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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 […]

Entertainment

New Indie Film ‘The Red Lotus’ Portrays A Dystopian Future America Where Abortion Is Illegal

New Indie Film ‘The Red Lotus’ Portrays A Dystopian Future America Where Abortion Is Illegal

If you’ve been watching ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ on Hulu and are equally terrified and entertained by how a book written in the mid-1980’s could hit so shockingly close to home […]

Creativity

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

  Brazil has one of the highest rates of female homicide in the world. A report from Mapa da Violencia, a nonprofit group that tracks violent crime in Latin America’s largest […]

Contributors

Five Valuable Pieces Of Advice To Protect Women’s Rights In The Workplace

Five Valuable Pieces Of Advice To Protect Women’s Rights In The Workplace

By Stacey Marone It’s the 21st century, and you might notice how women have evolved from damsels in distress into confident, driven, and goal-oriented individuals. You see them successfully balancing […]

Interviews

Trump’s Reaction To The Women’s Marches Around The U.S & The World Shows How Important Protests Are

Trump’s Reaction To The Women’s Marches Around The U.S & The World Shows How Important Protests Are

By Diane Meers Millions of women, men and children marched in unprecedented numbers in cities around the world on January 21st, the day following the inauguration on Donald Trump as […]

Celebrities

Artist Shirley Manson On The Erosion Of Women’s Rights & The Irrelevance Of Aspiring To Be Pretty

Artist Shirley Manson On The Erosion Of Women’s Rights & The Irrelevance Of Aspiring To Be Pretty

She’s the singer and musician who became an indisputable feminist voice throughout the 90’s and early 2000’s with hits like ‘Paranoid’, ‘Androgyny’, ‘Sex Is Not The Enemy’ and many more. […]

Celebrities

Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

We love the emphasis on female empowerment seen in music lately. While it has always been existent throughout various periods of music, at no time has it been more important […]

Boys We Like, Politics

How Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Is Elevating & Championing The Status Of Women

How Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Is Elevating & Championing The Status Of Women

Ever since the end of the Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001, the country has undergone major governmental change and there is still much work to be done despite 15 […]

Girl on a Mission

Yemen’s First Female Rapper, Amani Yahya, Is Using Her Music To Highlight Women’s Rights In The Arab World

Yemen’s First Female Rapper, Amani Yahya, Is Using Her Music To Highlight Women’s Rights In The Arab World

When you think of world famous rappers, a few major names probably come to mind: Kanye, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Biggie, etc. However, if you asked us, we would have a […]

Interviews

Our Interview With A Pioneer Women’s Magazine Editor From Afghanistan Is A Must-Read

Our Interview With A Pioneer Women’s Magazine Editor From Afghanistan Is A Must-Read

This story about a woman who has endured far more than many of us ever will, is a testament to the power and the importance of media, especially in countries […]

Contributors

A Response To Manny Pacquiao’s Hurtful Comments Toward The LGBT Community

A Response To Manny Pacquiao’s Hurtful Comments Toward The LGBT Community

World renowned boxing champion from the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao, often gets himself in trouble, and we’re not talking about his fights in the ring. Aside from the millions of dollars […]

Family Life

‘No Mas Bebes’, The Must-See Docu About The Forced Sterilization Of Latina Women In California

‘No Mas Bebes’, The Must-See Docu About The Forced Sterilization Of Latina Women In California

There is an important battle for women’s reproductive justice happening right now across America. The forced closure of safe and regular abortion clinics, lack of access to vital family planning […]

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 […]

Celebrities

What Jennifer Lawrence Said About Planned Parenthood Sums Up Our Feelings Exactly

What Jennifer Lawrence Said About Planned Parenthood Sums Up Our Feelings Exactly

If there was ever a US presidential election season that has used women’s healthcare and specifically reproductive rights as a tool to get more votes for certain candidates, it’s the […]

Health

Nigeria & The Gambia Banning Female Genital Mutilation Is A Major Win For Women’s Rights

Nigeria & The Gambia Banning Female Genital Mutilation Is A Major Win For Women’s Rights

Female Genital Mutilation today is considered an international violation of human rights of girls and women. According to the World Health Organization, “it reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and […]