Women around the world have made huge gains in terms of equality, but women still face many struggles every day. Here are some examples of current events that are happening in women’s rights.
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On February 14, hundreds of thousands of women across six continents gathered in groups and danced to raise awareness of violence against women and girls. Learn about how women throughout history have come together to demand change through public protest and mass demonstrations.
The December 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut reopened the debate over gun control.
Children with learning disabilities, African Americans and Latinos are more likely to be subjected to harsh disciplinary actions and to “zero-tolerance” policies, starting in elementary school, thus setting the stage for higher rates of incarceration (detention in prison) among them when they get older.
Find out why only two parties participate in the presidential debates, although there are more parties running for election.
Kids tackle tough questions through art: What is the real cost of food? What does it mean to be safe? Is healthcare sustaining America?
New study shows issues faced by young people growing up lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in America.
Kids hold leaders to promises made twenty years ago.
Women have played an important role throughout history. Read about key points in women’s history and how to recognize sexism today.