Ugandan Vice President Jessica Alupo challenges women activists to hold elected political leaders accountable for commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment. Alupo made the call during the opening of the regional convention on women’s political leadership organized by Akina Mama wa Africa at the Serena Hotel Kampala. Alupo saidRead More →

The activists conceded and accepted President Museveni’s proposals on the division of deceased property in the 2021 inheritance amendment bill. A section of women activists conceded and endorsed President Museveni’s proposals on the division of deceased property in the 2021 inheritance amendment bill. In March 2021, Parliament adopted the inheritanceRead More →

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 29: Voting rights activists, led by National African American Clergy Network co-chair Barbara William Skinner (2nd L), US Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) (3rd L), President and Chief from the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Executive Melanie Campbell (4th L), Cora Masters Barry (5th L),Read More →

The UCI, Cal State Long Beach, and Northridge collaborated on an event on feminism, women’s rights, and Afghanistan titled “Islamization, Women’s Rights, and Feminist Engagement: A Conversation on Confirming the ‘Afghanistan’ on Thursday 7 October. The event was organized by Southern California professor-activists Catherine Sameh, Azza Basarudin and Khanum Shaikh,Read More →

New Delhi: The All India Students Association (AISA), a left-wing student organization, alleged that two female members were sexually assaulted and dragged down the road by members of the Delhi police during a protest outside the residence of the Minister of Union Interior, Amit Shah, Sunday. Neha Tiwari (25) andRead More →

In March 1886, 28-year-old Pandita Ramabai traveled from England to Philadelphia at the invitation of Rachel Bodley, dean of the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. It was an exceptional occasion. A new class had graduated from the historic institution and one of India’s first female medical students, Anandibai Joshi. AddingRead More →

NEW YORK, October 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — International women’s rights organization Equality Now is hosting its Making equality a reality gala on October 12, 2021 at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT. Supporters from around the world can join some of their favorite artists and activists for an evening celebrating InternationalRead More →

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – On Saturday, a plethora of people gathered with strong messages and signs, marching from Charleston City Hall to U.S. Customs, sending a clear message to lawmakers to support and defend the rights reproductive systems of women. Activists in Charleston have joined the national call to actionRead More →

Protesters are expected to flood the streets of Southern California this weekend, joining activists across the country for the fifth annual Women’s March, which will take place in the wake of a restrictive abortion law in Texas and before a U.S. Supreme Court case over Mississippi abortion laws — aRead More →