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A Symbol Of Strength And Solidarity In Women: The Meaning Behind National Denim Day

A Symbol Of Strength And Solidarity In Women: The Meaning Behind National Denim Day

By Amelia Power for PhotoBook Magazine I got my inspiration for writing this story from reading about this day and my love for denim.  Denim is an essential item, one […]

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I Think I Am Going To Wear Red Today

I Think I Am Going To Wear Red Today

By Maya Shine for PhotoBook Let’s say it’s a Tuesday morning. You wake up, head to the bathroom and discover you have just gotten your monthly visitor, your period. It […]

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Explore The Historic Protests That Paved The Way For Protestors Today  In New YA Book “Into The Streets”

Explore The Historic Protests That Paved The Way For Protestors Today In New YA Book “Into The Streets”

Coming this summer from Zest Books™, an imprint of Lerner Publishing Group™, ‘Into the Streets: A Young Person’s Visual History of Protest in the United States‘ by Marke Bieschke takes […]

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Privilege, Power & Platform: Supporting Melanated Voices On GTHQ

Privilege, Power & Platform: Supporting Melanated Voices On GTHQ

Dear GTHQ reader, We are in the middle of some uncertain times right now in our world with COVID-19 pandemic, but also specifically here in the United States as we […]

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When To Approach HR In Sexual Misconduct Cases And When To Avoid Them

When To Approach HR In Sexual Misconduct Cases And When To Avoid Them

By Laurie Girand I’m With Them, an organization which connects victims of sexual misconduct who have been victimized by serial perpetrators, has reviewed hundreds of Codes of Conduct of the top […]

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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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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 […]