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Contributors, Girl on a Mission

Meet The Pakistani Woman Who Started An Organization To Empower Women Using Embroidery

Meet The Pakistani Woman Who Started An Organization To Empower Women Using Embroidery

By Julia Travers Khalida Brohi is a unique change maker and legendary woman because she approaches a difficulty at its root with courage, creativity, and tenacity. With a focus on […]

Politics

Pakistan Launches New Initiative To Empower Women And Children Out Of Poverty

Pakistan Launches New Initiative To Empower Women And Children Out Of Poverty

A new empowerment initiative in Pakistan is set to help women and children escape a life of poverty and create role models to inspire them to know what they are […]

Causes

Adopting Toms’ One-For-One Model, BeGirl Underwear Is Designed To Change Girls’ Lives

Adopting Toms’ One-For-One Model, BeGirl Underwear Is Designed To Change Girls’ Lives

The majority of us are familiar with philanthropic show brand Toms’ and their one-for-one model where, for every pair of shoes bought by someone in the developed world, one will […]

Family Life

Rocket-Building, Anime-Loving Yuna Doll Is Set To Disrupt The “Princess” Model

Rocket-Building, Anime-Loving Yuna Doll Is Set To Disrupt The “Princess” Model

If there is a new doll or toy on the market that seeks to empower girls away from the narrow standards of imagination and physical beauty, you can be assured […]

Sports

Surfer Leah Dawson Says Being Told She Surfs “Like A Woman” Is A Compliment

Surfer Leah Dawson Says Being Told She Surfs “Like A Woman” Is A Compliment

There’s this phrase “like a girl” that has become synonymous with something weak, something “less than” or somehow not as important as what a man can do. Women who are […]

Creativity

Artist Dipti Kulkarni’s ‘Save Girl’ Poem Exposes The Problem With Forced Abortion & Gender Bias

Artist Dipti Kulkarni’s ‘Save Girl’ Poem Exposes The Problem With Forced Abortion & Gender Bias

Earlier this year we shared with you a powerful visual art series by Dipti Kulkarni, an artist and software engineer based out New Jersey, originally hailing from India. She is […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Bulgarian Woman Helping Teen Girls In Eastern Europe Escape A Life Of Communist Oppression

Meet The Bulgarian Woman Helping Teen Girls In Eastern Europe Escape A Life Of Communist Oppression

Here at GTHQ we love to talk about the importance of celebrities taking their role model status seriously and using their platform to influence their fans in a positive way. […]

Celebrities

Forget Blurred Lines, We Love Emily Ratajkowski For Her Stance On Sexuality & Empowerment

Forget Blurred Lines, We Love Emily Ratajkowski For Her Stance On Sexuality & Empowerment

We all know her as one of the girls featured in the controversial music video for ‘Blurred Lines’ but there is so much more to model Emily Ratajkowski than the […]

Family Life

These Children’s Books Enable Kids To Challenge Stereotypes & Narrow Standards

These Children’s Books Enable Kids To Challenge Stereotypes & Narrow Standards

According to a study by live science, a child’s ideas about stereotypes develop from as young as 1st grade and that comes from influence form the parents or guardians they […]

Politics

Rwanda’s 1st Daughter, Ange Kagame, Says Economic Empowerment For Women Is Vital

Rwanda’s 1st Daughter, Ange Kagame, Says Economic Empowerment For Women Is Vital

Gender equality is the great fight in the 21st century. We are at a point in the world’s history where pushing for equality on all fronts has never been more […]

Boys We Like, Causes

Matt Damon & Stella Artois Empowering Women In India With Water Initiative

Matt Damon & Stella Artois Empowering Women In India With Water Initiative

Most people are somewhat vaguely aware that Matt Damon is passionate about conserving water. He spoke about it during his famous ALS Ice Bucket challenge video which he uploaded to […]

Celebrities

Unsure If You Like Miley Cyrus? Her Definition Of Feminism Will Help You Decide

Unsure If You Like Miley Cyrus? Her Definition Of Feminism Will Help You Decide

If you looked up “controversial” in the dictionary, you might find Miley Cyrus’ picture next to the word, as she is certainly no stranger to rocking the boat. Ever since […]

Contributors

I Became A Photographer To Change The Existing Standards Of Beauty

I Became A Photographer To Change The Existing Standards Of Beauty

By Kathleen Telesco A little girl looks out at us, hair brushed and opaque tights slightly scrunched at the ankles. Beside her stands her little brother. He is wearing a […]

Contributors

A Male View On How Women Have Overcome Oppression Throughout History

A Male View On How Women Have Overcome Oppression Throughout History

By Victor Correa A woman is one of the most complex creatures on the Earth. However, today she’s still subjugated, oppressed and treated as a mere zoo animal. In recent […]

Entertainment

Aussie Feminist Film Festival Aims To Break Down Stigma Surrounding Feminism

Aussie Feminist Film Festival Aims To Break Down Stigma Surrounding Feminism

Feminism has had a bit of a shakeup globally. The ‘Women Against Feminism’ Tumblr page which caused a lot of controversy seemed for a second to give the movement a […]