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10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

10 Essential Audiobooks About Women Of Color To Download During Women’s History Month

If your feminism is not intersectional, then how feminist is it? That is the motto we are focusing on this Women’s History Month, where activism, intersectionality, equality and marginalized voices […]

March 17, 2017 ×
Inside Edopia: Teachers Become The First Step In Evolving Education In This Pakistani School

Inside Edopia: Teachers Become The First Step In Evolving Education In This Pakistani School

By Walter Yeates (This is the second edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Read the first piece here.) Recent debates […]

March 17, 2017 ×
This Progressive Pakistani School Uses Alternative Teaching Methods To Prepare Students For Success

This Progressive Pakistani School Uses Alternative Teaching Methods To Prepare Students For Success

By Walter Yeates With mounting concerns about the future of public education after Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as Secretary of Education along with lackluster testing results compared to countries around the […]

March 10, 2017 ×
Merck’s ‘More Than A Mother’ Campaign Challenges Infertility Stigma & Empowers Women In Africa

Merck’s ‘More Than A Mother’ Campaign Challenges Infertility Stigma & Empowers Women In Africa

German-based innovative healthcare company Merck first launched their ‘More Than A Mother’ campaign in 2015 in Kenya, with the aim to reduce the suffering and stigma of infertile women. The […]

February 22, 2017 ×
How LA Film School CEO Diana Derycz-Kessler Is Mentoring Filmmakers & Promoting Media Arts Education

How LA Film School CEO Diana Derycz-Kessler Is Mentoring Filmmakers & Promoting Media Arts Education

In the San Diego University Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film’s annual ‘Boxed In’ report during the 2015-2016 period, it found that women made up 26% […]

January 17, 2017 ×
College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

The phrase “the future is female” should definitely be applied to Sarah Hesterman, a freshman at Long Island University’s Global College studying in Costa Rica who has also been chosen […]

January 11, 2017 ×
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 ×
Indian Beauty Pageant Celebrates Rural Women & Education, Instead Of Physical Appearance

Indian Beauty Pageant Celebrates Rural Women & Education, Instead Of Physical Appearance

In a world where we are still trying to dismantle the stereotypical ideals placed on women, such as their value comes from what they look like, the Mrs. Arunachal “beauty […]

October 31, 2016 ×
Artist & Activist Cori Redstone Talks To Us About Feminism, Mormonism, Education & The Environment

Artist & Activist Cori Redstone Talks To Us About Feminism, Mormonism, Education & The Environment

We first learned about artist and activist Cori Redstone in this interview with Slug Magazine where she spoke about her then-upcoming exhibition ‘The Women’s Association of Lecherous Trechery: The Utah […]

September 8, 2016 ×
Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

We talk a lot about the importance of birth control, family planning and reproductive rights on our platform, because here in the US, there are a number of ways in […]

June 28, 2016 ×
Nigerian Non-Profit Uses Education To Transform The Lives Of Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Nigerian Non-Profit Uses Education To Transform The Lives Of Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Boko Haram stole the headlines when it kidnapped hundreds of girls in 2014, but beyond the headlines lies an even larger threat to Africa’s largest country. Tens of thousands of […]

June 27, 2016 ×
Sesame Street Advocating Girls’ Education & Empowerment With New Afghan Character Zari

Sesame Street Advocating Girls’ Education & Empowerment With New Afghan Character Zari

What better way to inspire the minds of young girls in Afghanistan than to create a character advocating for education and equal rights on the country’s most popular show for […]

May 30, 2016 ×