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Australian High School Girls Campaign For Feminist Curriculum

Australian High School Girls Campaign For Feminist Curriculum

Typical high school girls don’t use their spare time to champion the cause of the greater good. Not because they aren’t able, it’s because it is normally a time of […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says We Should All Be Feminists

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says We Should All Be Feminists

Nigerian author, speaker and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been an awesome global force for women whose words became even more popular when Beyonce famously sampled them on her track […]

Causes, Celebrities

Priyanka Chopra Talks FGM & Advocates Female Empowerment

Priyanka Chopra Talks FGM & Advocates Female Empowerment

The groundbreaking Girl Summit held in London last week which saw the UK Government team up with UNICEF to tackle the awful issues of child marriage and female genital mutilation […]

Causes, Working Women

Body Image Forum Analyzes Social Media Impact On Teen Girls

Body Image Forum Analyzes Social Media Impact On Teen Girls

If you type in the hashtags #anorexia, #bulimia or #eatingdisorders on Instagram, you will literally see millions of posts. If you try to click on the top search result, a […]

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Girl Goes Makeup Free For 1 Year In Search Of True Beauty

Girl Goes Makeup Free For 1 Year In Search Of True Beauty

The search for “true beauty” is about as elusive as the fabled fountain of youth. Or at least that’s what we have been led to believe because for far too […]

Causes, Politics

The World’s First ‘Girl Summit’ Tackles Child Marriage & FGM

The World’s First ‘Girl Summit’ Tackles Child Marriage & FGM

The UK is on a roll! The British government teamed up with UNICEF for a first-of-its-kind conference called the Girl Summit, which was aimed at mobilizing domestic and international efforts […]

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If Men Lived In A Woman’s World Here’s What It Would Look Like

If Men Lived In A Woman’s World Here’s What It Would Look Like

Sexism is so rife in our culture nowadays it becomes harder and harder to stop it. Some say that it’s just the way the world is-deal with it. Others fight […]

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When Instagram’s Censorship Laws Prove To Be Hurting Body Image

When Instagram’s Censorship Laws Prove To Be Hurting Body Image

See this picture above? Apparently Instagram deemed it “inappropriate” and that it violated its Terms of Service. The problem with that is there are TONNES of pictures of women in […]

Causes, Politics

Malala Asks The Interwebs To Fight For Girls’ Education With Her

Malala Asks The Interwebs To Fight For Girls’ Education With Her

Malala Yousafzai is an extraordinary girl. As a teenager, she has fought the Taliban and won, spoken at the United Nations, been interviewed by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, […]

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Sexual Assault Tackled In Unique Way: Through Popular Cartoons

Sexual Assault Tackled In Unique Way: Through Popular Cartoons

There are many non-profit and government led campaigns and initiatives aimed at tackling issues such as sexual assault, domestic violence, gender violence and rape. While we are certainly thankful for […]

Body Image, Causes

Designer Carol Rossetti Illustrates Why Women Shouldn’t Apologize For Who They Are

Designer Carol Rossetti Illustrates Why Women Shouldn’t Apologize For Who They Are

As women we are constantly be told by the media, and bombarded with messages in advertising that we need to fit into a certain description of what “feminine” looks like, […]

Causes, Politics

UN Women Launch New Campaign For Women’s Rights & Gender Equality

UN Women Launch New Campaign For Women’s Rights & Gender Equality

On Thursday June 26, an historic event was held in New York City. It had nothing to do with celebrities, sport, or theater. The Apollo Theater played host to a […]

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Doing Anything “Like A Girl” Should NOT Be An Insult!

Doing Anything “Like A Girl” Should NOT Be An Insult!

Being told you do something “like a girl” is generally seen as an insult in society, whether you are a man or a woman. The ‘Mythbusters’ team recently delved into […]

Causes, Politics

Celebs Star In Video Promoting Girls Education In Wake Of Nigerian Kidnapping

Celebs Star In Video Promoting Girls Education In Wake Of Nigerian Kidnapping

“Around the world 62 million girls are not in school.” That’s the first fact you read when you click on the Let Girls Learn website. That is cause enough to […]

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Lush Cosmetics Stage Controversial Animal Rights Protest

Lush Cosmetics Stage Controversial Animal Rights Protest

Protests are a great (yet often dangerous) way to get a point across to someone, or a group of people, and it can also be the very thing that brings […]