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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 […]

Causes, Working Women

Verizon’s STEM Campaign Teaches Girls They’re Pretty Brilliant, Not Just Pretty

Verizon’s STEM Campaign Teaches Girls They’re Pretty Brilliant, Not Just Pretty

It’s no secret that women only make up half the workforce in the United States, yet they hold only 25% of jobs in the STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

11 Y/O Lily Born Invents Revolutionary Product To Help The Elderly

11 Y/O Lily Born Invents Revolutionary Product To Help The Elderly

Remember what you were doing at age 11? There’s a good chance you weren’t inventing some revolutionary product that could potentially alter the everyday lives of elderly and diseased people. […]

Causes, Working Women

New Photography Project Shows Beer Industry Is A Woman’s Place Too

New Photography Project Shows Beer Industry Is A Woman’s Place Too

What comes to mind when you think of beer? Men sitting at a pub with a big old glass of their favorite pint of ale? Or just male hipsters in […]

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Janelle Monae Becomes Anti-Bullying Hero In New Music Video

Janelle Monae Becomes Anti-Bullying Hero In New Music Video

In honor of the World Cup being held in Brazil this summer, Pepsi are releasing a compilation album called ‘Beats of the Beautiful Game’ featuring a list of stellar musicians […]

Causes, Politics

Honor Killings Aren’t Just An Eastern Tradition, But Also A Western Problem

Honor Killings Aren’t Just An Eastern Tradition, But Also A Western Problem

When you hear the phrase ‘honor killings’ it sounds like something that is out of a fictional action-adventure ninja-type movie. Unfortunately, it is an every day reality in many parts […]

Causes, Politics

The Fashion Revolution Raising Awareness For Bangladesh Factory Workers

The Fashion Revolution Raising Awareness For Bangladesh Factory Workers

On April 24th, 2013, a garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed in the Rana Plaza complex, killing 1133 people and injuring 25oo more. Bangladesh is the world’s second largest clothing […]