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Liam Neeson Isn’t The Only One Fighting Human Trafficking Anymore

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING. A term not thrown around frequently in the day to day conversation. Isn’t human trafficking what happened to those girls in the movie Taken? Like, what happens in third world countries? Right? WRONG. Human… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: Emma Watson and Turkish Women Defy Prime Minister With Laughter

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Emma Watson’s tweet yesterday has the world talking. Proving that laughter is infectious – and the best antidote – British actor Emma Watson showed Twitter solidarity with thousands of women who have posted mirthful… Continue reading

“World’s Ugliest Woman” Beautifully Inspires Others

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Imagine being a 25 year old woman, eating whatever you want and never gaining a pound. Sounds amazing doesn’t it? Well, Lizzie Velasquez, was labeled online as “The World’s Ugliest Woman”, but now… Continue reading

35 women, 1 story: Cosby accusers unite for NY magazine

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Bill Cosby had it all; money, fame, power. Because of his celebrity status he also thought he could get whatever he wanted at any time, including 35 female bodies, dignity, and trust. Power… Continue reading

Actors from “Orange is the New Black” Identify as Feminists

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I love the Netflix series Orange is the New Black. Anyone who watches it will tell you It has one of the most diverse groups of women in a series on TV right… Continue reading

Join Us! Pilates With Purpose and Women’s iLab Partner to Bring Opportunity to Children

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What better way to spend a weekday night than exercising, networking, and giving back to an amazing cause? Pilates With Purpose: Move, Give, Connect is a monthly event that incorporates all three of these… Continue reading

“Barely Different”: a photo series of unconditional sisterly love

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In this heartwarming photo series, mom and photographer Anna Larson captures moments of her young daughters who are adopted sisters and share an amazingly strong bond. Anna knew that she wanted to adopt a child from… Continue reading

How Yoga Changed My Life & Will Change Yours

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  I have secondary trauma due to working as a service provider for victims of violent crimes and hearing first-hand about their traumatic experiences. Some symptoms I have suffered from and overcome are similar to those of… Continue reading

Strong as Stone: “I am no longer a victim, but a survivor”

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Moving into her first apartment in Boston after graduating college, a young woman never expected that in October 2011, her whole world would be turned upside down by a man she never even… Continue reading

Watch the New Country Music Video that Fights Domestic Violence

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Not only is Sam Hunt incredibly adorable, but now he shows his activism against domestic violence in his new video called “Take Your Time”. This song could have easily been interpreted as a typical… Continue reading