Green flares in Argentina | Pro-abortion protesters & pro-life groups rally in Buenos Aires

RT published this video item, entitled “Green flares in Argentina | Pro-abortion protesters & pro-life groups rally in Buenos Aires” – below is their description. Hundreds of activists and supporters of women’s rights arrived this Wednesday at the National Congress, in #BuenosAires, to demonstrate after the president of #Argentina, Alberto Fernández, sent to Parliament a … Read more Green flares in Argentina | Pro-abortion protesters & pro-life groups rally in Buenos Aires

Abortion in Argentina: President Fernandez pushes to change law

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Abortion in Argentina: President Fernandez pushes to change law” – below is their description. Large crowds of women’s rights activists and pro-abortion rights demonstrators have gathered in Argentina’s capital – supporting a push by the president that would legalise abortion. The move has reopened a controversial debate … Read more Abortion in Argentina: President Fernandez pushes to change law

‘This is the time to release my sister, Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul’

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “‘This is the time to release my sister, Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul’” – below is their description. Alia al-Hathloul is the sister of Loujain al-Hathloul, a Saudi women’s rights activist who has been in jail for more than two years without trial. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Alia … Read more ‘This is the time to release my sister, Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul’

New film depicts struggles of Iranian activist Nasrin Sotoudeh

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “New film depicts struggles of Iranian activist Nasrin Sotoudeh” – below is their description. Nasrin Sotoudeh is a women’s rights attorney and winner of the prestigious Sakharov Prize. Over the years, she has become a voice for the voiceless, representing children, Iran’s persecuted minority communities, as well … Read more New film depicts struggles of Iranian activist Nasrin Sotoudeh

Polish barber sacrifices pay to fight for women’s rights in abortion protests

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Polish barber sacrifices pay to fight for women’s rights in abortion protests” – below is their description. Polish barber Kinga Rutkowska has struggled to make ends meet during the pandemic but for her, protecting women’s rights outweighs financial losses, so she closed her shop on Wednesday to join a … Read more Polish barber sacrifices pay to fight for women’s rights in abortion protests

LIVE: A Referendum on Identity Politics in 2020 | The Most Important Election Ever (Ep: 6)

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “LIVE: A Referendum on Identity Politics in 2020 | The Most Important Election Ever (Ep: 6)” – below is their description. The summer of 2020’s protests against continued police brutality made it clear that racism in America is still a contentious issue. They also laid bare many … Read more LIVE: A Referendum on Identity Politics in 2020 | The Most Important Election Ever (Ep: 6)

Women are a key to peace – United Nations Peacekeeping

United Nations published this video item, entitled “Women are a key to peace – United Nations Peacekeeping” – below is their description. Though women are active agents of peace, their leadership remains largely unrecognized. UN Peacekeeping continues to push for their full, equal and meaningful participation in peace processes. ———- As peacekeeping has evolved to … Read more Women are a key to peace – United Nations Peacekeeping

Algerian women push for rights at soccer tournament

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Algerian women push for rights at soccer tournament” – below is their description. Lining up on the edge of a field nestled between Algeria’s mountains, women from the village of Sahel prepare to take the pitch for a match organized to raise awareness on women’s rights, a cause that … Read more Algerian women push for rights at soccer tournament

How a Barrett Confirmation Could Impact Women’s Rights

Bloomberg Politics published this video item, entitled “How a Barrett Confirmation Could Impact Women’s Rights” – below is their description. Oct.12 — In today’s segment of “Bloomberg Equality,” Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Harvard University professor of constitutional law, discusses what Amy Coney Barrett’s inclusion on the Supreme Court bench could mean for the future of women’s rights … Read more How a Barrett Confirmation Could Impact Women’s Rights

Why are women raped with impunity in Bangladesh? | The Stream

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “ Why are women raped with impunity in Bangladesh? | The Stream” – below is their description. Anger over a viral video of a woman being stripped, beaten and sexually assaulted by nine men in Bangladesh, as she begged for mercy, has brought thousands of people to … Read more Why are women raped with impunity in Bangladesh? | The Stream

Violence against women intensifies as COVID-19 spreads

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Violence against women intensifies as COVID-19 spreads” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The #coronavirus #pandemic has disrupted the fight for #women’s rights and protection across the globe. According to a UN report, the pandemic is hurting women more than men – at work and at home. … Read more Violence against women intensifies as COVID-19 spreads

UN calls grow for advancement of gender equality

CGTN published this video item, entitled “UN calls grow for advancement of gender equality” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video It’s been 25 years since a landmark #UN conference on #women was held in #Beijing. In a rallying call on women’s rights, the United Nations is holding a fresh high-level meeting. According to … Read more UN calls grow for advancement of gender equality

Exclusive with Malala Yousafzai

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Exclusive with Malala Yousafzai” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video The United Nations held a high-level meeting commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women. The outcome of the 1995 conference, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, remains a key global agenda for … Read more Exclusive with Malala Yousafzai

Xi Jinping says China to donate $10m within 5 years for women’s rights

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Xi Jinping says China to donate $10m within 5 years for women’s rights” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-10-02/Xi-Jinping-says-China-to-donate-10m-within-5-years-for-women-s-rights-UfaHiPECC4/index.html Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Thursday to donate $10 million to UN Women within five years, to accelerate the realization of gender equality and the empowerment of … Read more Xi Jinping says China to donate $10m within 5 years for women’s rights