Gender Equality

Gender Equality

Study Shows Strong Global Support for Gender Equality, Especially Among Women

International
The strongest support for women having the same rights as men is found in Europe, followed by Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. ...
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Oregon Passes Equal Rights Amendment with Two-Thirds Vote

Oregon passes gender equality law in 2014 General Election with two-thirds of the vote.
Top News Politics National
Oregon became the 23rd state to guarantee gender equality in its constitution when the Equal Rights Amendment passed last week. ...
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Alaska’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Overturned, 30 States Now Legal

Alaska passes same-sex marriage
Top News Politics National
With Sunday’s marriage ruling in Alaska, 30 states plus the District of Columbia now guarantee marriage equality for same-sex couples. ...
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Iceland Invites Men to the Gender Equality Table

Iceland asks men to support gender equality
Top News International
Iceland’s Foreign Minister Sveinsson announced that his country and Suriname will be having a conference to talk about equality, and only men are invited. ...
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U.S. Falls Six Spots Since 2011 in Gender Equality Study

Top News National
Indiana, Texas, Idaho, Utah and, coming in last, Wyoming, were the worst places for women in terms of gender equality in the United States. ...
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Murray, Clark, Sawant Stand for Gender Equity in Seattle

Politics Local
Mayor Ed Murray and City Council will launch the City’s first ever Gender Equity Initiative, which creates a coalition to address gender disparities. ...
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Vietnam Organizes First-Ever Gay Pride Parade

Vietnam Organizes First-Ever Gay Pride Parade
While the sanctity of marriage between same-sex couples is currently prohibited, Vietnam is considering marriage equality. ...
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