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Student Honors 1,017 Indigenous Women And Girls Murdered In Canada To Bring Awareness To National Crisis

February 17, 2016 by

After moving from Toronto to Winnipeg last September, 16-year-old Fariba found herself at a new school with a whole new group of girlfriends, many of whom are Indigenous. Immersing herself in her new environment, the 11th grader set out to learn more about the Indigenous people of her country and discovered ... [Read More]

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Mother India’s Crochet Queens Set Record For The World’s Largest Crochet Blanket

February 16, 2016 by

Last month more than 2,000 women armed with crochet hooks came together to create the world’s largest crochet blanket, which was ultimately put to very good use. The feat was started by 44-year-old crochet-lover and founder of Mother India's Crochet Queens, Subashri Natarajan. Measuring an astonishing 120,000 square feet ... [Read More]

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Wine Is Winning With Women… According To New Research

February 16, 2016 by

Wine Market Council, a non-profit association of grape growers, wine producers, importers, wholesalers, retailers, and other affiliated wine businesses and organizations, released new research on consumer wine consumption habits. Here are the highlights of their findings, specific to women who drink wine. ... [Read More]

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Bringing The Healing Power Of Yoga To Survivors Of Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault

February 16, 2016 by

Exhale to Inhale brings the healing power of yoga to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The initiative was founded in 2013 by Zoë LePage, a then senior at Barnard College’s Athena Center for Leadership Studies. Armed with an idea and a “deep sense of responsibility towards ... [Read More]

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4 Minutes Of Sobering Inspiration From Dr. Jane Goodall

February 15, 2016 by

"My name is Jane Goodall, and my age is 80. My job is giving people hope." And so the pioneering primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist begins her interview for HUMAN the movie, in which she so eloquently and poignantly discusses a range of deeply personal topics... what having the support of her mother did for her, confronting the inevitable ... [Read More]

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Wearable Art: Intricate Wigs Hand-Cut From Paper

February 11, 2016 by

Inspired by the motifs and characteristics of historical time periods, Russian artist Asya Kozina has created these incredibly elaborate wigs, all hand-cut from paper. In her Baroque Paper Wigs series, Asya curls and cuts paper sheets to form the most outrageous and impressive wearable sculptures we’ve ever seen. “Historical wigs always fascinated me, especially the Baroque era. ... [Read More]

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Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11, 2016 by

Today is the inaugural International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a day that was established by the United Nations to recognize women's contributions to the field, with the goal of achieving "full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls." According a recent study conducted in 14 countries by the U.N., women and girls continue to be excluded from participating ... [Read More]

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Sixth Graders Write, Record Anti-Bullying Song To Inspire Confidence In Other Girls

February 10, 2016 by

"When they say I throw like a girl, I say girls can rule the world" Lexi and Maddy, two 12-year-old sixth graders at a middle school just outside of Chicago, were "tired of boys bullying them and telling them that they did things ‘like a girl.'" So they channeled their frustrations into creative energy ... [Read More]

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