The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an unprecedented opportunity for societies to ensure that women have equal access to lead public institutions on the path to transformative change.… Read more
Gregoria Cruz does not pick up waste, she recycles it. Today, many women like Gregoria have abandoned the landfills in Arequipa - Peru's second largest city - to demonstrate that recycling and waste… Read more
It is a violation of human rights, a major global health problem, and is experienced by approximately one in three women worldwide. Yet the fight to end violence against women is too often overlooked… Read more
After more than a decade of conflict in which rape has been used as a weapon, sexual violence is sadly a fact of life for both women and men in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Congolese… Read more
Halfway through fourth grade, I opened my report card and saw that my teacher had given me a C for ‘behaviour’.
Understandably, it shocked my parents. I had always gotten top grades in class. I was… Read more