April 2016

Here’s what we could find on the subject.

A Look at Women in Politics in 2016

Post Written by Ophelia Overton Picture a young girl, about 10 or 11 years old. She’s lying on the living room floor watching television. She sees a commercial for Hillary Clinton running for president and thinks, ‘That could be me,’ but does she realize the

A Coordinated Approach towards SDG Implementation in Kenya

Along the journey towards formulating the 2030 Agenda and even post adoption of the ambitious sustainable development blueprint, we laud our global efforts of being consultative and inclusive. The phrase, ’Leave No One behind’ was coined by impassioned stakeholders who were adamant to learn from

France’s Prostitution Ban: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

The French have a long history with prostitution. From Madame du Barry to the paintings of Degas and Picasso, prostitution has been celebrated as an inherent, and even glamorous, part of French culture. But in 2016, the reality of the practice is starkly different. Now, the majority

Youth and Family Planning: Include Us at the Table

Numerous topics regarding sexual advocacy and education, from contraceptive use to abortions, were discussed at the International Conference on Family Planning in late January. And while experts flew to Nusa Dua, Indonesia, from all over the world, there was one general consensus: world leaders must include youth in conversations

Gender Parity in Lesotho: 10 Years Later

Post Written By Stephanie Vizi In 2006, married women in the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho, gained equal legal standing to men under the Legal Capacity of Married Persons Act. Now, any woman can legally own land, receive inheritance, and make her own decisions. Prior

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