#gender equality

  • Article: Violence Against Women Expected to Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada

    Violence Against Women Expected to Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada

    By Meg Black|April 10, 2020

    Shelters have received new funding to help support potential influx of women fleeing violence. Read more

  • Article: Women of Color Are Experiencing the Biggest Economic Losses Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    Women of Color Are Experiencing the Biggest Economic Losses Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 8, 2020

    Experts say it will likely take them years to recover. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Lifting Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    Tanzania Is Lifting Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 8, 2020

    The country issued a letter after activists called on the World Bank to withdraw a loan. Read more

  • Article: Canada Is Slowly Closing Its Gender Pay Gap: Report

    Canada Is Slowly Closing Its Gender Pay Gap: Report

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 13, 2020

    But it could be some time before pay equality is achieved. Read more

  • Article: Activists in Saudi Arabia Could Serve 5 Years in Prison Just for Talking About Women’s Rights

    Activists in Saudi Arabia Could Serve 5 Years in Prison Just for Talking About Women’s Rights

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 12, 2020

    The country’s criminal court charged 10 activists for violating cyber-crime laws. Read more

  • Article: Just 5% of Global Health Leaders Are Women From Low or Middle-Income Countries

    Just 5% of Global Health Leaders Are Women From Low or Middle-Income Countries

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 12, 2020

    Gender and wealth inequality in global health is having "profound consequences." Read more

  • Article: Women Are Wearing Little Black Dresses This Week to Support Female Economic Empowerment

    Women Are Wearing Little Black Dresses This Week to Support Female Economic Empowerment

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 11, 2020

    For poor women, buying professional work clothes is the last thing they should have to worry about. Read more

  • Article: Men Finally Realized Period Products Should Be Free When They Were Forced to Pay for Toilet Paper

    Men Finally Realized Period Products Should Be Free When They Were Forced to Pay for Toilet Paper

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 9, 2020

    PERIOD installed coin-operated toilet paper dispensers to make a point about period poverty. Read more