#gender equality

  • Article: This Female Rapper in Saudi Arabia Was Arrested for Lyrics About Women’s Empowerment

    This Female Rapper in Saudi Arabia Was Arrested for Lyrics About Women’s Empowerment

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 25, 2020

    Ayasel Slay’s music video for the song “Bint Mecca” has been removed from YouTube. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls Contribute Trillions of Dollars in Unpaid Labor Every Year

    Women and Girls Contribute Trillions of Dollars in Unpaid Labor Every Year

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 20, 2020

    The world’s 22 richest men have more wealth than all of the women in Africa. Read more

  • Article: Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2020

    Fátima Cecilia Aldrighett Antón disappeared after school in Mexico City. Read more

  • Article: Women Can Now Hold Command Positions in India’s Army

    Women Can Now Hold Command Positions in India’s Army

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 19, 2020

    India’s government had fought against this ruling. Read more

  • Article: 68 Indian Students Were Forced to Strip to Prove They Weren’t on Their Periods

    68 Indian Students Were Forced to Strip to Prove They Weren’t on Their Periods

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 18, 2020

    The hostel where students board maintains strict rules for women when they are on their period. Read more

  • Article: These Skateboarding Girls Are Tackling Gender Inequality in Afghanistan

    These Skateboarding Girls Are Tackling Gender Inequality in Afghanistan

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 12, 2020

    Skateistan teaches girls in impoverished neighborhoods to skateboard. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Championing HPV Vaccine Campaigns in Kenya

    Women Are Championing HPV Vaccine Campaigns in Kenya

    By Jacky Habib|Feb. 12, 2020

    The East African region has the highest burden of cervical cancer in the world. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Court Rules That Men Can Marry Underage Girls After They've Had Their First Period

    Pakistan Court Rules That Men Can Marry Underage Girls After They've Had Their First Period

    By Pia Gralki  and  Catherine Caruso|Feb. 11, 2020

    The ruling comes in direct violation of the Child Marriage Restraint Act. Read more