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Women’s political participation doesn’t begin and end at the ballot box

The ‘Suffragette’ film rightly celebrates the achievement of women’s right to vote. But, as Abigail Hunt argues, women’s political participation goes much further.

Suffragette Film Review (2015)

Nearly 100 years after smashing shop windows and blowing up letterboxes, the British suffragettes have finally got a film they deserve. Helen Leung reviews the film, ‘Suffragette’.

After 15 years of UNSCR 1325 it’s high time for action

During the October 2015 High-Level Review of progress governments must finally put their money where their mouth is to make the promise of UNSCR 1325 a reality.

Celebrate Suffragettes Around the World

At the beginning of the month we asked you to nominate your ultimate women’s rights idol and the response we got from supporters like you was amazing. Thank you to all that voted. To coincide with with the release of the film ‘Suffragette’, we announced …

Women’s rights activists: True modern day suffragettes

In celebration of the upcoming ‘Suffragette’ movie, we take a look at modern day women’s rights activists and why the suffragettes still matter.

Top 5 women’s rights idols

We asked you to nominate an inspirational women’s rights idol. The nominations have been counted. Find out the names of your top five inspirational women.

Have global leaders just missed a huge opportunity to step up their commitment to women’s rights?

Abigail Hunt reflects on the commitments made at the global leaders’ event convened during the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015.

Womankind attends 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

UNGA 70 marks the adoption of the SDGs and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action. Nazenin Kucukcan explains why this is an exciting moment for women’s rights.

Q&A with Sarah Masters- the newest member of the Womankind team

Sarah Masters has recently joined Womankind as the Head of Programmes. We had a chat with her to hear about how her previous experiences have led her to Womankind and what she’s hoping to achieve in her new role.

Caroline Haworth to be new Chief Executive of Womankind Worldwide

Womankind Worldwide is pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Haworth as our new Chief Executive. Caroline will take up her role with Womankind in October 2015