Politics

These are the Youngest Women in Politics in the World

Sanna Marin and Chlöe Swarbrick
The best way to engage young people in politics is by choosing leaders that can represent and inspire them.

Women in Japan try to change their culture

Two japanese people
In Nagoya, an industrial city on the coast of Japan, Japanese women dress as Mexican Chicanas.

How to Encourage the Participation of Young Women in Politics?

Business woman working with her laptop.
The absence of women political leaders on the world stage is highly visible.

5 Successful Women Entrepreneurs From Latin America

Carolina Herrera and Lupina Iturriaga
Women have become empowered to the point that they are ready to take over the world with renewed spirit and vigor.

The increase of prostitution in Latin America

View of a street
According to UN reports, statistics on prostitution and human trafficking in Latin America are worrying

Has Gender Equality Improved for Women in Latin America?

Woman talking in a meeting
The figures for gender inclusion have increased in Latin America, but not at the rate they should.

How Does COVID-19 Affect Indigenous Communities in Brazil?

Indigenous people of the Amazon in Brazil
In Brazil, many indigenous communities live in settlements and have limited access to healthcare.

The Activist Who Wants to Reach the Presidency of Colombia

France Marquez
Francia Márquez is a community leader committed to the life and care of the vulnerable territories of Colombia.

Empathy and Communication: Key to Success in the Face of the Pandemic

Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg
The results with better management against COVID-19 show that in countries led by women, management has been much better.

All about the first black female vice-president candidate

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
The election of the Democrat as vice presidential candidate in the presidential race of Joseph R. Biden is quite an event

Girls would be forced to marry against their will in Somalia

Girls in Africa
Somalia promotes child marriage in a new law that must be approved by the parliament.

'Our Streets Now', safe women in public spaces

Woman in a subway station
Comics shows the stark reality of public sexual harassment of young women who have decided to tell their unknown stories for the 'Our Streets Now' campaign.

One in three children in the world is contaminated with lead

Children in Bangladesh
Lead is affecting children massively according to a recent report by UNICEF and Pure Earth

In Peru more than 2,400 women have disappeared in 2020

People walking through the streets of Lima, Peru
Disappearances and deaths during 2020 and an increase in violence against women during confinement mark the Peruvian reality

Eufrosina Cruz: The Indigenous Activist that Fights for Mexican Women Rights

Euphrosine Cruz Mendoza
The indigenous activist who fights against machismo improved the lives of the women in her village and achieved a reform in her country's Constitution.

Five inspiring women that fight human trafficking

Mabel Lozano, Norma Bastidas and Racha Haffar
Human trafficking is a serious crime. Every year thousands of women, men and children fall into the hands of traffickers who end their lives

Sudan forbade female genital mutilation

Smiling woman sitting at a desk
The elimination of Female Genital Mutilation and other practices, try to claim the rights of women in Sudan Africa.

The first moon landing was possible thanks to a woman

Dilhan Eryurt and Google Doodle.
Google Doodle made a recent tribute, with a colorful illustration, to a woman that made possible the first moon landing

Sweden and Central African Republic, the best and worst countries for women

Woman walking down a street in Sweden
Why do these two countries have been classified as the best and worst for women?

Tradition of female genital mutilation must end according to UN

African woman carrying a child
A total of 200 million women and girls have been affected by female genital mutilation and 4.1 million are at risk by 2020

UN Women and Norway launch protection plan for female leaders in Colombia

Image of the 'Prodefensoras' program
Prodefensoras Colombia is a prevention and protection project that supports women leaders whose mission is to defend human rights and promotes peace across the country

Anne Hidalgo, the first immigrant mayor of Paris

Anne Hidalgo
For the second time, the socialist Anne Hidalgo of Spanish origin and French nationality prevailed again as mayor of Paris

Women's crusade against COVID19 in India

Woman smiling on a street in India.
More than a million women in rural India work voluntarily to curb the expansion of COVID 19

COVID-19 increases domestic violence in Venezuela

Woman touching her eyes
Domestic violence figures on women and children in Venezuelan territory increased during confinement for COVID 19
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