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Supermodel Opens Clinic For Victims Of Female Genital Mutilation

Supermodel Opens Clinic For Victims Of Female Genital Mutilation

Somalian supermodel Waris Dirie has just opened up a clinic in Germany to help the victims of female genital mutilation, otherwise crudely known as “female circumcision”, get reconstructive surgery and […]

Contributors, Family Life, Girl on a Mission

Inspiring Workshop Showing Girls They Don’t Need To Be Beyonce To Be A ‘Dreamgirl’

Inspiring Workshop Showing Girls They Don’t Need To Be Beyonce To Be A ‘Dreamgirl’

About six months ago on a somewhat chilly early afternoon in January, I sat in a classroom and awaited the arrival of twenty beautiful faces. One by one, they were […]

Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

This Short Film Perfectly Describes What It’s Like To Be A Woman Today

This Short Film Perfectly Describes What It’s Like To Be A Woman Today

One of our contributors Latisha Conto, who is also a filmmaker shared with us a short film she recently made called “A Girl Walked Into A Wall”. The narrative is […]

Girl on a Mission, Sports

A Diana Nyad Lesson In Failure & Determination: Never, Ever Give Up!

A Diana Nyad Lesson In Failure & Determination: Never, Ever Give Up!

Diana Nyad, the 64 year old endurance swimmer from Florida completed a record-breaking 53 hour swim from Havana, Cuba, to Key West, Florida on Monday, Sept 2nd 2013. Why is […]

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Guess Which Group Of People Suffer More Persecution Than Anyone Else Around The World?

Guess Which Group Of People Suffer More Persecution Than Anyone Else Around The World?

Girls. Yep, that’s who. There is an amazing documentary which every girl and woman needs to see, heck, every man too! It is called ‘I Am A Girl’ and it […]

Body Image, Girl on a Mission, Sports

From Burn Victim To Badass Conquerer & Yoga Instructor

From Burn Victim To Badass Conquerer & Yoga Instructor

We love a good phoenix story, you know, the stories about people rising from the ashes. Sammy Veall is a 23 year old Aussie Yoga instructor, but definitely not your […]

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Teen Student Starts Cheerleading Squad For Disabled Girls

Teen Student Starts Cheerleading Squad For Disabled Girls

Valencia High School student Julia Competelli-Pizza (yes, she has a super rad name!) is one amazing girl with a huge heart. The Californian teen is a cheerleader at her school, […]

Family Life, Girl on a Mission, Politics, Working Women

Indian Teen Defies Arranged Marriage In Favor Of Journalism Career

Indian Teen Defies Arranged Marriage In Favor Of Journalism Career

There is a lot of negative press coming out from India at the moment, centering on many stories of rape and abuse. It’s shocking and horrific to say the least. […]

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Here’s Why We Think Tavi Gevinson Is An Awesome Role Model For Teen Girls

Here’s Why We Think Tavi Gevinson Is An Awesome Role Model For Teen Girls

Forget all the high profile celebrities out there who are singers, actors, sports stars etc, because there is a new breed of role model in town! They are bloggers and […]

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Artist & Woman Of Steel Fighting For The Cause Of Tibetan Nuns

Artist & Woman Of Steel Fighting For The Cause Of Tibetan Nuns

We like the play on words in reference to Superman because this girl is a SuperWOMAN who uses actual steel in her artwork. Remember the name Miya Ando, because she […]

Entertainment, Family Life, Girl on a Mission

Author Tells Media “Young Women Are Not All Narcissistic & Vapid!”

Author Tells Media “Young Women Are Not All Narcissistic & Vapid!”

Australian author and TV personality Gretel Killeen has had enough. The 50 year old mainstay in Aussie media has a teenage daughter, appropriately named Epiphany, as it seems this is […]

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Young Musician Encourages Teen Girls To Go “All The Way”

Young Musician Encourages Teen Girls To Go “All The Way”

All the way to Veganism that is! Get ya filthy minds out of the gutter peeps! Peta, known for their risque advertising campaigns are at it again, this time they […]

Causes, Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

14 Year Old Girl Schools Shark Tank’s “Mr. Wonderful” On GMOs

14 Year Old Girl Schools Shark Tank’s “Mr. Wonderful” On GMOs

If you have ever watched ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ (the US version), then you are familiar with kevin O’leary, investment and real estate mogul who gives potential business owners the shake […]

Body Image, Girl on a Mission

Hate The Way Your Legs Look? This Beautiful Photo Series Will Change Your Mind…

Hate The Way Your Legs Look? This Beautiful Photo Series Will Change Your Mind…

One woman is giving the female persuasion a “leg-up” to self-esteem in the most unique creative way possible! Ok enough with the leg puns, coz seriously this is awesome. A […]

Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

Bindi Irwin: From Daddy’s Little Girl To Role Model & Women’s Advocate

Bindi Irwin: From Daddy’s Little Girl To Role Model & Women’s Advocate

We all remember the antics of Steve Irwin, the crazy Australia who loved to get in the face of animals and who was passionate about conservation. After his untimely death […]