Savita Halappanavar died due to restrictive abortion laws, but her tragedy propelled a landslide victory for women’s rights in Ireland.
“It’s not about one goal, it’s about all goals,” said UN Women Executive Director Mlambo-Ngcuka who started her speech at a press conference on February 14 by sharing the concept of intersectionality featured in the latest report.
The hot topics of parental leave and gender equality in the workforce ignited thoughtful discussions and new solutions at a recent United Nations seminar.
UN Women and representatives from major companies came together for the Global Innovation Coalition for Change to devise solutions to empower girls in technology and innovation.
Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tail” is jumping off the page (and screen) as women take to the streets to protest anti-feminist laws.
If women played an identical role to men in the labor market, they would add 28 trillion dollars to the global economy by 2025. Poverty rates would fall, more children would be healthier and in school, and the world would be more politically stable.
For six years now, children in Syria have been living with the constant fear of being killed and, according to a report released today by Save The Children, the psychological toll has sparked a growing mental health crisis.
Last Saturday, millions of Americans and people from around the world marched in protest of Trump and all that he represents on a global scale.
Under new leadership, the United Nations is finally taking measures to redress its long recognized failure to promote women’s leadership of the institution.
Jan 21, 2017: Attending the Women’s March on Washington? Here’s what you need to know before getting to D.C.
The internet is a vast resource, one that can enlighten and educate us. But for victims of nonconsensual pornography, it can be a murky pool, in which lurk painful reminders of a violation that only takes a Google search to uncover.
It goes without saying that A Women’s Thing loathes Mike Pence and the woman-hating, LGBTQ-discriminating career he’s built for himself.
To the chagrin of many, the UN’s next leader will be not a woman. However, he—Antonio Guterres, former Portuguese prime minister and head of the UN refugee committee—did campaign on a promise of gender parity.
Karima Bennoune explains why cultural rights are women’s rights. Bennoune has received numerous awards, including the Dayton Literary Peace Prize (2014) for her recent book, “Your Fatwa …
Numerous profiles of outstanding women have been compiled on the Woman Secretary General website. Yet, it is a man, António Guterres, who was elected by acclamation to be the new Secretary General.