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What happened in January 2021?

India: Arya Rajendran was elected mayor of the capital city of Kerala. She is 21 years old and in her second year of a bachelor in Math. She is the youngest mayor in the state Thiruvananthapuram. Because of her young age, it was her first time voting Brasil: The artist Juliana Notari painted a 33-meter […]

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What happened in December 2020?

France: Since 20 years, there is a law about parity but still less than 20% of the French Mayors are women. Moreover, the city of Paris has to pay 90 000 euros fine because there are too many women appointed to management positions at the Parisian city hall.  Switzerland: Same-sex marriage law was accepted by […]

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What happened in November 2020?

New Zealand: Nanaia Mahuta has become the first Maori woman to be appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs. She has vowed to bring a broader perspective to the role, promoting indigenous voices within global affairs. A member of parliament since she was 26, she served as the Minister for Maori Development between 2017-2020.   Poland: After […]

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Two female scientists make history in more ways than one: Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna, shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry, as pioneers in CRISPR-Cas Technology.

By Mariana Alonso Riquelme, Mexican biotechnology engineer student / OCTOBER, 2020 “Now and again a scientific discovery is made that changes the whole course of the development of a subject”, or sometimes, even the course of history, if I may add. This was a bold statement made once by the scientists and genetic engineering writer, […]

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LONG LIVE THE PURPLE FIRE: MEXICO CITY

Let’s celebrate all those who fight for justice Ingrid Escamilla’s body was found lifeless spread around the streets of Mexico City in February of this year, the man she lived with, had stabbed her, skinned her and removed her organs. Days later the seven-years-old Fátima Cecilia was taken from the school gates, sexually abused and […]