Female parliamentarians calls for global network to combat issues like online abuse from public, threats to safety and discrimination by male colleagues.
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In launching its global Write for Rights campaign, Amnesty International brings a spotlight on brave women harassed and jailed for their human rights work.
Ntozake Shange who wrote the 1975 Tony Award-nominated play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,” died Saturday.
Ethiopian lawmakers have appointed the country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde. The position is ceremonial in Ethiopia.
Nara, 11-year-old Paraguayan schoolgirl will serve as the country’s symbolic president on Thursday, part of campaign for UN’ International Day of the Girl.
Leaders of France, Canada and Britain says failure to provide good quality schooling can be “catastrophic” as they call on their peers to educate girls.
Little will be done to improve women’s rights in Vietnam a communist country as Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh a female has been appointed president.
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The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant’s current leadership, including Gretchen Carlson.
If we move forward, informed by science and medicine and real facts, our species prospers and needless suffering is reduced. If we move backwards, as Argentina just did, we’ll keep walking blindly into hard objects.