Scores of Indian women have taken to social media declaring themselves "Happy to Bleed," after the head of a famous Hindu temple said he would consider allowing women in if there was a machine to check that they were not menstruating.
By empowering the women, and providing a wide spectrum of projects, we are lifting individual families out of poverty, and transforming whole communities long term... The goat loan is just one of many integrated projects... This includes providing midwives and first aid workers...
Marnel Arcones's face lights up with a huge smile when he talks about going back to school after years of toiling as a child worker in factories, on farms and as a domestic helper.
In her latest documentary, “Will She Win the War?”, Iranian filmmaker Mina Keshavarz challenges the status quo of modern Iranian women... In an exclusive English language interview with WNN staff journalist Elahe Amani, Keshavarz discusses, “Will She Win the War?” and its significance to the representation of women and the arts in Iran.
Ever since the young school girl was shot by the Taliban in 2012, Safe World for Women has followed this story closely. It was a great privilege, therefore, to be invited to attend a private pre-launch screening of the film ‘He Named Me Malala’ in London earlier this year.
Most of the respondents said that “food discrimination” exists in their families... male family members of their families eat first and then women and girls eat the remaining food... discrimination may lead to low self-esteem and minimal or no self-confidence.