Tuesday, March 26, 2019 MINDSETTER™ Guest Maureen Martin View larger + Tarana Burke As Women’s History Month draws to a close, it’s a time to honor the outstanding achievements of women throughout history and celebrate the work that continues through various movements and organizations. One such movement, #MeToo, was foundedRead More →

Credit: Michael Goerlitz Fighting oppression is more effective through smaller, more individual grassroots movements, activists told Penn students Monday at a Perry World House panel to mark International Women’s Day earlier this month. . Four speakers from around the world discussed their personal experiences in the fight against sexual violenceRead More →

“The central issue of gender equality is a question of power,” he stressed, noting that we continue to live in a male-dominated world with a male-dominated culture. “Power is not given, power is taken”, he stressed, adding that we “have to step back” against resistance to change “because people doRead More →

GENEVA – Saudi Arabia is using its anti-terrorism laws to silence activists, including women, in violation of international law guaranteeing freedom of expression, United Nations human rights experts said on Monday. The kingdom’s attorney general has started preparing for the trials of the detainees, identified by watchdog groups as women’sRead More →