#Equal Rights

  • Article: Same-Sex Couples Seek Marriage Equality in Japan With Valentine's Day Lawsuits
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    Same-Sex Couples Seek Marriage Equality in Japan With Valentine's Day Lawsuits

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 14, 2019

    Thirteen couples are standing up to the government for their legal rights. Read more

  • Article: Activists Are Trying to End Forced Anal Examinations for LGBTQ People in Tunisia
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    Activists Are Trying to End Forced Anal Examinations for LGBTQ People in Tunisia

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 14, 2018

    In 73 countries, it’s still illegal to be gay. Read more

  • Article: The Gender Pay Gap Is at Its Lowest Level in Britain Ever
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    The Gender Pay Gap Is at Its Lowest Level in Britain Ever

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 25, 2018

    But here’s why we’re not celebrating just yet. Read more

  • Article: 4 Powerful African Women You Need to Know
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    4 Powerful African Women You Need to Know

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Sept. 21, 2018

    In all sectors, women are being completely amazing. Read more

  • Article: Court Orders Costa Rica to End Its Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
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    Court Orders Costa Rica to End Its Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Aug. 10, 2018

    The court has deemed the law discriminatory. Read more

  • Article: To Really Win Gender Equality, New Attitudes, and Laws, Are Needed, Experts Say
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    To Really Win Gender Equality, New Attitudes, and Laws, Are Needed, Experts Say

    Jan. 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    No country likely to achieve gender equality by the 2030 target, says charity Plan International. Read more

  • Article: California Just Became the First State in the US to Recognize a Third Gender
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    California Just Became the First State in the US to Recognize a Third Gender

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 16, 2017

    Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature provides for more equal rights across the spectrum. Read more

  • Article: Happy Women's Equality Day! Here's How Badass Women Are Being Honored
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    Happy Women's Equality Day! Here's How Badass Women Are Being Honored

    By Meghan Werft|Aug. 26, 2016

    Happy Women's Equality Day! Read more