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Amnesty International USA Signs On as Women’s March Partner

Amnesty International USA announced on Friday that it will “co-sponsor” the Women’s March on Washington, set to take place the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, Jan. 21.

2016 Ontario Junior International: Day Two Finals Recap

By Mitch Bowmile on SwimSwam It took a senior Canadian national record for 17-year-old Mary-Sophie Harvey to win the women's 400m freestyle, dropping a total of 13-seconds off her entry time. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2016 Ontario Junior International: Day Two Finals Recap

Why We Need to Address Gender-Based Violence, Now More Than Ever

The 16 Days campaign is exactly that —16 days of global activism, starting with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25th and leading up to Human Rights Day on December 10th

On Parliament Floor, Scottish MP Recounts Her Rape

Two women shared extremely personal stories of rape in the UK House of Commons on the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Thursday. Their stories left fellow MPs in tears, but it was Scottish MP Michelle Thomson, who represents Edinburgh West, whose words are being...

Style with a Conscience: "Orange Your Heart!" with SeeMe and Caterina Occhio

We may have marched on November 25th in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and we can find agreement to #bringbackourgirls when we tweet about the Nigerian students kidnapped by Boko Haram. Show More Summary

Moroccan Women Shouldn't Be Asked To Camouflage Evidence Of Domestic Violence

Unfortunately, women in Morocco had multiple reasons to observe the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25. A segment on the daily TV program Sabahiyate, aired on Channel 2M, demonstrated how women could use makeup to cover up wounds and bruises brought about by domestic violence. Show More Summary

What the domestic-violence makeup show tells us about women's rights in Morocco

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, state TV aired a lesson in applying concealer facial bruises. Why did anyone think this was a good idea? Makeup tutorials have been big business for years. And with so many of them now out there, there’s a pressure to make them ever bolder. Show More Summary

Morocco TV 'sorry' over makeup for battered women

A public television station in Morocco apologised again after uproar on social media followed its broadcast of an item on makeup to hide the bruises of battered women. The sequence -- marking last week's International Day for the Elimination...Show More Summary

Violence Against Women Still Prevalent Globally, UN Secretary-General Says

On the International Day To End Violence Against Women, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a statement discussing the continued plight of women globally, as well as progress in decreasing it. “At long last, there is growing global...Show More Summary

Video: Women endure violence on an alarming, global scale

The United Nations on Friday is observing the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. FRANCE 24 looks at key figures that reveal the scope of the problem.

Mass Rapes To Mass Protests: Violence Against Women In 2016

From historic convictions to impunity for gang rapes, 2016 has been a year of highs and lows when it comes to efforts to stem violence against women. November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women....Show More Summary

White Ribbon Day – The APS needs to walk the walk on domestic violence

2 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Friday marks White Ribbon Day, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Several Commonwealth agenices (AGD, DFAT, Finance, Communications and the Arts, Employment, PM&C and Commonwealth Ombudsman) will participate in a fun run/walk and an SES dragon boat race. Participants are asked to wear white and stay for a BBQ at Lotus […]

Will you stand with us on March 8, 2017?

International Women’s Day is March 8th, and we won’t just be walking out onto the streets… we’ll be walking into political offices.

Women Leaders Are Redefining Business - On HER Terms

To ensure the success of women and girls is to ensure that they attain literacy and self-confidence in financial matters big and small. And it's happening! The International Day Of The Girl was celebrated in early October; CanadiansShow More Summary

Your Election Day Chat: The Mount Rushmore of Women

Whether you’re a Democrat or a Republican, a Libertarian or an Independent, an American or an international reader, a dog or a cat or a sentient pile of cookie dough, we all have one thing in common: We’re STRESSED OUT about what’s going to happen today, and we need something to refresh that isn’t CNN, Read More...

Girl Baby Saved From Sex-Selection Abortion in China, Grandparents Wanted a Boy Instead

An estimated 200 million women will not be celebrating International Day of the Girl Child today, because they are not alive.  They were selectively aborted just because they were girls – victims of “gendercide.”  Son preference runs amok in both China and India; both countries suffer from a vast gender imbalance, which in turn is […]

International Day of the Girl Child: Girl baby saved from sex-selective abortion

The selective elimination of 200 million women demands the passionate outrage of the women’s movement.

International Day of the Girl: Forging a Different Path

Tehmeena Khan (at right) with fellow Global Kids students at the Summer Institute at the Council on Foreign Relations "As women, we must speak out, speak up, say no to our inheritance of loss and yes to a future of women-led dialogue...Show More Summary

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