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Working Women

The Countries Boasting The Highest Percentage Of Female Entrepreneurs

The Countries Boasting The Highest Percentage Of Female Entrepreneurs

Over the last decade, the number of female business owners around the world has increased by 45%, with recent research [1] finding that female-founded digital startups outperform male-founded ones. RS […]

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 […]

Creativity, Girl on a Mission

Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

Photographer’s ‘Atlas Of Beauty’ Series Shows Diverse Beauty Of Women Around The World

The definition of beauty is something that society has struggled with and debated for many, many years. Who has the final say? Is it the fashion industry that dictates the […]

Working Women

The 2016 Women Deliver Conference Emphasized Data-Driven Reasons For Needing Gender Equality

The 2016 Women Deliver Conference Emphasized Data-Driven Reasons For Needing Gender Equality

The fourth tri-annual Women Deliver Conference just took place in Copenhagen, Denmark from May 16-19 and it was the largest turnout they’ve ever had. The conference was founded by its […]

Politics

The Global Fight Against FGM Goes Up A Notch With New Laws In The UK & Egypt

The Global Fight Against FGM Goes Up A Notch With New Laws In The UK & Egypt

Female Genital Mutilation is one of the most horrific acts inflicted upon young girls in certain parts of the world. For those not familiar, it is the act of cutting […]

Politics

The Global Laws Which Show Just How Far Gender Equality Has Come In 20 Years

The Global Laws Which Show Just How Far Gender Equality Has Come In 20 Years

In 1995 at the World Conference on Women in Beijing, Hillary Clinton gave her famous speech which has been quoted time and time again: “Human rights are women’s rights, and […]

Entertainment, Politics

New UN Women Study Says Global Film Industry Discriminates Against Women

New UN Women Study Says Global Film Industry Discriminates Against Women

UN Women have partnered up with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and released a study which has some pretty shocking results. The study focused on the representation […]

Entertainment, Fashion & Beauty

Viral Photoshop Project Busts The ‘Beauty Standards’ Myth

Viral Photoshop Project Busts The ‘Beauty Standards’ Myth

We live in a world where we as women are subconsciously beholden to some beauty standard projected by the fashion, beauty, and advertising industries, aka the “triple threat” of an […]

Feminism

A List Of Reasons Why Laci Green Is A Feminist & We Should Be Too

A List Of Reasons Why Laci Green Is A Feminist & We Should Be Too

Feminism: it’s a word that scares a lot of people in a bunch of different ways. But when you break it down to bare bones, it essentially just means “the […]

Causes, Celebrities

Singer Fergie Joins The Fight To End Violence Against Women Worldwide

Singer Fergie Joins The Fight To End Violence Against Women Worldwide

Forget everything you know about singer Fergie, and the term ‘Fergalicious’, because the self-proclaimed supporter of women’s empowerment is taking things to a whole new level. The Black Eyed Peas […]

Causes, Fashion & Beauty, Politics

The New Trend In Fashion: Making A Difference, Not Clothes

The New Trend In Fashion: Making A Difference, Not Clothes

With the rise of digital media and instant access to information and the decline of intermediary agencies relied upon for our information, the media and entertainment is a changing landscape. […]

Causes, Entertainment, Politics

Hillary Clinton Announces She’s Running…For Gender Equality!

Hillary Clinton Announces She’s Running…For Gender Equality!

While political pundits wait with baited breath to see if and when Hillary Clinton announces her official run for presidency, she’s got plenty of important work to do in the […]