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Salvadoran Woman, Freed After 10 Years In Prison On Abortion Charge, Seeks New Footing

Salvadoran Woman, Freed After 10 Years In Prison On Abortion Charge, Seeks New Footing

Sara Rogel, a Salvadoran woman who spent 10 years in prison on charges of violating the South American country’s harsh abortion ban when she terminated her own pregnancy, is trying to get her life back after being released last week. Rogel, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison, was arrested in October 2012 after […]

Barilla Boosts Women’s Representation In Executive Roles, Achieves Pay Equality

Barilla Boosts Women’s Representation In Executive Roles, Achieves Pay Equality

 Italian food company Barilla last year increased women’s representation in executive roles and achieved gender pay equality for all employees, it said on Tuesday, as it stepped up efforts to become a more inclusive workplace. The family-owned group has been working on diversity and inclusion issues since late 2013, when its chairman made a comment […]

Keeping Girls In School Seen Worth Billions To Developing Nations

Keeping Girls In School Seen Worth Billions To Developing Nations

Making sure all girls are finishing secondary education by 2030 could boost the gross domestic product (GDP) of developing countries by 10% on average over the next decade, a report said on Tuesday. Every $1 spent on girls’ rights and education would generate a $2.80 return – equivalent to billions of dollars in extra GDP, […]

U.S. Soccer scores Victory In Equal Pay Suit With Women’s Team Players

U.S. Soccer scores Victory In Equal Pay Suit With Women’s Team Players

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s claims for equal pay were dismissed by a court on Friday, handing a victory to the United States Soccer Federation. Judge R. Gary Klausner of the United States District Court for the Central District of California threw out players’ claims that they were underpaid in comparison with the men’s national […]

Sexual Harassment, Inequality,Unequal Pay, Our Women Still Struggle At Their Workplace

Sexual Harassment, Inequality,Unequal Pay, Our Women Still Struggle At Their Workplace

In light of an increase in incidents of gender-based violence (GBV) at the workplace the Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare yesterday launched the 16 days of activism against the anti-social vice at the north-western town of Opuwo in the Kunene Region. The 16 days of activism campaign is being held under the theme, […]

Women MPs Take Gender Bill Seriously

Women MPs Take Gender Bill Seriously

 Women MPs have come out strongly to defend the Constitution Amendment Bill 2018 on the gender rule, saying it will not be used to bring ‘slay queens’ or girlfriends of the political class to Parliament as suggested by some male colleagues. Nominated MP Cecily Mbarire and her counterpart Jennifer Shamalla warned their colleagues against calling […]

Can Muslim Feminism Find a Third Way?

RABAT, Morocco — Last month, Asma Lamrabet, a well-known Moroccan feminist, resigned from her position at the Mohammedan League of Scholars, where she headed a center of women’s studies in Islam. She was pushed to resign, she explained in a statement, by the backlash over her support for a demand that remains controversial in the […]

Think Of Women Not As Women, But As people.

Think Of Women Not As Women, But As people.

If you truly want to help more women be professionally successful, there are tangible, everyday attitudes and action steps that both men and women can take. Here are some of my top suggestions (as someone who is both technically a woman and generally professionally successful). 1. Think of women not as women, but as people. A gentleman who ran […]

The Woman As Human Being And Equal To Man

The Woman As Human Being And Equal To Man

Islam was revealed at a time when a lot of people denied the humanity of the woman; some were skeptical about it; and still others admitted it, yet considered the woman a thing created for the humble service of the man. With the advent of Islam, circumstances improved for the woman. The woman’s dignity and […]

China’s Marriage Rate Is Plummeting – And It’s Because Of Gender Inequality

China’s Marriage Rate Is Plummeting – And It’s Because Of Gender Inequality

  One of the greatest fears of Chinese parents is coming true: China’s young people are turning away from marriage. The trend is also worrying the government. After a whole decade of increases in the national marriage rate, China witnessed its second year of decline in the number of newly registered unions in 2015, with […]

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