Category Archive: Cause

Emma Watson Invites Men To End Gender Inequality With #HeForShe

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This week, all eyes are on Emma Watson. In her role as the United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador, the 24 year old addressed delivered a moving speech on September 21st launching the HeForShe… Continue reading

Recent Studies Shine Light on the Oscars’ and Hollywood’s Diversity and Inclusion Crisis

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Ahead of the 2016 Oscars, the Women’s Media Center, which conducts research and advocates for women in the media, released a study showing that only 19% of Oscar nominations for non-acting roles have gone to… Continue reading

Three Takeaways from a UN Human Rights Group Visit to the U.S.

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After a recent trip, a United Nations group for women’s rights declared they’d seen “unprecedented hostile stereotyping of women,” “increasingly restrictive legislative measures” along with “violent attacks to prevent women’s access to exercise… Continue reading

Sudara: The Clothing Company that is Changing Women’s Lives in India

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“…the United States State Department, the United Nations and India’s Human Rights Commission have all identified India as a major hub in the international sex trade, a global phenomenon that may involve upwards… Continue reading

7 Times Actresses Spoke Out About Hollywood Sexism

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Discrimination in the film industry continues to be a problem, with minorities lacking representation and participation on-screen and behind the scenes. Sexism is an issue that is publicly garnering a lot of attention… Continue reading

Lady Gaga’s ‘Til It Happens to You’ Calls for Awareness of Sexual Assault on Campus

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Lady Gaga is calling for awareness about campus sexual assault in her latest music video for the song ‘Til It Happens to You.’ The ballad was written for the 2015 documentary The Hunting Ground, directed by… Continue reading

Saudi Women Register to Vote: But Will There Be Progression Civilly?

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As of 2015, Saudi women have finally won the right to vote and run in municipal elections. Voter registration began this August and goes through mid-September. This has been in the works since… Continue reading

Opinion Writer Slams Sorority Recruitment Video and Calls for Messages of Female Empowerment

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Hollywood tends to portray sororities and fraternities with a crazy-wild-party lifestyle. Frat parties, hazing, keg stands, and more—typically a “white America” fantasy college world. The stereotypical jerk frat boy, the bimbo blonde (though… Continue reading

Humans of New York Visits Pakistan and Changes the World

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Brandon Stanton began his journey to create the famous blog Humans of New York in July 2010 after losing his job as a bond trader. In Stanton’s first book of photography, compiling three… Continue reading

How Private Schools in Poor Countries are Reshaping Education

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It is widely understood that education is the key answer to freedom and progression. There are two quotes from famous men that I think sum up the importance of education perfectly: Nelson Mandela… Continue reading