Stories about Women & Gender from July, 2015
Chicas Poderosas is a movement that trains women in journalism to help bring more diversity to newsrooms in Latin America.
"My dad just asked me to make him tea when it's 84 degrees outside #GrowingUpAfghan."
"Female Food Heroes" is a Tanzanian TV show produced by Oxfam that aims to empower and educate rural women who feed most of the families in the African nation.
"It is a breakthrough that the two main political parties endorsed women candidates."
Mahsa Alimardani talks to the author of Jewels of Allah, a new book that sheds light on feminism in contemporary Iran.
In an opinion piece published in alternative magazine Conexiones, Katya Najlis explores the ideas that lead to women being harassed on the street in Nicaragua. The essay presents multiple examples and reflections linking the...
"Clearly, President Lungu is increasingly becoming a danger not only to the nation but more specifically to the welfare of the girl child in Zambia."
"As a young girl I...used to carry a bag of rice to the market to sell and bring money home. I grew up running."
"I have made up my mind, if you want to marry me now, just come to the stage."
Cosplay, a term that describes dressing up like fictional characters, transcends ethnic and cultural borders and promotes personal empowerment.
Russian lawmakers want to expand opportunities for the use of firearms with impunity by police officers, allowing them to fire into crowds or at women.
Maurtius' parliament confirmed Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a world-renowned biodiversity scientist, as the country's first female president.