Tag Archive: gender equality


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Ten amazing women from around the world, who have actively fought for women’s rights and challenged what society thinks a woman should be.   Haifaa al-Mansour, Director Haifaa al-Mansour is the writer and director of Wadjda, the first feature length film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia. And what makes al-Mansour’s work even more of an achievement is the lack of women’s rights in the country. Mansour herself was forced to direct some of the movie from the back of a van using a walkie-talkie because she couldn’t publicly mix with the men in the filming crew. Al-Mansour explores the issues…

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Has the glass ceiling in politics been shattered?

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This month Theresa May became the second woman to become the Prime Minister of Britain, have we finally said goodbye to the old boys club in politics? A lot has changed in the last hundred years for women and politics has been no exception. There are more women than ever before in politics and positions of power. Nicola Sturgeon is the current First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National Party. Natalie Bennett is the leader of the Green Party and Leanne Wood is the leader of Plaid Cymru. At present, there are 192 women sitting as Members…

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