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Entertainment

I’ll Be Boycotting the Ted Bundy Movie Because There’s Enough Violence Against Women IRL

I’ll Be Boycotting the Ted Bundy Movie Because There’s Enough Violence Against Women IRL

By Una Dabiero for Fairygodboss You know what I really love? A good horror movie. Nothing gets me like a thriller. I’m the kind of person that got mad when […]

Contributors

‘A Woman’s Fear’ Book Details Fmr Paramedic’s Account Treating Female Victims Of Abuse & Violence

‘A Woman’s Fear’ Book Details Fmr Paramedic’s Account Treating Female Victims Of Abuse & Violence

By Caesar Rondina “What is a woman’s fear?” A question I am asked many times, along with, “What does a man know about a woman fears?” Some may think those […]

Politics

2018’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women Are In, And Where the U.S. Ranks Is Terrifying

2018’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women Are In, And Where the U.S. Ranks Is Terrifying

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss The United States has been ranked as the 10th most dangerous country in the world for women — the only western democracy in the top ten. […]

Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Contributors

Justice For Liz: How The World Helped A 16 Year-Old Girl Who Was Gang Raped

Justice For Liz: How The World Helped A 16 Year-Old Girl Who Was Gang Raped

By Naitore Nyamu-Mathenge, Equality Now Program Officer It was a vicious crime, attracting international condemnation and media outrage across the world. One night in 2013, a 16-year-old girl was gang […]

Entertainment

Indian Gov’t To Create A ‘Women Empowerment Index’ Ranking States According To Equality Measures

Indian Gov’t To Create A ‘Women Empowerment Index’ Ranking States According To Equality Measures

No one likes to be ranked last in anything, but when it comes to India, the country boasting the second highest population in the world (which is predicted to overtake […]

Feminism, Girl on a Mission

China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

China’s “Feminist Five” Activists Continue To Fight For Women’s Rights Despite Opposition

You may recall the story of 5 Chinese feminist activists arrested in 2015 for “creating a disturbance”, which in real talk means they were organizing a march for International Women’s […]

Creativity

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

Brazilian Artists Using Graffiti To Raise Awareness About Gender Violence & Women’s Rights

  Brazil has one of the highest rates of female homicide in the world. A report from Mapa da Violencia, a nonprofit group that tracks violent crime in Latin America’s largest […]

Causes

CARE Uganda’s Male Role Model Program Sees Men Leading The Fight Against Gender Violence

CARE Uganda’s Male Role Model Program Sees Men Leading The Fight Against Gender Violence

CARE International’s Uganda branch has launched a really great initiative which seeks to engage men to be important change-makers in the fight against gender-based violence. The Role Model Men program […]

Working Women

The Rise Of Female Ride-Sharing Services Is A Wake Up Call About Women’s Safety In Public Spaces

The Rise Of Female Ride-Sharing Services Is A Wake Up Call About Women’s Safety In Public Spaces

Many of us are familiar with the most well-known ride-sharing service: Uber. It has become an industry leader in disrupting the traditional taxi model and landscape. But along with its […]

Boys We Like

Violence Prevention Org. Working With Schools To Educate Teen Boys About Toxic Masculinity

Violence Prevention Org. Working With Schools To Educate Teen Boys About Toxic Masculinity

We are living in an era where the definitions around masculinity and femininity are being discussed in more deep and meaningful ways than ever before. This is a good thing. […]

Causes

Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

Tanzania Launches Its First Ever Training Course On Human Rights & Preventing Gender Violence

We’ve all heard the saying “actions speak louder than words”. We absolutely believe this, but also, in equal measure, that words matter greatly. What we teach our children has the […]

Politics

How The Taxi Cab Industry Has Become A Wellspring Of Female Empowerment & Employment In India

How The Taxi Cab Industry Has Become A Wellspring Of Female Empowerment & Employment In India

In response to the problem of gender violence in India and the growing awareness around the world via international media, sparked by the horrific gang rape of a young woman […]

Entertainment

Gloria Steinem Brings Her 2nd Wave Feminism To Millennials In Viceland’s ‘WOMAN’ Series

Gloria Steinem Brings Her 2nd Wave Feminism To Millennials In Viceland’s ‘WOMAN’ Series

She is well know for her activism, feminism, and her literary prowess spanning multiple decades, but Gloria Steinem is no icon reserved for just the back pages of American history. […]

Politics

Indian Police Recruit Local Housewives To Help Them Crack Down On Crime

Indian Police Recruit Local Housewives To Help Them Crack Down On Crime

In a country that has been known for its epidemic of gender violence, we’ve seen India step up to the plate in a number of ways to try and curb […]