What are women’s human rights? Are all women given the same rights? Are men and women equal yet? What are your hopes for the world’s women and girls in the decade ahead? We are accepting submissions of any media type for our new global online media project Imagining Equality: Your Voices on Women’s Human Rights. Submissions of photography, video, audio, journalism, creative writing and more are accepted online through: 4/30/2014. >>>
Unfortunately, this incident is but the end of a spectrum of violence that Indian women
face every day. On Wednesday a teenage gang rape victim from Punjab committed suicide
after police there refused to even file a complaint. Adding further insult, police in the
latter case suggested the young woman either marry one of her rapists or accept a
How do you create unprecedented social change in Kyrgyzstan? Gather health officials, mix in some of the best doctors and psychiatrists, and add determined LGBT activists. Then, watch as they build trust, break barriers, and learn from one another.The result? The first gender marker legislation change in Kyrgyzstan’s history, signed, without objections, by 13 various Ministries of the Kyrgyz Republic. The decree is now on the Prime Minister’s desk awaiting the final signature. >>>
As the UN General Assembly meets in New York this week, the Global Fund for Women joins its grantee partners and allies in demanding that the United Nations immediately call for a Commission of Inquiry into rape, torture and crimes against humanity in Burma.