Post Tagged with: "female empowerment"

Body Image

EU’s Largest Women-Only Fitness Festival Emphasizes Bodies’ Abilities, Not Appearances

EU’s Largest Women-Only Fitness Festival Emphasizes Bodies’ Abilities, Not Appearances

It’s hard to escape the overwhelming amount of “fitspo” messages surrounding us today. Whether it be on social media, on TV, in fashion and advertising, or even in our local […]

Causes

Lifeline For Female Empowerment: Girl Effect Launches “Girls Connect” Mobile Service In Nigera

Lifeline For Female Empowerment: Girl Effect Launches “Girls Connect” Mobile Service In Nigera

In the digital age we live in, the power of connection is undeniable. Sure it can be used for either good or bad (just read the comments section underneath a […]

Entertainment

UK Eliminating Gender Stereotypes In Advertising, Saying They Are Harmful To Society

UK Eliminating Gender Stereotypes In Advertising, Saying They Are Harmful To Society

Many of us are familiar with the saying “sex sells”, and for a long time, that has been true of the advertising industry. Women’s bodies being used as literal objects […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women In Film “Flip The Script” & Miss Eaves Celebrates “Thunder Thighs”

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women In Film “Flip The Script” & Miss Eaves Celebrates “Thunder Thighs”

YAS QUEENS! You better believe it’s Feminist Friday, and this week’s edition of our ongoing series sharing our favorite videos of the moment are undeniably packed with some high caliber […]

Entertainment

Is The Success Of ‘Moana’ An Indication Of The Empowering Direction Disney Will Steer Toward?

Is The Success Of ‘Moana’ An Indication Of The Empowering Direction Disney Will Steer Toward?

Although it seems as if the Disney Princess model is what dominates among animated female characters being produced by Disney studios, every now and then they surprise us by launching […]

Entertainment

‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Cements The Franchise As The Ultimate Female Empowerment Action Film

‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Cements The Franchise As The Ultimate Female Empowerment Action Film

Over the past few years, with the success of film franchises such as ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Divergent’, there has been a concerted effort to recognize the power of female-driven […]

Girl on a Mission

Four Indian Biker Queens Rode Through 10 Countries To Promote Female Empowerment

Four Indian Biker Queens Rode Through 10 Countries To Promote Female Empowerment

What do you do when you are passionate about the education of the girl child and feel there needs to be more advocacy and awareness in a number of countries […]

Family Life

Sesame Street Advocating Girls’ Education & Empowerment With New Afghan Character Zari

Sesame Street Advocating Girls’ Education & Empowerment With New Afghan Character Zari

What better way to inspire the minds of young girls in Afghanistan than to create a character advocating for education and equal rights on the country’s most popular show for […]

Celebrities

Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

Jennifer Lopez Tracks The Evolution Of Women’s Rights In America In ‘Ain’t Your Mama’

We love the emphasis on female empowerment seen in music lately. While it has always been existent throughout various periods of music, at no time has it been more important […]

Boys We Like

Why A Disturbing Uber Ride Prompted This Man To Launch A Female-Only Ride Share Service

Why A Disturbing Uber Ride Prompted This Man To Launch A Female-Only Ride Share Service

We’ve all heard the Uber horror stories, perhaps some of us have even experienced them first hand. Getting sexually assaulted, harassed, made to feel uncomfortable and in some places, women […]

Fashion & Beauty

Athleta Puts Emphasis On Sisterhood & Collaboration In ‘The Power Of She’ Campaign

Athleta Puts Emphasis On Sisterhood & Collaboration In ‘The Power Of She’ Campaign

The idea of “strength in numbers” is nowhere more apparent that in the female empowerment movement right now. For decades we have been sold the idea that to compete and […]

Politics

Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

You may be familiar with the short ‘A Girl in The River: The price of Forgiveness’ which won best documentary short at this year’s Academy Awards. Canadian-Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy […]

Girl on a Mission, Sports

Meet The 1st Female Amputee Climbing The World’s Highest Mountains All For Women’s Empowerment

Meet The 1st Female Amputee Climbing The World’s Highest Mountains All For Women’s Empowerment

Women like Arunima Sinha and what she is doing are the reason we love our job! She is a powerhouse athlete who has used what could’ve been an excuse to […]

Causes, Politics

Why The Global Sustainable Dev’t Goals Just Adopted By World Leaders Is A Feminist Win

Why The Global Sustainable Dev’t Goals Just Adopted By World Leaders Is A Feminist Win

In a nutshell, a group of world leaders just voted “YES” to adopting a new set of global sustainable development goals which will see an increase on the focus on […]

Causes

Costa Rican Cable Co. Broadcasting Female Empowerment In Prime Time

Costa Rican Cable Co. Broadcasting Female Empowerment In Prime Time

This is super cool! A cable company in Costa Rica has decided to use it’s most valuable public advertising space (which is what we meant by “prime time”) not to […]