Category: Women’s Rights


As a First Generation US Citizen Trump’s Immigration Halt Should Alarm You

My name is Carole Argo. I am a first-generation citizen of the United States of America, and I belong here. My mother was an immigrant from the Philippines. She was born and raised there, and could still call the Philippines home throughout her life. It was, for a good bit of her life, her home. And then, like millions of… Read more →

The Fight For Gender Equality Isn’t Close to Over

  This instant, roughly half of people living in many parts of the globe crumble under widespread dehumanization, simply because some people born with one pattern of physical characteristics believe those traits somehow engender superiority, and grant them power over anyone with opposing features. If we could see thousands, or millions of places at once, we would witness thousands, if… Read more →

Five Memoirs by Successful Women

  I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai     This memoir follows Malala’s journey from Pakistan to the UN where she speaks on women’s rights and education. She’s a Pakistani activist for women’s right to an education. Malala was the youngest ever Nobel Prize laureate, recognized for her work on women’s rights. As a young girl, she wrote an anonymous… Read more →

What Barriers Must a Woman Break to Gain Notoriety?

While women around the nation–and around the world–continue to fight tooth and nail for equality, there continues to be dirt kicked in our faces from some of those who are in the highest positions of power in the country. Despite some claiming that feminism is more about complaining and bashing men than it is empowering women, there remains a need… Read more →

First Powerful Woman in History

March is Women’s History Month and to join in paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to excellence and equality have proved invaluable to society, this blog post pays homage to the first great woman recognized in history. Hatshepsut, Egypt’s more celebrated female pharaoh, led the nation for more than 20 years, at a time when men usually rules… Read more →