#sexism

  • Article: New Zealand Will Change Its Sexist Road Signs After 7-Year-Old's Letter
    Girls & Women

    New Zealand Will Change Its Sexist Road Signs After 7-Year-Old's Letter

    July 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Women can be line workers," the young girl wrote. Read more

  • Article: 12-Year-Old Girl Scout Calls Out Sexism Like a Boss
    Girls & Women

    12-Year-Old Girl Scout Calls Out Sexism Like a Boss

    By Joanna Prisco|July 27, 2018

    ‘I could just scream the message that girls can be anything they want to be’ Read more

  • Article: Hannah Gadsby's Netflix Comedy Special Is a Must-Watch for Every Global Citizen
    Girls & Women

    Hannah Gadsby's Netflix Comedy Special Is a Must-Watch for Every Global Citizen

    By Madeleine Keck|July 6, 2018

    It's humour that promotes acceptance, equality, and telling your story. Read more

  • Article: Miss America Is Scrapping Its Swimsuit Contest for the Best Reason
    Girls & Women

    Miss America Is Scrapping Its Swimsuit Contest for the Best Reason

    By Daniele Selby|June 5, 2018

    "We will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance." Read more

  • Article: Oprah, Meryl Streep, and Other Celebs Put World Leaders on Blast Over Gender Inequality
    Girls & Women

    Oprah, Meryl Streep, and Other Celebs Put World Leaders on Blast Over Gender Inequality

    By Daniele Selby|May 21, 2018

    "Poverty is sexist." Read more

  • Article: Sexist Adverts Might Soon Be Banned in the UK
    Girls & Women

    Sexist Adverts Might Soon Be Banned in the UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 17, 2018

    Anything promoting offensive gender stereotypes will come under much closer scrutiny. Read more

  • Article: Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst’s Great-Granddaughter Reveals the One Thing That’s Holding Back Women’s Rights
    Girls & Women

    Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst’s Great-Granddaughter Reveals the One Thing That’s Holding Back Women’s Rights

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 7, 2018|ICS

    Helen Pankhurst, like her famous relative, is a leading voice in the fight for gender equality. Read more

  • Article: Make ‘Upskirting’ Illegal and Misogyny a Hate Crime, Urges UK Report
    Girls & Women

    Make ‘Upskirting’ Illegal and Misogyny a Hate Crime, Urges UK Report

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 23, 2018

    Half of British women have experienced sexual harassment at work, the report found. Read more