Afghanistan Peace Talks: Angelina Jolie Calls for Support of Women – Variety

As peace talks between the U.S. and Taliban attempt to end the Afghanistan War, Angelina Jolie has called for support of Afghan women’s rights and more female representation in Afghan government delegations. The Academy Award-winning actress penned an op-ed for Time on Wednesday addressing her concerns for Afghan women. Since 2012, Jolie has served as special envoy to...

Fox Valley activists organizing Women’s March in Geneva

Energized by a wave of activism sparked by the Women’s March movement, leaders of a pair of Fox Valley grass-roots organizations are hoping to build upon the momentum at a local level. Geneva will join hundreds of communities across the globe hosting demonstrations Jan. 19 aimed at promoting women’s rights and spurring social change....