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10 Best Feminist Moments of 2017

10 Best Feminist Moments of 2017

Women marching. Women running. Women standing up. Women speaking out. 2017 was the year that feminists came together to deliver one message to the wor... Read More »

UN Women's #StopTheRobbery Campaign Aims to Close the Gender Pay Gap

UN Women's #StopTheRobbery Campaign Aims to Close the Gender Pay Gap

There is a 23 percent global gender pay gap, and UN Women are ready for combat with their new campaign: #StopTheRobbery. The women's organization cre... Read More »

Emma Watson Helps Advocate to End Child Marriages

Emma Watson Helps Advocate to End Child Marriages

Just one day before the International Day of the Girl, Emma Watson, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations, traveled to Malawi to discuss the effe... Read More »

UN Women Working With Haitian Government to Send Hurricane Relief to Women and Girls

UN Women Working With Haitian Government to Send Hurricane Relief to Women and Girls

"Women's needs and voices often remain unheard in humanitarian emergencies, but that inevitably delays the recovery process," U.N. Women's Haiti Repre... Read More »

When it Comes to Peacemaking, Where Are the Women?

When it Comes to Peacemaking, Where Are the Women?

Seeing that war impacts women significantly, it's interesting to wonder why haven't more women been a larger part of peace agreements. Out of 585 pea... Read More »

Uber Pledges to Create One Million Jobs for Women

Uber Pledges to Create One Million Jobs for Women

On Monday, fast-growing ride-hailing app Uber announced that it plans to provide one million jobs to women around the world by 2020. Currently, 14 per... Read More »