Hear Them Roar

Nigeria’s lower house of parliament rescinded its decision to discard three gender equality bills Tuesday, following outrage and mass protests from women in the West African country, Al Jazeera reported. Last week, lawmakers rejected the bills described by women’s rights activists as “a slap to the...

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Tilting at Windmills

Hundreds of Nigerian women protested in front of the country’s parliament Wednesday following lawmakers’ decision to reject amendments to the constitution promoting women's equality, Al Jazeera reported. Among the rejected changes, the upper house of parliament voted against a provision that would allocate 35 percent of...

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