The Organisation for refugee and displaced cartoonists has announced a new international cartooning award dedicated exclusively to promote women.
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Feminist author and activist Gloria Steinem once said, “Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven’t been a part of history.”
Female activists led by Alaa Salah, 22, call for a ‘new Sudan’ as demonstrators at Khartoum sit-in keep up pressure on ruling military council.
Hundreds of Cameroonian women gathered in capital this week to urge government to stop the killings in the country’s Anglophone separatist western regions.
Iranian court has held appeal hearing for jailed Iranian journalist and rights activist who faces 12-year prison sentence for criticizing Iran’s judiciary.
Two Saudi sisters appealed for help Wednesday from the former Soviet republic of Georgia after fleeing their country, in the latest case of runaways.
Sudanese woman in iconic protest images against President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday she had received death threats since her image went viral.
Individuals with lower voices are more likely to win and to win a larger vote share,” says University of Miami Associate Professor Casey Klofstad.
Nearly a dozen Saudi women’s rights activists, most of them imprisoned, attended third court session and were told trials will last two more weeks.
Chicago will become the largest U.S. city to elect a black woman as mayor. The winner will join seven other black women currently serving as mayors.