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Mayan Textile Artisans In Guatemala Producing 10,000 Medical Masks A Day & Providing Hope

Like many nations around the world dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic, Guatemala has closed its borders in an attempt to contain the Covid-19 virus. Guatemala relies heavily on the tourism […]

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Sobering Report Finds Millions More Women & Girls Affected By FGM Than Acknowledged

Sobering Report Finds Millions More Women & Girls Affected By FGM Than Acknowledged

Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C) is happening in far more countries around the world than widely acknowledged, and the number of women and girls who are affected is being […]

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Jordan Corcoran, founder of Listen, Lucy. Photo: Listenlucy.org

This Org. Launched A Powerful Mental Health Campaign To Share Stories In Schools + End The Stigma

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, mental illnesses are common in the United States. Nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness (46.6 million in 2017). […]

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New Research Looks Into Why We Blame The Victim In Cases Of Sexual Abuse And Assault

New Research Looks Into Why We Blame The Victim In Cases Of Sexual Abuse And Assault

With the Harvey Weinstein trial in full swing, conversations about #metoo and rampant workplace sexual assault and harassment aren’t about to die out any time soon. The movement itself has […]

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Feelin’ Good As Hell! – The Surprising Financial Benefits Of Being Single

Feelin’ Good As Hell! – The Surprising Financial Benefits Of Being Single

It can be hard being single, especially when February rolls around. It’s even harder when TV shows and movies portray perfect relationships to be the standard. Yet, it turns out, […]

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Period Poverty Around the World – A Look At Growing Awareness Of This Issue

From Academy Award-winning documentaries to activists making global headlines, prisons and schools changing their policies for menstruating people and more, there has been a lot of talk about period poverty […]

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UK Schools Tackle Period Poverty By Offering Free Menstrual Products To Students

UK Schools Tackle Period Poverty By Offering Free Menstrual Products To Students

While most people are focused on the news surrounding Brexit, here’s some news worth celebrating out of the UK – as part of a new scheme spearheaded by the Department […]

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This Map Of The U.S Breaks Down The Gender Pay Gap In Each State

This Map Of The U.S Breaks Down The Gender Pay Gap In Each State

Although the gender pay gap has lessened since the 1980’s, it has steadily persisted through the start of the 21st century. This income divide also affects nearly every field of […]

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Art Exhibition & Auction Raising Money To Advance Gender Equality & The Female Gaze In The Arts

Art Exhibition & Auction Raising Money To Advance Gender Equality & The Female Gaze In The Arts

You have heard it many times, from numerous sources (including us!) – women today are dramatically underrepresented in the art world – including in museums, galleries, auction houses and public art. […]

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Economic Empowerment: The Importance Of Financially Independent Women

Economic Empowerment: The Importance Of Financially Independent Women

We’ve heard the statistics before: a woman makes 81 cents for every dollar a man makes. The wage gap and gender inequality in the workplace are still prevalent and while […]

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Secret Keepers founder Emily Joy Rosen

Entrepreneur Who Battled An Eating Disorder Launches Jewelry Line With A Mission To Empower & Transform Lives

Secret Keepers is a new, woman-owned and run jewelry company recently launched by Emily Joy Rosen on Kickstarter. Within 24 hours, they reached their funding goal and are setting up […]

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FEMINIST FRIDAY: Videos Of Women Around The World Protesting Gender Violence For UN Women Campaign

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Videos Of Women Around The World Protesting Gender Violence For UN Women Campaign

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, that time of the week where we share 3 videos centered around a feminist theme. This week it’s all about global women who […]

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The Role Of Education In Human Development

The Role Of Education In Human Development

Education is much more than what most people understand it to be; it goes beyond getting various certifications or reading a book. Education can be broadly defined as a process […]

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Why I Decided To Share My Domestic Violence Experience And Help Raise Awareness About This Epidemic

Why I Decided To Share My Domestic Violence Experience And Help Raise Awareness About This Epidemic

By Kaitlyn Carpenter I am a single mom who had to relocate from another state due to an abusive relationship. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to obtain housing in […]

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New Documentary Goes Beyond The #MeToo Headlines Sharing A Series Of Powerful, Personal Stories

New Documentary Goes Beyond The #MeToo Headlines Sharing A Series Of Powerful, Personal Stories

We’ve all seen the headlines, heard the allegations, and been part of the collective anger and pain that the #MeToo movement has unearthed over the past few years. While the […]