When a little boy asserts himself, he's called a "leader." Butwhen a little girl does the same, she risks being called "bossy." Many people are not OK with that. LeanIn.Org, in partnership with the Girl Scouts, wants to #BanBossy.
Talk about being an ally. A hero actually. Arunachalam Muruganantham manufactures low-cost sanitary pads for rural, impoverished women in India. 70 percent of all reproductive diseases in his country are caused by poor menstrual hygiene.
The United Nations has launched a campaign video with not a single woman featured. The strategy and message behind "He for She" men standing up for the rights of the women of the world who are their mothers, sisters, and daughters. If men are part of the problem, they can be part of the solution.
Board the Bus, a campaign by Breakthrough, is creating a public conversation around the safety of women in public spaces. By taking the bus instead of a metro, taxi, or car, women are taking back a space that is often associated with feelings of insecurity, lack of safety, and even fear.
We mark International Women's Day by saluting the woman whose iconic act marks one of America's most important moments for women. Suffragist Inez Milholland rode a white horse through the 1913 Suffrage Parade, an act of beauty and bravery. Her story merits a retelling.
Tampons and pads have more than just one ingredient. Besides the cotton, there is rayon and other chemicals that manufacturers don't have to disclose. Two groups have created petitions to get the toxic chemicals out of their magically absorbent materials.
Kids need to see reflections of themselves. When it comes to diversity, we often talk about race and ethnicity, but what about gender? A small but growing number of children's books are catering to gender nonconforming and transgender children.
Founder and editor-in-chief, Amy-Willard Cross, will be among the honorees during the Global Connection For Women's annual International Women’s Day Awards Gala. It's an evening to celebrate the accomplishments of women leaders.
While Disney does not provide direct funding to the Boy Scouts, the company will pull any donations made to troops made through their employee volunteering program because of the Boy Scouts of America's policy of banning gay troop leaders.
Women have played a huge role in the success of movements around the world. From the Arab Spring to the most recent Ukrainian revolution, women are front and center. Here's a roundup of some modern movements. Are there any others you would include?
SPARK, a girl-fueled activist movement to demand an end to the sexualization of women and girls in media, has unleashed a digital campaign to make sure Google addresses the gender imbalance in their Doodles.
By Dalila-Johari Paul
You may never have heard of award-winning Iranian performer Googoosh, but her latest music video is causing a controversy in the conservative Muslim country — and all because of its depiction of same-sex love.
Basic training for midwives can help end first-day deaths. "First Day" is distressing, but important video from Save the Children UK, and was filmed with respect for mother and child.