How Countries Can Adopt the SDGs to the Local Context

There is global consensus that advocating for girls and women is not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do. Learn what countries in the Middle East are doing to advance gender equality.

One Woman’s Efforts to Advance Gender Equality in Sudan

Across the globe girls and women still encounter challenges due to gender roles that were set from generations past. The evidence is there: achieving gender equality is beneficial for the economy, can decrease poverty and gender-based violence, and more. Mai Khidir participated in the Milead Fellowship run by the Moremi Initiative, and was tasked with implementing … Continue reading One Woman’s Efforts to Advance Gender Equality in Sudan

How One Woman is Making the Case for Inclusion in Employment for Women with Special Needs

Of the 624,000 people living with disabilities in Azerbaijan, according to Chairman of the State Social Protection Fund Salim Muslumov, over 290,000 are women, and a majority of them are unemployed. Sara Rajabli recognized this issue and sought to address this lack of inclusion in employment for this population. She founded BUTA Art & Sweets … Continue reading How One Woman is Making the Case for Inclusion in Employment for Women with Special Needs

The Fight to Protect Roe

Women’s reproductive rights are at stake as we are waiting to see if Kavanaugh is confirmed as the next Supreme Court Justice. Trump made a promise to his supporters that he’d appoint someone who would surely overturn Roe v Wade and now he has the opportunity to do so with his nomination. “Roe and the … Continue reading The Fight to Protect Roe