Gender

Public Restrooms – Can they be an Arbiter of Gender?

Public restrooms become a battleground for the Transgender. The familiar outline of Male and Female that mark gender identity erase the non binary people. These signs that ind...

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In spite of Global Progress, Women still continue to die during or after Childbirth

The death of a woman during pregnancy, at delivery, or soon after delivery is a tragedy for her family and for society as a whole. According to the latest UN global estimates,...

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Survey shows Kids still hold Sexist Attitude, especially Boys

In the past few years, gender equality has resurfaced as a major issue in the public sphere. The 2016 United States presidential election fuelled a massive Women’s March...

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One Woman’s efforts to end Child Marriage in her Community

Malawi, a landlocked country in south-eastern Africa, has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, with approximately 1 in 2 girls married by the age of 18. Ma...

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Helping Women Advance in the Workplace

With Indra Nooyi stepping down from her position as CEO of PepsiCo, there are only 22 women CEOs leading S&P 500 companies, or just 4.6 percent of the total, reports Catal...

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Women who are redefining Social Media Activism

Social media is not just about posting #sunkissed selfies and #KikiChallenge videos on Instagram. It is a supplement when it comes to cultivating actionable change. An undoubt...

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Jansen and her Journey in translating VAW data into Meaningful Interventions and Policies

The United Nations defines violence against women as "any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering...

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You are the true heroes, Serena Williams offers encouragement to other Mothers

It’s not easy to believe that the tennis player with most championship wins in history would ever feel like anything less than a superstar. Yes, I am talking about none ...

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Milk Stork: A Mother’s Answer to Breast-feeding woes while Travelling

It was May 2014, and Kate Torgersen had to go on a four-day business trip while she was still breastfeeding her twins. “You have to pump every three or four hours to mai...

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Women and Girls with Disabilities more likely to experience Violence

A study published in the Lancet says that both children and adults with disabilities are at much higher risk (up to 4 times) of violence than their non-disabled peers. Out of ...

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‘East West Street’: A Musical on Human Rights

The 92nd Street Y’s Tisch Centre for the Arts is all set to launch the North Ameri...

October 19 2018

Strike Four

Under the pen name Robert Galbraith, JK Rowling (who hasn't heard of Harry Potter?) writ...

October 18 2018

CinemAbility: A Documentary that explores Disability in TV and Films in Hollywood

While there are many powerful documentary films that tackle important subjects, few have...

October 18 2018