Leadership Alliances Promote Feminism and Debunk Stereotypes on Campus
Last Thursday, the UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO Leadership Alliance organized a panel discussion with a diverse set of speakers who discussed their perspectives on feminism. The event was co-sponsored by several organizations, including the Samahan Filipino Student Organization, Women and Youth Supporting Each Other (WYSE), Delta Gamma, Queers and Associates (Q&A), and the SSA Feminist Student Association. The UC SAN DIEGO Leadership Alliance will host a Feminist Campus EXPO to establish a permanent feminist agenda on campus and to dispel stereotypes about feminism. The Expo will feature information sessions, an organizational fair with over a dozen local reproductive rights and feminist organizations, and a “Faces of Feminism” wall of photos featuring celebrities, faculty, staff and students who identify as feminists.
11/25/2015 Afghan Women Launch 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence - Afghanistan marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and begun participating in the worldwide 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, which is being called in Afghanistan "Peace from Home to the World." During the launch day's event, which was attended by government officials, including First Lady Rula Ghani and women's rights activists, speakers expressed their commitment to ending violence against women.
First Lady, Rula Ghani gave a speech on ending violence against women and supporting women by stating that "war often leads society towards violence and this violence is in violation of human dignity. . . .