Don’t Just Thank Black Women. Follow Us. #Blackwomenlead #Getoutofourway#Followus

Angela Peoples with her sign at the Women’s March in Washington, DC. When I joined the 470,000 other women who walked down Constitution Avenue toward the National Mall on Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, I carried a sign saying, “Don’t Forget, White Women Voted for Trump.” My message stood in stark contrast […]

#MeToo Roots: Perceptions of Gender Differences #genderdifferences #naturevsnuture

USA – On Gender Differences, No Consensus on Nature vs. Nurture Americans say society places a higher premium on masculinity than on femininity. By Kim Parker, Juliana Menasce Horowitz & Renee Stepler Twenty-five years after the release of the bestseller “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus,” the debate over how and why men […]

#EndSRGBV End Gender=Based School-Related Violence

As the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence comes to a close, we remind all partners that ending School-Related Gender-Based violence remains a key barrier to boys and girls accessing their right to a safe and quality education. Throughout our #EndSRGBV campaign, The Global Working Group to End SRGBV and partners gave us an insight into the […]

Women in Politics: Moving Slowly Despite Their Positive Effect #newstrust #womeninpolitics

Faced with escalating violence, a lack of funding, and locked out of male-dominated networks, many women are reluctant to enter politics with growing concerns that a drive to get women into power globally is moving far too slowly, experts said. Only about one in four parliamentarians worldwide is a woman, fewer than one in five […]

Ending Violence vs Women: Shocking Facts & Measures #endvioenceagainstwomen #intimatepartnerviolence #childmarriage #psychologicalvioence

Facts & Figures: Ending Violence Against Women Various Forms of Violence It is estimated that 35 per cent of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or sexual violence by a non-partner at some point in their lives. However, some national studies show that up to 70 per cent of women […]