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This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

Now this is what you call keeping government accountable! Lawyer Martin Kpebu has won a major court case in Ghana, by suing his government for failing to take action on […]

Politics

Will Female Quotas Be The Way Forward To Ensure Equal Representation In Government?

Will Female Quotas Be The Way Forward To Ensure Equal Representation In Government?

After experiencing one of the most horrific genocides and civil wars in modern history, Rwanda underwent a massive structural change in its government when the 1994 ethnic struggle between Tutsis […]

Working Women

These Young Women Are The Future Of The Motorcycle Mechanic Industry In Bangladesh

These Young Women Are The Future Of The Motorcycle Mechanic Industry In Bangladesh

We’re so used to hearing the phrase “male-dominated industry” about, let’s face it, the majority of jobs on earth today. But thanks to a rise in the focus on gender […]

Politics

US Woman Campaigning To Become Somalia’s First Female President

US Woman Campaigning To Become Somalia’s First Female President

Before you go thinking it’s weird that an American woman would want to go interfere in the affairs of another country (as the US has been accused many times of […]

Working Women

UK Government Calls For More Gender Equality In British Intelligence Agencies

UK Government Calls For More Gender Equality In British Intelligence Agencies

James Bond’s boss “M” would be damn proud of this news… The UK government has released a report which investigated gender diversity in the British Secret Intelligence Service (also known […]

Politics

Muslim Leader Speaks Out In Favor Of Women In Leadership. A Must Read!

Muslim Leader Speaks Out In Favor Of Women In Leadership. A Must Read!

In Nigeria, change is happening. In a time where feminism has been on many a front page of the Western news, we must learn to cast our eyes to the […]

Politics

USAID Donating Over $200 Million To Empower Women In Afghanistan

USAID Donating Over $200 Million To Empower Women In Afghanistan

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged $216 million for a major women’s empowerment program in Afghanistan. The money will be fed through a program called Promoting […]

Politics

Rwanda: From Genocide To The Highest % Of Women In Government Globally

Rwanda: From Genocide To The Highest % Of Women In Government Globally

Talk about a revolution! From a country which suffered one of the worst genocides in recent history, they are certainly showing up the rest of the world right now. In […]

Causes

Female Genital Mutilation Campaigns In The UK Achieve Two Major Breakthroughs

Female Genital Mutilation Campaigns In The UK Achieve Two Major Breakthroughs

Recognize this group of girls, or at least the one in the middle behind the stack of boxes? That’s 17 year old UK student Fahma Mohamed who is the face […]

Causes, Politics

Saudi Women Petitioning For The End Of Female Oppression On Int’l Women’s Day

Saudi Women Petitioning For The End Of Female Oppression On Int’l Women’s Day

It seems fitting that on International Women’s Day 2014, women around the world are using this as an excuse to speak up for injustice and for change. Saudi Arabia is […]

Politics

Equal Rights For Women Is UNCONSTITUTIONAL In America. WTF?!?!

Equal Rights For Women Is UNCONSTITUTIONAL In America. WTF?!?!

There are many theories as to why women in America, and around the rest of the world, still haven’t reached equal gender status with men in 2013. Perhaps it is […]

Politics

Feminist & Football Fanatic Becomes Senegal’s New Prime Minister

Feminist & Football Fanatic Becomes Senegal’s New Prime Minister

se When you read about world news these days it is often dominated with ugly politics, threats of war, depressing statistics and more. Amongst all of this, there are beacons […]