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Marriage is not a license to rape

Aruna is 40 years old. She has a happy family. Her husband works in a private company and he earns well. Her son is 8 years old. 377 more words

Indian Culture

Thoughts on women inequality and why we need to talk about it.

The women inequality topic gets discussed at length in my circle of friends. We talk about it, read about it and learn something new about it every time. 523 more words


Headliner by Asma, Sudan

They won’t give me a platform to speak on
Females don’t headline nor sell out halls
I’m a woman
Giving me an audience to share my views with would be a mistake… 127 more words



Being Catcalled in the street is not an unusual occurrence, however, on this occasion the man was particularly persistent, rude and intimidating.

The man in question decided that the way to get my attention was to shout ‘oi’ at me a number of times. 288 more words


It's a woman's world...

Or the day when redlipstickmama became Soumountha

When I started this blog, I can say this now: I was not well. I was a little lonely not because I had no friends but it was a weird loneliness. 291 more words


The Efua Dorkenoo Pan African Award for Reportage on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Win a Month of training at the Guardian in London

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and The Guardian are launching the Efua Dorkenoo Pan African Award for Reportage on FGM for journalists reporting on FGM across Africa. 405 more words

Opportunity Desk

Women in Brazil: Part 1 – Isabella Renata and Juliana Bastos, Brazil

There are still many problems in our world arising from gender inequality,. The voices of those who speak out on the equality of women are often not taken seriously or silenced. 1,099 more words

South America