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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 […]

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Something’s Very Wrong When Young Women Consider Sexual Violence ‘Normal’

Something’s Very Wrong When Young Women Consider Sexual Violence ‘Normal’

A new study published by Sage Journals exposes some rather shocking statistics that young women today basically consider rape and sexual violence ‘normal’. The study examined why there was such […]

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A Song Of Sexual Freedom Becomes A Strong Anthem For Breast Cancer Awareness

A Song Of Sexual Freedom Becomes A Strong Anthem For Breast Cancer Awareness

We’re all familiar with the song ‘I Touch Myself‘. When it was released in December 1990 is became a controversial anthem for female sexuality in a time when women weren’t […]

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Watch How Men React When Catcalled By Women On The Street

Watch How Men React When Catcalled By Women On The Street

Hey ladies. Ever been yelled at by men while you are walking down the street? Has it made you feel uncomfortable, objectified and in some ways violated? Well you aren’t […]

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Organization Encouraging Advertisers To Use More Disabled Children In Campaigns

Organization Encouraging Advertisers To Use More Disabled Children In Campaigns

As human beings who are saturated by media in this technology and social media-drive age, we are constantly looking for better representations “on screen” and can usually find what we […]

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Female Genital Mutilation Campaigns In The UK Achieve Two Major Breakthroughs

Female Genital Mutilation Campaigns In The UK Achieve Two Major Breakthroughs

Recognize this group of girls, or at least the one in the middle behind the stack of boxes? That’s 17 year old UK student Fahma Mohamed who is the face […]

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Meet The 18 Y/O Female Student Behind The No Makeup Selfie Phenomenon

Meet The 18 Y/O Female Student Behind The No Makeup Selfie Phenomenon

It is the latest viral craze to sweep social media. The ‘No Makeup Selflie’ phenomenon has seen almost every woman around the world post photos of themselves sans makeup, in […]

Causes, Interviews

Artist Celeste Buckingham Is Not Sorry She Sings For Women, Instead Of Fame & Fortune

Artist Celeste Buckingham Is Not Sorry She Sings For Women, Instead Of Fame & Fortune

Remember the name Celeste Buckingham, because she is an international force to be reckoned with! The 18-year old singer-songwriter was born in Switzerland, relocated to and lived in Alaska until […]

Causes, Working Women

Sheryl Sandberg & Beyonce Want You To Stop Calling Girls “Bossy”

Sheryl Sandberg & Beyonce Want You To Stop Calling Girls “Bossy”

Sheryl Sandberg wants us all to stop calling strong, confident girls “bossy”, and she’s not alone. She is part of a major campaign called ‘Ban Bossy‘ with former Secretary of […]

Causes, Politics

Indian Acid Attack Victim Wins ‘International Women Of Courage Award’

Indian Acid Attack Victim Wins ‘International Women Of Courage Award’

What’s the worst that could happen if you reject a man’s sexual advances? He calls you an obscene name, gives you an obscene gesture, or maybe slanders you in a […]

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Saudi Women Petitioning For The End Of Female Oppression On Int’l Women’s Day

Saudi Women Petitioning For The End Of Female Oppression On Int’l Women’s Day

It seems fitting that on International Women’s Day 2014, women around the world are using this as an excuse to speak up for injustice and for change. Saudi Arabia is […]

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Female Graffiti Artists Spreading Revolutionary Messages Of Equality In Egypt

Female Graffiti Artists Spreading Revolutionary Messages Of Equality In Egypt

When traditional methods and all else fails, get creative. This is the message a group of young artists in Egypt are sending with their peaceful protest in their country. The […]

Causes, Fashion & Beauty

How ‘The Model Alliance’ Is Revolutionizing Fashion By Protecting Underage Models

How ‘The Model Alliance’ Is Revolutionizing Fashion By Protecting Underage Models

When you think of underage models, you think of girls being exploited by older sleazy men in the fashion industry, pre-pubescent girls parading down the runways of the world modeling […]

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Women Who Had Double Mastectomies Pose For A “BRCA Babes” Calendar To Raise Money

Women Who Had Double Mastectomies Pose For A “BRCA Babes” Calendar To Raise Money

When Angelina Jolie wrote an article in the New York Times in 2013 detailing her elective double mastectomy surgery because she was at risk of having breast cancer due to […]