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Interviews, Sports

One Of The World’s Toughest Sporting Events, Volvo Ocean Race, Changes Rules For Gender Equality.

One Of The World’s Toughest Sporting Events, Volvo Ocean Race, Changes Rules For Gender Equality.

The Volvo Ocean Race is often described as the longest and toughest professional sporting event in the world, and as one of the sport’s “big three” events, along with the […]

Contributors

UN Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka On Making The Workforce More Gender Equal By 2030

UN Women Exec. Dir. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka On Making The Workforce More Gender Equal By 2030

A Message from UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on International Women’s Day, 8 March 201. Across the world, too many women and girls spend too many hours on household […]

Contributors

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

By Noreen Chada “Why is he cleaning the house when there are three girls just sitting there?” Melina’s mum said as Melina and I sat upstairs getting ready to go […]

Working Women

Corporate Firms Joining Forces, Pledging To Work Toward Gender Equality In Their Companies By 2030

Corporate Firms Joining Forces, Pledging To Work Toward Gender Equality In Their Companies By 2030

As much as we’d love to believe Beyonce when she sings “Who run the world? Girls!” the truth is the exact opposite, especially when it comes to the corporate sector. […]

Contributors

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

Four Years After The Death Of Nirbhaya, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Rape Culture In India

By Tara* Nirbhaya. Fearless and strong. As the 4th anniversary of the brutal gang rape of the 23-year-old medical student in Delhi, India, came and went, I flashback to December […]

Girl on a Mission

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

India’s First Female Commando Dr. Seema Rao Has Been Training Indian Forces For 2 Decades

If the phrase “fight like a girl” had a visual definition, it would be Dr. Seema Rao. She is known as India’s lone female commando trainer and has dedicated her […]

Working Women

Yelp For Gender Equality – These Websites Tell You How A Company Treats Its Female Employees

Yelp For Gender Equality – These Websites Tell You How A Company Treats Its Female Employees

We’ve all read *those* articles and blog posts during our daily internet crawl. You know the ones we’re talking about, where women detail the way they’ve been discriminated against in […]

Creativity

Artist Series ‘Building Blocks Of Change’ Explores Society’s Expectations Of Women

Artist Series ‘Building Blocks Of Change’ Explores Society’s Expectations Of Women

There are many forms of activism in the world, and one of our favorites is through the medium of art. We have no doubt that every single person reading this […]

Girl on a Mission

Indonesian Human Rights Activist, Aka “Orgasm Lady”, Spreads Female Empowerment Through Sex Education

Indonesian Human Rights Activist, Aka “Orgasm Lady”, Spreads Female Empowerment Through Sex Education

Orgasm. There, we said it. That word which makes many people feel uncomfortable because of the way we have been culturally conditioned to view sex, sexuality, and bodies. We fully […]

Politics

India Updates Its National Policy For Women Promising More Action Toward Gender Equality

India Updates Its National Policy For Women Promising More Action Toward Gender Equality

More of this, world leaders! Recent news out of India shows the call for gender equality and more government accountability in the country’s deeply ingrained violence epidemic is slowly being […]

Entertainment

Two Teen Girls From Iceland Are Schooling The Older Generation On Feminism & Gender Equality

Two Teen Girls From Iceland Are Schooling The Older Generation On Feminism & Gender Equality

(updated on 7/14 to include TEDx Talk video) Whenever we despair about the amount of inequality and injustice that is still very prevalent in the world, we often find inspiration […]

Causes

UN Sustainable Dev’t Goals Channel The Spice Girls In This Campaign For Gender Equality

UN Sustainable Dev’t Goals Channel The Spice Girls In This Campaign For Gender Equality

It has been 20 years since the Spice Girls were unleashed upon the world with their breakout girl power anthem ‘Wannabe’. But today the song is being rehashed in the […]

Working Women

Bloomberg Launches Service To Rate The Financial Sector According To Gender Equality

Bloomberg Launches Service To Rate The Financial Sector According To Gender Equality

We are all familiar with the gender equality that exists in many different industries, whether it be the tech, engineering, or even film industries, the gap is well and truly […]

Creativity

Google Developers Design 13 Feminist Emojis To Break Down Stereotypes & Promote Equality

Google Developers Design 13 Feminist Emojis To Break Down Stereotypes & Promote Equality

You know there’s an inherent gender bias problem within the tech world when Kim Kardashian releases better “Kimojis” than the default emojis that exist on our phones already. Yep, in […]

Boys We Like

President Obama Emphasized The Need For Gender Equality & Activism On His Visit To Vietnam

President Obama Emphasized The Need For Gender Equality & Activism On His Visit To Vietnam

On his recent trip to Vietnam, which carried all sorts of historic and political connotations because of the history surrounding the two countries, President Obama made sure to speak to […]