includes specific types of […]

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 […]

Politics

Morocco Passes New Law Making Sexual Harassment A Criminal Offense With Jail Time

Morocco Passes New Law Making Sexual Harassment A Criminal Offense With Jail Time

The Moroccan government has passed a major new law that says sexual harassment is now a crime punishable with up to 6 months jail time. It is most definitely a […]

Causes, Politics

This Viral Video Brought Justice To Victims Of A Major Environmental Disaster In India

This Viral Video Brought Justice To Victims Of A Major Environmental Disaster In India

If you are still in doubts whether social media has the power to change the world, then this story might sway your opinion. In 2015 a video was released by […]

Politics

Meet The Indigenous Moroccan Women Fighting Domestic Violence, Child Marriage & Political Oppression

Meet The Indigenous Moroccan Women Fighting Domestic Violence, Child Marriage & Political Oppression

There are many countries around the world which have a history of marginalizing, oppressing and silencing their indigenous population. America, Canada, Australia, India and many, many more. The sad truth […]

Politics

Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

You may be familiar with the short ‘A Girl in The River: The price of Forgiveness’ which won best documentary short at this year’s Academy Awards. Canadian-Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy […]