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Family Life

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Children’s Book Series Created To Feature Real Stories Of People In The Mayan Community In Mexico

Reading is the foundation of education. Nevertheless, there are more than 100 million children around the world who don’t have access to books or who can’t read. Here is the […]

Sports

Meet Bangladesh’s 1st Female Surfer Who Escaped A Life Of Prostitution In Favor Of Breaking Taboos

Meet Bangladesh’s 1st Female Surfer Who Escaped A Life Of Prostitution In Favor Of Breaking Taboos

Move over Kelly Slater and Stephanie Gilmore, there’s a new surfer making waves around the globe! Meet 18 year old Nasima Akter from Bangladesh, one of the very few Asian […]

Boys We Like, Politics

President Obama Made An Important Speech In Kenya About Women’s Rights

President Obama Made An Important Speech In Kenya About Women’s Rights

While every world leader has their fair share of critics and doesn’t always get it right 100% of the time, we’re just going to put it out there that we […]

Causes

UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

If someone asked you what your mother’s name was, you’d have no trouble answering their question. It doesn’t seem like the type of question that should be troubling by any […]

Sports

‘Between Rings’ Docu Shows Boxing Champ Esther Phiri’s Fight Against Cultural Traditions

‘Between Rings’ Docu Shows Boxing Champ Esther Phiri’s Fight Against Cultural Traditions

Boxing champion Esther Phiri is Zambia’s first female boxer who holds a world title and is a symbol of hope for many women in her native country. Hers is a […]

Contributors

A Male Perspective On Women Navigating A Lesser-Known Male Dominated Industry

A Male Perspective On Women Navigating A Lesser-Known Male Dominated Industry

By Tony Rinna In the summer of 2011 I had an arrangement with a very kind young woman who managed one of the many boutique shops on the local pedestrian […]

Politics

Masai Woman Rebelling Against African Tradition In The Name Of Equality

Masai Woman Rebelling Against African Tradition In The Name Of Equality

People call Kanye West a “rebel” because of his bad boy behavior in pop culture and music. But let’s be serious for a second and remember that his rebellion is […]