Donald Trump approved the largest U.S. military budget in history. Russia is ramping up their own arsenal and diplomats are disappearing. But around the world, women are still fighting for peace and security.
From Liberia to Egypt and Northern Ireland, Peace is Loud’s documentaries place women at the heart of stories of peace and war.
A delegation from Saudi Arabia was greeted by the president and White House staff for a meeting that didn’t include a single woman on either side. Vermont is now the only state that has never sent a woman to Congress. And in Russia, journalists joined a boycott after a government ethics commission ruled in favor of a high-ranking lawmaker accused of sexual harassment by three female reporters.
Women’s voices broke through on International Women’s Day. Let’s make the day after just as empowering.
It’s time to close the “boyfriend loophole,” bring women to peace tables in Syria and stop erasing women’s rights from human rights.
It’s only the fifth day of the year, and we’re starting strong.
On talking about the Black women who “saved us,” the flurry of harassment stories that are continuing to shatter silence and taking women seriously.
Several big stories broke this week exposing efforts to silence and threaten women seeking justice for rape and sexual assault.
Women journalists broke this story—and now, women journalists are pushing their audiences to see Hollywood’s latest sexual abuse scandal as bigger than Harvey Weinstein. Of course it is.
Around the world, women are at front of movements promoting peace and non-violence. This week, that matters more than ever.