#Protests

  • Article: Thousands of Swiss Protesters Screamed Together as Part of a Gender Equality Protest

    Thousands of Swiss Protesters Screamed Together as Part of a Gender Equality Protest

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 16, 2020

    Protesters put pressure on the government to address gender-based violence and the pay gap. Read more

  • Article: Why Anti-Racism Must Be a Cornerstone of Being a Global Citizen

    Why Anti-Racism Must Be a Cornerstone of Being a Global Citizen

    By Joe McCarthy|June 5, 2020

    Modern inequalities can be traced back to racism for hundreds of years. Read more

  • Feature: 12 Important Moments in the History of Climate Action: In Photos

    12 Important Moments in the History of Climate Action: In Photos

    By Olivia KestinHelen Lock  and  Pia Gralki|June 5, 2020

    Young people have pioneered climate action over decades and they aren’t letting COVID-19 stop them. 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: Young Black Women Protesting Police Brutality Say They Are 'Done Being Silent'

    Young Black Women Protesting Police Brutality Say They Are 'Done Being Silent'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 3, 2020

    Young Black women are marching against police violence after the death of George Floyd. Read more

  • 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