A history lesson about five women whose internment during World War II inspired them to action. March 27, 2016 This article has been adapted from a previous version published by Densho. From African American activists critical of the 1963 March on Washington to Japanese American women among the 120,000 wrongfully
By Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Women’s rights activists condemned the Nigerian Senate on Thursday for rejecting a Gender and Equality Bill that pledged to eliminate discrimination in politics, education and employment , protect women’s land rights and combat violence against women. The Gender and
By Jasmine M. Ellis In the era of the #SayHerName and #BlackLivesMatter social justice movements, black women have played a key role in protesting injustice across the country. Determined to change the political and racial climate in the United States, they demanded that their voice be heard, while demanding change.