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Politics

New Study – Harsher Sentencing For Rape Shows Countries Less Likely To Descend Into War

New Study – Harsher Sentencing For Rape Shows Countries Less Likely To Descend Into War

Whenever governments, politicians, activists or NGOs talk about the need for gender equality, it’s important to recognize the implications of focusing on this issue are far-reaching, especially when it comes […]

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 […]

Sports

Sports Illustrated Puts The Spotlight On “Women Who Are Changing The Face Of The NFL”

Sports Illustrated Puts The Spotlight On “Women Who Are Changing The Face Of The NFL”

There have been a number of stories over the past few years profiling the pioneer women who are making inroads in male-dominated sports, especially on the coaching side. Whether it […]

Family Life

How A Group Of British Teens Helped Change Policy Around Sex Education In Schools

How A Group Of British Teens Helped Change Policy Around Sex Education In Schools

Comprehensive sex education is always a good idea, no matter which part of the world you live in. The idea that giving youth information about bodies, relationships and fostering dialog […]

Contributors

Giving Language A Gender Equality Makeover – We Need To Stop Using Masculine Generics

Giving Language A Gender Equality Makeover – We Need To Stop Using Masculine Generics

By Liz Greene It’s one of the few things that makes me feel like a bad feminist — I am a terrible abuser of the expression, “you guys.” “Dude”, “man”, […]

Contributors

‘Teen Voices’ Series: Early Marriage In Uganda Prevents Girls From Education & Promotes Violence

‘Teen Voices’ Series: Early Marriage In Uganda Prevents Girls From Education & Promotes Violence

This is the second post in our ‘Teen Voices’ series on GTHQ. We partnered with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one […]

Contributors

As The Founder Of A Women-Run Magazine I Created A Work Environment I Never Thought Possible

As The Founder Of A Women-Run Magazine I Created A Work Environment I Never Thought Possible

By Daisy Helman I didn’t mean to end up running an online magazine. I had always read lifestyle publications, in print and later online, but the actual idea of starting […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Aamir Khan’s Feminist Commercial & Nickelodeon’s ‘Little Ballers of Indiana’

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Aamir Khan’s Feminist Commercial & Nickelodeon’s ‘Little Ballers of Indiana’

YAAASSS! It’s Feminist Friday, and we’re excited to share with our readers the videos we are enjoying right now. We’re proud to day this is another international version, spanning 3 […]

Interviews, Sports

One Of The World’s Toughest Sporting Events, Volvo Ocean Race, Changes Rules For Gender Equality.

One Of The World’s Toughest Sporting Events, Volvo Ocean Race, Changes Rules For Gender Equality.

The Volvo Ocean Race is often described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world, and as one of the sport’s “big three” events, along with the […]

Contributors

UN Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka On Making The Workforce More Gender Equal By 2030

UN Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka On Making The Workforce More Gender Equal By 2030

A Message from UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Women’s Day, 8 March 201. Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household […]

Contributors

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

By Noreen Chada “Why is he cleaning the house when there are three girls just sitting there?” Melina’s mum said as Melina and I sat upstairs getting ready to go […]

Working Women

Corporate Firms Joining Forces, Pledging To Work Toward Gender Equality In Their Companies By 2030

Corporate Firms Joining Forces, Pledging To Work Toward Gender Equality In Their Companies By 2030

As much as we’d love to believe Beyonce when she sings “Who run the world? Girls!” the truth is the exact opposite, especially when it comes to the corporate sector. […]

Contributors

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

By Tara* Nirbhaya. Fearless and strong. As the 4th anniversary of the brutal gang rape of the 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, India, came and went, I flashback to December […]

Girl on a Mission

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

If the phrase “fight like a girl” had a visual definition, it would be Dr. Seema Rao. She is known as India’s lone female commando trainer and has dedicated her […]

Working Women

Yelp For Gender Equality – These Websites Tell You How A Company Treats Its Female Employees

Yelp For Gender Equality – These Websites Tell You How A Company Treats Its Female Employees

We’ve all read *those* articles and blog posts during our daily internet crawl. You know the ones we’re talking about, where women detail the way they’ve been discriminated against in […]