In the United States, mid-term elections are quickly approaching. This is in the midst of an often confusing and downright depressing political climate. However, as more females are running for office in the U.S.. This gives many women and minority communities cause for hope. These pioneering women need our support to make sure they are…… Continue reading Supporting Women to Become Tomorrow’s Leaders Today
Recently, we have seen a new wave of women running for political office. This is particularly exciting, since we need more women in political leadership. Strong women in politics, including Phoolan Devi in India, have made important changes. As more women run for office, this progress will continue. Female Political Leadership is Important Female leaders…… Continue reading Progress Continues for Women’s Political Rights
Earlier this week, the New York Times published an article on the gender bias and related financial discrimination U.S. women are facing as they run for political office. In it, Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns shared the story of Ms. Chris Giunchigliani. Ms. Giunchigliani is a candidate for Nevada’s gubernatorial race in 2018. Throughout her…… Continue reading Women in Politics Face Systematic Challenges
Upcoming Film on Phoolan Devi Celebrates a Rebel and a Role Model “Phoolan Devi, for me, is a symbol,” says Lady Kharrazi. “She wasn’t a woman, she’s a legend.” On one hand, she was an outcast in the eyes of society. She was a murderer and a bandit, and she did lots of things that…… Continue reading Upcoming Film on Phoolan Devi
Arts and Culture Create a Platform for Sharing Ideas Lady Kharrazi believes in humanity and family values. She understands that love is universal, and that what brings us together is far more powerful than what makes us different. This is why she works hard to bridge cultural divides through her charitable organization, the Toos Foundation.…… Continue reading Arts and Culture Create a Platform for Sharing Ideas
UN Makes Progress Towards Ending Gender- Based Violence and Boosting Equality
More than half of the world’s refugees are children, often fleeing alone. Many refugees are women who have lost their entire families and communities.