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Spelman College Students Receive Scholarships for Their Contributions to the LGBTQ...

ATLANTA, GA - Two Spelman College students are the first recipients of the Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., Scholarship. Sophomores Chablise Davis and Cylantra Dees...

How Hospitals Are Failing Black Mothers

A ProPublica analysis shows that women who deliver at hospitals that disproportionately serve black mothers are at a higher risk of harm. By Annie Waldman ProPublica NEW...

Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team – Team up with Visa

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Visa (NYSE: V) announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women's Bobsled Team to Team Visa, currently...

Being a refugee and a lesbian is difficult, says Somali woman

Many gay and lesbian refugees fleeing persecution in other African countries seek asylum in South Africa, says 27-year-old Somali refugee Shamsa Ally Haji. But...

Wits students stand up for gay rights

Students at universities who identify with the LGBTQ+ community still face daunting challenges even though these institutions are viewed as liberal and progressive. By Ihsaan...

Third Wave Fund Announces Grants to Youth-led Gender Justice Groups

Inaugural grants of its Grow Power Fund were announced during foundation’s 20th anniversary celebration and will support emerging feminist, trans, and queer groups Brooklyn, NY...

American Association of University Women Marks Equal Pay Day with Action

WASHINGTON — April 4 is the symbolic day when women “celebrate” Equal Pay Day, when women’s salaries finally catch up to men’s from the...

A Women’s March on the World

NEW YORK - Just one day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, hundreds of thousands of women are expected to attend one of...

Putting Women Front and Centre in the Development Agenda

By Robert Kibet NAIROBI, Kenya - Reengineering the framework of support by bringing in women as new actors in effective development cooperation will play a pivotal role...

Festival Spotlights African Women Filmmakers

Lead Photo: Sara Chitambo, head of the South African chapter of the International Association of Women in Radio and Television. Credit: Mark Olalde/IPS JOHANNESBURG -...