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H&M To Donate Millions For Child Refugee Education, But What About Addressing Its Sweatshop Problem?

H&M To Donate Millions For Child Refugee Education, But What About Addressing Its Sweatshop Problem?

We recently came across an interesting article about a very important and timely issue. Global retailer H&M announced their H&M Foundation has partnered with the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, to […]

March 29, 2017 ×
CARE Uganda’s Male Role Model Program Sees Men Leading The Fight Against Gender Violence

CARE Uganda’s Male Role Model Program Sees Men Leading The Fight Against Gender Violence

CARE International’s Uganda branch has launched a really great initiative which seeks to engage men to be important change-makers in the fight against gender-based violence. The Role Model Men program […]

March 28, 2017 ×
Asian-American Intersectional Feminist Event Series Launched In NYC To Discuss Resistance Under Trump

Asian-American Intersectional Feminist Event Series Launched In NYC To Discuss Resistance Under Trump

For many across the United States, it is the word that is keeping us motivated to dig deeper and work hard over the next four years – resist. Under a […]

March 21, 2017 ×
Merck’s ‘More Than A Mother’ Campaign Challenges Infertility Stigma & Empowers Women In Africa

Merck’s ‘More Than A Mother’ Campaign Challenges Infertility Stigma & Empowers Women In Africa

German-based innovative healthcare company Merck first launched their ‘More Than A Mother’ campaign in 2015 in Kenya, with the aim to reduce the suffering and stigma of infertile women. The […]

February 22, 2017 ×
The Success Of The Women’s Marches Should Be A Wake-Up Call For American Democracy

The Success Of The Women’s Marches Should Be A Wake-Up Call For American Democracy

“I think we should march”, wrote Theresa Shook, a retired lawyer living in Hawaii, in a Facebook post right after election night. And that’s exactly what happened – over 5 […]

January 28, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: 3-Part Series Explores The Connection Between Climate Change & Child Marriage

FEMINIST FRIDAY: 3-Part Series Explores The Connection Between Climate Change & Child Marriage

Welcome to another edition of our weekly series Feminist Friday, the space where we share some of our favorite videos with our readership that are interesting, funny, thought-provoking and which […]

November 18, 2016 ×
Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

We’ve all heard the saying “actions speak louder than words”. We absolutely believe this, but also, in equal measure, that words matter greatly. What we teach our children has the […]

November 17, 2016 ×
Kung-Fu Nuns Rode Through The Himalayas To Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

Kung-Fu Nuns Rode Through The Himalayas To Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

Does it get any more badass than this title?!? A group of 500 Buddhist nuns from India, Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal embarked on a journey through the Himalayas but not […]

November 15, 2016 ×
Australia’s Leading Science Agency, CSIRO, Launches Inaugural Indigenous STEM Awards

Australia’s Leading Science Agency, CSIRO, Launches Inaugural Indigenous STEM Awards

Australia’s largest science agency, CSIRO, has launched a wonderful initiative to engage Indigenous communities in STEM fields. The inaugural Indigenous STEM Awards winners will be announced in early December, and […]

October 20, 2016 ×
Megabus Goes Pink To Drive Awareness For The Breast Cancer Research Foundation During October

Megabus Goes Pink To Drive Awareness For The Breast Cancer Research Foundation During October

October is breast cancer awareness month, and for many people that means taking part in marathons, drives, fundraisers and other events to raise money and awareness about this horrific disease. […]

October 11, 2016 ×
Refinery29, Aerie & Lane Bryant Join Forces For A Powerful Mov’t To Dismantle Unconscious Body Bias In Media

Refinery29, Aerie & Lane Bryant Join Forces For A Powerful Mov’t To Dismantle Unconscious Body Bias In Media

Game-changer alert! This is a campaign and a movement that could take the current body positive and plus size movement in the fashion industry to the next level. Easily one […]

October 10, 2016 ×
Models Charli Howard & Clementine Desseaux Launch Campaign To End Body Segregation In Fashion

Models Charli Howard & Clementine Desseaux Launch Campaign To End Body Segregation In Fashion

If you are following the progress of the body positive movement in the fashion industry, you will be familiar with Charli Howard and Clementine Desseaux. Charli is a UK-based model […]

October 4, 2016 ×