Congratulations Mariam Guessous for winning the "Feminism is for Everyone" Creative Competition sponsored by VITAMIN W, The 3 Percent Conference and Miss Representation.
Emmy-Award winning filmmaker Lisa Russell has teamed up with the Adolescent Girls' Advocacy & Leadership Initiative to create "Let Girls Lead," a documentary telling the powerful story of girl-led change in Guatemala.
by Megan Reback
Try to love your body today--or why not every day? October 16th marks the Love Your Body Day. Celebrate it however you want with a selfie or other sharing. But you can check out some real progress in the accompanying survey.
Fellow students have crowned Steven Sanchez homecoming queen of the University of Northern Iowa. Sanchez was born male but identifies as both male and female.
The campaign is a great effort to shed light on breast cancer and the importance of getting screenings. Yet, is the NFL ignoring other equally important causes? Green is for mental health and purple is for domestic violence.
The"Feminism is for Everyone" Creative Competition engendered some powerful and thought-provoking submissions. We're pleased to display the 10 semifinalists here. And we're collecting public feedback while the judges deliberate on the final winner. So have your say.
UN Women and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts has launched “Voices against Violence,”a new non-formal education curriculum aimed at preventing violence against women and girls.
October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Mariska Hargitay has teamed up with Avon's No More Campaign to get the message out. And she's brought a cast of 40 others to be on screen.
GirlEffect.org has recently announced The Girl Declaration. Organizers consulted 508 girls living in poverty in 14 countries and asked them what world they envision for themselves. The effort is a rallying cry to secure the development of girls worldwide and help end poverty.
Since the time of the suffragists, there has always been a way to communicate the idea of equality. We look back at some of the different ways people have tried to convey the feminist movement.
Rachal Ginsberg didnt like being told what to wear. So she protested and fought back--by making her T-shirt with her message silkscreened in Hebrew. In certain Jerusalem neighborhoods, women are attacked for not dressing modestly enough.