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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

Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s First Elected Female President, A Supporter Of Feminism & LGBT Rights

Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s First Elected Female President, A Supporter Of Feminism & LGBT Rights

In a landslide and historic victory, Tsai Ing-wen has been elected Taiwan’s first female president. She is the leader of the Democratic Progressive Party, and managed to secure 56.12% of […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Egypt Announces New Courts Specifically Designed To Deal With Cases Of Abuse Against Women

Egypt Announces New Courts Specifically Designed To Deal With Cases Of Abuse Against Women

Ever since the Arab Spring began in Tunisia in 2010 and spread across the Arab world, including Egypt, where a wave of protests and demonstrations demanded change from various governments, […]

Health, Politics

Female Legislators Fighting Back Against Restrictive Abortion Laws In The Best Way Possible

Female Legislators Fighting Back Against Restrictive Abortion Laws In The Best Way Possible

My body. My right. My choice. Except that it’s not, is it? Here in the US it would be easy to think that because the Supreme Court ruled in 1973 […]

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

Why German Chancellor Angela Merkel Being Named TIME Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’ 2015 Matters

Why German Chancellor Angela Merkel Being Named TIME Magazine’s ‘Person Of The Year’ 2015 Matters

She is the head of Europe’s most powerful economy and the world’s fourth biggest economy, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel certainly knows it. She became the first ever female Chancellor […]

Politics

The Celebrity Vote: Hillary Clinton Gains The Support From The Most Powerful Lobby Group

The Celebrity Vote: Hillary Clinton Gains The Support From The Most Powerful Lobby Group

While the whole nation continues to talk about Donald Trump and his tactics of employing racism and bigotry to win the support of the American people, there is a candidate […]

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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 […]

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New Taliban Breakaway Group Claims To Support Equal Rights For Women And Girls

New Taliban Breakaway Group Claims To Support Equal Rights For Women And Girls

There’s usually one word that commonly gets associated with the Taliban, and that is: terrorism. There’s a good reason why. The extremist organization has wreaked terror on people throughout Pakistan, […]

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 […]

Politics

Sen. Claire McCaskill Delivers Wake Up Call For Women To Raise Their Voices

Sen. Claire McCaskill Delivers Wake Up Call For Women To Raise Their Voices

This is Senator Claire McCaskill. She is a Democrat from the state of Missouri, and she is one of only 20 women currently elected to the US Senate, out of […]