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Picture this: International Women’s Day 2015

Picture this: Young girls in high school in rural Gambia see their mothers and sisters in arranged marriages following the only options that were open to them: dropping out of school and having children before the age of 18. 569 more words

From The Field

On MRAs: Finale

This is the final essay (as of now) in a series about Men’s Rights Activists (MRAs). Check out parts one, two, three, … 937 more words

Social Justice

Can There Ever Be Gender Equality?

The documentary about the brutal December 16 rape incident, India’s Daughter, was banned in India. Despite the ban, BBC posted it on YouTube and thus, made it virtually impossible for the ban to take effect… 524 more words


No Country Has Reached Gender Equality, Says U.N.

UNITED NATIONS — The head of the U.N. agency promoting equality for women is lamenting that a girl born today will be an 81-year-old grandmother before she has the same chance as a man to be CEO of a company — and she will have to wait until she’s 50-years-old to have an equal chance to lead a country. 538 more words

Education and training of women

Written by Ulla Jurviste

Education and training are crucial for economic growth and social advancement, the key objective being alignment of skills with labour market needs. 2,727 more words


Should Housewives Receive An Allowance?

Senior year of high school I took a college level Spanish class. We read novels, news articles, and even some academic works to practice advanced vocabulary and communication skills. 641 more words


Fangirl Friday

I’ve come down with something. An illness. I’m heavy footed, easily distracted, my brain feels like it’s stuffed to the brim with cotton wool and I’m walking around in a cloud of confusion. 755 more words