gender inequality Archives

World’s Longest Running Sci-Fi Show FINALLY Catches Up To Reality With 1st Female Star

July 16, 2017

After months of speculation, we’re finally getting a female doctor. And by that, I mean, a new Time Lord. Jodie Whittaker is now officially the 13th Doctor in the British sci-fi show, Doctor Who. When the show ran originally for 26…

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These Women Are Speaking Out Against A Proposition Legalizing Domestic Violence, And The Results Are Inspiring

June 3, 2016

Women in Pakistan are defying new bill with hashtag on Twitter Pakistani women are fighting a horrific pro-violence bill with a trending hashtag and strong tweets. n May 29th, Mohammad Khan Sheerani the leader of a Pakistani Islamic council, the Council of…

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South Africa Offers Scholarships To Girls Who Stay Virgins (VIDEO)

February 12, 2016

South Africa Grants ‘Maiden Scholarships’ for Virgins In the eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, Zulu girls have the chance to earn a scholarship with the condition of remaining a virgin throughout their university studies. The Maiden’s Bursary Award…

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Addressing Female Feticide: Mandatory Prenatal Sex Tests in India

February 3, 2016

Indian Minister seeks to fight female feticide in the country with mandatory sex tests on fetuses. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, India’s Minister for Women and Child Development, proposed the enforcement of a compulsory gender test on fetuses in India in order…

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Women’s Rights Lagging in the US – UN Officials ‘Horrified’ After Visiting

December 16, 2015

The United Nations sent three women to the United States for ten days this month to analyze women’s rights and the state of gender equality in the country. They were appalled. The UN issued a report with strong language stating…

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Icelandic Women Stood Together To Create World’s Most Feminist Country

September 13, 2015

When women refused to work or perform household duties Iceland had no choice but to take women’s issues seriously 40 years ago, Icelandic women were underpaid, overworked and under-appreciated. When they raised the issue, they were shrugged off by the…

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