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Girl on a Mission

This Woman Could Change Sexual Assault Laws & Give Survivors More Power Over Their Case

This Woman Could Change Sexual Assault Laws & Give Survivors More Power Over Their Case

The issue of rape and sexual assault has never been more pressing and more discussed than the past few years. With increasing research about the college campus rape epidemic in […]

Entertainment

Our Five Favorite Moments From The 2016 Academy Awards

Our Five Favorite Moments From The 2016 Academy Awards

While it was an already tense evening at the Academy Awards this year with the #OscarsSoWhite controversy shining the spotlight on the clear lack of diversity among the big category […]

Politics

Female New Zealand Parliamentarians Stage A Walk-Out Over Comments About Rape

Female New Zealand Parliamentarians Stage A Walk-Out Over Comments About Rape

This is an important story which needs to be shared more in the media. This is an example of what it looks like when politicians with a conscience stand up […]

Interviews

Wearable Tech Device Athena Designed To Combat Sexual Assault On College Campuses

Wearable Tech Device Athena Designed To Combat Sexual Assault On College Campuses

When statistics show that one in four women on college campuses across the United States will be the victims of sexual assault or rape, taking action is not a question, […]

Girl on a Mission

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Sexual assault, sexual violence, rape, and other associated crimes have become a huge problem in certain sections of society, not necessarily because of the amount of acts committed, but because […]

Entertainment

These Cartoons Perfectly Explain Consent For Those Who Are Still Struggling With The Concept

These Cartoons Perfectly Explain Consent For Those Who Are Still Struggling With The Concept

Consent. You’d think it’d be a vital component of all sexual activity. Unfortunately there are many instances which show over and over again that consent is often the last thing […]

Politics

Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

Nepal Police Teaching Women Self Defense Classes To Protect Against Sexual Assault

The April 25 and May 12 earthquakes in Nepal not only devastated the country and its inhabitants, but sent tremors around the world to the impact of these natural disasters. […]

Girl on a Mission

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Eve Ensler created the Vagina Monologues roughly 20 years ago and since then has been on a world-changing whirlwind advocating the rights of women and girls who have been sexually […]

Contributors

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teen Explains What Happens When Guys Hear “No”

SLUT DIARIES: A Male Teen Explains What Happens When Guys Hear “No”

Since 2012, a community of teen girls in NYC has been leading the charge to end slut shaming and transform rape culture through theater, writing, and youth-lead activism. The girls, […]

Causes

Kerry Washington & Co. Star In New White House Sexual Assault PSA

Kerry Washington & Co. Star In New White House Sexual Assault PSA

According to new research by The White House released in January 2014, 1 in 5 female college students will be a victim of rape. While men are also at risk, […]

Causes

Sexual Assault Tackled In Unique Way: Through Popular Cartoons

Sexual Assault Tackled In Unique Way: Through Popular Cartoons

There are many non-profit and government led campaigns and initiatives aimed at tackling issues such as sexual assault, domestic violence, gender violence and rape. While we are certainly thankful for […]

Feminism

“I Need Feminism Because…Songs Like ‘Blurred Lines’ Exist”

“I Need Feminism Because…Songs Like ‘Blurred Lines’ Exist”

Why is feminism relevant? Allison Wolfe who was part of the riot grrrl movement which ignited the punk arm of feminism in the 1990s told us in an interview “as […]

Contributors, Family Life

THE SLUT DIARIES: Teen Girls Share Personal Slut-Shaming Experiences

THE SLUT DIARIES: Teen Girls Share Personal Slut-Shaming Experiences

The following posts were written by Darci Siegel, a 15-year-old high school sophomore, and India Witkin, a 17-year-old high school senior, a 16-year-old high school junior, who are cast members […]

Entertainment

Youtube Star Laci Green Slams Sexual Objectification Of Women In The Media

Youtube Star Laci Green Slams Sexual Objectification Of Women In The Media

If you haven’t subscribed to Youtuber Laci Green’s channel, perhaps this video will easily persuade you to do so. Unlike the many young girls out there who try to gain […]

Causes, Politics

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The United Nations Women organization just released this powerful public service announcement on December 9, 2013 for every woman in Egypt who is a victim of violence or abuse. The […]