Tag: women’s rights

woman in headscarf
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Trial Begins for Female Saudi Activist

The trial of Saudi women’s activist Loujain al-Hathloul began last week, two and a half years after she...

menstrual cup in hand
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Scotland Becomes the First Country to Make Menstrual Products Free

Scotland’s parliament recently passed a law that makes menstrual products free to any woman, girl, or trans person,...

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Baroness From House of Lords Calls Out Saudi Crimes Against Women Amid G20 Summit

A member of the U.K.’s House of Lords recently released a report urging the world’s 20 largest economies...

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Russia Resolution Threatening Women’s Rights in Conflict Zones Fails

Russia recently lost a UN vote on a resolution they introduced which would have threatened women’s rights in...

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Somalia’s Women Fighting for Law Mandating 30% of Parliament Seats for Women

Women’s rights groups, female politicians, and businesswomen in Somalia are lobbying for parliament to pass a bill reserving...

protesters march for women's rights
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Podcast: Protesters March Against Filling Empty Supreme Court Seat with Amy Coney Barrett

Click on the link above to listen to The Realist Woman's first podcast episode. You'll hear sounds of...

woman sign at protest
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Women’s March Organization Plan to Protest Filling of Supreme Court Seat

The Women’s March organization is planning a “socially distant march” to protest Trump filling the late Ruth Bader...

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A First as Afghanistan Wins Seat at UN Women’s Commission

Afghanistan recently secured a seat in the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women, a first for the...