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Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

In 2015, the United Nations released a set of targets called the Sustainable Development Goals, signed by a number of countries around the world, with the aim at eradicating poverty […]

September 6, 2017 ×
Why An Increased Presence Of Female Officers Can Be Key To Ending The Police Brutality Epidemic

Why An Increased Presence Of Female Officers Can Be Key To Ending The Police Brutality Epidemic

By Mandi Earley The law enforcement industry has long been seen as a male-dominated “boy’s club,” and that’s not surprising. Despite the fact that the field has been evolving, both […]

March 6, 2017 ×
Nicki Minaj, “The Most Bankable Woman In Hip-Hop”, Talks Goals, Racism & Beyonce

Nicki Minaj, “The Most Bankable Woman In Hip-Hop”, Talks Goals, Racism & Beyonce

You all know the name, and you certainly know her music. Nicki Minaj may not be the first world-renowned female MC, but she sure as heck took the female rap […]

November 16, 2016 ×
Author’s New Book ‘The Trouble With Women’ A Series Of Short Stories About Feminism, Violence & Life In India

Author’s New Book ‘The Trouble With Women’ A Series Of Short Stories About Feminism, Violence & Life In India

If you are looking for an honest, intelligent, insightful and downright feminist peek into the lives of women in India, award-winning journalist and author Meghna Pant’s latest book ‘The Trouble […]

September 27, 2016 ×
The Law May Have Changed, But Sexual Harassment Is Still A Daily Reality For Women In Algeria

The Law May Have Changed, But Sexual Harassment Is Still A Daily Reality For Women In Algeria

By Kenza Salmi “To them, women are pieces of meat; they are not valuable beings”, my neighbor Aisha told me once. Aisha is a gorgeous educated 30 year-old woman, who […]

September 7, 2016 ×
How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

By Annabelle Ramos It’s difficult for a woman to admit to herself, let alone to anyone else, that she has been sexually violated. At least, it was for me. Initial […]

July 19, 2016 ×
CW Network’s Female Showrunners Talk About The Importance Of Telling Women’s Stories

CW Network’s Female Showrunners Talk About The Importance Of Telling Women’s Stories

If you are familiar with most of our articles, you will know we are vehement champions of having more female executives in Hollywood green-lighting more women’s stories. There is a […]

August 21, 2015 ×
Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

The April 25 and May 12 earthquakes in Nepal not only devastated the country and its inhabitants, but sent tremors around the world to the impact of these natural disasters. […]

June 24, 2015 ×
The Viral Video Showing Men Why It’s Creep & Gross To Objectify Women In Public

The Viral Video Showing Men Why It’s Creep & Gross To Objectify Women In Public

On December 29, 2012, the world was stunned to hear about the rape of a 23 year old Indian female student who was brutally gang-raped on a bus in New […]

January 3, 2014 ×
Is Advertising Leading The Way For Violence & Sexism In Our Culture?

Is Advertising Leading The Way For Violence & Sexism In Our Culture?

It’s an interesting question, and it certainly has arguments both for and against. Our argument? We believe it certainly is one of the leaders of sexism in our culture. Why? […]

December 19, 2013 ×
The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The United Nations Women organization just released this powerful public service announcement on December 9, 2013 for every woman in Egypt who is a victim of violence or abuse. The […]

December 18, 2013 ×
Meet The Woman Helping Teen Girls Escape A Life Of Gangs, Rape & Violence

Meet The Woman Helping Teen Girls Escape A Life Of Gangs, Rape & Violence

Carlene Firmin is a woman who has dedicated her studies and life to putting an end to the rape of teenage girls by the male peers. The 29 year old […]

December 9, 2013 ×
Afghani Rapper Won’t Let Death Threats Stop Her Raising Her Voice For Her Countrywomen

Afghani Rapper Won’t Let Death Threats Stop Her Raising Her Voice For Her Countrywomen

Imagine you were a musician who was so passionate and dedicated to what you are doing, you’d never let anything or anyone stop you from your cause right? Now imagine […]

November 27, 2013 ×
Want To Sell A Product? Violence Against Women Is The Way To Go!

Want To Sell A Product? Violence Against Women Is The Way To Go!

First it was “Sex sells” which justified every sleazy, sexualized portrayal of women in advertising campaigns and commercials. It seems the trend has shifted slightly, toward something a lot worse: […]

August 19, 2013 ×
Jackson Katz Teaching Men To Stand Up For Abused Women

Jackson Katz Teaching Men To Stand Up For Abused Women

There’s no such thing as a bad TED talk really. And every one we have seen shows us the amazing people in this world working to make a difference, using […]

May 7, 2013 ×