#Sexism

  • Article: #HijabisFightBack: In Brussels, Thousands Protest Belgium’s College Headscarf Ban

    #HijabisFightBack: In Brussels, Thousands Protest Belgium’s College Headscarf Ban

    By Sarah El Gharib|July 9, 2020

    Protestors are taking to the streets to voice their opposition to the decision. Read more

  • Article: NHS Staff Can Refuse To Treat Racist Or Sexist Patients

    NHS Staff Can Refuse To Treat Racist Or Sexist Patients

    By Helen Lock|Feb. 20, 2020

    A staff survey has found a rise in physical attacks on staff. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality in Education Is Still an Issue in Kenya and South Africa

    Gender Inequality in Education Is Still an Issue in Kenya and South Africa

    Nov. 6, 2019

    Women face a number of challenges that make it harder for them to access higher education. Read more

  • Article: One of Britain's Biggest Beer Festivals Just Banned All Sexist Advertising

    One of Britain's Biggest Beer Festivals Just Banned All Sexist Advertising

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 8, 2019

    There will be no more bottles featuring busty blondes, raunchy taglines, or lewd labels. Read more

  • Article: Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status

    Wimbledon Finally Ends Sexist Tradition of Announcing Female Player's Marital Status

    By Helen Lock|July 3, 2019

    Until now, women players were referred to as “Miss” or “Mrs” but men were not given a prefix. Read more

  • Article: Women Outperform Men After Medical Schools in Japan Stop Rigging Test Scores

    Women Outperform Men After Medical Schools in Japan Stop Rigging Test Scores

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2019

    Thousands of women could have been denied a career in medicine. Read more

  • Article: Does the UK's Ban on Gender Stereotypes in Ads Go Far Enough?

    Does the UK's Ban on Gender Stereotypes in Ads Go Far Enough?

    June 17, 2019

    New advertising rules came into effect on June 14. Read more

  • Article: Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace

    Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace

    By Daniele Selby|June 5, 2019

    Thousands have rallied behind the #KuToo campaign to ban sexist work dress codes. Read more