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‘The Invisible War’ Docu About Female Military Sexual Assault Creating A Stir

‘The Invisible War’ Docu About Female Military Sexual Assault Creating A Stir

Every awards season there is one film in the Documentary category that becomes a huge hit and is talked about for the rest of the year. In 2013 it is […]

Politics, Working Women

“The Sky’s The Limit” US Congress Swears In A Record-Breaking 20 Female Senators.

“The Sky’s The Limit” US Congress Swears In A Record-Breaking 20 Female Senators.

It was a record breaking day for US history, January 3rd 2013. It was the day a record-breaking number of women were sworn into congress. 20 women from across the […]

Entertainment, Fashion & Beauty

Italian Vogue Makes History With Its First Chinese Supermodel Covergirl

Italian Vogue Makes History With Its First Chinese Supermodel Covergirl

Vogue Italia is often thought of as the bible of the fashion industry because of its ground breaking style knowledge and trends. Well now it has broken yet another barrier […]

Celebrities

Supermodel Christy Turlington Urges Girls Not To Rush Into Babies & Marriage

Supermodel Christy Turlington Urges Girls Not To Rush Into Babies & Marriage

Supermodel and mum to two kids Christy Turlington Burns (her husband is filmmaker and actor Ed Burns) is using her influence and experience to advocate plight of adolescent girls either […]

Entertainment

Are Women Leading the Way In America? Documentary ‘Miss Representation’ Doesn’t Think So

Are Women Leading the Way In America? Documentary ‘Miss Representation’ Doesn’t Think So

In case you fine fierce women of America missed it, this documentary, titled ‘Miss Representation’ premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network this past weekend. A film by Jennifer Siebel Newsom […]

Girl on a Mission

CNN Hero Of The Year: Nepalese Woman With A Heart For Children Of Imprisoned Parents.

CNN Hero Of The Year: Nepalese Woman With A Heart For Children Of Imprisoned Parents.

Every year CNN holds their ‘Heroes Awards’ and every year they find the most incredible people doing wonderful things in the world. It does make me wonder why these stories […]

Sports

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

Olympian Janine Shepherd On The Accident That Changed Her Life And Body Forever

A wonderful TED talk from Australian Cross Country Skier Janine ‘The Machine’ Shepherd. She had Olympic dreams, but after a tragic accident was declared a paraplegic by doctors. But her […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

Military Women Fighting The Pentagon’s Ban On Females In Combat Roles

Military Women Fighting The Pentagon’s Ban On Females In Combat Roles

Major Mary Jennings Hegar (pictured below) is one of 4 military servicewomen who are suing the Pentagon who has banned women from direct combat jobs. She is a Purple Heart […]

Politics

Susan Rice Says It’s A Problem When Women Are Victimized For Their Gender

Susan Rice Says It’s A Problem When Women Are Victimized For Their Gender

Susan Rice is the United States Ambassador to the United Nations and has been in this position for 4 years. No relation to Condoleeza, (c’mon we were all thinking it) […]

Body Image, Working Women

New British School Exams Based on Body Image & Self Esteem Workshops

New British School Exams Based on Body Image & Self Esteem Workshops

In May this year, British members of parliament discussed an inquiry that revealed more than half of the UK public have a negative body image about themselves. In a country […]

Sports

9 Year Old Sam Gordon Is The First Female Football Player To Grace The Wheaties Box

9 Year Old Sam Gordon Is The First Female Football Player To Grace The Wheaties Box

She may not yet be in high school yet but 9 year old Samantha Gordon from Utah is already causing a stir in the football world. Her story went viral […]

Girl on a Mission, Sports

World’s Best Female Chess Player Broke Records At 15 As The Youngest Grandmaster Ever!

World’s Best Female Chess Player Broke Records At 15 As The Youngest Grandmaster Ever!

Her name is Judit Polgar, and she is now 36. But she is also the only woman in the Top 100 chess players in the world, and reached the Top […]

Working Women

Supreme Court Judge Tells Young Girls Being A Princess Is Not A Real Career

US Supreme Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor stopped by Sesame Street last week to lend her voice for a very important message. In this video with Abby, one of the show’s […]

Working Women

Women In Bangladesh Riding Ahead Of Men In Technology

Women In Bangladesh Riding Ahead Of Men In Technology

In a country where only 5 million of 152 million people have Internet access, it’s exciting to see that women are being targeted as recruits for this growing industry there. […]

Politics

Julia Gillard Puts the Smackdown On Political Misogyny In Australia

Julia Gillard Puts the Smackdown On Political Misogyny In Australia

Australia’s first female Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, recently made world headlines when she spoke in Parliament house about the sexism within politics that still exists today. The video got the […]