Girl on a Mission

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 ×
Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

On the surface, the idea of “waiting until marriage” or choosing to wait for the partner you are going to spend the rest of your life with sounds noble. And […]

September 23, 2016 ×
TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

TV Personality Shaun Robinson Pivots From Hollywood To Tackling Human Trafficking With Her New Foundation

She is best known for her former role as host on the international Hollywood news show ‘Access Hollywood’, but there is a different side to TV personality Shaun Robinson that […]

September 21, 2016 ×
Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

Blogger & Medical Scientist Creates “Hijarbie” Doll To Foster Positive Awareness For Muslim Girls

It’s hard to imagine that with the lengths Mattel are going to, to give Barbie a makeover that is more relevant to the current culture of girls, women and female […]

September 15, 2016 ×
Activist & Musician Madame Gandhi On Girl Power, Feminism & Menstrual Stigma

Activist & Musician Madame Gandhi On Girl Power, Feminism & Menstrual Stigma

You may be familiar with her name, or at the very least you are familiar with her work and activism. Kiran Gandhi often goes by the name Madame Gandhi and […]

September 6, 2016 ×
Meet Astronaut Kate Rubins – Ground-Breaking Virus Hunter Testing DNA Sequencing In Space

Meet Astronaut Kate Rubins – Ground-Breaking Virus Hunter Testing DNA Sequencing In Space

This is what an astronaut looks like. More accurately, this is what the very first virus hunter astronaut in space looks like! Meet American astronaut Kate Rubins, who is part […]

August 18, 2016 ×
Four Indian Biker Queens Rode Through 10 Countries To Promote Female Empowerment

Four Indian Biker Queens Rode Through 10 Countries To Promote Female Empowerment

What do you do when you are passionate about the education of the girl child and feel there needs to be more advocacy and awareness in a number of countries […]

August 9, 2016 ×
Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

The definition of beauty is something that society has struggled with and debated for many, many years. Who has the final say? Is it the fashion industry that dictates the […]

July 20, 2016 ×