Tag: Women in News

March 13, 2019

High-level Event on “Women in...

Julie Anne Genter, Minister for Women and Associate Minister for Transport and Health of New Zealand, speaks at the opening of the high-level event on “Women in Power”. She brought her son with her to the meeting

March 5, 2019

Tanzania Woman Uses Soccer Ball Jug...

A Tanzanian woman is traveling around Africa showcasing her soccer ball juggling skills as a way to feed her family. Her video clips have gone viral on social media and captivated the hearts of many people in the continent and beyond.

February 27, 2019

Rayka Zehtabchi: ‘You Can Do ...

Rayka Zehtabchi, the first Iranian-American woman to win an Oscar, had a message to other young women of Iranian origin who have cheered her success: “You are strong and you are beautiful and you can do anything if you put your mind to it.”~VOA NEWS 0

February 15, 2019

Women of Fortitude set to drive MaS...

Officially launched in November last year, the #WomenOfFortitude campaign seeks to encourage the current generation of young South Africans to continue struggle stalwart Ma Albertina Sisulu’s legacy of activism through 100 women ambassadors

February 9, 2019

How to Succeed in Hollywood as a Mu...

The Hollywood film industry is hard for anyone to break into. There may be a few more hurdles if you are a woman and Muslim. One filmmaker found success both in Hollywood and in her own community

December 22, 2018

For Ronan, ‘Queen of Scots’ Rol...

Nominated for Oscars for roles in “Atonement,” “Brooklyn” and last year’s awards season favorite, “Lady Bird,” Ronan, 24, has often played girls who are still finding their way in the world

December 19, 2018

United Nations Human Rights Award

Gyumi from Tanzania, an activist for education rights for girls; the late human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir from Pakistan; Joênia Wapichana, Brazil’s first indigenous woman lawyer; and Front Line Defenders from Ireland, working to protect human rights defenders at risk

December 17, 2018

Guinea Bissau Women Entrepreneurs S...

Guinea Bissau Women Entrepreneurs are trying to develop their businesses with new ideas and innovatiins

December 16, 2018

Beaten But Not Broken: Tajik Bride ...

Aso says she wants to enroll at a police academy in the capital, Dushanbe, to help other women caught up in similar situations

December 11, 2018

Nadia Murad — From Jihadists̵...

The Yazidi cause has won a high-profile supporter — Lebanese-British lawyer and rights activist Amal Clooney, who was at the Nobel ceremony and also penned the foreword to Murad’s book, “The Last Girl,” published in 2017

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