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Politics

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, […]

Interviews

‘India’s Daughter’ Docu Is A Wake Up Call To Our Generation About Gender Violence & Rape

‘India’s Daughter’ Docu Is A Wake Up Call To Our Generation About Gender Violence & Rape

Every now and then a documentary comes along that changes the world and gives us insight into a seemingly forgotten, hidden or unknown topic. There are many that have been […]

Politics

Women’s Rights Champion Bidhya Devi Bhandari Elected As Nepal’s 1st Female President

Women’s Rights Champion Bidhya Devi Bhandari Elected As Nepal’s 1st Female President

Just call her Madam President! In a historic move, Nepal has elected its first female president, Bidhya Devi Bhandari. She is known as a champion of women’s rights and minorities, […]

Creativity

Artist Dipti Kulkarni’s ‘Save Girl’ Poem Exposes The Problem With Forced Abortion & Gender Bias

Artist Dipti Kulkarni’s ‘Save Girl’ Poem Exposes The Problem With Forced Abortion & Gender Bias

Earlier this year we shared with you a powerful visual art series by Dipti Kulkarni, an artist and software engineer based out New Jersey, originally hailing from India. She is […]

Boys We Like

Iranian Men Join A Powerful Campaign To Ensure Their Wives Have Equal Rights

Iranian Men Join A Powerful Campaign To Ensure Their Wives Have Equal Rights

Imagine a world where men and women were not afraid of each other, where the opposite gender was considered an ally, not an enemy, and we all worked together toward […]

Boys We Like, Contributors

As A Man Here’s Why I Believe Gender Equality & Women’s Rights Are Also My Fight

As A Man Here’s Why I Believe Gender Equality & Women’s Rights Are Also My Fight

By Saurav Dutt I write from the perspective of a man who cares very much about women’s rights, gender equality, and homophobia. I’ve written about these issues within the context […]

Causes

UN Women Asked Artists To Create Cartoons Depicting Gender Equality. Here Are The Results…

UN Women Asked Artists To Create Cartoons Depicting Gender Equality. Here Are The Results…

Now here’s an awesome way of finding out how people from around the world view gender equality! UN Women together with the European Commission, the Belgian Development Cooperation, and UNRIC […]

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 […]

Feminism

This Forgotten 1970s Feminist Docu ‘Year Of The Woman’ Is Making Headlines 40 Years Later

This Forgotten 1970s Feminist Docu ‘Year Of The Woman’ Is Making Headlines 40 Years Later

At the time of its initial release in 1973, an historic year for women’s rights in America, a little-known documentary called ‘Year Of The Woman’ had a limited showing. For […]

Boys We Like, Politics

President Obama Made An Important Speech In Kenya About Women’s Rights

President Obama Made An Important Speech In Kenya About Women’s Rights

While every world leader has their fair share of critics and doesn’t always get it right 100% of the time, we’re just going to put it out there that we […]

Boys We Like

Men In Afghanistan, Inspired By He For She, Stand Up For The Women In Their Country

Men In Afghanistan, Inspired By He For She, Stand Up For The Women In Their Country

Ever since actress Emma Watson launched the He For She campaign for UN Women in late 2014, it has become he signature initiative to engage men in the fight for […]

Health

Drones Being Used To Distribute Meds In Poland Due To Restrictive Reproductive Laws

Drones Being Used To Distribute Meds In Poland Due To Restrictive Reproductive Laws

Yes folks, it’s come to this. When you think of drones, you think of them being used for military purposes and some not-so-great uses. But a group of women’s rights […]

Politics

Rwanda’s 1st Daughter, Ange Kagame, Says Economic Empowerment For Women Is Vital

Rwanda’s 1st Daughter, Ange Kagame, Says Economic Empowerment For Women Is Vital

Gender equality is the great fight in the 21st century. We are at a point in the world’s history where pushing for equality on all fronts has never been more […]

Causes

Shiza Shahid, Cofounder Of The Malala Fund, Is Seeking The Next Young Female Revolutionary

Shiza Shahid, Cofounder Of The Malala Fund, Is Seeking The Next Young Female Revolutionary

It’s time to get familiar with the name Shiza Shahid. She is changing the world and looking for other women to join her along the way. Shiza is the co-founder […]

Health

Just Because I’m Catholic Doesn’t Mean I Shouldn’t Use Birth Control Says Melinda Gates

Just Because I’m Catholic Doesn’t Mean I Shouldn’t Use Birth Control Says Melinda Gates

Birth control is such a political issue here in the United States. Over the past few years with increased measures trying to restrict access to and effectively shut down safe […]