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An Open Letter From Malala Yousafzai To Parents Of The Kidnapped Chibok Girls

April 14, 2016 by

Today marks the two year anniversary of the kidnapping of more than 270 Nigerian girls from their school by terror group Boko Haram. And while the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls was a viral social media sensation and helped to spread awareness of the atrocity worldwide, the global outrage has done little to get the girls back. ... [Read More]

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147 Years Ago Today These Extraordinary Women Spoke Up For Animals When No One Else Would

April 14, 2016 by

In the late 1800s, the treatment of animals was not a topic of concern or conversation. Animals were considered utilitarian, and consequently, inhumane treatment was commonplace. But a small group of extraordinary women, led by Caroline Earle White, raised their voices to fight animal cruelty in the ... [Read More]

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Her Conversation On Aging Is Now Viral Statement About “Billion Dollar Industry That Depends On Women Hating Themselves”

April 14, 2016 by

It all started when Facebook user Annick Rbsn was headed to her gate at an airport in Canada and she says, "A man at a store suckered me in with a free bar of natural soap." He further engaged with "Let me guess your age..." and ... [Read More]

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UK Artist Leanne Pearce’s Beautiful Portraits Celebrate Breastfeeding

April 13, 2016 by

Inspired by her personal experiences as a breastfeeding mother, UK portrait artist Leanne Pearce has created a new series of paintings celebrating women breastfeeding their children. The aim of the series is to provide more positive imagery around the subject of breastfeeding, which has been and continues to be a topic of great controversy. ... [Read More]

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Alyssa Korea Illustrates The Feminist Media Criticism Conundrum In This 3-Panel Comic

April 13, 2016 by

"Tumbling over the past year and a half has made me see the problems of gender roles that exist in media, but sometimes it gets to the point where I over analyze every single piece of television or film that I come across. (However, this in no way means that I think feminist media criticism is wrong, or should be avoided!) Mostly ... [Read More]

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Isobel Yeung’s Disturbing VICE Report On Rape And Violence Against Women In Afghanistan

April 12, 2016 by

In the latest episode of season 4 of VICE, HBO's Emmy winning documentary series, Correspondent and Producer Isobel Yeung reports from Kabul on the continued fight for dignity and rights for women in Afghanistan. In her powerful 15-minute piece, which we encourage everyone to watch, she explores the country’s ... [Read More]

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12-Year-Old Starts Social Media Campaign To Encourage Women & Girls To Love Every Bit Of Themselves

April 12, 2016 by

Meet 12-year-old Alexina Nault, a Girl Guide, Cadet, dancer, and swimmer from Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada, who describes herself as being "passionate about empowering others, our environment and social justice issues." Staying true to her convictions, Alexina recently launched #EveryBitOfYouIsBeautiful, a social media ... [Read More]

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Gloria Steinem’s New Documentary Series “Woman” Explores Political Impact Of Violence Against Women

April 12, 2016 by

Gloria Steinem has teamed up with VICE as the executive producer and host of a new series called Woman, which explores the political impact of violence against women throughout the world. With a team of all-women journalists, ... [Read More]

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