#Women's Rights

  • Article: NYC’s Central Park Is Getting Its First Statue Ever Honoring Influential Women

    NYC’s Central Park Is Getting Its First Statue Ever Honoring Influential Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 22, 2019

    The park has 23 statues of historical men. Read more

  • Article: Even When Playing a Leader, Women Are 4 Times as Likely to Be Naked on Screen

    Even When Playing a Leader, Women Are 4 Times as Likely to Be Naked on Screen

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 2, 2019

    New research analyses the 56 top-grossing films of 2018 in 20 countries. Read more

  • Article: These 6 Quotes Show Why Sandi Toksvig Is a Perfect Global Citizen

    These 6 Quotes Show Why Sandi Toksvig Is a Perfect Global Citizen

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 27, 2019

    The Great British Bake Off is back! Read more

  • Article: 5 of the Most Inspiring Female Characters From South Africa’s Favourite TV Shows

    5 of the Most Inspiring Female Characters From South Africa’s Favourite TV Shows

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 9, 2019

    TV shows should have characters that reflect the diversity of their audiences. Read more

  • Article: This South African Artist Uses Henna to Boost Representation of Muslim Feminists

    This South African Artist Uses Henna to Boost Representation of Muslim Feminists

    From Beautiful News|July 29, 2019

    “There aren’t enough spaces that represent modern Muslim women.” Read more

  • Article: Indonesia Pardons Woman Jailed for Reporting Her Boss' Sexual Harassment

    Indonesia Pardons Woman Jailed for Reporting Her Boss' Sexual Harassment

    By Daniele Selby|July 25, 2019

    Nuril Maknun has been pardoned after the Supreme Court upheld a guilty verdict earlier this month. Read more

  • Article: Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK

    Police Defend the Low Rate of Forced Marriage Prosecutions in the UK

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 16, 2019

    Just two people have been convicted since Britain banned forced marriage in 2014. Read more

  • Article: This British Student Designed a Chair to Stop Manspreading

    This British Student Designed a Chair to Stop Manspreading

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 12, 2019

    Laila Laurel's idea is to stop men invading women's space. Read more