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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 ×
A Woman’s Place Is In The Revolution. These Powerful Images From Around The World & Throughout History Prove It

A Woman’s Place Is In The Revolution. These Powerful Images From Around The World & Throughout History Prove It

A woman’s place is in the revolution, and it turns out, it always has been. Although many of us are keenly aware that women and minorities have not always enjoyed […]

April 27, 2017 ×
Our New ‘Teen Voices’ Series: Girls In Uganda Learning Leadership Skills Through Education

Our New ‘Teen Voices’ Series: Girls In Uganda Learning Leadership Skills Through Education

We’re excited to launch a new mini-series on GTHQ! We’re partnering with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one of their initiatives. […]

April 12, 2017 ×
#1000BlackGirlBooks Founder Marley Dias Is Publishing An Activist Book For Teens & Children

#1000BlackGirlBooks Founder Marley Dias Is Publishing An Activist Book For Teens & Children

The resistance is indeed real! Well technically, that should read: “the resistance is female”. A recent poll by Lake Research Partners found that women between the ages of 46-65 have […]

April 10, 2017 ×
Canadian Campaign Puts Girls In The Driver’s Seat To Create Empowering Advertising Messages

Canadian Campaign Puts Girls In The Driver’s Seat To Create Empowering Advertising Messages

Imagine a world where young girls get to grow up consuming media that isn’t dominated with subtexts and messages screaming “SEX SELLS!”. Think of the major cultural shifts that could […]

March 29, 2017 ×
Women You Should Know Launches Crowdfunding Platform With An Exciting Harriet Tubman Campaign

Women You Should Know Launches Crowdfunding Platform With An Exciting Harriet Tubman Campaign

Many people are familiar with crowdfunding. Whether it’s Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, GoFundMe or the myriad other sites that give creators and individuals the power to raise money for themselves, bypassing traditional […]

March 15, 2017 ×
She Started A Charity To Revolutionize The Way Women In Myanmar Talk About Sex, Bodies & Reproductive Health

She Started A Charity To Revolutionize The Way Women In Myanmar Talk About Sex, Bodies & Reproductive Health

We are seeing a sexual revolution happening around the world. For some, the phrase “sexual revolution” can foster discomfort at the thought of (especially) women owning their sexual desires and […]

March 13, 2017 ×
MOMA To Hold 4th Annual Feminist Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Giving Visibility To Female Artists

MOMA To Hold 4th Annual Feminist Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Giving Visibility To Female Artists

Since March is Women’s History Month, and we also get to celebrate International Women’s Day with our global sisters on March 8, it only makes sense that the Museum of […]

March 9, 2017 ×