Causes

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

When it comes to discussing rape, sexual abuse and sexual violence, it’s hard to find a place on earth that has not experienced this widespread problem. However, what is interesting […]

September 1, 2016 ×
These Men In Iran Are Wearing Hijabs In Solidarity For A Very Important Reason

These Men In Iran Are Wearing Hijabs In Solidarity For A Very Important Reason

If you are an avid social media user you have have recently come across a whole string of images of men wearing a hijab standing next to family members or […]

August 17, 2016 ×
Photographer’s ‘Dear Brock Turner’ Series Exposes The Cultural Failure Around Victims Of Rape

Photographer’s ‘Dear Brock Turner’ Series Exposes The Cultural Failure Around Victims Of Rape

An incident which exposed the deeper underbelly of rape culture in America today, was the recent Brock Turner rape case. Various media outlets referred to it as the case of […]

August 2, 2016 ×
Dove & Always Have A Clear Message For Advertisers: “Sex Sells” Is Out, Girl Power Is In!

Dove & Always Have A Clear Message For Advertisers: “Sex Sells” Is Out, Girl Power Is In!

Both Dove and Always have released new commercials which should leave advertisers with little doubt as to what women and girls want to see in ad campaigns. While the idea […]

July 20, 2016 ×
‘Lean In Together’ Campaign Is A Call-To-Action For Women To Encourage & Empower Each Other

‘Lean In Together’ Campaign Is A Call-To-Action For Women To Encourage & Empower Each Other

In a divided and increasingly dangerous world, messages of unity and togetherness cannot be overstated enough. You may have seen Sheryl Sandberg’ latest Lean In campaign video floating around on […]

July 15, 2016 ×
UN Sustainable Dev’t Goals Channel The Spice Girls In This Campaign For Gender Equality

UN Sustainable Dev’t Goals Channel The Spice Girls In This Campaign For Gender Equality

It has been 20 years since the Spice Girls were unleashed upon the world with their breakout girl power anthem ‘Wannabe’. But today the song is being rehashed in the […]

July 8, 2016 ×
Bodyform’s New Campaign Uses GOT & Joan Of Arc Style Badassery To Break Down Menstrual Taboo

Bodyform’s New Campaign Uses GOT & Joan Of Arc Style Badassery To Break Down Menstrual Taboo

Who needs those awkward commercials featuring blue liquid being poured out of a beaker onto a pad, when you have this incredibly badass video campaign from feminine hygiene company Bodyform! […]

June 30, 2016 ×
Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

We talk a lot about the importance of birth control, family planning and reproductive rights on our platform, because here in the US, there are a number of ways in […]

June 28, 2016 ×
LA-Based Non-Profit Bringing The Healing Power Of Dance To Sex Trafficking Victims Around The World

LA-Based Non-Profit Bringing The Healing Power Of Dance To Sex Trafficking Victims Around The World

From the time it took you to read this sentence, a young girl vanished from her home. She could have been your sister, a niece, or a daughter. Yet, she […]

June 23, 2016 ×
#GirlsAtDhabas Campaign Explains Why Women Occupying Public Space Is A Feminist Statement

#GirlsAtDhabas Campaign Explains Why Women Occupying Public Space Is A Feminist Statement

For many of us, being female in public is not a big deal. We don’t see it as any sort of controversial, counter-culture or defiant statement. But for women in […]

May 12, 2016 ×
Nascar Driver Leilani Munter Is Less Of A Rev-Head, More Of An Eco-Warrior On The Track

Nascar Driver Leilani Munter Is Less Of A Rev-Head, More Of An Eco-Warrior On The Track

Leilani Munter isn’t your average Nascar driver. She is doing more than just revving up the fans for one of America’s favorite pastimes. She is is driving change (see what […]

May 3, 2016 ×
This Viral Video Brought Justice To Victims Of A Major Environmental Disaster In India

This Viral Video Brought Justice To Victims Of A Major Environmental Disaster In India

If you are still in doubts whether social media has the power to change the world, then this story might sway your opinion. In 2015 a video was released by […]

April 29, 2016 ×
Negative Perceptions About Unmarried Women, Ethnic Hair, And Gender Stereotypes Tackled In Ad Campaigns

Negative Perceptions About Unmarried Women, Ethnic Hair, And Gender Stereotypes Tackled In Ad Campaigns

Now THIS is the type of direction we want to see more of the advertising industry heading in! Continuing the empowering momentum of the femvertising phenomenon, which was started by […]

April 19, 2016 ×
“What If This Was Your Daughter?” #WomenNotObjects Campaign Releases 2nd Video About Objectification In Advertising

“What If This Was Your Daughter?” #WomenNotObjects Campaign Releases 2nd Video About Objectification In Advertising

A couple of months ago we shared about the launch of a very important campaign called ‘Women Not Objects‘ which was created by advertising industry exec Madonna Badger. The idea […]

April 13, 2016 ×
Why Self-Care Is An Important Part Of Standing Up To Online Harassment

Why Self-Care Is An Important Part Of Standing Up To Online Harassment

Online activist spaces are increasingly becoming subject to anti-feminist trolls and MRAs (Men’s Rights Activists). Feminist forums, Facebook groups and twitter are all common playgrounds for these trolls. While it […]

April 12, 2016 ×