Women Climate Leaders Aren’t Satisfied With COP 26. You Shouldn’t Be Either

Women are at the forefront of local, national and global environmental movements as both the greatest victims and greatest fighters of climate change—yet men continue to make most of the decisions to combat the destruction that they themselves designed.

Multi-generational female environmental activists react to the U.N. Climate Change Conference COP 26, their thoughts on what needs to be done to combat environmental destruction, and their idea of real, sustainable global change.

Ms. Global: World Leaders Pledge Climate Action at COP 26; Barbados Elects First President; Israel Pushes West Bank Settlements

Ms. has always understood: Feminist movements around the world hold answers to some of the U.S.’s most intractable problems. Ms. Global is taking note of feminists worldwide.

This week: Japan’s lower house has fewer women despite its empowerment law; despite disapproval from the Biden administration, Israel will build over 3,000 new homes in the West Bank; Barbados prepares to “fully leave our colonial past behind”; a historic bill in Sierra Leone mandates tat women occupy 30 percent of Cabinet posts and Parliament seats; and more.

Ms. Global: Muslim Leaders Make Women’s Rights Plea to Taliban; Pakistan Reckons with Femicide and #JusticeForNoor

The U.S. ranks as the 19th most dangerous country for women, 11th in maternal mortality, 30th in closing the gender pay gap, 75th in women’s political representation, and painfully lacks paid family leave and equal access to health care. But Ms. has always understood: Feminist movements around the world hold answers to some of the U.S.’s most intractable problems. Ms. Global is taking note of feminists worldwide.

This week: A former senior diplomat in Israel alleges late-President Shimon Peres sexually assaulted her in the ’80s; Morocco’s new Parliament elects most women ministers in country’s history; Soccer players in Venezuela and Australia join the global #MeToo movement; Pakistan struggles to come to terms with a gruesome femicide; and more.

“Respect Us, or Expect Us”: Indigenous Women Continue to Fight Against Pipeline 3

On October 1, Pipeline 3 became operational in Minnesota, despite resistance efforts led by Indigenous women and two-spirit individuals, who are seeking to hold President Biden accountable for promises made and broken.

The construction of the pipeline endangers local women and girls and infringes upon the rights of the rice, the land, the water, the nonhuman beings and the people. 

Ms. Global: Arab World Gets Its First Female Head of State; Historic Trans Representation in Germany; Islamophobia in the U.K.

The U.S. ranks as the 19th most dangerous country for women, 11th in maternal mortality, 30th in closing the gender pay gap, 75th in women’s political representation, and painfully lacks paid family leave and equal access to health care. But Ms. has always understood: Feminist movements around the world hold answers to some of the U.S.’s most intractable problems. Ms. Global is taking note of feminists worldwide.