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This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

Now this is what you call keeping government accountable! Lawyer Martin Kpebu has won a major court case in Ghana, by suing his government for failing to take action on […]

Celebrities

British Actress Rachel Weisz Refuses To Take Roles Where Women Are Objects Or Victims

British Actress Rachel Weisz Refuses To Take Roles Where Women Are Objects Or Victims

You know her as the Oscar-winning British actress whose choice of characters on screen are as much of a brilliant display of artistry as they are compelling. From her role […]

Causes, Creativity

“It Happened” Photo Series Shows How The Justice System Protects Perpetrators, Fails Victims

“It Happened” Photo Series Shows How The Justice System Protects Perpetrators, Fails Victims

In August we published a series of images from photographer and college student Yana Mazurkevich, who in collaboration with media platform Current Solutions found a creative yet powerful way to […]

Causes

Tattoo Artist Helps Former Sex Trafficking Victims Break Free From Their Past

Tattoo Artist Helps Former Sex Trafficking Victims Break Free From Their Past

According to statistics, human trafficking (often referred to as sex trafficking) generates $9.5 BILLION a year in the United States alone. The average age of entry into a life of […]

Editors Blog

WEEKLY WRAP UP: WomenAgainstFeminism Tumblr Is On Its Period…

WEEKLY WRAP UP: WomenAgainstFeminism Tumblr Is On Its Period…

You may have heard rumblings about a Tumblr page which has been causing all sorts of viral controversies this week. It’s called ‘WomenAgainstFeminism’ and it is filled with all sorts […]

Contributors, Girl on a Mission

I Was Sexually Abused & Spoke Up About It. Here’s Why You Should Too…

I Was Sexually Abused & Spoke Up About It. Here’s Why You Should Too…

My name is Isabella Grosso and I am a California native who dedicated my life to the biggest passion of my life: the art of dance. I started dancing at […]

Causes, Celebrities

Christina Applegate Lends Her Voice To Aid Breast Cancer Survivors

Christina Applegate Lends Her Voice To Aid Breast Cancer Survivors

She’s known for her comedic talents and timing, rather than her serious side. But Actress and mother Christina Applegate has certainly had her fair share of not-so-funny moments. In 2008, […]

Causes, Politics

Dear Victims Of Rape: It’s All Your Fault!

Dear Victims Of Rape: It’s All Your Fault!

Don’t you love a controversial statement like that! Well before you shoot the messenger, remember what kind of a site this is, and you should also know we didn’t say […]

Body Image, Sports

Paralympian Went From Eating Disorders & Depression To Starting A Body Positive Revolution

Paralympian Went From Eating Disorders & Depression To Starting A Body Positive Revolution

28 Year old Australian Paralympian Jessica Smith has a great story to tell. Not only has she had remarkable achievements in her sporting career, but through some pretty dark times […]

Family Life, Girl on a Mission, Politics, Working Women

Indian Teen Defies Arranged Marriage In Favor Of Journalism Career

Indian Teen Defies Arranged Marriage In Favor Of Journalism Career

There is a lot of negative press coming out from India at the moment, centering on many stories of rape and abuse. It’s shocking and horrific to say the least. […]

Causes, Celebrities

Angelina Jolie Tells The UN To Stand Up For Rape Victims

Angelina Jolie Tells The UN To Stand Up For Rape Victims

Angelina Jolie: Wife, actress, mother, stunning creature, and passionate advocate for women and children around the globe. We all know the stats about her and many media outlets enjoy making […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

Shooting Survivor Gabrielle Giffords Pleads With Congress “You Must Do Something!” About Gun Violence

Shooting Survivor Gabrielle Giffords Pleads With Congress “You Must Do Something!” About Gun Violence

Today the US Senate held it’s first hearing on Gun-related Violence in over a year, as the recent shooting events of Sandy Hook Elementary, and Aurora Colorado shooting have become […]