Sports, Gender Equality, And Development

Development Channel   
May 16th, 2013

Sports, Gender Equality, And Development

Saudi Arabia recently announced that it will allow female athletics in private schools. This small step forward is an indication of progress for gender equality in the country, and has led to optimism surrounding educational and economic opportunities for females in Saudi Arabia.

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The Renewed Fight For Women’s Rights In Egypt

CBC News   
May 8th, 2013

The Renewed Fight For Women’s Rights In Egypt

Establishing gender equality in the midst of Egypt’s new regime has become a priority for many, who see a great need to protect women’s rights and encourage their participation in politics and the public sphere.

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‘Women On Walls’ Campaign Empowers Women Via Street Art

EGYPT INDEPENDENT   
April 30th, 2013

‘Women On Walls’ Campaign Empowers Women Via Street Art

A street art campaign in Egypt is aiming to increase women’s visibility and mobilize empowerment around gender issues in various communities through graffiti, workshops, and discussion.

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Panzi Hospital: A Critical Pulse For Justice, Peace And Health

50.50   
April 19th, 2013

Panzi Hospital: A Critical Pulse For Justice, Peace And Health

Survivors of sexual violence and conflict in the Congo are creating their own social change and motion through holistic healing, medical access, and community transparency.

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Extraordinary Eritreans- A Support Center For Eritreans In Israel

allAfrica   
April 2nd, 2013

Extraordinary Eritreans- A Support Center For Eritreans In Israel

After fleeing from Sudan for Israel in 2009, Zebib Sultan was inspired to create the Eritrean Women’s Community Center, where women are offered educational, emotional, and communal support.

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Pakistani Women Determined To Vote Despite Threats

VOA   
May 9th, 2013

Pakistani Women Determined To Vote Despite Threats

In the conservative southwestern province of Baluchistan, women are determined to make their vote count in the upcoming national elections.

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Saudi Arabia Launches First Campaign To Stop Violence Against Women

Thomas Reuters Foundation   
May 2nd, 2013

Saudi Arabia Launches First Campaign To Stop Violence Against Women

Saudi Arabia has launched its first campaign against the abuse of women, which is designed to encourage females to speak about their experiences and have a global impact in women’s rights.

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Are Women Our Most Undervalued Resource?

Co.EXIST   
April 25th, 2013

Are Women Our Most Undervalued Resource?

Promoting equality for women in the workforce not only provides opportunity for individuals, but also promises dramatic economic and social benefits for countries as a whole.

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Women Take The Stage Against Taliban

IPS   
April 7th, 2013

Women Take The Stage Against Taliban

Women in the northern provinces of Pakistan are not allowing the Taliban’s ban on theatre to stop them from creating and participating in productions.

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Women Raise Banner Of Women’s Rights In Honduran Popular Movement

Americas Program   
March 27th, 2013

Women Raise Banner Of Women’s Rights In Honduran Popular Movement

Groups of women’s organizations in Honduras marched for sovereignty and autonomy, showing their disapproval of the violence and social injustice waged against women and feminists within the country.

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