Gender Equality

40 under 40: Get to know Sheree Atcheson

The social impact movement spreading across Silicon Valley

Facing violent oppression, Afghan women fight back with the pen and the Internet

Led by OYW Ambassador Noorjahan Akbar, a group of women writers are determined not to allow the endemic violence in Afghanistan to be passed on to future generations.

The case for female-centric photography from the developing world

As women’s voices are being heard louder in the media, it’s important to ask the question: have we advocated and given a platform to all women?

 

The unfinished challenge: The right to quality education for girls and women

Education of girls and women is not a privilege, it is a human right. So why educating girls for the future is everyone's job?

Addressing sexual harassment doesn’t just start on social media. It starts at home.

We can’t afford to be complicit - we need to call out those closest to us to bring about change.

Look back at the top 10 OYW videos of the year

As 2017 wraps up, scroll through some of our best video moments of the year.

 

OYW Ambassadors and Counsellors saying NO to violence against women

Meet 10 OYW Counsellors  and Ambassadors taking action against gender-based violence. 

In the quest for social and economic development no one is left behind

Interview with women's rights activist and Executive Director of Oxfam International, Winnie Byanyima, exploring the 2030 Agenda.