It has been a week since Kamala Harris got inaugurated as the 49th Vice President of the United States of America. As a woman, it is a huge milestone. People described her as a ray of hope, women and young girls can see that they can be whoever they
Indumati Shivaraj’s routine has been the same for more than a decade — at dawn she walks to her “master’s” house, mucks out the cattle shed, cleans the tools and sweeps the yard. Four hours later, she walks home. Besides a cup of tea each day, Shivaraj,
The United Arab Emirates is at the forefront of the countries advocating women's rights at the global level through a series of initiatives and programmes aimed at supporting and empowering women in many societies and countries.
The news that the UAE is spearheading the cause of women’s rights all over the world is heartening, to say the least. It shows that it shows full-on care for their plight and seeks to advance their cause to the best of its ability. The UAE tops advanced
For the dozens of women training at a shooting range near Johannesburg, learning how to use a gun has become a means of protection in a country where a woman is murdered every three hours.
If there’s one thing that I’ll treasure forever when I eventually reflect on what life was like during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’ll be the women who stood beside me. By “stood”, and “beside me”, I mean virtually, of course, but despite the frustrations
One of the women who accused Alex Salmond, the former first minister of Scotland, of sexually assaulting her has said that the inquiry now being undertaken into the way the Scottish government handled the first claims is, for her, more traumatic
I think it’s a mark of character for Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex to talk about her pregnancy loss and to announce the news of the new pregnancy. Several weeks ago, she publicly talked about the sorrow of miscarriage and the pain that
It’s been more than three years since the #MeToo movement launched a culture-shifting conversation about sexual violence. But Tarana Burke, the activist who gave the movement its name, says concrete change has been incremental at best — and
Soon after Joe Biden announced last year that he would pick a woman as his running mate, US Rep. Jackie Speier began warning Facebook executives: female politicians receive the most vile online attacks, and the company’s filters were failing to stop them.