Palestinian TV Network Combats Violence against Women

Women in Palestine face serious challenges to gender equality, and many fear rape, domestic violence, economic uncertainty, and discrimination. The Ma’an Network, an independent, non-profit media organization, is aiming to address these issues by airing television programs that teach the general public, raise awareness about violence against women, and create behaviour change.

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HeForShe – Gender Inequality as a Human Rights Issue

It is often the most well-known ideas that need an innovative approach. In recent years, feminism has received its fair share of criticism and negative press. Critiques have ranged from the negative interpretations and appropriations of the movement to questions as to whether it remains relevant and useful in our modern age. Yet, no matter how you may view feminism, …

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Advancing Gender Equality through Sport: Spotlight on Women Win

April 6th, 2014 marked the first ever International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. The UN-designated occasion celebrates the fairly new but widely supported notion that sport can transform the lives of people worldwide. The opportunity to participate in sport and play is not only the universal right of a child, it is also a recognized low-cost and high-impact …

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