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As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

By Isabella Piper After the many vast obstacles that women have faced throughout the years, I have abruptly decided to speak out on the behalf of myself and others. As […]

August 22, 2017 ×
The Rise Of Female Ride-Sharing Services Is A Wake Up Call About Women’s Safety In Public Spaces

The Rise Of Female Ride-Sharing Services Is A Wake Up Call About Women’s Safety In Public Spaces

Many of us are familiar with the most well-known ride-sharing service: Uber. It has become an industry leader in disrupting the traditional taxi model and landscape. But along with its […]

March 14, 2017 ×
This Movement Wants Men To Speak Up Against Harassment Toward Women

This Movement Wants Men To Speak Up Against Harassment Toward Women

Here are two pretty common truths: sexism is real, and most of the time it is so ingrained into us from an early age that if often feels normal to […]

January 21, 2016 ×
Harassed For Wearing A Hijab, This Muslim Woman Now Empowers Others Like Her To Raise Their Voice

Harassed For Wearing A Hijab, This Muslim Woman Now Empowers Others Like Her To Raise Their Voice

Are you sick of the Islamophobia coming from a certain US presidential candidate yet? We know the answer to that… But imagine what it must be like for Muslim men […]

January 19, 2016 ×
Uganda’s 1st Women-Only Gym Offers A Safe Space For Women Away From Harassment

Uganda’s 1st Women-Only Gym Offers A Safe Space For Women Away From Harassment

Female-only gyms are quite common in some parts of the world. They are often created as a place for women to work on their health and fitness away from judgmental […]

May 25, 2015 ×
Pink Rickshaw Company Helping Pakistani Women Get Empowered & Avoid Harassment

Pink Rickshaw Company Helping Pakistani Women Get Empowered & Avoid Harassment

A new government initiative is allowing women in Pakistan to sit in the driver’s seat both literally and figuratively. The Pink Rickshaw is giving women more opportunities for employment, as […]

April 22, 2015 ×
SLUT DIARIES: A Letter To The Jogger Who Harassed Me & The Woman Who Stood Up For Me

SLUT DIARIES: A Letter To The Jogger Who Harassed Me & The Woman Who Stood Up For Me

Since 2012, a community of teen girls in NYC has been leading the charge to end slut shaming and transform rape culture through theater, writing, and youth-lead activism. The girls, […]

February 11, 2015 ×
New Women’s Social Networking Site Creating A Troll-Free Environment

New Women’s Social Networking Site Creating A Troll-Free Environment

We live in a digital age where cyber-bullying, online harassment and trolling are just part and parcel of any social media networks. This has become abundantly clear with issues such […]

November 28, 2014 ×
Women In Iran Using Parkour To Conquer Bullying & Oppression From Men

Women In Iran Using Parkour To Conquer Bullying & Oppression From Men

For most of us who live in countries where we can go visit a spa to relax, get a drink at a bar to take the edge off a bad […]

March 25, 2014 ×
“Infidel” Female Eqyptian Rapper Speaking Up For Abused Women

“Infidel” Female Eqyptian Rapper Speaking Up For Abused Women

There are a number of stories of rad women in the Middle East who are completely blowing our western perception of Arab women out of the water, and we love […]

December 4, 2013 ×