Tag Archives: women’s rights

Blind Women Make Music in Egypt

A government program in Egypt helps educate and train young blind woman as classical musicians.

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8 Examples of Rampant Sexism in Brazil

Brazil struggles with rampant sexism.

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Arganauts Against the Desert

Are Berber women in Morocco’s argan groves holding back the spreading Sahara by producing a first-world luxury?

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Turkey’s Conundrum: Women and Modernity

How did Turkey’s ban on head scarves inhibit the advancement of women’s rights?

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Being a Woman in Turkey and in the Middle East

What did the Arab Spring do for the rights of women in the Middle East? And how can the West help?

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After Maathai: Women Taking Charge to Save the Environment

How does the legacy of the late Nobel Prize-winning environmentalist Wangari Maathai live on?

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Wangari Maathai: Independence — Kenya’s and My Own

How did Wangari Maathai help change the social landscape of Africa?

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Air Conditioning: A Form of Gender Discrimination?

How might environmentalists try to hang their hats on ending gender discrimination?

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Women’s Equality Is the Best Way to Reduce World Hunger

How can sustained efforts on behalf of women's rights help alleviate the world's hunger problem?

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Afghan Women’s Desperate Cry for Help

To what lengths will some Afghan women go to escape misogynistic social customs?

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