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In the immediate aftermath of Trayvon Martin’s death, The Talk was a buzzphrase in many mouths.  The Talk – the cautions, warnings,...
At a time when twelve states have legalized same-sex marriage, it appears that LGBTQ rights are moving in a positive direction, even politically....
 Prior to the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) in 2011, an estimated 48,500 lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals...
*By Kate MeyerLast week Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Preeta Bansal...

News

  • March 16, 2010

    A judge in Sierra Leone has ruled for the first time that a woman's bid to become a paramount chief is lawful.  Women's rights activists hailed the ruling as a landmark decision and vowed to fight similar bans in other regions.


  • March 16, 2010

    Egypt's Constitutional Court backed the right of women judges to sit on the bench in the state's administrative courts, despite opposition from conservatives.

    The ruling follows a dispute within the State Council, the top administrative...


  • March 15, 2010

    The French parliament is to vote on a proposal to ban the face covering known as the niqab or burqa.  BBC Wales reporter Selma Chalabi looks at what is happening in France and finds out how Muslims in Wales are responding.



  • March 15, 2010

    The television industry sector remains riddled with sexist attitudes and is uncongenial to working mothers, a survey published today suggests.

    Fifty-five per cent of the 179 TV workers interviewed for the survey said it is difficult to get back...


  • March 12, 2010

    In a speech Friday at the UN in New York, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton identified equality for the world’s women and girls as the central challenge that will determine the peace and progress of the 21st century.