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Gender Rights

What Are Some Common Forms of Sexism That Men Face?

Quora | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Arsène Hodali, Jazz Juner Boys are commonly shown less compassion than girls from an early ...

Puerto Rican Legislators Set To Debate New Gay Rights And Gender Bills

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Religious groups gathered Wednesday in front of Puerto Rico's seaside capitol to protest proposed laws that would allow ...

Fighting for Human Dignity and Women's Equality: Interview with Margot Wallstrom

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 08.10.2013 | Women
Natalia Brzezinski

Women have to be involved in peace processes as negotiators, mediators and signatories of peace agreements. They have to be represented in political life.

Why Don't You Know About Women's Rights Protests in the U.S.?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Does it sound old-fashioned to you? This marching for women? You know, of course, that the Constitution does not actually ensure equal rights for women? Aren't we "equal enough" yet?

Towards an Environment of (Gender) Balance

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 08.12.2012 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

It may surprise you to consider that climate change is not an equal opportunity phenomena. Women are affected to a much greater degree by climate change and the socioeconomic and environmental disasters it brings.

LGBT Community Makes Strides in Argentina, Loses Ground in US

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 07.11.2012 | World
Hayley Rose Horzepa

In Argentina, "Senators approved the Gender Identity law by a vote of 55-0." 55-0? I can't imagine that unanimity happening with any positive legislature for the LGBT in this country.

WATCH: Fox News Pundit Doubles Down On Incendiary Statement

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.21.2012 | Media

Fox News pundit Liz Trotta responded to the barrage of criticism that was unleashed after she made a series incendiary statements regarding rape in th...

Women's History Month: Female Firsts

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

I started keeping a running list of some notable years when certain gender barriers were broken, and when I looked back I found that the list itself provided a fascinating snapshot of our country.