Category: Gender Equality

July 13, 2022

Women in Leadership: Where Are We?

Women’s place in leadership has come a long way. Launched in 1995 and endorsed by 189 states, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action provided a framework for governments to create policies with the aim […]

July 6, 2022

Period Poverty: Who Does It Affect?

At the present time, approximately 500 million people find themselves in period poverty. Defined as the lack of accessibility to menstrual products, period poverty may come in the form of expensive sanitary supplies and unhygienic […]

June 27, 2022

LGBTQIA+ Rights and its Progress in Asia

On June 5, 2022, Silom’s streets were lined with banners and people donning rainbow colors, marking Thailand’s first Pride Parade since 2006. The massive presence of and support for the LGBTQIA+ community signifies a shift […]

June 7, 2022

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

June is a month-long celebration for the LGBTQIA+ community. The intention is to honor those who took part in the Stonewall riots and commemorate the struggle for civil rights and equal justice. Pride Day is […]

May 27, 2022

Why Reproductive Rights Empower Women

Despite the various advancements in gender equality, women’s reproductive health rights remain a contentious topic. In spite of its prevalence, women’s ability to decide what happens to their bodies continues to be challenged, especially in […]

May 1, 2022

Violence: Learn to Recognize Them

There are many forms and types of violence. It is vital to be aware of these forms and types of violence to help reduce violence against women and children. 3 Forms of Violence 1. Direct […]

April 18, 2022

What Happens When We Invest in Girls’ Education

It is important that everyone receives an education, not just boys. In fact, education is a fundamental human right as protected in Article 26 of the Universal Human Rights. The positive impacts of girls’ education are […]

March 30, 2022

Hmong Daughter-in-law: Women Had to Change

“Just being born as a woman in Hmong culture is wrong. I don’t know what to fight for. I have to accept my destiny. If I fight for my rights, most people would think that […]

March 28, 2022

Women’s Empowerment; Why It’s Important?

We heard the phrase “Women’s empowerment” or “Female empowerment” so often from world leaders and international governmental organizations. What exactly is women’s empowerment? Why is it important to solve global issues? And how can you […]

March 18, 2022

5 Women Who Are Leading The Fight Against Climate Change

We now know there is a vital link between gender, social equity, and climate change. Around the world, women and girls are more dependent on but have limited access to natural resources. Regardless, they bear […]