Girl on a Mission

Former Sex Trafficking Victim Helps Other Female Survivors Reclaim Their Tattoo-Branded Bodies

Former Sex Trafficking Victim Helps Other Female Survivors Reclaim Their Tattoo-Branded Bodies

Her story reads like something out of an award-winning Hollywood movie, or perhaps a narrative that we would sooner associate with someone from across the world in an under-developed area. […]

January 12, 2017 ×
Two Women Are Lab-Hopping Across India To Share Inspiring Stories Of Women In Science

Two Women Are Lab-Hopping Across India To Share Inspiring Stories Of Women In Science

When you read about Indian women in the media, there are usually a few main narratives that grab headlines. Whether it is about violence, rape or Bollywood actresses, we have […]

December 20, 2016 ×
‘Everyday Sexism’ Founder Laura Bates Talks Paid Family Leave, Women In Leadership & Sexual Assault

‘Everyday Sexism’ Founder Laura Bates Talks Paid Family Leave, Women In Leadership & Sexual Assault

If you aren’t familiar with Laura Bates, it’s about time. She is a British activist who started the Everyday Sexism project in 2012, an online platform where women share their […]

December 20, 2016 ×
Afghanistan Female Writers Collective Using Words As A Weapon Against Injustice & Inequality

Afghanistan Female Writers Collective Using Words As A Weapon Against Injustice & Inequality

It’s easy to take education and literacy for granted in the developed world. We assume it is an inherent right for many of us. Elsewhere in the world, this is […]

December 2, 2016 ×
Teen Girls Win Major Grant For An Innovative Product They Designed To Combat Homelessness

Teen Girls Win Major Grant For An Innovative Product They Designed To Combat Homelessness

We all know that wisdom comes with age, but don’t ever underestimate the power of youth. A group of teen girls from Pacoima, California, are living proof of what happens […]

November 30, 2016 ×
NYC Girl Scouts Join Mission To Get Statues Of Historical Women Added To Central Park

NYC Girl Scouts Join Mission To Get Statues Of Historical Women Added To Central Park

If “you can’t be what you can’t see”, as Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman so eloquently stated, then this group of Girl Scouts from New York City are […]

November 28, 2016 ×
Meet The Indian Singer Raising Her Voice To Demand Justice & Equality For Lower Caste People

Meet The Indian Singer Raising Her Voice To Demand Justice & Equality For Lower Caste People

In India, where you are from and who you are matters. We’re not just talking about gender inequality and the patriarchal and conservative cultural norms that are the root of […]

November 10, 2016 ×
Poland’s Abortion Law & South America’s Femicide Protests Show The Demand For Gender Equality

Poland’s Abortion Law & South America’s Femicide Protests Show The Demand For Gender Equality

Throughout history it is well-documented that protests, strikes, and movements have the power to change lives, culture, as well as policy. Currently in the US we are seeing the impact […]

November 1, 2016 ×
UN Celebrates Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary By Making Her An Ambassador For Women & Girls

UN Celebrates Wonder Woman’s 75th Anniversary By Making Her An Ambassador For Women & Girls

With the anticipation for the forthcoming ‘Wonder Woman’ movie at an all-time high (check out the badass trailer!!) this ambassadorship just makes sense. This year is also the 75th anniversary […]

October 20, 2016 ×
Genius Teen Creates “Sit With Us” App To Combat Bullying & Help Kids Find Friends At Lunch

Genius Teen Creates “Sit With Us” App To Combat Bullying & Help Kids Find Friends At Lunch

Most of us are already familiar with the type of school bullying antics best summarized in the hit movie ‘Mean Girls’. So popular was that movie, that the term “mean […]

October 17, 2016 ×
Indonesian Human Rights Activist, Aka “Orgasm Lady”, Spreads Female Empowerment Through Sex Education

Indonesian Human Rights Activist, Aka “Orgasm Lady”, Spreads Female Empowerment Through Sex Education

Orgasm. There, we said it. That word which makes many people feel uncomfortable because of the way we have been culturally conditioned to view sex, sexuality, and bodies. We fully […]

October 14, 2016 ×
25 Y/O Quits Job & Starts Youtube Channel To Dismantle Negative Perceptions About Muslims

25 Y/O Quits Job & Starts Youtube Channel To Dismantle Negative Perceptions About Muslims

With so much negativity and division in the world today, it’s easy to want to stay home, retreat in our safe spaces and hope we don’t become targets of the […]

September 26, 2016 ×