#Gender Equality

  • Article: The UK’s Groundbreaking Domestic Abuse Bill Has Finally Passed.  Here’s What You Need to Know.

    The UK’s Groundbreaking Domestic Abuse Bill Has Finally Passed. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Helen Lock|July 8, 2020

    The bill is a landmark moment for protecting survivors of domestic abuse. Read more

  • Article: July’s Virtual Tour de France Will Include Women for the First Time in History

    July’s Virtual Tour de France Will Include Women for the First Time in History

    By Sarah El Gharib|July 2, 2020

    For over a century, the Tour has been a men-only event — but things are starting to change. Read more

  • Article: Rape Conviction Rates Rise 75% in Sweden After Change in the Law

    Rape Conviction Rates Rise 75% in Sweden After Change in the Law

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 1, 2020

    The country changed the legal definition of rape to sex without consent. Read more

  • Article: Australia and New Zealand Win Historic Bid to Host the FIFA 2023 Women's World Cup

    Australia and New Zealand Win Historic Bid to Host the FIFA 2023 Women's World Cup

    By Madeleine Keck|July 1, 2020

    Sydney's ANZ Stadium is expected to host the final match. Read more

  • Article: Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    Give Young People a Seat at the Decision-Making Table, Says South African Activist Zulaikha Patel

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 15, 2020

    Patel was just 13 when she confronted her school’s anti-Black policies. Read more

  • Article: In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    From The World Bank Group|June 10, 2020

    The Académie Française has ruled that COVID is feminine. So how can women and girls turn the tide? Read more

  • Article: Nigerians Are Turning to Social Media to Condemn Widespread Sexual Violence, Inequality, and Police Brutality

    Nigerians Are Turning to Social Media to Condemn Widespread Sexual Violence, Inequality, and Police Brutality

    By Akindare Okunola|June 4, 2020

    Online protests have become a veritable tool for Nigerians to demand accountability from leaders. Read more

  • Article: Stalking Has Surged During the UK Lockdown, Leaving Isolated Women 'Sitting Ducks'

    Stalking Has Surged During the UK Lockdown, Leaving Isolated Women 'Sitting Ducks'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 12, 2020

    Requests for help from stalking victims have jumped 40% since the lockdown was imposed. Read more