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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 […]

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 […]

Working Women

This Student Is Campaigning For Feminism To Be Taught In All UK Schools

This Student Is Campaigning For Feminism To Be Taught In All UK Schools

The current emphasis on feminism being amplified by social media and celebrities makes us excited for how the movement is going to be interwoven into the lives of the younger […]

Working Women

Pakistan’s Video Games Sector Making Major Strides For Gender Equality In The Workplace

Pakistan’s Video Games Sector Making Major Strides For Gender Equality In The Workplace

If you thought video games was just for boys, you should seriously rethink that opinion. If there is one thing we can all take away from the Gamergate controversy of […]

Working Women

Female Composers Included In UK High School Exam For The 1st Time Thanks To This Student

Female Composers Included In UK High School Exam For The 1st Time Thanks To This Student

Is feminism needed in high school? Thanks to the diligent research and determination of UK high school student Jessy McCabe (pictured in the light green sweater in the image above), […]

Politics

UK’s Women’s Equality Party Leader: “I Get Up Every Morning Because I Want To Change Things”

UK’s Women’s Equality Party Leader: “I Get Up Every Morning Because I Want To Change Things”

Over the past couple of years, if you have been paying close attention to global politics, you will have notice a small but growing trend: women rising up to be […]

Boys We Like, Politics

This Non-Profit Works To Break The Cycle Of Misogyny By Teaching Boys In India About Equality

This Non-Profit Works To Break The Cycle Of Misogyny By Teaching Boys In India About Equality

You may have recently come across the news about Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s TED Talk-turned book ‘We Should All Be Feminists’ being distributed to every 16 year old in […]

Causes

UN Representatives Came To The USA To Study Gender Equality. What They Found Was Shocking

UN Representatives Came To The USA To Study Gender Equality. What They Found Was Shocking

When we think of life in the US, a few key words come to mind: freedom, power, strength etc. One word which should definitely not be uttered is gender equality, […]

Politics

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Get out the vote. These are 4 words that many of us around the world take for granted, but this past weekend, for women in Saudi Arabia, it was the […]

Working Women

This Conference Wants To Reward Advertising Agencies That Promote Gender Equality

This Conference Wants To Reward Advertising Agencies That Promote Gender Equality

Ok this is a seriously awesome program that everyone needs to know about! The 3% Conference began in 2012 and was started by creative director Kat Gordon, who has worked […]

Entertainment

New Comedy Series Shows How Men Would React If They Needed Feminism More Than Women

New Comedy Series Shows How Men Would React If They Needed Feminism More Than Women

The face of Indian actor Gaurav Pandey (pictured above on the left) says it all! Prepare yourselves for a brilliant new web series, the first from Y Films in India, […]

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 […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

These 2 Nepalese Girls Organized A Charity Race To Champion The Cause Of Equality

These 2 Nepalese Girls Organized A Charity Race To Champion The Cause Of Equality

If you aren’t already familiar with the organization She’s The First, you’re about to be. They are a non-profit which advocates for the education of girls in developing countries by […]

Contributors

What I Think About The Wage Gap After Learning I Was Paid Less Than Male Colleagues

What I Think About The Wage Gap After Learning I Was Paid Less Than Male Colleagues

By Torri Myler The wage gap is always a hot topic. Whether you’re a politician in search for media coverage or a feminist settling for the easiest argument supporting gender […]

Causes

UN Women Asked Artists To Create Cartoons Depicting Gender Equality. Here Are The Results…

UN Women Asked Artists To Create Cartoons Depicting Gender Equality. Here Are The Results…

Now here’s an awesome way of finding out how people from around the world view gender equality! UN Women together with the European Commission, the Belgian Development Cooperation, and UNRIC […]