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Latest U.S. Rhodes scholar class includes more women than ever

Education Associated Press · Nov 18, 2018 The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost

Ethiopia's First Female Supreme Court Chief

Ethiopia's gender equality efforts are getting some well-deserved attention lately. On Oct. 16, the country's prime minister Abiy Ahmed appointed women to half of the positions in

'Better late than never': India's #MeToo moment is here to stay

The Rupan Deol Bajaj vs K. P. S. Gill case, also known as the Butt Slapping case, remained in the media limelight for several years when I

Stress Management

By Betty Hughes, Ph.D., LMHC Stress. The word itself conjures up thoughts and feelings that most of us would like to erase. Yet it is such a

Hundreds of nuns trained in Kung Fu are biking the Himalayas to oppose human trafficking

Clad in black sweatpants, red jackets and white helmets, the hundreds of cyclists pedaling the treacherously steep, narrow mountain passes to India from Nepal could be mistaken

From child labourer to women's rights defender

At the age of 8, Lucrecia Huayhua Choque was sent away by her parents from her Aymara community in the town of Cocapacabana to the city

Breaking Free

"[Mexico] They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists. And some, I

They fled Colombia’s violence and built a city where women call the shots

TURBACO, COLOMBIA The nondescript neighborhood on the outskirts of the port city of Cartagena doesn't look like much to outsiders: rows of orderly, small, colorful houses with

The World’s Canvas

First, they see your skin tone Then comes the condescending face Since when is it okay to be disdainful towards someone else's race? The world is not

Reflections of a Daughter About Growing Up Without A Father

There is no doubt that fathers play a very important role in the upbringing of children. However, there are many cases where the father is absent for