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Badass Artist Julie Van Grol Releases Workbook For Girls Featuring 100+ Trailblazing Women

Badass Artist Julie Van Grol Releases Workbook For Girls Featuring 100+ Trailblazing Women

In 2016 we profiled a really cool art series created by illustrator Julie Van Grol, titled ‘100 Days of Badass Babes‘. Each day on Instagram over the course of a […]

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The Syrian Female Journalists Network Is Bringing More Women’s Voices Into News Coverage

The Syrian Female Journalists Network Is Bringing More Women’s Voices Into News Coverage

Over the past 6 years we have seen a lot of news coverage relating to the Syrian war which has resulted in more than 11 million Syrians being killed becoming […]

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Muslim And Jewish Women Formed A Soliarity Movement To Stand Against Religious Bigotry

Muslim And Jewish Women Formed A Soliarity Movement To Stand Against Religious Bigotry

If we only listened to the narratives from politics and news media, it’s normal to assume we would think people of different faith backgrounds cannot intermingle or even work together […]

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Indian Band SXonomics Using Spoken Word Poetry To Talk Feminism & Fight The Patriarchy

Indian Band SXonomics Using Spoken Word Poetry To Talk Feminism & Fight The Patriarchy

Using creative means to talk about feminism? Check! Dismantling patriarchal norms through poetry and music? Check! Teaching parents about the harms of gender norms via videos? Check! That’s not an […]

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Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

Indian Feminist Authors Create Children’s Book Series To Challenge Harmful Gender Norms

A group of feminists in India are working to chip away at harmful cultural gender norms that do not have a place in the world in 2018. Collectively they are […]

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Women’s Empowerment At The Core Of This All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit In Zimbabwe

Women’s Empowerment At The Core Of This All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit In Zimbabwe

A new all-female anti-poaching unit launched in December 2017 was formed at the unique intersection of female empowerment and environmentalism. Akashinga, which means “the brave ones”, is based in Zimbabwe […]

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Activist Hannah Song Left Corporate Job To Launch Non-Profit Helping North Korean Refugees

Activist Hannah Song Left Corporate Job To Launch Non-Profit Helping North Korean Refugees

North Korea has been in the news quite prominently of late due to its leader Kim Jong Un testing nuclear weapons throughout 2017. The issue of potential war with the […]

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Photojournalist Helps Child Marriage Survivors Document Their Lives Through The Lens

Photojournalist Helps Child Marriage Survivors Document Their Lives Through The Lens

A post shared by Too Young to Wed (@tooyoungtowed) on Nov 7, 2017 at 12:44pm PST Child marriage. Two words that should never ever be put together in a sentence, […]

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Figure Skater Who Recovered From A Major Injury Wins Championship & Sets Sights On Olympics

Figure Skater Who Recovered From A Major Injury Wins Championship & Sets Sights On Olympics

Remember the name Emilia Murdock – she is undoubtedly a future American Olympic champion, which we are unafraid of saying given her impressive achievements so far. Oh yeah, and she’s […]

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Rwanda’s First All-Female University Is Training Up The Next Generation Of Women Leaders

Rwanda’s First All-Female University Is Training Up The Next Generation Of Women Leaders

Rwanda is a country of startling opposites. On one hand, it is the global leader in terms of percentage of women in government – 64%. On the other, the idea […]

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Harvard Doctor Launches #QuoteHer Campaign To Amplify Female Physicians In Healthcare Journalism

Harvard Doctor Launches #QuoteHer Campaign To Amplify Female Physicians In Healthcare Journalism

Never underestimate the power of a social media campaign. From the recent #MeToo conversations about sexual assault to the #sayhername movement to elevate the names and lives of black women […]

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Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

Canadian Indigenous-Black DJ Empowering Marginalized Youth To Feel Represented In Media

The power of representation can never be underestimated. For many of us who grew looking at mainstream media and feeling like we didn’t belong due to the limited representations on […]