On March 4, Turkish protesters were on the streets of Ankara, Turkey, for the advancement of women’s rights and were met with arrests and tear gas.…
An interview with Houzan Mahmoud, who is a Co-Founder of The Kurdish Culture Project, by Scott Douglas Jacobsen. In this wide-ranging and exclusive interview, Mahmoud discusses the Kurds, Iraq, women’s rights, and more.
Marie Alena Castle is the communications director for Atheists for Human Rights. She was raised Roman Catholic, but became an atheist. She has been important to atheism, Minnesota Atheists, The Moral Atheist, National Organization of Women, and wrote Culture Wars: The Threat to Your Family and Your Freedom (2013).
Humanism, as an ethical and philosophical worldview, provides the basis for proper action in the world with an emphasis on this world, the natural world. There is a phrase, “deed before creed,” that speaks volumes to the emphasis of humanism. Principles are nice; rights and privileges are good. But how do these affect the world? Answer: through action.
It’s all too easy to look at all the grim headlines that have come out of late and think that the LGBT rights movement hasn’t made…
“The enfranchisement of women was April 5, 1917 in British Columbia, which was the fourth province to make voting legal for women.”
The “constructive impatience” and the recent statements by Mlambo-Ngcuka on women’s equality and change on the international stage is a reason for hope.
These are perilous times for women’s advocacy, empowerment, and rights. And men have a role to play to ensure that women’s rights are not trampled on.