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Interviews

This Kenyan Woman Developed A Leadership Program Helping African Women Step Into Their Power

This Kenyan Woman Developed A Leadership Program Helping African Women Step Into Their Power

You may not believe that inspiring and powerful powerful people are all around us by looking at news and media headlines, but when we cast our gaze around our communities […]

Contributors

Justice For Liz: How The World Helped A 16 Year-Old Girl Who Was Gang Raped

Justice For Liz: How The World Helped A 16 Year-Old Girl Who Was Gang Raped

By Naitore Nyamu-Mathenge, Equality Now Program Officer It was a vicious crime, attracting international condemnation and media outrage across the world. One night in 2013, a 16-year-old girl was gang […]

Girl on a Mission

Teen Girls From Kenya Aiming To End Female Genital Mutilation With An App Called iCut

Teen Girls From Kenya Aiming To End Female Genital Mutilation With An App Called iCut

Behold the next generation of social activists who are taking on one of the world’s most barbaric practices toward women. The teen girls pictured are from Kisumu, Kenya, and are […]

Health

Kenya Looking To Overhaul Its Sex Education Curriculum Away From Abstinence-Only Teachings

Kenya Looking To Overhaul Its Sex Education Curriculum Away From Abstinence-Only Teachings

Sex education is an important part of youth development, and can determine many factors in the life of an adult when it comes to health, sex, and decisions surrounding both. […]

Boys We Like, Politics

President Obama Made An Important Speech In Kenya About Women’s Rights

President Obama Made An Important Speech In Kenya About Women’s Rights

While every world leader has their fair share of critics and doesn’t always get it right 100% of the time, we’re just going to put it out there that we […]

Celebrities, Fashion & Beauty

Lupita Nyong’o’s PEOPLE Cover Finally Promotes Dark Skinned Beauty

Lupita Nyong’o’s PEOPLE Cover Finally Promotes Dark Skinned Beauty

Actress and Academy award winner Lupita Nyong’o is not just the latest and hottest gal to hit Hollywood, but she is also creating a wide open space for women of […]