How Is the Work of the United Nations Related to You?
The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, build healthy relations among nations, accomplish international cooperation and harmonize the actions of nations.
Maria Ressa: Nobel Peace Prize Winner and Advocate of Press Freedom
Maria Ressa has distinguished herself for investigating Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs and her work against fake news and misinformation. The journalist was one of the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021.
Online Protest Campaign Against the Taliban Dress Code
Women in Afghanistan have launched an online campaign as a sign of protest against the new dress code for female students.
Afghan Girls Dress Like Boys To Have Rights
In Afghan culture, a male child is a matter of pride. He is also the one in charge of carrying the family name forward. But daughters are often considered a burden.
Women Mayors of Moldova, a Sign of Growing Empowerment
In Moldova, women raise their voices against violence and offer political leaders.
Women Presidents Who Have Made History
In recent years, several women have made history by becoming heads of state of different countries. We tell you who are the most relevant.
Has the Pandemic Generated Changes in Corruption in Latin America?
Corruption has been one of the worst diseases in Latin America, and the pandemic has put it more into the spotlight.
What Can Be Done To Improve Women's Participation in Political Contests?
Competition at the local, regional, and national levels in political contests is highly unequal. Women's political careers tend to be more difficult than those of men. Civil society has begun to play a key role in breaking down these gaps.
Meghan Markle, Supporting Human Rights Since She Was 11
While most of us may think of royalty or even of the TV drama Suits, when listening to the name Meghan Markle, the truth is she is one of the most influential women in the battle for gender equality.
Women of Afghanistan: Between the Forgetfulness of the West and the Islamic World
After more than 20 years of the outbreak of the Taliban in Afghanistan, the issue of women's rights in Islam remains poorly understood and studied because the political, geopolitical, and economic interests of Western governments have used Muslim women to victimize them.
Influential Young Women Leading the Way
Let's celebrate some of the most influential young women who have gained significant recognition for their achievements and activism on different topics.
The Rainbow March for the Defense of the Rights of the LGBTQI+ Community
On the 4th of July, the LGBTQIA + pride march was held in Bogotá, Colombia. In a musical atmosphere of dance and colors, the emblematic Carrera Séptima avenue was filled with glitter and excitement.
International Day of Afro Women, To Preserve Their Origins and Rights
Since 1992, we have commemorated the International Day of Afro Latin-American, Caribbean, and the Diaspora Descendent Women as a result of the efforts of women in 32 countries in Latin America.
Judges' Approach Can Generate Positive Attitudes Towards Compliance With the Laws
Victoria Pratt, a judge in New Jersey, was invited as a speaker at Ted Talks to talk about how improving people’s court experience increases compliance with the law and court orders.
Simone Veil, Holocaust Survivor, a Fighter for Women's Rights
Four years after her passing, we recount the life and accomplishments of Simone Veil, who is still a role model for women in France and should be acknowledged worldwide.
Mary Simon, Canada's First Indigenous Governor-General
“I can confidently say that my appointment is a historic and inspirational moment for Canada, and an important step forward on the long path towards reconciliation,” she expressed.
Is There an Option for Keiko Fujimori To Be President of Peru?
It has been more than a month and The National Jury of Elections (JNE) has not yet declared a formal winner of the Peruvian presidency. Keiko Fujimori is still trying in every possible way to achieve the majority of votes to become president.
Chilean Deputies Approve Gender Quotas
The initiative that will be promulgated into law, states that one single gender cannot occupy more than 60% of the jobs at public enterprises.
Progress and Setbacks in Women's Political Towards 2021
The data for 2021 suggest progress in the number of parliamentary political positions and governmental functions held by women, but also setbacks in terms of an increase in the number of countries with no women in government.
Strong Cultural Trends That Impose Clothing for Women
Why can’t women freely choose how to dress and look, without their bodies being sexualized and judged based on prejudice?
Why Jacinda Ardern Is Considered a Great Political Leader?
Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has come first on this year’s Fortune list of the World’s Greatest Leaders, she also figured in Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women in 2020.
