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Lessons I Should Have Learned In School

By Huma Munshi

Sex education in my school consisted of experimenting with putting a condom on a cucumber and watching a video of a woman giving birth. 664 more words

Huma Munshi

Intervention of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini, at the event “Ending child marriage: towards a more gender equitable world”


On 22 September 2014, on the sidelines of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Italy co-organised the event “Ending child marriage: towards a more gender equitable world”. 921 more words

United Nations

10 Topics Guaranteed to Start an Argument

One of the great things about the internet is the way it opens up debate. Now we don’t just read a news story, we actively get involved below the line—broadcasting our opinion to millions. 1,903 more words


Everybody say, “CLITORIS."

“Clitoris,” is a word used to describe a part of the female body that exists purely for sexual pleasure, and quite literally embodies the pervasive ignorance and stigma towards female sexuality that exists across all societies. 726 more words




She was a beautiful and intelligent young lady I met during my National Youth Service Year. We sat together on the pew at the stadium, waiting for the passing out parade of the outgoing corps members to commence. 782 more words


Breaking the cycle to end gender-based violence

I am one of the lucky ones.

Every morning, I wake up excited to attend another day of school. At school, I have an opportunity to learn new things, enjoy my lessons and participate in new activities. 542 more words

Gender Equality