International Womens Rights

Be Strong. Be Confident. Be You.

Charlie Webster | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charlie Webster

If you are a young girl wearing a hoody you are a thug. If you are a young woman wearing a skirt in an office, you are weak. If you are a woman on a night out wearing a short dress, you are 'asking for it.' If you are considered attractive you are stupid and less capable than your male counterpart. Who decided this? Why is this socially acceptable?

Why 2013 Is a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity for Girls and Women

Lynne Featherstone | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Politics
Lynne Featherstone

The coalition government could not change the lives of millions of the poorest people around the world without working with a wide range of talented, inspirational and dedicated charities and NGOs.

On the Nation's Birthday, South Sudan's Women Must Stand Up for Their Rights

Helen Animashaun | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK
Helen Animashaun

This has been a rapidly changing year of independence for South Sudan and the people who have been trying to rebuild the nation after more than 50 years of conflict. There is great hope, commitment and energy among its population but there are many challenges ahead.