Girl on a Mission

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

In an era of Trump-led politics in the US, breaking down stereotypes and speaking out against fear and lies is an imperative. Probably the ONLY good thing we’ve seen since […]

June 20, 2017 ×
Two Women Fighting Menstrual Stigma In Hong Kong By Encouraging Conversation & Education

Two Women Fighting Menstrual Stigma In Hong Kong By Encouraging Conversation & Education

How it is 2017 and menstrual stigma is STILL a thing, is beyond us. But as long as it exists, we will continue to write about it and raise awareness […]

June 14, 2017 ×
China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

You may recall the story of 5 Chinese feminist activists arrested in 2015 for “creating a disturbance”, which in real talk means they were organizing a march for International Women’s […]

June 13, 2017 ×
New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

New Female-Founded App, ‘Real Talk’, Set To Bring Comprehensive Sex Education To Teens

Although it’s 2017 and America is known as “the most powerful country in the world”, there should be some major asterisks against that phrase, because in a lot of ways, […]

June 12, 2017 ×
Team Tactile | Brian Smale, Microsoft

How The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Program Is Giving Visibility To Young Female STEM Inventors

It’s no secret that there is a gender gap in the world of tech and invention. Women hold far fewer patents than men. A 2016 University of Washington study found that female students […]

June 8, 2017 ×
Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

On February 27 of this year, the Bangladesh parliament approved the passage of a new law which shocked many human rights organizations an activists who are working to end the […]

May 22, 2017 ×
Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

Indian Author & Professor Breaks Taboos On Sexuality, Feminism, Politics & Freedom For Women

If any of the words in the title of this piece made you uncomfortable, you aren’t alone. Although it is 2017, we still live in a world where the idea […]

May 18, 2017 ×
9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

9 Year-Old Sues The Indian Government Over Their Failure To Take Decisive Action On Climate Change

If there is one compelling reason that all of us should be engaged in the discussions around climate change and the environment, it is the impact it will have on […]

May 15, 2017 ×
Meet Grace Belize Anderson – Wyoming Teen Representing Next Gen. Female Leadership In The US

Meet Grace Belize Anderson – Wyoming Teen Representing Next Gen. Female Leadership In The US

When people use the phrase “the future is female”, some may think it just a catchy, feminist slogan, but in fact it is far more than that. All you have […]

May 9, 2017 ×
Aussie Woman Launches Inspirational Social Media Campaign To Be Antidote For Online Harassment

Aussie Woman Launches Inspirational Social Media Campaign To Be Antidote For Online Harassment

If you are a woman with a presence online and dare to be as bold as sharing your opinion, especially on controversial and divisive topics, you will no doubt be […]

May 2, 2017 ×
Anti-FGM Teen Activist June Eric-Udorie Is Editing An Intersectional Feminist Anthology

Anti-FGM Teen Activist June Eric-Udorie Is Editing An Intersectional Feminist Anthology

When they say “the future is female”, believe them. And if you want an example of which females will be leading the way for future generations, get familiar with June […]

May 2, 2017 ×
Exclusive Interview With Deja Foxx – Teen Activist, Change-Maker, & Future Political Leader

Exclusive Interview With Deja Foxx – Teen Activist, Change-Maker, & Future Political Leader

If you’d like to see a great example of what speaking truth to power looks like, get familiar with Deja Foxx, the Arizona-based teen activist who gained national attention after […]

April 27, 2017 ×