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The Equal Rights Amendment And Why It Matters

Alice Paul. Public Domain. The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would guarantee equal rights under the law for all citizens regardless of their gender. The amendment was first proposed in 1923 by suffragist leaders Alice Paul and Crystal Eastman, and it…

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Why The ERA Is More Important Than Ever

Episode 95 of the Broken Law Podcast The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was first introduced in 1923. 100 years later, with 38 states having ratified it, should it be considered the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution? Lindsay Langholz speaks with Kathleen Sullivan about the status of the ERA and…

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Cowgirl Boots, Anxious Nights: Transgender Youth and Families Fight Hostile Legislation and Sky-High Suicide Rates

By Rachel Cassandra Families of transgender youth share how they’re building safe and affirming homes for their children across the U.S. amidst such barriers. MADRID, SPAIN - 2022/07/09: A girl holds the Transgender Pride flag during the pride march held in one of the most important streets of Madrid. Thousands…

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Harnessing the power of storytelling to create social change: Pooja's story

Pooja Pant, founder of Voices of Women Media, has dedicated her life to advancing women’s rights in Nepal. Her organisation, which focuses on building movements for conflict-affected women and men, seeks to elevate the voices and struggles of women in mainstream society. Pooja Pant, the founder of Voices of Women…

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It’s Not Just at the Oscars Where Women Filmmakers Are Left Out

By Jenni Wolfson Women and nonbinary filmmakers still face considerable obstacles for when attempting to break the glass ceiling of storytelling on the big screen. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 12: Director Gina Prince-Bythewood speaks during Q&A session at the Tribute Screening of "The Woman King" at CGV San Francisco…

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LATINOS LIKE JOHN LEGUIZAMO DEMAND MORE REPRESENTATION VIA SXSW PANELS

By Sarah M. Vasquez L to R: Tom Llamas, Carolina Saavedra, John Leguizamo, and Ben DeJesus At South by Southwest (SXSW) this year, Latino creatives from John Leguizamo to Julio Torres to Cheech Marin sounded off on the importance of our community creating our own stuff – we can’t wait…

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Gentrification in Leimert Park

GGM reporters set out to understand the historically black, significant and creative neighborhood of Leimert Park in Los Angeles, and how gentrification has changed it’s distinct character recently, by interviewing locals, artists and entrepreneurs who have lived there for years. View the full video here. Global Girl Media is a partner of…

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New Report: Violence Against Women and Girls Needs New Global Policy

By Amie Williams As crises such as conflict, Covid-19 and climate change exacerbate violence against women and girls, why is the world not taking more action? A new report released on February 1, 2023 by a group of women’s rights activists from 128 countries documents a rapid rise in violence…

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How Organisations can embrace Innovation Technology for Gender Equality and Equity

By Harriet Afandi Innovation technology can play a crucial role in promoting gender equality and equity in organizations. Here are some ways organizations can embrace innovation technology for gender equality and equity: Promote flexible work arrangements: Organizations can leverage technology to enable remote work, flexible working hours, and job-sharing options.…

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Ending gender-based violence in South Africa, one march at a time

By Nicky Le Roux South Africa is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for gender-based violence. But thanks to the fearless women behind #TheTotalShutdown marches and their groundbreaking work with the government, the tide is finally starting to turn.     Mandisa Khanyile spent the afternoon of…

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