#Women's Rights

  • Article: This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage
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    This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 17, 2018|Girls Not Brides

    Ruvimbo Tsopodzi took her case all the way to the country’s highest court. Read more

  • Article: Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped
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    Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 17, 2018

    Global Citizen met with one of the event organisers to find out why Slutwalk is still so important. Read more

  • Article: Emmeline Pankhurst Will Stay Outside Parliament After Campaigners Fought Off Attempt to Move Her
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    Emmeline Pankhurst Will Stay Outside Parliament After Campaigners Fought Off Attempt to Move Her

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 17, 2018

    A male MP tried to move a statue of the iconic suffragette, prompting a huge backlash. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania's President Advises Women to Stop Using Birth Control to Boost Population
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    Tanzania's President Advises Women to Stop Using Birth Control to Boost Population

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 11, 2018

    President Magufuli said that family planning is for "lazy" people. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Arrests Egyptian Man for Eating Breakfast With Woman
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    Saudi Arabia Arrests Egyptian Man for Eating Breakfast With Woman

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 11, 2018

    The two violated the Gulf kingdom’s conservative Islamic laws. Read more

  • Article: Sandi Toksvig Reveals QI Paid Her 40% of Former Host Stephen Fry's Salary
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    Sandi Toksvig Reveals QI Paid Her 40% of Former Host Stephen Fry's Salary

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 10, 2018

    She said she's paid about the same as contestant Alan Davis, despite being a host. Read more

  • Article: The UK Might Actually Make Misogyny a Hate Crime
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    The UK Might Actually Make Misogyny a Hate Crime

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2018

    “For the first time we are now saying as a country that misogyny is not a part of life.” Read more

  • Article: Indonesian Restaurant Law Bans Women and Men Eating Together
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    Indonesian Restaurant Law Bans Women and Men Eating Together

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 6, 2018

    Dining out in Bireuën requires male relatives be present. Read more