Family Life

India’s “School For Grannies” Gives Elderly Women The Education They Never Received While Young

India’s “School For Grannies” Gives Elderly Women The Education They Never Received While Young

It’s never too late to learn something new, and these elderly women in India are proving just that. The Aajibaichi Shala center, which translates to “school for grannies” opened in […]

April 14, 2017 ×
The ‘Hidden Figures’ Effect: LEGO Unveils New Set Celebrating Pioneer Women At NASA

The ‘Hidden Figures’ Effect: LEGO Unveils New Set Celebrating Pioneer Women At NASA

EVERYTHING IS AWESOME! Well, at least in the LEGO world! After submitting a proposal for a rad new collection through the LEGO Ideas website in Jul6 2016, MIT News deputy […]

March 27, 2017 ×
The Heroic Foster Dad Who Only Looks After Terminally Ill Children, Because No One Else Will

The Heroic Foster Dad Who Only Looks After Terminally Ill Children, Because No One Else Will

It’s stories like this, and men like Mohamed Bzeek, who remind us that there is far more good in the world than bad. At a time when there is increasing […]

March 16, 2017 ×
Mom Creates Feminist Napkin Art Series To Inspire Her Daughter During School Lunches

Mom Creates Feminist Napkin Art Series To Inspire Her Daughter During School Lunches

We all remember how we felt the day after the presidential election. That feeling is starting to compound as inauguration day draws ever closer. With the knowledge that we are […]

January 9, 2017 ×
Bessie Coleman, First Black Female Pilot In The World, Immortalized In New Kid Book Series

Bessie Coleman, First Black Female Pilot In The World, Immortalized In New Kid Book Series

If you’re looking for an opportunity to invest financially in something that is going to make a positive impact in the life of a young child, look no further than […]

December 14, 2016 ×
New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

Dear Kazoo magazine, where were you a few decades ago when we were little girls and NEEDED a publication like this growing up? In case you haven’t come across it […]

November 21, 2016 ×
Awra Amba – The Ethiopian Village Where Men, Women & Children Are All Considered Equal

Awra Amba – The Ethiopian Village Where Men, Women & Children Are All Considered Equal

Imagine living in a place free from the world’s social norms about gender. Where men and women have equal status and there is no sense of what one must do […]

October 26, 2016 ×
‘Science Wide Open’ Book Series Teaches Girls About Science & Inspires Them With Role Models

‘Science Wide Open’ Book Series Teaches Girls About Science & Inspires Them With Role Models

Let’s face it – when asked for a list of female scientists, most people would start and end with just one name: Marie Curie. History, however, is filled with women […]

October 19, 2016 ×
Sisters Create A Line Of Action Figures, Velara Warriors, Which Combine Femininity & Heroism

Sisters Create A Line Of Action Figures, Velara Warriors, Which Combine Femininity & Heroism

By now you know the drill: A major blockbuster movie featuring a range of superheroes or action stars gets released, merchandise sales go through the roof, but toy companies fail […]

September 8, 2016 ×
Heterosexual Tribal Women In Tanzania Are Marrying Each Other For Very Unique Reasons

Heterosexual Tribal Women In Tanzania Are Marrying Each Other For Very Unique Reasons

In Tanzania, as in almost all African countries, same sex marriage is illegal, and sadly there are little to no LGBT rights and protection under the law. But in certain […]

August 24, 2016 ×
Infertility Made Me Realize I Am Worth More Than Just The Ability To Reproduce

Infertility Made Me Realize I Am Worth More Than Just The Ability To Reproduce

By Annabelle Ramos I love my mother. She’s done an amazing job raising me and my siblings. She is one of the many mothers I know who has worked hard, […]

August 1, 2016 ×
Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

While many people were getting excited at the thought of an all-female ticket with Hillary Clinton and her speculated Vice Presidential pick in Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as they spent […]

August 1, 2016 ×