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April 22, 2016

Liberal Critiques of Ayaan Hirsi Ali

As a one of the world’s preeminent advocates for women and the head of a foundation dedicated to the […]
April 8, 2016

Sesame Street Introduces New Character

Sesame Street has introduced a new character, Zari, an Afghan girl who advocates for women’s rights. Sesame Street worked with […]
April 7, 2016

Afghan First Lady Rula Ghani on Women’s Rights

The Afghan First Lady Rula Ghani spoke with Thomas L. Friedman at the Women in the World Summit in […]
April 6, 2016

Surfing Changing the Lives of Bangladeshi Girls

A tourist who left a surfboard in Bangladesh 25 years ago is changing the lives of many young […]
April 5, 2016

Child Marriage in the United States

Child marriage is a problem throughout the world, including in the United States. Most states set the legal […]
March 31, 2016

Chief Kachindamoto Implementing Change in Malawi

When Theresa Kachindamoto was called back to her home of Monkey Bay in Malawi to become senior chief, she was […]
March 30, 2016

Police Failing to Spot Honor Crime in the UK

In the United Kingdom, Sir Tom Winsor, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary, has reported that police have been […]
March 14, 2016

Child Marriage in Virginia

While the average age of marriage has been increasing in the United States, there are still many girls […]
March 8, 2016

Reduced Sentences in Mob Killing of Farkhunda

An Afghani court has reduced the sentences for the men involved in the mob killing of Farkhunda. Farkhunda […]
March 8, 2016

Questions About Forced Marriage Statistics in Britain

While there were 1,220 possible cases of forced marriages reported in Britain last year, experts are saying that the […]
March 2, 2016

Honor Killing in Pakistan

Pakistani police are looking for a man suspected of killing his two sisters in an act of honor […]
February 29, 2016

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Brings Honor Violence Center Stage

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, director of the film “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”, was awarded the […]
February 27, 2016

Director of “Mustang” Talks Women’s Rights

Vulture interviews Deniz Gamze Ergüven, director of the Oscar-nominated film Mustang. The film tells the story of five Turkish teenage girls […]
February 23, 2016

“A Girl in River” and Changes in Pakistan

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy addresses the problem of honor killings in her Oscar-nominated documentary short, “A Girl in the River: […]
February 19, 2016

Efforts to Stop Child Marriage in the US

Virginia State Senator Jill Vogel began a campaign against child marriage in her state after she learned of […]

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