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Creative Studio Launches Campaign For Equal Education Opportunities For Immigrant & Refugee Women

Creative Studio Launches Campaign For Equal Education Opportunities For Immigrant & Refugee Women

We love celebrating International Women’s Day each year. We also love celebrating Women’s History Month during March. But honestly, our celebration of the awesome things women do for each other […]

Today's Wonder Women

Meet The Teen STEM Queen Transforming Her Community & Tackling The High School Dropout Rate

Meet The Teen STEM Queen Transforming Her Community & Tackling The High School Dropout Rate

This article is part of an exciting series we launched in 2018 called Today’s Wonder Women – designed to celebrate the inspiring, impactful, empowering and extraordinary things ordinary women are […]

Entertainment

Why Education Is A Crucial Ingredient In The Global Empowerment Of Women

Why Education Is A Crucial Ingredient In The Global Empowerment Of Women

By Fazreen Razeek “If you educate a man you educate an individual; however, if you educate a woman you educate a whole nation.” – Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru We live in […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

Meet The Woman Just Elected President Of The Oldest & Largest Library Association In The World

By Valerie Brett Shaindlin Forbes magazine recently published an opinion piece by an economics professor who feels that public libraries across the country should be replaced by Amazon stores. The […]

Girl on a Mission

How An Immigrant With A Passion For Science Overcame A Sight Disorder To Win The LemelsonMIT Student Prize

How An Immigrant With A Passion For Science Overcame A Sight Disorder To Win The LemelsonMIT Student Prize

By Kayla X. Nguyen I believe in order for young girls and women to learn about the power of facing failure with resilience, people must use their success as a […]

Working Women

Reforming My Perspective On Learning – Why We Need Less School And More Education

Reforming My Perspective On Learning – Why We Need Less School And More Education

By Noreen Chada “Books are the only friends I want to see you hanging around with” these are some of the words I grew up hearing from the elders around […]

Girl on a Mission

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

How Learning Different Languages During Summer Camp Changed My Perspective On Life

By Emma Halpern Growing up, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t watching Spanish language movies, reading Spanish language books, or dancing to Spanish music. Spanish was always a […]

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Senegal-Based Non-Profit Working Toward The Elimination Of Female Genital Mutilation

Senegal-Based Non-Profit Working Toward The Elimination Of Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM, is one of the most heinous acts of violence perpetrated toward young girls. It is the procedure of surgically altering part of the vagina, and […]

Interviews

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Entrepreneur Launches Clothing Line To Encourage Girls’ Education & Brains Over Beauty

In the age of feminist and female empowerment t-shirt slogans on fashion runways an clothing stores being criticized for not taking activism further than a mere aesthetic, this clothing line […]

Girl on a Mission

Sheilah reigns over her classroom at Valerian Nursery and Primary in Uganda. She is a member of Rhythmic Voices near the Kabalagala district of Kampala where sex workers ply their trade. By demanding universal education, the girls are disrupting the dynastic pattern of girls' following their mothers into prostitution.

Photojournalist Paola Gianturco Releases New Book ‘Wonder Girls: Changing Our World’

October 11 marks International Day of the Girl Child, a day where issues relating to girls, especially in countries where issues such as trafficking, child marriage, inequality, poverty and lack […]

Causes

Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

In 2015, the United Nations released a set of targets called the Sustainable Development Goals, signed by a number of countries around the world, with the aim at eradicating poverty […]

Health

Human Rights Groups In Tanzania Fighting To Help Pregnant Teen Girls Complete Their Education

Human Rights Groups In Tanzania Fighting To Help Pregnant Teen Girls Complete Their Education

It’s incredibly depressing to read about such denigration of teen girls happening in 2017. Yes, we are well aware that gender inequality and discrimination is rampant in a number of […]

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Why College Women Are More Powerful Than We Give Them Credit For

Why College Women Are More Powerful Than We Give Them Credit For

We’re all about the female empowerment movement. But while most would say females in their adult years are the most empowered age group, there may be a different age group […]

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Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

Meet The Muslim Feminist Activist Breaking Stereotypes, Promoting Education & Women’s Rights

In an era of Trump-led politics in the US, breaking down stereotypes and speaking out against fear and lies is an imperative. Probably the ONLY good thing we’ve seen since […]

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Two Women Fighting Menstrual Stigma In Hong Kong By Encouraging Conversation & Education

Two Women Fighting Menstrual Stigma In Hong Kong By Encouraging Conversation & Education

How it is 2017 and menstrual stigma is STILL a thing, is beyond us. But as long as it exists, we will continue to write about it and raise awareness […]