The Systematic Silencing of Dalit Women: Reinforcement of Gender and Caste Hierarchies
India’s caste system along with its on-going issue with gender discrimination, makes Dalit women, the bottom of three prevalent hierarchical frameworks; gender, caste and class. Thus, resulting in their systematic oppression and violation of human rights.
The story of Parwana, an Afghan girl sold to feed her family
The networks have been filled with messages and claims commenting on a CNN report telling the story of Parwana Malik, an Afghan girl who at only nine years old has been sold by her own family to a 55-year-old man who promises to “take care of her as another member of the family.”
UN WOMEN RELEASES GLOBAL FINDINGS REPORT ON SAFE CITIES AND SAFE PUBLIC SPACES
October 31st is World Cities Day and UN Women has released a report on the global performance of cities and safe spaces for this part of the population. Building comfortable and stable places for women and girls is one of the main objectives of the organization and that is why this report provides the necessary […]