#Discrimination

  • Article: Indonesia’s LGBTQ Community at Risk After Jailing of ‘Britain’s Most Prolific’ Rapist

    Indonesia’s LGBTQ Community at Risk After Jailing of ‘Britain’s Most Prolific’ Rapist

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 16, 2020

    Human rights group warns LGBTQ people could be under threat, after sentencing of Reynhard Sinaga. Read more

  • Article: UK Private School Told Girls University Is 'Not for Females': Report

    UK Private School Told Girls University Is 'Not for Females': Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 8, 2020

    Female students at Redstone Academy feel they are at a disadvantage compared to boys. 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: Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi Is Now Miss Universe. Her Speech Has a Powerful Message for Every Girl.

    Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi Is Now Miss Universe. Her Speech Has a Powerful Message for Every Girl.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 9, 2019

    Tunzi said she wants girls to see themselves reflected in her. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is Fighting for Gender Equality at the Forefront of Lebanon's Uprising

    This Woman Is Fighting for Gender Equality at the Forefront of Lebanon's Uprising

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 22, 2019

    Activists want an end to discriminatory laws in the wake of economic turmoil. Read more

  • Article: Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2019

    The tax will fall from 19% to 7%. Read more

  • Article: People With Disabilities Face Widespread Violence and Discrimination in the Central African Republic
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    People With Disabilities Face Widespread Violence and Discrimination in the Central African Republic

    By Brittany Quy|Oct. 17, 2019

    Their plight worsens in conflict zones. Read more

  • Article: Pregnant Girls in Sierra Leone Can Now Take Exams — But They Still Can't Attend School

    Pregnant Girls in Sierra Leone Can Now Take Exams — But They Still Can't Attend School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 17, 2019

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