#Frauenrechte

  • Feature: Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Palesa Mokoenanyane from Johannesburg

    Global Citizen's Action Taker of the Week: Palesa Mokoenanyane from Johannesburg

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 13, 2019

    "If each one of us makes even one small contribution, we really can make a huge impact." 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: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Scarlett Curtis Were Just Honored for Fighting Gender Inequality With Their Words

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie & Scarlett Curtis Were Just Honored for Fighting Gender Inequality With Their Words

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Nov. 20, 2019

    Equality Now recognized Adichie's and Curtis’ work in feminist spaces with a night of empowerment. Read more

  • Article: Despite New Global Commitments to Support Women’s Health, a $222B Gap Remains

    Despite New Global Commitments to Support Women’s Health, a $222B Gap Remains

    By Pia Gralki  and  Jacky Habib|Nov. 15, 2019

    The UN agency on sexual and reproductive health needs $222 billion more to meet its 2030 goals. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Rules Women Will No Longer Be Required to Declare Virginity on Marriage Certificate

    Bangladesh Rules Women Will No Longer Be Required to Declare Virginity on Marriage Certificate

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 27, 2019

    Women will now simply have to choose from unmarried, widowed, or divorced — as will men. Read more

  • Article: Argentinian Police Officer Celebrated for Breastfeeding a Crying Baby

    Argentinian Police Officer Celebrated for Breastfeeding a Crying Baby

    By Erica SanchezDana Brandes-Simon  and  Jana Sepehr|Aug. 22, 2018

    A female police officer was embraced — and praised — for her efforts. Read more

  • Article: Denmark Just Banned Burqas and Other Face Coverings

    Denmark Just Banned Burqas and Other Face Coverings

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|May 31, 2018

    Lawmakers say the policy is for public safety reasons and not meant to target any one religion. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Says Women Are 'Absolutely' Equal to Men

    Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Says Women Are 'Absolutely' Equal to Men

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|March 19, 2018

    This is a step in the right direction for a country with a spotty human rights record. Read more