#Gender Equality

  • Article: Iran Allows Women to Attend a Live Stadium Soccer Game for the First Time in 40 Years

    Iran Allows Women to Attend a Live Stadium Soccer Game for the First Time in 40 Years

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 9, 2019

    It is still unclear whether the ban is permanently lifted. Read more

  • Article: Even When Playing a Leader, Women Are 4 Times as Likely to Be Naked on Screen

    Even When Playing a Leader, Women Are 4 Times as Likely to Be Naked on Screen

    Oct. 2, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    New research analyses the 56 top-grossing films of 2018 in 20 countries. Read more

  • Feature: 14 Global Citizens on What Issues Matter Most to Them

    14 Global Citizens on What Issues Matter Most to Them

    By Madeleine KeckDaniele SelbyLeah Rodriguez  and  Joe McCarthy|Oct. 1, 2019

    We asked Global Citizens at our festival in Central Park to tell us what they stand for. Read more

  • Article: Helen Mirren: 'I See Young Women Taking Control of Their Own Destiny'

    Helen Mirren: 'I See Young Women Taking Control of Their Own Destiny'

    Oct. 1, 2019

    "Why did #MeToo happen? Something cracked." Read more

  • Article: There's a New Website for Teenage Girls at Risk of Relationship Abuse and Who Don’t Know It

    There's a New Website for Teenage Girls at Risk of Relationship Abuse and Who Don’t Know It

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 20, 2019

    Charity Women’s Aid found a huge number of teenage girls didn’t realise they’d experienced abuse. Read more

  • Article: Bonang Matheba Says No Girl Should Miss School Because of Her Period at Johannesburg Premiere of ‘ACTIVATE'

    Bonang Matheba Says No Girl Should Miss School Because of Her Period at Johannesburg Premiere of ‘ACTIVATE'

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 17, 2019

    You can tune in now to watch the new six-part documentary series, all about ending extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 17, 2019

    It comes after a mother was turned away twice while trying to report the rape of her 3-year-old. Read more

  • Article: Meghan Markle's New Empowering Clothing Line Finally Goes on Sale in Britain's Biggest Retailers

    Meghan Markle's New Empowering Clothing Line Finally Goes on Sale in Britain's Biggest Retailers

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 13, 2019

    The Duchess of Sussex has unveiled her new collection to support women through unemployment. Read more