women in the world

“My persuasion can build a nation, endless power, the love we can devour you’ll do anything for me.” -Beyonce, Who Run the World (Girls)

Rather than getting married and focusing on honeymoon plans, many women in India worry about whether or not they will be able to live post-wedding based on the value of their dowry. Sounds crazy, right? Sure enough, thousands of women a year are reported as being victims to bride burning. A woman’s fate after her […]

Gender inequalities have fueled several debates in history, from women having the right to vote to women in the workplace. While researching gender inequalities in different countries, I came across the controversial practice of female circumcision in Africa. This painful practice is perpetuated in Africa because of male domination embedded in the social and cultural […]