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Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

Rita Bosaho Makes History By Becoming The First Black Member Of Spain’s Parliament

When women are making history today for something that should’ve been done a long time ago, it’s clear there is still an inequality problem around the world. Yes it is […]

Politics

How This Animal Welfare Org. Is Improving The Status Of Women In The Developing World

How This Animal Welfare Org. Is Improving The Status Of Women In The Developing World

Everyday around the world, there are millions of women who are not able to work or provide for their families due to limitations on opportunity, education and economic empowerment. Another […]

Politics

Meet The President Of Mauritius – A World-Renowned Scientist, A Muslim, & A Woman

Meet The President Of Mauritius – A World-Renowned Scientist, A Muslim, & A Woman

Hey ladies, it turns out Beyonce was right – girls really DO run the world, literally! There is a growing list of female heads of state around the world and […]

Politics

United Nations’ First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Hailed As Heroes By World Leader

United Nations’ First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Hailed As Heroes By World Leader

This group of Indian women made up part of the first all-female United Nations Peacekeeping unit, and have just returned to their home country as international heroes. Since 2007 these […]

Entertainment, Politics

New Algerian Law Finally Defines Sexual Harassment & Violence Against Women As A Crime

New Algerian Law Finally Defines Sexual Harassment & Violence Against Women As A Crime

Since it’s declaration of independence from France in 1962, Algeria has been a country in strife. It is the largest country on the African continent, and the 10th largest in […]

Family Life, Politics

Progressive Gender Equality Move: Indian Court Rules Women Can Now Be Legal Head Of The Family

Progressive Gender Equality Move: Indian Court Rules Women Can Now Be Legal Head Of The Family

When we think about the dominant sexist or patriarchal machine that is still largely in control of the world today, the idea of changing it to something more equal can […]

Politics

This Radio Station In Afghanistan Is Determined To Be A Platform For Women’s Rights, Despite Taliban Attacks

This Radio Station In Afghanistan Is Determined To Be A Platform For Women’s Rights, Despite Taliban Attacks

In September 2015, after nearly 14 years in seeming exile, the Taliban attacked a northern Afghanistan city called Kunduz, which decimated every part of town except the military base. It […]

Politics

Pakistan Launches New Initiative To Empower Women And Children Out Of Poverty

Pakistan Launches New Initiative To Empower Women And Children Out Of Poverty

A new empowerment initiative in Pakistan is set to help women and children escape a life of poverty and create role models to inspire them to know what they are […]

Politics

China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

In April 2015, five Chinese feminist activists gained the attention of global media headlines for their arrest after protesting against domestic violence issues in the country. It caused a major […]

Politics

UK’s Women’s Equality Party Leader: “I Get Up Every Morning Because I Want To Change Things”

UK’s Women’s Equality Party Leader: “I Get Up Every Morning Because I Want To Change Things”

Over the past couple of years, if you have been paying close attention to global politics, you will have notice a small but growing trend: women rising up to be […]

Politics

How California’s New Robust Equal Pay Law Could Benefit Women In Hollywood

How California’s New Robust Equal Pay Law Could Benefit Women In Hollywood

2015 ended up being a banner year and a tipping point for women in Hollywood. It’s probably more accurate to state that the tipping point began in September 2014 with […]

Boys We Like, Politics

This Non-Profit Works To Break The Cycle Of Misogyny By Teaching Boys In India About Equality

This Non-Profit Works To Break The Cycle Of Misogyny By Teaching Boys In India About Equality

You may have recently come across the news about Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s TED Talk-turned book ‘We Should All Be Feminists’ being distributed to every 16 year old in […]

Politics, Working Women

The Malala Effect: Meet The Girl From Afghanistan Fighting For Children’s Education

The Malala Effect: Meet The Girl From Afghanistan Fighting For Children’s Education

We’ve always been big believers in the “Malala effect”, that she would inspire girls around the world to take up the mantle of education activist and fight for the right […]

Politics

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Get out the vote. These are 4 words that many of us around the world take for granted, but this past weekend, for women in Saudi Arabia, it was the […]

Politics

Female New Zealand Parliamentarians Stage A Walk-Out Over Comments About Rape

Female New Zealand Parliamentarians Stage A Walk-Out Over Comments About Rape

This is an important story which needs to be shared more in the media. This is an example of what it looks like when politicians with a conscience stand up […]