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Contributors

Why Tolerance, Diversity & Inclusion Should Be Non-Negotiable Human Rights

Why Tolerance, Diversity & Inclusion Should Be Non-Negotiable Human Rights

By Aneeza Haleem “Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.” — Maya Angelou Tolerance, diversity and inclusion should not be political […]

Family Life

A Teen Girl From Bangladesh Shares Her Harrowing Experience Being Forced Into An Early Marriage

A Teen Girl From Bangladesh Shares Her Harrowing Experience Being Forced Into An Early Marriage

By Melissa Delgado Samudra’s Story (TW: rape, abuse) It’s raining again. It is always raining, but by now we are used to it. The smell of wet earth invades my […]

Causes, Contributors

What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

Trafficking for sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. The illegal industry nets $99 billion each year and is closely linked to other organized criminal activity such […]

Contributors

Abolishing The Ban On Saudi Women Driving Is Great, But What About Male Guardianship Laws?

Abolishing The Ban On Saudi Women Driving Is Great, But What About Male Guardianship Laws?

By Tara Carey, Equality Now Saudi Arabian state television announced on Tuesday evening that women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom, with driving licenses to be issued to […]

Health

Human Rights Groups In Tanzania Fighting To Help Pregnant Teen Girls Complete Their Education

Human Rights Groups In Tanzania Fighting To Help Pregnant Teen Girls Complete Their Education

It’s incredibly depressing to read about such denigration of teen girls happening in 2017. Yes, we are well aware that gender inequality and discrimination is rampant in a number of […]

Contributors

The Injustices Seen In The U.S Prison System Affect Women Very Differently Than Men

The Injustices Seen In The U.S Prison System Affect Women Very Differently Than Men

By Ash Stevens The issue of mass incarceration in the US is well documented and is being talked about a lot more in political and social justice discussions. By now, […]

Contributors, Health

How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

How The Rise Of Medical Crowdfunding Will Only Be Exacerbated If Obamacare Is Repealed

By Nico Morgan Crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe were originally designed to help entrepreneurs, artists, and dreamers finance their goals. Whether that was to market a new invention, to […]

Causes

Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

We’ve all heard the saying “actions speak louder than words”. We absolutely believe this, but also, in equal measure, that words matter greatly. What we teach our children has the […]

Girl on a Mission

African Erin Brokovich, Single Mom Phyllis Omido, Is Our Badass Shero Of The Day

African Erin Brokovich, Single Mom Phyllis Omido, Is Our Badass Shero Of The Day

We are all familiar with Julia Robert’s portrayal of real life activist and hero Erin Brokovich. In 1993, the single mother fought a huge legal battle against the Pacific Gas […]

Politics

Tunisia’s New Constitution Centered On Women’s Rights & Equality

Tunisia’s New Constitution Centered On Women’s Rights & Equality

Nothing changes a country more than a revolution. Sure, wars can ravage and destroy and change it for worse, but a revolution brings about new hope. Tunisia is a country […]

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 […]