Category Archives: World

Mandela and The Colors of Friendship

The Color of Friendship was a children's movie with a big impact on Herlinked editor Marchae.

Some­times, I won­der why they don’t make more movies like “The Color of Friend­ship,” but when Nel­son Man­dela died, I think I got my answer. Read More →

International Women’s Day News Roundup

Happy Inter­na­tional Women’s Day, from.…a man.  Oh well, nev­er­mind the mes­sen­ger, here’s a quick roundup of the news from Inter­na­tional Read More →

British navy names first female commander

British navy names first female com­man­der. Read More →

Quick hits: World women’s news

Women’s news from around the world, fea­tur­ing the UN Women report 2011. Read More →

New Thai prime minister has Kentucky ties

Yingluck Shi­nawa­tra, who is set to become the first female prime min­is­ter of Thai­land, is a Ken­tucky State Uni­ver­sity alumna. Read More →

Thailand to elect first female prime minister

Yingluck Shi­nawa­tra was elected the first female prime min­is­ter of Thai­land today. Read More →

Post profiles 20 important women

The Wash­ing­ton Post did a nice slide show about 20 women who made his­tory as “firsts” in their polit­i­cal office. Read More →

Five Saudi women arrested for violating driving ban

Saudi reli­gious police detain 5 women for break­ing fatwa against women dri­vers yes­ter­day. Read More →

Quick hits: world women’s news

The activist group Saudi Women for Dri­ving is urg­ing the automaker Sub­aru to stop sell­ing its cars in Saudi Ara­bia, Read More →

Yesterday’s Saudi Women2Drive protest

The New York Times reports on yesterday’s protest, in which a num­ber of Saudi women took to the road in Read More →