All we need is a chance

WC Desk: “I’ve been fighting injustice against women even before I was born. When Ma was…

Happy Birthday, Women Chapter

Shucheesmita Simonti: What made me join Women Chapter? From a young age, I felt that as…

Meet Paris Meekis, Grassy Narrows First Nation, Canada

WC Desk: “I felt proud to be standing up for my community.”​ For 16-year-old Paris Meekis, her…

Meet Heejin Hong, South Korea

WC Desk: “I believe that we could get closer to creating peace through reunification when we…

The global fight to end FGM

Originally published at Medium.com/@UN_Women Each year, approximately four million girls undergo female genital mutilation (FGM), a…

Meet Marinel Sumook Ubaldo, Philippines

Via Noble Women’s Initiative: “I don’t need them to be touched by my story and I…

Meet Gladys Arthur, Liberia

Via Nobel Women’s Initiative: “If you don’t start the journey, you will never have anyone to…

Meet Lucía Ixchíu, Guatemala

Via Nobel Women’s Initiative:   “It was, honestly, through practicing journalism that a door opened for…

Free Yasaman Aryani!

Via Noble Women’s Initiative: Twenty-four-year-old Iranian activist Yasaman Aryani has been unjustly imprisoned since April simply…

International Women’s Day 2019 campaign theme: #BalanceforBetter

WC Desk: The future is exciting. Let’s build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to…

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