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Why Education Is A Crucial Ingredient In The Global Empowerment Of Women

Why Education Is A Crucial Ingredient In The Global Empowerment Of Women

By Fazreen Razeek “If you educate a man you educate an individual; however, if you educate a woman you educate a whole nation.” – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru We live in […]

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Easy Ways To Encourage STEM Activities & Opportunities At Home With Young Girls

Easy Ways To Encourage STEM Activities & Opportunities At Home With Young Girls

By Cole Williams If you are a parent that wants to offer your child difficult to read subjects like science, math, chemistry, physics and the like, but have no formal […]

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Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin Forbes magazine recently published an opinion piece by an economics professor who feels that public libraries across the country should be replaced by Amazon stores. The […]

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How An Immigrant With A Passion For Science Overcame A Sight Disorder To Win The LemelsonMIT Student Prize

How An Immigrant With A Passion For Science Overcame A Sight Disorder To Win The LemelsonMIT Student Prize

By Kayla X. Nguyen I believe in order for young girls and women to learn about the power of facing failure with resilience, people must use their success as a […]

Working Women

Reforming My Perspective On Learning – Why We Need Less School And More Education

Reforming My Perspective On Learning – Why We Need Less School And More Education

By Noreen Chada “Books are the only friends I want to see you hanging around with” these are some of the words I grew up hearing from the elders around […]

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How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

By Emma Halpern Growing up, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t watching Spanish language movies, reading Spanish language books, or dancing to Spanish music. Spanish was always a […]

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This Husband & Wife Team Go Into War Zones To Disrupt Cycles Of Conflict Using Education

We all love a good “how did you meet?” story to learn the interesting and romantic ways couples get together. For Cassandra and Edison Lee, theirs is a very unique […]

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Senegal-Based Non-Profit Working Toward The Elimination Of Female Genital Mutilation

Senegal-Based Non-Profit Working Toward The Elimination Of Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM, is one of the most heinous acts of violence perpetrated toward young girls. It is the procedure of surgically altering part of the vagina, and […]

Celebrities

Kate Hudson Reflects On The Rising Tide Of Feminism: “Making Noise Makes Change”

Kate Hudson Reflects On The Rising Tide Of Feminism: “Making Noise Makes Change”

Yes, we are indeed living in an exciting time of political #resistance, most notably spearheaded by the historic Women’s March which took place in numerous cities across America, as well […]

Interviews

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Entrepreneur Launches Clothing Line To Encourage Girls’ Education & Brains Over Beauty

In the age of feminist and female empowerment t-shirt slogans on fashion runways an clothing stores being criticized for not taking activism further than a mere aesthetic, this clothing line […]

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Sheilah reigns over her classroom at Valerian Nursery and Primary in Uganda. She is a member of Rhythmic Voices near the Kabalagala district of Kampala where sex workers ply their trade. By demanding universal education, the girls are disrupting the dynastic pattern of girls' following their mothers into prostitution.

Photojournalist Paola Gianturco Releases New Book ‘Wonder Girls: Changing Our World’

October 11 marks International Day of the Girl Child, a day where issues relating to girls, especially in countries where issues such as trafficking, child marriage, inequality, poverty and lack […]

Causes

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 […]