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Confession From the Girl Who Didn’t Like Girls & Why I Decided To Change My Mindset

Confession From the Girl Who Didn’t Like Girls & Why I Decided To Change My Mindset

By Chelsea Ranard For as long as I can remember, I’ve had sister-like relationships with my closest girlfriends. Many of them are still close to me, and I continue to […]

Entertainment

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

Michelle Obama Says She’s Tired Of Seeing Men “Fail Up” & Girls Not Have The Same Opportunity

Michelle Obama Says She’s Tired Of Seeing Men “Fail Up” & Girls Not Have The Same Opportunity

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Michelle Obama was welcomed with applause when she walked onto the stage of Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on Saturday evening to sit down with Black-ish […]

Interviews

Alabaster Jar Photography

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 […]

Boys We Like, Family Life

Ray and Vida | "Dear Daughters"| Sham Hinchey and Marzia Messina

‘Dear Daughters’ Photo Project Capturing Fathers Talk To Their Daughters About Feminism

A new photo series that has been getting a fair amount of press attention has got us excited. The ‘Dear Daughters’ project comes from photographers Marzia Messina and Sham Hinchey, […]

Family Life

Non-Profit Launches Campaign Teaching Girls Their Worth Isn’t Determined By Their Appearance

Non-Profit Launches Campaign Teaching Girls Their Worth Isn’t Determined By Their Appearance

Do you ever find yourself automatically resorting to the “you look so pretty!” statement when you are talking to a young girl? Do your comments naturally default to something about […]

Girl on a Mission

Our New ‘Teen Voices’ Series: Girls In Uganda Learning Leadership Skills Through Education

Our New ‘Teen Voices’ Series: Girls In Uganda Learning Leadership Skills Through Education

We’re excited to launch a new mini-series on GTHQ! We’re partnering with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one of their initiatives. […]

Interviews

GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling On Her Mission To Encourage A Generation Of Girls In STEM

GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling On Her Mission To Encourage A Generation Of Girls In STEM

We like to think of Debbie Sterling as a one-woman revolution. As an engineer and founder of toy brand GoldieBlox, her mission is to encourage a generation of girls to […]

Creativity

STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

According to a new Kickstarter campaign launched to raise funds for a STEM-focused comic magazine for girls, 74% of middle school girls say they love science, but less than 15% […]

Girl on a Mission

Canadian Campaign Puts Girls In The Driver’s Seat To Create Empowering Advertising Messages

Canadian Campaign Puts Girls In The Driver’s Seat To Create Empowering Advertising Messages

Imagine a world where young girls get to grow up consuming media that isn’t dominated with subtexts and messages screaming “SEX SELLS!”. Think of the major cultural shifts that could […]

Girl on a Mission

Escaping Child Marriage, Usha Choudhary Now Educates Other Families From Giving Away Underage Girls

Escaping Child Marriage, Usha Choudhary Now Educates Other Families From Giving Away Underage Girls

According to UNICEF, 60% of women aged 20-24 today were married before the age of 18. Despite the Child Marriages Act being implemented in 2006 which outlaws child marriage, it […]

Contributors

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

By Noreen Chada “Why is he cleaning the house when there are three girls just sitting there?” Melina’s mum said as Melina and I sat upstairs getting ready to go […]