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The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN)

Pesha Magid

17 April 2018

Mosul, Iraq

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In a post-war Iraq, a salon has become a gathering place for women to share their stories of trauma, and heal. “The salon is necessary. For women to continue, they need it. Women must have it.”

The New York Times

Maria Abi-Habib

16 April 2018

New Delhi, Delhi, India

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In New Delhi, violent sexual assaults against women have sent shock waves of fear to young women in the city. In response, a constable is teaching them how to protect themselves. As many as “180 girls, aged 11 to 17,”...

Christian Science Monitor

Howard LaFranchi

15 April 2018

Thennamadevi, India

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The teenage girls of Thennamadevi are leaders in their community. They’re actively fighting against gender discrimination by organizing. They successfully lobbied politicians and brought streetlights, and sanitary nap...

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Edward Siddons

6 April 2018

Rwanda

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MenCare is a 15-class course in Rwanda that teaches men about fatherhood, caregiving, and gender roles. A study that evaluated the course found that men who participated in the program were half as likely to use viole...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Ann Babe

6 April 2018

Zanzibar

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In Zanzibar, young women are overwhelmingly becoming entrepreneurs in order to combat the high rates of unemployment. “Women's increasing interest in self-employment is more pronounced than men’s: 20.8 compared to 12....

CNN

Portia Ladrido

27 March 2018

Philippines

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Community groups and organizations are helping women deal with the deaths of their sons due to a drug war that has killed thousands in the Philippines. One of those organizations is Baigani, which takes family out of ...

Marie Claire

Abigail Haworth

19 March 2018

Dedza District, Malawi

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Since beginning office Senior Chief Theresa Kachindamoto, tribal ruler of the Dedza District in central Malawi had one mission: To end child marriages. “In 2017 alone, the chief annulled some 200 child marriages in he...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Traci Tong

14 March 2018

Saudi Arabia

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Egyptian journalist and author Mona Eltahawy created the hashtag #MosqueMeToo to share her experience about getting sexually assaulted during Hajj, a five day pilgrimage to Mecca that takes place every year. Eltahawy...

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Stephanie Capper

10 March 2018

Nepal

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In Nepal, Chhaupadi is a ritual in which menstruating women are banished to small sheds for the duration of their period. Women are forced to stay outdoors, and potentially face extreme weather conditions. The practic...

Christian Science Monitor

Jessica Mendoza

Peter Ford

Ryan Lenora Brown

Michael Holtz

Whitney Eulich

7 March 2018

Soshanguve, South Africa

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Group sessions, workplace videos, badges, these are just some of the ways various people around the world are addressing sexual, and physical assault. In light of the #MeToo movement in the U.S., the Christian Science...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Paola Mardo

2 March 2018

Mexico

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The project No estamos todas (“We are not all here”) was founded to call attention to rising rate of female homicide victims in Mexico as well as to commemorate victim’s lives. Artists are commissioned to make a woman...

Christian Science Monitor

Sara Miller Llana

28 February 2018

Reykjavik, Iceland

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How do we combat gender violence? Gender inequality? Transphobia? Well, in school. “You want to start this conversation in kindergarten.” Across the world, a slew of schools, programs, and teachers are bringing gender...

The Washington Post

Jessica Contrera

20 February 2018

Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

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In Virginia, a bill was passed to test around 2,902 rape kits that had never been tested. Then, the state passes another law that rules police agencies have to notify all victims that their kits have been tested. Advo...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Sara Schonhardt

7 February 2018

Santa Catarina Palopó, Guatemala

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In Guatemala, women are challenging traditional gender norms by playing a growing leadership role in their communities. Specifically, they are leading an initiative to paint local homes with patterns from indigenous w...

Public Radio International

Sasha Khokha

29 January 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

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After watching a documentary film about women janitors getting assaulted during the night shift, janitors began to organize around a campaign called “Ya Basta — “Enough is Enough.” They began to protest for legislatio...

Christian Science Monitor

Whitney Eulich

17 January 2018

Costa Rica

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Starting in the mid 1980s and 1990s, African and Latin American countries began to implement “gender quotas” to integrate more women in politics. Now, “12 of the top 20 countries in the world for women’s legislative r...

Reveal

Bernice Yeung

16 January 2018

Los Angeles, California, United States

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After a documentary brought to light the prevalence of sexual assault experiences by women janitors, a California janitors union decided it was going to do something about the issue. Women leaders within the union con...

Apolitical

Odette Chalaby

12 January 2018

Colombia

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Colombia’s 2016 peace accord has a chapter on gender and sections specifically responsive to women’s needs, such as an affirmation of women’s right to own land and the establishment of a special unit to investigate co...

Christian Science Monitor

Sara Miller Llana

10 January 2018

Reykjavik, Iceland

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Although Iceland has ranked the most gender equal nation in the world by The Word Economic Forum, there is still a gender pay gap. A new law might change that. Iceland has become the first, and only country to punish ...

BBC

Fi Glover

Henrietta Moore

Martha Lane Fox

9 January 2018

Rwanda

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Rwanda has the smallest gender gap in Africa. Women’s access to education, healthcare, politics, and property is considered across the board in policymaking from law to national budgeting. Gender-based violence contin...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Marco Werman

8 January 2018

Iceland

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Iceland is hoping to become the first country to eliminate the pay gap between men and women after it imposed a law that mandates companies get an equal pay certification or face a fine.”This law is thought to be the ...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Deepa Fernandes

17 December 2017

Florida, United States

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In Florida, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers found a way to end sexual harassment on the tomato fields. Through organizing, they convinced big companies like McDonald’s and Walmart to only buy tomatoes from “fields...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Rina Diane Caballar

11 December 2017

Philippines

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After a typhoon hit Dumaguete City in the Philippines’ Central Visayas region, Whitney Fleming began to work with local women “ to create jewelry from materials found in the local dump site.” Eventually their collabor...

Yes! Magazine

Rachi Kumar

11 December 2017

Kabul, Afghanistan

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Laila Haidary is breaking with tradition, she owns her own restaurant in Kabul, and forms part of a growing trend where women are owning or managing restaurants and denting the male dominated industry. “This idea in i...

Bright Magazine

Ashley Hamer

7 December 2017

Anabah, Afghanistan

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The Anabah Maternity Center, is one of the few maternity hospitals in Afghanistan. It’s also free and staffed entirely by women. “Since opening, they have treated over 226,000 women and helped birth 38,000 children.”

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