#Women's Rights

  • Article: Activists Are Worried Turkey’s New Law Signals Future Women’s Rights Rollback
    Girls & Women

    Activists Are Worried Turkey’s New Law Signals Future Women’s Rights Rollback

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 16, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Critics worry this will create a loophole to legitimize religious ceremonies marrying children. Read more

  • Article: Equal Pay Day: 8 Reasons Why British Women Should Still Be Really, Really Angry
    Girls & Women

    Equal Pay Day: 8 Reasons Why British Women Should Still Be Really, Really Angry

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The Equal Pay Act was created in 1970. But here we are, 47 years on... Read more

  • Article: This Ivorian Artist's #MeToo Message Is Impossible to Miss
    Girls & Women

    This Ivorian Artist's #MeToo Message Is Impossible to Miss

    Nov. 8, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I hope women everywhere wake up and revolt." Read more

  • Article: On Election Day, New York Celebrates 100 Years of Women's Suffrage
    Girls & Women

    On Election Day, New York Celebrates 100 Years of Women's Suffrage

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 7, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    But the US still ranks 66th for gender equality in political empowerment. Read more

  • Article: Morocco Is Debating Anti-Harassment Laws, Here’s Why That Might Not Be Enough
    Girls & Women

    Morocco Is Debating Anti-Harassment Laws, Here’s Why That Might Not Be Enough

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 6, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Passing the laws is just step one. Changing attitudes to enforce them might be the bigger battle. Read more

  • Article: This 10-Year-Old Created a New Girl Scout Badge to Give Girls Confidence
    Girls & Women

    This 10-Year-Old Created a New Girl Scout Badge to Give Girls Confidence

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 2, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She just proved that you’re never too young to join the fight for equality. Read more

  • Article: Gender Equality Actually Got Worse in 2017, World Economic Forum Says
    Girls & Women

    Gender Equality Actually Got Worse in 2017, World Economic Forum Says

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 2, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It will now take 217 years to close the pay gap between women and men. Read more

  • Article: India’s Supreme Court Hints That It Supports a Woman’s Right to Choose Her Husband in Controversial Case
    Girls & Women

    India’s Supreme Court Hints That It Supports a Woman’s Right to Choose Her Husband in Controversial Case

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 30, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Hadiya’s father petitioned to annul her marriage, but she says she consented to the marriage. Read more