(Jessica Lea/DFID) On Saturday 6th February, the world will mark the International Day for Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). As a global health and women's rights advocate, I join the call for zero tolerance for FGMShow More Summary
Epix announced that on March 8 (International Women’s Day), they’ll begin airing “The 4%: Film’s Gender Problem,” a six-part docu-series that comprises separate short films; the first installment debuted yesterday at Sundance. …Read More
We've talked a lot about the studies done to determine just how much of a gender gap there is when it comes to female directors in Hollywood (Answer: a big one). Now, those studies are being distilled into a more entertaining form and being delivered to the masses in the form of a documentary series.
'The 4%: Film’s Gender Problem' will premiere on March 8, International Women's Day. read more
Universal boss Donna Langley is the headliner at today's Women At Sundance brunch, but the conversation about gender and Hollywood is coming to the small screen this spring too. Set to debut on Epix on March 8, International Women'sShow More Summary
Abby Wambach is having one heck of a day. Soccer’s all-time international goal scorer is playing in her last game tonight, again China in New Orleans as part of the U.S. Women’s National Team Victory Tour. But before that, she went on Bill Simmons’ podcast, and dropped some serious critiques about the men’s U.S. National Team. When […]
In this great celebration of life that we call the Dubai International Film Festival, my third day here was highlighted by a touching talk with nine-year old Room co-star Jacob Tremblay, an insightful chat about Arab cinema and women...Show More Summary
Although an agreement in the Paris negotiations appears to be near, those most affected by climate change remain unheard.
China’s new Two-Child Policy continues the same massive crimes against women and children that were committed under the One Child Policy. Xinhua News Agency reported on October 29, 2015 that China will move to a two-child policy for all couples, “abandoning its decades-long one-child policy.” Characterizing this latest modification as “abandoning” the One-Child Policy is […]
The global 16 Days of Activism campaign links International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to Human Rights Day. The team at the UNU Institute for Globalization, Culture and Mobility participated by highlighting essential issues including the importance of language, women with disabilities, migrant women and refugees, and art as activism.
From November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women until December 10th, Human Rights Day, global organizations are participating in 16 Days of Activism to catalyze action to end violence against women and girls around the world. Show More Summary
Alexsandro Palombo is an artist who takes images from popular culture and manipulates them to talk about social issues. He recently tackled domestic abuse for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25. Show More Summary
To mark this year's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25, 2105) and the ensuing 16 days of activism, I wanted to highlight one issue that affects millions of women who fall victim to sexual violence:...Show More Summary
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Eleanor Roosevelt: [My Day](https://www.gwu.edu/~erpapers/myday/displaydoc.cfm?_y=1945&_f=md000195): >NEW YORK, Wednesday—Two of the women who went over to Paris for the International Labor Organization meeting are back in this country. Show More Summary
LitWorld focuses two-thirds of its work on empowering women and girls with transformational literacy because two-thirds of the world's illiterate people are women and girls. And illiteracy equals profound vulnerability. Literacy is humankind's greatest and most sustainable innovation: a lifelong protection against vulnerability. Show More Summary
Mark International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women by learning about Safecity, an online platform that encourages anonymous reporting of sexual violence, both to collect data, and to give women a space to be heard.
Today marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which annually kicks-off 16 Days of Activism
Around the world, one in three women experience violence in their life. I spoke with Cindy Dyer, VP of Vital Voices, about working with men and women around the globe to bring the change that is needed.