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10 Pieces Of Advice To Help Teenage Girls Live A Courageous Life In 2018

10 Pieces Of Advice To Help Teenage Girls Live A Courageous Life In 2018

By Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert When was the last time you used the word courage with your teenager? The best New Year commitment any family member or friend […]

January 10, 2018 ×
CNN’s ‘As Told By Her’ Project Celebrates Iconic Female Characters & Women In Television

CNN’s ‘As Told By Her’ Project Celebrates Iconic Female Characters & Women In Television

We’re all about the female gaze and celebrating the voices and stories of women. Over the past few years we have seen some incredible TV and digital streaming shows featuring […]

September 19, 2017 ×
Lifeline For Female Empowerment: Girl Effect Launches “Girls Connect” Mobile Service In Nigera

Lifeline For Female Empowerment: Girl Effect Launches “Girls Connect” Mobile Service In Nigera

In the digital age we live in, the power of connection is undeniable. Sure it can be used for either good or bad (just read the comments section underneath a […]

August 23, 2017 ×
Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Reading is the foundation of education. Nevertheless, there are more than 100 million children around the world who don’t have access to books or who can’t read. Here is the […]

June 15, 2017 ×
This Pioneering Central African Gaming Studio Is Giving Traditional African Stories A Modern Platform

This Pioneering Central African Gaming Studio Is Giving Traditional African Stories A Modern Platform

Like with any other industry, in the gaming world, there are a handful of big companies that dominate the market. Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Activision Blizzard, Konami and Nintendo. In 2015 […]

March 9, 2016 ×
Powerful New Documentary ‘Unslut’ Combats Slut-Shaming Through Personal Stories

Powerful New Documentary ‘Unslut’ Combats Slut-Shaming Through Personal Stories

By now most of us are familiar with slut-shaming, victim blaming and how there is undue burden on women when it comes to rape and sexual assault. There is a […]

September 7, 2015 ×
Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

Why Complex Female Protagonists In Films Are So Much More Than Escapism

By Chell Stephen There’s a cool important thing going around these days to the tune of “we can’t be what we can’t see.” It is, of course, not new or […]

August 10, 2015 ×
‘Jewels Of Allah’ Book Shares Untold Stories Of Iranian Women During The Revolution

‘Jewels Of Allah’ Book Shares Untold Stories Of Iranian Women During The Revolution

We are avid readers here at team GTHQ and love to get stuck into a book written by or about women from around the world. So when we heard about […]

July 13, 2015 ×
This Woman Created ‘Native Max’, The 1st Native American Lifestyle & Culture Magazine

This Woman Created ‘Native Max’, The 1st Native American Lifestyle & Culture Magazine

You may have recently heard the news of a group of Indigenous American actors walking off the set of a new Adam Sandler movie called ‘The Ridiculous Six’ in disgust […]

May 18, 2015 ×
‘Suffragette’ Actress Carey Mulligan On The Fight For Equality In Film

‘Suffragette’ Actress Carey Mulligan On The Fight For Equality In Film

It’s quite fitting that British actress Carey Mulligan was cast in the upcoming film ‘Suffragette’, based on the real life struggles of women in Britain to be allowed to vote. […]

May 18, 2015 ×
CEO of PRI Alisa Miller Creates Initiative To Increase Women’s Stories In The News

CEO of PRI Alisa Miller Creates Initiative To Increase Women’s Stories In The News

Britney Spears’ breakdown. Anna Nicole Smith’s death. Kim Kardashian’s wedding – both of them. What do each of these events have in common? They dominate news headlines and are amongst […]

April 16, 2015 ×
‘The Goddess Project’: A Documentary Encouraging Women To Shine

‘The Goddess Project’: A Documentary Encouraging Women To Shine

Last month we shared an awesome video called ‘Shine‘ which saw a group of women shed their inhibitions and clothes in the name of confidence and body positivity. The result […]

July 22, 2014 ×
Eva Longoria Urges More Women To Become Producers & Directors

Eva Longoria Urges More Women To Become Producers & Directors

Eva Longoria, you know her from her legendary role as Gabrielle Solis on ABC’s Desperate Housewives, and her marriage to NBA superstar Tony Parker. But that’s not where it ends […]

November 8, 2013 ×
A Female President Has Been Elected!

A Female President Has Been Elected!

In the world of showbiz, that is! Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s board of governors. The […]

August 2, 2013 ×
If You Could Rewrite ‘Beautiful’ Would The Definition Include You?

If You Could Rewrite ‘Beautiful’ Would The Definition Include You?

One of the reasons GirlTalkHQ was created was not only to inspire young women everywhere, but to expand the limited media-driven notion of what “beauty” is. When we think of […]

December 17, 2012 ×