#Protests

  • Article: The US Women’s Soccer Team Wore Their Jerseys Inside Out for an Important Reason

    The US Women’s Soccer Team Wore Their Jerseys Inside Out for an Important Reason

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 13, 2020

    The players protested the sexist idea that women’s work is less valued than men’s. 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  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 18, 2020

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

  • Article: Hundreds of Iraqi Women Rallied for the Right to Protest With Men

    Hundreds of Iraqi Women Rallied for the Right to Protest With Men

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 14, 2020

    The protestors defied a call to separate anti-government demonstrations by gender. 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: Over 250 Final Year Exam Students Evacuated After Violent Protests in South Africa

    Over 250 Final Year Exam Students Evacuated After Violent Protests in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 29, 2019

    Violence and conflict are a major obstacle in ensuring education access for every student. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Mexicans Protested Gender-Based Violence in a Silent March

    Hundreds of Mexicans Protested Gender-Based Violence in a Silent March

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 9, 2019

    An average of 10 women are murdered every day in Mexico. Read more

  • Article: Demonstrations and Destruction: 14 Powerful Pictures of a World in Flux This Week

    Demonstrations and Destruction: 14 Powerful Pictures of a World in Flux This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 6, 2019

    From extreme weather and the climate crisis to citizens demanding change. Read more

  • Article: Advocacy Group Behind VMAs Protest Doesn't Want Newark's Water Crisis to Be the Next Flint

    Advocacy Group Behind VMAs Protest Doesn't Want Newark's Water Crisis to Be the Next Flint

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 27, 2019

    Newark Water Coalition is demanding full transparency with #CleanWater4Newark. Read more