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Girl on a Mission

Malawi’s First Female President, Joyce Banda, Pens Op-Ed On Empowering Girls In Africa

Malawi’s First Female President, Joyce Banda, Pens Op-Ed On Empowering Girls In Africa

She rose to power as Malawi’s first female president in April 2012 and continued on until she was defeated at the next election in May 2014. In 2012, she was […]

Creativity

Glamour Mag Puts Female Photographers & Stylists In Charge For Its Photoshop-Free Feb Issue

Glamour Mag Puts Female Photographers & Stylists In Charge For Its Photoshop-Free Feb Issue

It is already known as a media destination for all things female, but Glamour magazine has just taken things up a notch for its February 2017 issue. Every single photo […]

Interviews

College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

The phrase “the future is female” should definitely be applied to Sarah Hesterman, a freshman at Long Island University’s Global College studying in Costa Rica who has also been chosen […]

Family Life

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

Dear Kazoo magazine, where were you a few decades ago when we were little girls and NEEDED a publication like this growing up? In case you haven’t come across it […]

Sports

It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

By Cassie Brewer As young children, girls and boys are encouraged to get out and play sports. No one is excluded, Everyone has a chance to show their stuff on […]

Working Women

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

We live in a world where it is hard to escape stories about celebrities, negative gossip, trash, and superficial issues. The younger generation are growing up only knowing a world […]

Family Life

Sisters Create A Line Of Action Figures, Velara Warriors, Which Combine Femininity & Heroism

Sisters Create A Line Of Action Figures, Velara Warriors, Which Combine Femininity & Heroism

By now you know the drill: A major blockbuster movie featuring a range of superheroes or action stars gets released, merchandise sales go through the roof, but toy companies fail […]

Causes

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

When it comes to discussing rape, sexual abuse and sexual violence, it’s hard to find a place on earth that has not experienced this widespread problem. However, what is interesting […]

Interviews, Sports

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

We are big believers in the phrase: “you can’t be what you can’t see”, penned by The Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman. It holds a lot of meaning […]

Working Women

This All-Female Coding School In Afghanistan Is Inspiring The Younger Gen. Of STEM Girls

This All-Female Coding School In Afghanistan Is Inspiring The Younger Gen. Of STEM Girls

There is a movement happening around the world to engage especially young women and girls in STEM industries. Given that our society is only going to continue to innovate, it […]

Family Life

This 10 Year Old Girl Just Destroyed Women’s Magazines’ Superficial Definition Of Beauty

This 10 Year Old Girl Just Destroyed Women’s Magazines’ Superficial Definition Of Beauty

Notice anything about the images on the magazine covers above? Aside form the picture of Tiger Woods on Vanity Fair, all the women fit into a very narrow ideal of […]

Contributors

My Daughter Was Told Her Outfit Was “Inappropriate”. Here’s My Response To The Dress Code Epidemic

My Daughter Was Told Her Outfit Was “Inappropriate”. Here’s My Response To The Dress Code Epidemic

By Abigail Smith As someone who frequents social media and identifies as a feminist, I have been aware of the controversy surrounding school dress codes for a while. I’ve seen […]

Family Life, Interviews

This Book Series Is Inspiring Girls To Be Rebels & Badasses Instead Of Princesses Or Beauty Queens

This Book Series Is Inspiring Girls To Be Rebels & Badasses Instead Of Princesses Or Beauty Queens

By now you are probably familiar with our view on the Disney Princess phenomenon. With multiple articles posted on our site about how the notion of aspiring to marriage and […]

Contributors

I Started A Clothing Line Because I Was Sick Of Apparel That Sexualized Tween Girls

I Started A Clothing Line Because I Was Sick Of Apparel That Sexualized Tween Girls

By Cindy Tank-Murphy Tween & Sexy are not synonymous words, yet too many clothing companies think the two should co-exist. For as long as I can recall, there has always […]

Entertainment

Good News ’90s Kids, The Pink Power Ranger Is Getting Her Own Comic Book Series!

Good News ’90s Kids, The Pink Power Ranger Is Getting Her Own Comic Book Series!

C’mon girls, as IF this image doesn’t immediately transport you back to the 1990s when your ultimate fantasy was being the Pink Power Ranger during the height of the hysteria […]