Seeking asylum in Trump's America

Since Donald Trump won the United States Presidential elections in November 2016 the Trump administration has focused much of its efforts in reducing the number of immigrants in the U.S. by enforcing mass deportations and passing legislation that toughens the asylum seeking process.

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Female Entrepreneurship & Jewellery for Empowerment: Aynur Abbott

Aynur Abbott, Dutch female entrepreneur, quits her corporate job to become a self-employed jewellery designer. Her collection is designed to be worn by women to feel empowered, self-respecting, and independent: reflecting Aynur’s own qualities. In this interview we discover her journey, her cultural drivers and her challenges along the way.

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10 International Films For a Well-Rounded Feminist

International films are often overlooked in mainstream cinema. But some of these films have the most powerful messages of female empowerment from the 1970s until the present day. At times a challenging viewing experience, the films listed below have broken the boundaries of gender, race and sexuality, examining what it means to be a woman in their different geographical spaces.

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Women In Nepal After The Earthquake

It is now three years since the earthquake in Nepal, and women have successfully rebuilt their houses and rehabilitated their communities with the help of foreign aid. In a country still suffering in the aftermath of a devastating natural disaster, women are now challenging the beliefs that had previously led to harmful practices against them.

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Leaving a legacy: a brief look back at the legal initiatives of Michelle Bachelet's tenure in Chile

As Michelle Bachelet prepares for her departure from Chile’s Presidential Palace in Santiago, she leaves behind an influential precedent established with the motive to enhance women’s rights and equality through a number of legislative reforms. 

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