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Boys We Like

Pharrell Comes To Terms With The Message Behind ‘Blurred Lines’ In Light Of #MeToo

Pharrell Comes To Terms With The Message Behind ‘Blurred Lines’ In Light Of #MeToo

It was the music video that launched a thousand conversations about not only the continual objectification of women’s bodies, but the way rape culture gets easily integrated into pop culture […]

Sports

American Pro Snowboarder Making Docu About Pioneer Female Himalayan Guides From Nepal

American Pro Snowboarder Making Docu About Pioneer Female Himalayan Guides From Nepal

Female empowerment is something the world can’t have enough of, as far as we’re concerned, and we’re always stoked to find it in the unlikeliest of places. The Himalayas is […]

Girl on a Mission

Women’s Empowerment At The Core Of This All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit In Zimbabwe

Women’s Empowerment At The Core Of This All-Female Anti-Poaching Unit In Zimbabwe

A new all-female anti-poaching unit launched in December 2017 was formed at the unique intersection of female empowerment and environmentalism. Akashinga, which means “the brave ones”, is based in Zimbabwe […]

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 […]

Working Women

Ethiopian Airlines Makes History By Operating All-Female Crew To Promote Women’s Empowerment

Ethiopian Airlines Makes History By Operating All-Female Crew To Promote Women’s Empowerment

Ethiopian Airlines is the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa. Yet only a third of their employees are women. In a bid to promote diversity, female empowerment, sustainable […]

Politics

Croatia’s 1st Female President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Says Female Empowerment Is Key To Economic Growth

Croatia’s 1st Female President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Says Female Empowerment Is Key To Economic Growth

Rising unemployment rates and a growing unrest with the incumbent Croatian government for not doing enough to tackle the economic crisis were key factors in seeing the country elect is […]

Causes, Fashion & Beauty

Makeup Artist Bobbi Brown Partners With Girl Rising For ‘Pretty Powerful’ Campaign

Makeup Artist Bobbi Brown Partners With Girl Rising For ‘Pretty Powerful’ Campaign

In early 2013, Bobbi Brown and cosmetics company launched a campaign called ‘Pretty Powerful’ which was aimed at celebrating women’s empowerment and teaming up with various non-profit organizations to elevate […]

Causes

Nike Foundation Launches The World’s 1st Business Accelerator Program To Empower Girls

Nike Foundation Launches The World’s 1st Business Accelerator Program To Empower Girls

In November 2014 the Nike Foundation and an organization called the Unreasonable Group (seriously the best name ever!) who work with entrepreneurs to create social change. The campaign was called […]

Boys We Like, Politics

President Obama Tells India “Nations Are Only Successful When Women Are”

President Obama Tells India “Nations Are Only Successful When Women Are”

President Obama made a trip to the largest democracy in the world, India, and it became a rather memorable occasion. He met with newly elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and […]

Politics

Muslim Leader Speaks Out In Favor Of Women In Leadership. A Must Read!

Muslim Leader Speaks Out In Favor Of Women In Leadership. A Must Read!

In Nigeria, change is happening. In a time where feminism has been on many a front page of the Western news, we must learn to cast our eyes to the […]

Boys We Like, Politics

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Banking On Female Empowerment For Economic Growth

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Banking On Female Empowerment For Economic Growth

We love when a country’s leader makes the women of his or her nation a top priority. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is one of those leaders who deserves special […]

Politics

Indian National Congress Lobbying For Women’s Empowerment In Finance & Politics

Indian National Congress Lobbying For Women’s Empowerment In Finance & Politics

While he didn’t win the recent Indian election for Prime Minister, Rahul Gandhi isn’t taking defeat as an excuse to lay low. In fact he is choosing to continue to […]