Post Tagged with: "Women’s Rights"

Entertainment

You Like To Vote? And Drive? Then Sorry Babe, You’re A Feminist

You Like To Vote? And Drive? Then Sorry Babe, You’re A Feminist

This is brilliant and funny! While we don’t condone bashing a woman’s decision in how she identifies herself, we are confused about how, with so much information available in the […]

Causes

‘Girl Determined’ Program Giving Burmese Girls A Much-Needed Public Voice

‘Girl Determined’ Program Giving Burmese Girls A Much-Needed Public Voice

Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, is a place tucked between Laos, Thailand, and Bangladesh, and borders the south of China. It is also a country synonymous with lacking […]

Celebrities

“In Order To Evolve, Feminism Must Be Inclusive Of Everyone” Says Annie Lennox

“In Order To Evolve, Feminism Must Be Inclusive Of Everyone” Says Annie Lennox

It makes sense. Feminism certainly isn’t the same as it used to be back in the 1970s. Women can vote. We have much greater access to birth control and other […]

Politics

The Global Laws Which Show Just How Far Gender Equality Has Come In 20 Years

The Global Laws Which Show Just How Far Gender Equality Has Come In 20 Years

In 1995 at the World Conference on Women in Beijing, Hillary Clinton gave her famous speech which has been quoted time and time again: “Human rights are women’s rights, and […]

Boys We Like, Causes

Jimmy Carter Dedicating The Rest Of His Life Fighting For Women’s Rights

Jimmy Carter Dedicating The Rest Of His Life Fighting For Women’s Rights

Former US President Jimmy Carter should be enjoying retirement right about now. But instead, the 90 year old (yep, NINETY!!) has decided is not done in leadership just yet. In […]

Entertainment, Health

Family Of Women Film Festival Highlights Women’s Rights, Healthcare & Education

Family Of Women Film Festival Highlights Women’s Rights, Healthcare & Education

If you haven’t heard of the Family of Women Film Festival, you are in for a treat! There are a number of awesome film festivals dedicated to women in film […]

Causes, Politics

Chinese Woman Starts A Detective Agency To Battle For Wronged Wives

Chinese Woman Starts A Detective Agency To Battle For Wronged Wives

Forget Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton, coz the ‘First Wives Club’ ain’t got nothin’ on this story! Chinese woman Zhang Yufen is the creator of the Alliance Against […]

Politics

Masai Woman Rebelling Against African Tradition In The Name Of Equality

Masai Woman Rebelling Against African Tradition In The Name Of Equality

People call Kanye West a “rebel” because of his bad boy behavior in pop culture and music. But let’s be serious for a second and remember that his rebellion is […]

Girl on a Mission

Artist Creates Series Of Paintings Promoting Women’s Rights & Female Empowerment

Artist Creates Series Of Paintings Promoting Women’s Rights & Female Empowerment

They say art, media and entertainment are arguably the biggest vehicles of communication that exist today. For instance, a important message is going to be given a much bigger platform […]

Working Women

Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki Lays Out The Benefits Of Paid Maternity Leave

Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki Lays Out The Benefits Of Paid Maternity Leave

Just to put things into perspective before we dive into this post, the United States is the ONLY industrialized nation in the world not to have any form of paid […]

Working Women

How Sen. Barbara Boxer’s Feminist Politics Changed The Future For Women

How Sen. Barbara Boxer’s Feminist Politics Changed The Future For Women

2016 is looming closer than we all would like to think, and while everyone is waiting with baited breath to see when and if Hillary Clinton will make her announcement […]

Sports

Why Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Fights For Equal Rights On Court & Off

Why Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Fights For Equal Rights On Court & Off

Tennis legend Billie Jean King is not one to shy away from a fight. She is not only the winner of 39 Grand Slam titles, but she also created the […]

Entertainment

‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Docu Gives Cred To “Angry” Feminism

‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Docu Gives Cred To “Angry” Feminism

“She’s beautiful when she’s angry” is not just a patronizing statement anymore. Nope, it has now been reclaimed and used as the title for a ground-breaking new documentary examining how […]

Sports

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

In a country which is so restrictive for women, the fact that a female basketball even exists in Saudi Arabia is pretty phenomenal. Women in the Saudi kingdom are not […]

Politics

Saudi Arabian Singer TamTam Releases Video About Gender Equality

Saudi Arabian Singer TamTam Releases Video About Gender Equality

Saudi Arabia is known for being a country that is oppressive in certain ways toward women. They cannot vote, and they cannot drive. That is just the tip of the […]