Featured stories about Women & Gender
Stories about Women & Gender
22 April 2017
"I want to transfer the chance I got to my little sisters in Nepal. I want to help them learn what I learned and reach where I am today."
21 April 2017
Fernando Holiday was inspired by the Escola Sem Partido (School Without Party) campaign, which divides opinion in Brazil.
17 April 2017
Nyanzi's story has become a rallying opportunity for Ugandans who oppose the Musveni government.
"If I go back to Saudi Arabia, I will be dead. Please help me, I am recording this video to help me and know that I am real and here."
12 April 2017
The stories and contributions of ten female Latin American scientists in this work show the importance of women in the field of investigation and the world of work
Mahila Swarojgar Samiti is helping teenage girls in Varanasi shape their identity and find more confidence in their sexuality through football.
5 April 2017
In an effort to “democratize finance” in the region, one Caribbean businesswoman introduces crowdfunding and urges community building for women to truly progress.
4 April 2017
1 April 2017
A queer woman reveals her life story and shares her stubborn struggle for lesbian emancipation in a homophobic patriarchal society.
31 March 2017
Activists from Uruguay, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, and Venezuela explain why the International Women's Strike was so important to their region.
Raudha Athif, the 20-year-old aqua-blue-eyed Maldivian model, was found hanging inside her dormitory room in north Bangladesh on Wednesday. On social media, Maldivians are mourning the loss of this woman.
30 March 2017
What Role Did Brazilian Mainstream Media Play in the Murder of a Teenage Girl? This Filmmaker Wants to Know.
"Eloá’s story is the story of many Brazilians. Brazil is the fifth country in the world in terms of the number of women killed..."
29 March 2017
26 March 2017
"They killed Miroslava for talking, for making information that society demands to be public, and for annoying the powerful, in all its forms."
23 March 2017
"Making threats through social media is a criminal offence, but making accusations is not. In interpreting the new act, the courts must ensure [...] the right to freedom of expression.”
22 March 2017
Nadia Muciño was murdered by her husband and her brother-in-law in February 2004. This, however, is not her story. This is the story of her youngest sister, Viviana.
21 March 2017
"If the Tambourine Army believe they have exhausted all avenues of ‘proper’ ways to advocate, then I say do what you must, but please don’t give up the fight."
20 March 2017
This year, roughly 12 million slaves in India couldn't celebrate My Freedom Day. That number could rise to 18 million, if more isn't done to help India's most vulnerable.
19 March 2017
A local media outlet that published testimonies of some of the victims of the shelter fire suffered a DDoS attack.