Academia and Gender Inequality

Gender equality in academia needs to be a focus in describing workplace inequality! When I think of gender inequality in the workplace, I think of big businesses or STEM careers. When I think of teachers, I think of how growing up, most of my teachers were women. People associate teaching jobs, in primary and secondary schools, with women. Despite this, there is …

Mobilizing Resources to End Violence Against Women

It’s possible to end Violence Against Women! UNiTE to End Violence Against Women designates the 25th of each month to Orange Day. This month, Orange Day is dedicated to Mobilizing Resources to End Violence Against Women (VAW). That includes: Providing survivors with resources and services Increasing measures to prevent VAW Creation and also implementation of laws and policies to provide lasting change …

Girl’s Education as a Priority

Girl’s education is not considered a priority worldwide, this needs to change! Finals are coming up and the stress of exams and essays is starting to set in. Sometimes I catch myself wishing school would be over and I wouldn’t have to worry about assignments or going to class. In these moments, I realize I take education for granted far …

Nirbhaya Rape Case Sentence Upheld

In 2012, the Nirbhaya gangrape case took the world by a storm! Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old student, was gang-raped on a moving bus. Her attackers then threw her from the moving bus, leaving her to die. Despite medical attention, she died from her injuries thirteen days after the attack. This case was instrumental in bringing attention to the topic of rape …