GALLERY: Five first-class graduates of the Covington Christian Women’s Job Corps program Posted 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Driven by the strength of the Lord and the guidance of their mentors, five women have a new outlook on life after completing the Covington Christian Women’s Job Corps programRead 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 →