LET GIRLS LEARN

Today, the Trump administration announced the discontinuation of the signature girls education initiative that was led by former first lady Michelle Obama. The “Let Girls Learn” program was created in order to help facilitate the educational opportunities for young girls in developing countries. It was a platform that advocated for peace and equality. The Peace […]

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MARCH FOR SCIENCE

Scientists, students, and researchers protested against Donald Trump’s threats of budget cuts. The advocates rallied on Earth Day in order to convey a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and to promote the necessary spending to make future breakthroughs possible. The March for Science is a celebration of science. It praises and defends science and its integrity. It is […]

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WOMEN CHANGE THE WORLD. STAY IN STEM.

Today is International Women’s Day. In some countries, this holiday involves women receiving flowers and gifts from all the men in their lives; however, in others, women will protest and demand policy changes–particularly in the nations where women’s rights are newly under threat. For instance, in the United States, women are going on strike in […]

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REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

Today, Donald Trump signed an anti-abortion executive order that has severe and far-reaching consequences for women’s reproductive health access worldwide. Trump reinstated the Mexico City policy, also known as the global gag rule, which was first put in place by Ronald Reagan in 1984. It prohibits giving United States funding to international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that […]

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