#Bans

  • Article: Tanzania Is Lifting Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    Tanzania Is Lifting Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 8, 2020

    The country issued a letter after activists called on the World Bank to withdraw a loan. Read more

  • Article: Tanzanian Activists Urge World Bank to Halt Loan Over Pregnant Schoolgirl Ban

    Tanzanian Activists Urge World Bank to Halt Loan Over Pregnant Schoolgirl Ban

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 27, 2020

    The loan does not ensure pregnant students will be allowed to attend school. Read more

  • Article: Utah Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Children

    Utah Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Children

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 23, 2020

    But religious leaders and family members can still over gay conversion counseling. Read more

  • Article: California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    California Officially Bans Hair Discrimination

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 6, 2020

    Policies that ban afros, braids, twists, and locks are now illegal. Read more

  • Article: 8 Women’s Rights Victories the World Celebrated in 2019

    8 Women’s Rights Victories the World Celebrated in 2019

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 18, 2019

    From NASA’s first all-female spacewalk to new policies that ban practices like FGM. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls Is Unlawful, West African States Court Rules

    Sierra Leone's Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls Is Unlawful, West African States Court Rules

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 12, 2019

    Pregnant girls could only receive sub-par education in the country for the past four years. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Law Bans Pregnant Girls From Attending School

    Sierra Leone Law Bans Pregnant Girls From Attending School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 17, 2019

    Advocates say the law shames and blames young girls. Read more

  • Article: Austrian Government Approves Headscarf Ban in Elementary Schools

    Austrian Government Approves Headscarf Ban in Elementary Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 17, 2019

    The law specifically targets Muslim women. Read more