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Causes

Board Of Education Requires Indian Schools To Teach Girls Self-Defense Through Martial Arts

Board Of Education Requires Indian Schools To Teach Girls Self-Defense Through Martial Arts

In response to the growing attention on the gender violence problem throughout India, we are finally starting to see a wave of decisions from officials who are making good on […]

Girl on a Mission

UN Spokeswoman Calls For Int’l Treaty Condemning Gender Violence To Keep Countries Accountable

UN Spokeswoman Calls For Int’l Treaty Condemning Gender Violence To Keep Countries Accountable

Gender violence is a global issue. It doesn’t discriminate based on race, age, background or nationality. Sadly, it is an epidemic which is very complex and intertwined with the established […]

Interviews

‘India’s Daughter’ Docu Is A Wake Up Call To Our Generation About Gender Violence & Rape

‘India’s Daughter’ Docu Is A Wake Up Call To Our Generation About Gender Violence & Rape

Every now and then a documentary comes along that changes the world and gives us insight into a seemingly forgotten, hidden or unknown topic. There are many that have been […]

Entertainment

Violence Against Women In ‘Game Of Thrones’ – Gratuitous Or Raising Awareness?

Violence Against Women In ‘Game Of Thrones’ – Gratuitous Or Raising Awareness?

HBO’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ is arguably one of the most popular shows on TV. Based on the books by George R. R. Martin, the show has become a cult hit […]

Politics

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Mass Protests Sweep Argentina Condemning Violence Against Women

Over the past week hundreds of thousands of Argentinians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against gender violence that is rampant in the country. The protests […]

Girl on a Mission

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Eve Ensler created the Vagina Monologues roughly 20 years ago and since then has been on a world-changing whirlwind advocating the rights of women and girls who have been sexually […]

Politics

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

India, a country with 1.2 billion people is considered the largest democracy in the world. The federal elections in early 2014 where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected has been […]

Causes, Sports

Female Empowerment Becomes The Focus Of This Sporting Org Thanks To Emma Watson

Female Empowerment Becomes The Focus Of This Sporting Org Thanks To Emma Watson

From June 6-July 5 the Women’s Soccer World Cup will be held in Canada and fans from all over the world will be eagerly watching to see Japan defend their […]

Politics

Pink Rickshaw Company Helping Pakistani Women Get Empowered & Avoid Harassment

Pink Rickshaw Company Helping Pakistani Women Get Empowered & Avoid Harassment

A new government initiative is allowing women in Pakistan to sit in the driver’s seat both literally and figuratively. The Pink Rickshaw is giving women more opportunities for employment, as […]

Contributors

Aussie Woman Running Ultramarathon To Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Aussie Woman Running Ultramarathon To Campaign Against Domestic Violence

On 14 November, one determined woman, Kirrily Dear, will begin an 860km run through regional NSW, Australia to raise funds and to get people thinking about what they can do […]

Politics

Two New Laws Regarding Gender Violence You Need To Know About

Two New Laws Regarding Gender Violence You Need To Know About

Domestic Violence is a major issue all over the world. Gender violence is also something that we hear far too much about. In the United States, a woman is assaulted […]

Politics

Michelle Obama: Leadership Is About Empowering Both Men & Women

Michelle Obama: Leadership Is About Empowering Both Men & Women

Following on from President Obama’s passionate speech at the Young African Leaders Initiative this week about empowering women and getting rid of traditions such as female genital mutilation and child […]

Politics

Forced Marriage Made Illegal By Law In The UK

Forced Marriage Made Illegal By Law In The UK

The UK has just brought about a new landmark law regarding forced marriages (note: different to arranged marriages) which will hopefully send a loud and clear message to countries everywhere: […]

Boys We Like, Sports

NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Wants Sexism In Sports Gone

NBA Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Wants Sexism In Sports Gone

Former American basketball great, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born with the name Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr. before he changed it in 1968 when he converted to Islam) has spoken out publicly on […]

Boys We Like

Actor Chris Gethard Urges Men To Cool It With The Sexism

Actor Chris Gethard Urges Men To Cool It With The Sexism

You may be slightly familiar with comedian and actor Chris Gethard if you’ve ever watched ‘The Office’ or ‘Broad City’. But in the aftermath of the Santa Barbara shooting and […]