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Flipping narrative on women as victims

Flipping the Narrative: What’s Right with Women

June 11, 2018
In March 2018, Insider released a list of the ten worst countries in the world for women. It was not the first time a list had been produced pointing out what is going wrong for women.
JFK signing the Equal Pay Act

Fifty-Five Year Recap: The US Equal Pay Act

June 07, 2018
This year marks the 55th anniversary of the US Equal Pay Act (EPA), a landmark piece of legislation signed by President John F.
iraqi woman holds her voter registration card

As More Women Run for Office in Iraq, Are Gender Quotas Producing their Expected Result?

June 04, 2018
This year’s election in Iraq saw a surge of new female candidates who ran their campaigns in a nontraditional way.  Women appeared on campaign posters wearing makeup and no headscarves. 
Liberian police force includes women

Why More Women? The Efficacy of Incorporating Women in Local Police Forces

May 21, 2018
If the protection of women and girls is a pillar of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) movement, then we need female police officers to hold that pillar up. There are two key reasons for this.
Nobel Laureates Shirin Ebadi and Mairead Corrigan Maguire

Women Nobel Peace Laureates Organize First-Ever Feminist Summit at G7

May 09, 2018
Setting a groundbreaking precedent, this year’s G7 Summit in Ottawa, Canada was accompanied by the first-ever feminist summit, a side meeting known as the W7.

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