Tag Archive | gender equality

World gender equality leaders from top judge to former prisoners

World gender equality leaders from top judge to former prisoners

Political prisoners, rights advocates and business leaders topped a list of the year’s most influential people in the realm of gender equality, led by US Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Among the highest ranked on the Gender Equality Top 100 list was Louijain al-Hathlou, a Saudi Arabian woman jailed and tortured for fighting the […]

Berlin: Festival aims for gender equality with half of films by women

Berlin: Festival aims for gender equality with half of films by women

(Reuters) – The Berlin Film Festival has made a pledge to promote gender equality, taking the first step toward that goal by screening almost an equal number of movies directed by women as by men. Out of the 400 films to be screened at this year’s Berlinale, almost half have female directors. “We still have […]

Listen: Spelling Lessons – Birch

Listen: Spelling Lessons – Birch

If you want some beat-driven, but really laid-back music (with a message) on this Sunday morning, just have a listen to the latest single from Connecticut-born, NYC-based, indie-pop artist, singer-songwriter, Birch. The single is called Spelling Lessons. Birch says it’s about it’s about “institutionalized sexism and my experience as a girl. I hope it resonates with […]