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Study Finds Black Women Most Likely To Be On The Receiving End Of Workplace Harassment

Study Finds Black Women Most Likely To Be On The Receiving End Of Workplace Harassment

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss Sexual harassment in the workplace is a pervasive problem plaguing workplaces across all industries, not just in Silicon Valley or Hollywood. A recent poll of […]

February 27, 2018 ×
TIME’S UP: 8 Actresses & Activists Stood In Solidarity For Victims At The 2018 Golden Globes

TIME’S UP: 8 Actresses & Activists Stood In Solidarity For Victims At The 2018 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes always kick off the awards season with a bang, making a memorable impression on fans, viewers and industry insiders in terms of who the big winners will […]

January 8, 2018 ×
280 Characters Or Less: How Twitter Is Becoming A More Dangerous Place For Women & Minorities

280 Characters Or Less: How Twitter Is Becoming A More Dangerous Place For Women & Minorities

By Liz Greene Twitter can be a double-edged sword. Most of the time, we enjoy it — it strengthens our friendships, connects us with the brands we love, and keeps […]

November 21, 2017 ×
As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

As A Teen Girl I Believe We Must Speak Out Against Rape Culture & Stop It From Being Normalized

By Isabella Piper After the many vast obstacles that women have faced throughout the years, I have abruptly decided to speak out on the behalf of myself and others. As […]

August 22, 2017 ×
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 […]

March 14, 2017 ×
This Movement Wants Men To Speak Up Against Harassment Toward Women

This Movement Wants Men To Speak Up Against Harassment Toward Women

Here are two pretty common truths: sexism is real, and most of the time it is so ingrained into us from an early age that if often feels normal to […]

January 21, 2016 ×
Harassed For Wearing A Hijab, This Muslim Woman Now Empowers Others Like Her To Raise Their Voice

Harassed For Wearing A Hijab, This Muslim Woman Now Empowers Others Like Her To Raise Their Voice

Are you sick of the Islamophobia coming from a certain US presidential candidate yet? We know the answer to that… But imagine what it must be like for Muslim men […]

January 19, 2016 ×
Uganda’s 1st Women-Only Gym Offers A Safe Space For Women Away From Harassment

Uganda’s 1st Women-Only Gym Offers A Safe Space For Women Away From Harassment

Female-only gyms are quite common in some parts of the world. They are often created as a place for women to work on their health and fitness away from judgmental […]

May 25, 2015 ×
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 […]

April 22, 2015 ×
SLUT DIARIES: A Letter To The Jogger Who Harassed Me & The Woman Who Stood Up For Me

SLUT DIARIES: A Letter To The Jogger Who Harassed Me & The Woman Who Stood Up For Me

Since 2012, a community of teen girls in NYC has been leading the charge to end slut shaming and transform rape culture through theater, writing, and youth-lead activism. The girls, […]

February 11, 2015 ×
New Women’s Social Networking Site Creating A Troll-Free Environment

New Women’s Social Networking Site Creating A Troll-Free Environment

We live in a digital age where cyber-bullying, online harassment and trolling are just part and parcel of any social media networks. This has become abundantly clear with issues such […]

November 28, 2014 ×
Women In Iran Using Parkour To Conquer Bullying & Oppression From Men

Women In Iran Using Parkour To Conquer Bullying & Oppression From Men

For most of us who live in countries where we can go visit a spa to relax, get a drink at a bar to take the edge off a bad […]

March 25, 2014 ×
“Infidel” Female Eqyptian Rapper Speaking Up For Abused Women

“Infidel” Female Eqyptian Rapper Speaking Up For Abused Women

There are a number of stories of rad women in the Middle East who are completely blowing our western perception of Arab women out of the water, and we love […]

December 4, 2013 ×