Category: Gender Inequality

November 16, 2022

6 Changemakers Working To End Period Poverty

Women and girls have the right to manage their menstruation without shame or stigma. Sadly, this is not always the case. Period poverty is a very real issue, found in countries across the world. But […]

October 28, 2022

The Consequences of Conflict on Women and Girls

Armed conflict is responsible for disrupting families, communities, and the progress made in human societies. Despite all members of society being affected, the consequences disproportionately hinder women and girls. Forced Displacement In the event of […]

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 […]

April 11, 2022

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year is, notably, the 21st anniversary of the event. It began in the 1970s with small grassroots movements, and the opening of the first rape crisis center: […]

February 22, 2022

What is Gender Wage Gap?

Since the second half of the 20th century, the number of women in the workforce has grown¬†significantly. Women are now working long hours and pursuing higher education. Recent research shows that even though the number […]

November 8, 2021

Gender Inequality – What Are We Doing?

Globally, violence against women and girls is a major issue and is caused and perpetuated by gender inequality.¬† Affecting not only women and girls, gender inequality negatively impacts the wellbeing, life quality, and opportunities of […]