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Politics

Michelle Obama: Leadership Is About Empowering Both Men & Women

Michelle Obama: Leadership Is About Empowering Both Men & Women

Following on from President Obama’s passionate speech at the Young African Leaders Initiative this week about empowering women and getting rid of traditions such as female genital mutilation and child […]

Politics

President Obama Urges Young African Leaders To Empower More Women

President Obama Urges Young African Leaders To Empower More Women

President Obama is once again stepping up for women’s rights, this time on a global scale. The first US president with African heritage (half Kenyan) this week spoke to a […]

Politics

Jill Biden Travels To Africa On Female Empowerment Mission

Jill Biden Travels To Africa On Female Empowerment Mission

The wife of Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, has kicked off her summer like no other: with a trip to Africa to be an advocate for female empowerment. […]

Politics

The 1st Female President Chosen To Lead African Nation Out Of Poverty

The 1st Female President Chosen To Lead African Nation Out Of Poverty

The Central African Republic is a country in a midst of a civil war. Christians and Muslims are ferociously attacking each other, and they are on the brink of a […]

Politics

Barbara Bush Says Health Shouldn’t Be A Political Issue But A Human Right

Barbara Bush Says Health Shouldn’t Be A Political Issue But A Human Right

Barbara Bush Jr, daughter of former President George W. Bush is the first female president in her family! That is, the president of the Global Health Corps, an organization that […]

Causes, Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Politics

Feminist & Football Fanatic Becomes Senegal’s New Prime Minister

Feminist & Football Fanatic Becomes Senegal’s New Prime Minister

se When you read about world news these days it is often dominated with ugly politics, threats of war, depressing statistics and more. Amongst all of this, there are beacons […]

Causes, Celebrities

Actress Olivia Wilde Gets Dirty For A Cause

Actress Olivia Wilde Gets Dirty For A Cause

And when we say dirty, we mean getting her hands dirty. Former ‘House’ actress Olivia Wilde has joined forces with the founders of Ryot News  and The Earth Institute travel […]