Tag: women’s rights

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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...

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Mother’s Names Will Now Be Included on Afghan ID Cards

A proposal to amend the census by including the name of a citizen's mother on ID cards in...

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Garment Workers in Bangladesh Given Access to Free Education

Young female garment workers in Bangladesh have been given the opportunity to receive an education from the Asian...

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Wisconsin Forms Task Force for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The task force will include Native peoples to ensure their leadership in tackling the crisis

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Swiss Women Stage Scream-In to Protest Violence Against Women

One in five women have experienced sexual violence in the country

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Pinochet’s Great-Niece Resigns From Women’s Ministry Role

She'd only been in her role for a month

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Reported Shortages of Menstrual Products Amid Pandemic

There are also reports of increased prices on products and reduced access to water

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Women in Poland Protest as Politicians Use Pandemic to Ban Abortion

They are defying stay-at-home orders to fight back