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Icelandic Women Protest for #EqualPay in This Very Poignant Way

Icelandic Women Protest for #EqualPay in This Very Poignant Way

Even in a country with progressive gender politics (adequate family leave, and a healthy ratio of women in the workforce), pay gap still plays a signi... Read More »

The Water Rights Movement Taking Place in the Midwest, and the Women Standing Up to It

The Water Rights Movement Taking Place in the Midwest, and the Women Standing Up to It

Standing Rock Sioux protestor Jessie Weahkee drove from Albuquerque to North Dakota to protect much more than land from a 1,172-mile-long, $3.78 billi... Read More »

Black South African Students at Pretoria High School for Girls Are Protesting for Their Right to Wear Natural Hair

Black South African Students at Pretoria High School for Girls Are Protesting for Their Right to Wear Natural Hair

Over the weekend, students at Pretoria High School for Girls in South Africa gathered in protest of the school's discriminatory code of conduct. The y... Read More »

Meet Sisters Uncut, The UK’s Most Disruptive Feminist Activists

Meet Sisters Uncut, The UK’s Most Disruptive Feminist Activists

Sisters Uncut, who chant catchy slogans and dance to Rihanna and Beyoncé at their protests are the UK’s most exciting, media-savvy, direct action grou... Read More »

Underwear Strewn Across Brazil's Copacabana Beach to Protest Rape

Underwear Strewn Across Brazil's Copacabana Beach to Protest Rape

Hundreds of red and white pairs of underwear were strewn across Brazil's most famous beach on Monday in a nationwide protest against rape. According... Read More »