Causes

Raising The Advocacy Stakes For The #MeToo Movement During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Raising The Advocacy Stakes For The #MeToo Movement During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Brian Kent Sexual assault is a topic that needs to be discussed, and in the current era of the #MeToo movement, we are seeing this happen. Every 98 seconds […]

April 25, 2018 ×
Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

Congress Passes Major Legislation To Fight Online Sex Trafficking And Establish Criminal Liability

By Tara Carey, Equality Now There are not a lot of news headlines these days about members of US Congress almost unanimously voting together in a bipartisan display for a […]

March 27, 2018 ×
Anonymous Workplace App ‘Blind’ Launches #MeToo Channel To Elevate Voices Of Women In Tech

Anonymous Workplace App ‘Blind’ Launches #MeToo Channel To Elevate Voices Of Women In Tech

We recently wrote about an awesome new app called Blind, created to help victims of abuse, assault and harassment in the workplace anonymously report incidents and get connected to a […]

February 22, 2018 ×
This Season Donate To Lady Parts Justice League As They Take On Anti-Choice BS In 2018

This Season Donate To Lady Parts Justice League As They Take On Anti-Choice BS In 2018

In mid-November, the Supreme Court of the United States announced it would take on a major case involving First Amendment issues (freedom of speech) and Crisis Pregnancy Clinics. The CPS, […]

December 19, 2017 ×
As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

As Allies, It’s Important To Know We’re Not Owed Answers. Our Job Is Simply To Listen

By Liz Greene I recently stumbled upon this amazing article from Peter, chair of financial company Earnest’s resource group for LGBTQ employees, Queernies. It was one of those fantastic pieces […]

November 2, 2017 ×
What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

What It’s Like To Become A Victim Of Sex Trafficking – Women Share First Hand Experience

Trafficking for sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world. The illegal industry nets $99 billion each year and is closely linked to other organized criminal activity such […]

October 26, 2017 ×
Companies Must Do More To Protect Women & Girls From Being Sold Online For Sex

Companies Must Do More To Protect Women & Girls From Being Sold Online For Sex

By Tara Carey, Equality Now In the United States, the Internet is now the most frequently used platform that traffickers and “johns” use to buy and sell women and children […]

October 11, 2017 ×
Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee Movement Has Nothing To Do With The American Flag

Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee Movement Has Nothing To Do With The American Flag

By Nico Morgan Whether or not you’re an avid social media or TV news follower, you’ve heard about this “scandal.” This controversy surrounding the “taking a knee” movement throughout the […]

September 28, 2017 ×
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 ×
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 ×
Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign Educating The Public To Know The Signs & Help Victims

Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign Educating The Public To Know The Signs & Help Victims

It’s easy to think of human trafficking as an epidemic happening elsewhere in the developing world. For those of us who live in the Western hemisphere, it may not be […]

August 14, 2017 ×
Indigenous Guatemalan Weavers Fighting Cultural & Corporate Appropriation Of Their Designs

Indigenous Guatemalan Weavers Fighting Cultural & Corporate Appropriation Of Their Designs

Many of us are familiar with their designs and craft work seen in clothing and accessories the world over. Some of the most well-known fashion brands in the world have, […]

August 3, 2017 ×
Development Skills & Educational Programs Helping Palestinian Female Inmates Reintegrate Into Society

Development Skills & Educational Programs Helping Palestinian Female Inmates Reintegrate Into Society

If you’ve been watching ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 5, you will already be familiar with Taystee’s hardline negotiating skills with Figueroa and Caputo in the midst of a […]

June 29, 2017 ×
H&M Foundation Launches List Of 500 Female Entrepreneurs Of Color As An Antidote To The Fortune 500

H&M Foundation Launches List Of 500 Female Entrepreneurs Of Color As An Antidote To The Fortune 500

Everyone is familiar with the Fortune 500, an annual list of the five hundred most profitable US industrial corporations. What is perhaps lesser known is that women only make up 4% […]

June 28, 2017 ×
Team Up With NARAL This Summer To Fight The Patriarchy, Protect Repro Rights, & #Resist

Team Up With NARAL This Summer To Fight The Patriarchy, Protect Repro Rights, & #Resist

Whether you’re coming down from a high after seeing Wonder Woman kick inequality’s butt or you’re still fired up from marching, rallying, and flooding Congress with phone calls, there’s a […]

June 22, 2017 ×