President of the People’s National Party (PNP) women’s movement, Patricia Duncan Sutherland, lamented what she says is the serious problem of inequality in Jamaican society, noting that black people have the fewest opportunities in the country. Speaking at the PNP’s 84th annual conference at the National Arena earlier today, DuncanRead More →

During Elaine Kadakia’s 83rd birthday, she marched in Springfield for women’s rights, stood up to raise awareness of violence against women, and raised her two daughters. Now Kadakia, from Huntley, makes ceramic art depicting the struggle for equality she has seen women endure over the years. Some of his favoriteRead More →

BALDWINSVILLE — After the Supreme Court ruled in June that the U.S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee the right to have an abortion, a group of Baldwinsville friends decided they had to take action. They have formed a coalition called the CNY Rally for Women’s Rights and are planning a series ofRead More →

NNA | Updated: August 30, 2022 4:59 p.m. STI Kabul [Afghanistan]Aug 30 (ANI): Amid growing atrocities against Afghan women and violation of their basic rights, several human rights activists recently held a rally in Istanbul and urged the international community to solve their problems, especially the girls and their accessRead More →

Global recovery from the pandemic requires improving women’s well-being and promoting their rights, participants at a Group of 20 meeting on women’s empowerment agreed, pledging to achieve gender equality gender and the empowerment of women. Indonesian Women’s Empowerment and Child Welfare Minister Bintang Puspayoga, who chaired the meeting on WednesdayRead More →

Deadline for submission of tenders: September 30, 2022 Insight These components will seek to amplify the diverse voices of grassroots women and girls in donor, national and international government policymaking. They will do this by: financing and facilitation W.R.O.activists, women peacebuilders and women human rights defenders and their advanced supportRead More →

When confronted by a man who disliked the group of protesters’ signs and flags, Connor Weir remarked to him, “Your reproductive rights are being stripped from you.” The man replied briefly, “I have no reproductive rights. Weir coldly replied, “And that’s why your voice shouldn’t be part of the conversation.”Read More →

William Ruto has been declared the winner of the presidential election in Kenya. The final outcome, however, remains uncertain following a challenge from his main competitor, Raila Odinga. As president, Ruto would be tasked with upholding the 2010 constitution. He overhauled the country’s governance framework by devolving power to countyRead More →

Kabul, Afghanistan — Tamana Paryani’s cries pierced the night in her quiet neighborhood of Afghanistanthe capital. When armed Taliban intelligence agents began knocking on her door, the women’s rights activist quickly turned on her phone camera to film the ordeal. She broadcast around the world, pleading for help. Months laterRead More →

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to pledge not to do anything that undermines the dignity of women, saying a mentality of insulting them in their speeches and conduct has crept in. The remark prompted opposition parties and activists to question the government on the implementation of pro-womenRead More →

Women’s rights activist Maryam Rahmani was sentenced to two years in prison. Reyhaneh Ansarinejad, a trade union activist, remains in solitary confinement after her detention was extended three times. Maryam Rahmani, women’s rights activist Maryam Rahmani, a women’s rights activist, was sentenced to two years and additional terms. The women’sRead More →

A number of former and current US officials have denounced the Islamic Republic’s harassment of New York-based dissident journalist and women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad. Jim Risch (R-Idaho), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called Alinejad’s continued Iranian harassment “outrageous,” referring to the man armed with a loadedRead More →

It finally came home. The men couldn’t do it, but the women did. In front of a crowded 90,000 crowded Wembley Stadium and millions watching across the country, the Lionesses won Euro 2022. They beat Germany 2-1. It’s something truly worth celebrating – England’s first major footballing trophy since 1966,Read More →

A women’s rights activist has been visited by Wiltshire police officers – who have allegedly accused her of being ‘annoying with paedophiles’. Kellie-Jay Keen, who lives in Hilperton Road, Trowbridge, expressed her frustrations in a YouTube video about the force’s response to the hate crimes report on Sunday July 24.Read More →

A five-day training on strengthening the women’s movement was organized by UN Women in Entebbe, Uganda, from 18 to 22 July 2022. This workshop, supported by UN Women as part of the EU-UN Global Spotlight initiative , aimed to strengthen the work of Pillar 6 partners and the existing women’sRead More →

Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate received a less than warm welcome from liberal protesters demonstrating against restrictive abortion laws on Saturday – who chased him away when he tried to show support. Pro-abortion protesters shouted over Rep. Charlie Crist’s attempts to speak to them outside an event in Tampa on Saturday,Read More →

Businesswoman Patricia Duncan Sutherland has been re-elected president of the People’s National Party (PNP) women’s movement, pledging to push harder for the legalization of abortion in Jamaica and the implementation of the law on sexual harassment. Duncan Sutherland, who is the organisation’s fifth leader, was re-elected on Sunday at theRead More →

Irondale, Brooklyn’s leading theatrical and artistically ambitious theater ensemble, along with three esteemed curators, has announced the lineup for the fifth annual On Women Festival, July 11-31, celebrating the lives and experiences of female artists. Committed to producing the works of emerging, progressive and dynamic playwrights, this year’s festival willRead More →

An abortion saved the life of U.S. Representative Jackie Speier, enabling a decades-long career advocating for women’s rights, but she will leave office in an America where women have fewer reproductive freedoms than when she arrived. She said she intended to continue fighting outside of political office. “I’m not goingRead More →

KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban remain illegitimate leaders despite a statement by thousands of male clerics supporting their extremist government, Afghan women activists said on Sunday. The clerics pledged allegiance to the Taliban and their reclusive leader on Saturday after a three-day meeting failed to address thorny issues such asRead More →

Here’s a look at some of the topics from this week’s journalists’ roundtable. Women, Activists, and Providers Trying to Navigate Ohio’s Rapidly Changing Abortion Landscape It’s been a week since the United States Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade case, which guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to anRead More →

Aaccess to abortion is about to be severely reduced or cut off for millions of women in the United States following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down established constitutional protections for termination of pregnancy by the historic Roe v Wade case 50 years ago. The decision allows state legislaturesRead More →