Spain's New Policy to Increase Female Positions in Embassies
Arancha González Laya, who is the Minister of Foreign Affairs is planning the appointment of more than 30 ambassadors to fill the positions that have been opened as a result of the diplomatic missions that have been implemented by Spain.
What Changes Do These Young Women Want for the World?
Girl activists and defenders are leading the way, for the world we all want.
Women Over 50 Fighting for Human Rights
Women who defend human rights lead collective protection for life and territory.
Pandemic Has Increased Discrimination Against Women in Malawi
Women in Malawi face gender discrimination challenges that have worsened due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Female Journalists Under Higher Threats but on the Front of Coverage
73% of women journalists have suffered online harassment related to their work.
Is there gender equality in the governments of Latin America?
Women had been pushed aside for decades from ministerial positions in Latin American governments
5 Young Women Trying To Save the World
The power of young voices impacting their communities by addressing issues related to climate change is very valuable.
No More Us vs Them – Dismantling the Wall
The Woman Post spoke with Emi Imai, a teacher, and entrepreneur currently based in the UK.
Will Female Candidates Have a Choice for Colombia's 2022 elections?
Francia Márquez and Ángela María Robledo appear as disruptive presidential candidates for 2022.
Harassment in Public Transport: An Unsolved Problem
Women’s experience in public transportation can be affected negatively because of sexual harassment.
Nawal El Saadawi, a Life Dedicated to Vindicating Women’s Rights
Egyptian Nawal El Saadawi never separated from the pen that cost her jail and exile.
The Harsh and Invisible Social Impact of the Pandemic
During the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, some people state that they have suffered discrimination due to their Asian physical features.
UN Women: Growing Equality Generation
Women are a generation of equality and we are rising for the same future.
Queen Elizabeth's Power in a Patriarchal Society
The historic death of Prince Philip makes us review a key era in history, where gender roles had changed, even in the monarchy.
Outlook in Terms of COVID and Gender
The Global Institute for Women’s Leadership performed a survey regarding various issues including gender gap perceptions, gender and work.
Samia Hassan, the New Era of Tanzania
Samia Suluhu Hassan has been appointed for the first time in that country as the first female president of Tanzania.
Women's Rights: A Historical Perspective
The modern age has seen the birth of dozens of unsubmissive women whose feminist struggle and sacrifices are beginning to bear significant fruit in our century.
Women's Slavery Still Persists
The International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery is the perfect opportunity to raise awareness of how much remains to change.
The Nudge for Balancing Unpaid Work
Women’s month is a time not only for celebration and honoring the important part that women play at home, at work, and for society.
A Man Who Occupies a Position Never Mentioned Before
In his plans is not to remain in the shadow of his wife Kamala Harris, vice president of the United States.
Violence Against Women Should Be Properly Named
Now, in the context of COVID-19, more than 50% of the countries that account for the highest number of femicides are in the Americas.
Gaps in Politics Are Still a Long Way
That nation it calls the most democratic in the world has hinted that overcoming the gender gap has not been a priority.
A Resilient Activist for Equality in the Middle East
For many years the activist Loujain Alhathloul has fought for Saudi women's right to drive.
A Chilean Song That Became a Feminist Anthem
Un Violador en Tu Camino or A Rapist in Your Path, has become a feminist anthem across the world.
Benefits for Girls and Women from Biden's Administration
Two women, Jennifer Klein and Julissa Reynoso, who have extensive experience in the fight for gender equality, will chair the council.
Creativity as a Driver of Change
The following women have had a significant impact in their societies for their authenticity, creativity, and inspiring stories.
Russia Moves Towards Gender Equality
For the first time in decades, women have been allowed to drive on the Moscow Metro system.
What Inspired Amanda Gorman's Poem on President Biden's Inauguration?
Amanda Gorman, 22, is the youngest woman to speak at a presidential inauguration gala.
Inspiring Black Women Who Make Real Changes
For ethnic communities, the current confinement is not the only challenge they have faced throughout their lives.