Category Archive: Cause

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

“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

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

Stop Telling Women to Smile: An Art Project Against Gender-Based Street Harassment

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According to Stop Street Harassment, internationally 70-99% of women experience street harassment at some point during their lives. Today, more and more organizations, and individuals, make it their mission to bring awareness to… Continue reading

The Afghan Women’s Writing Project: ‘To Tell One’s Story is a Human Right’

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In May 2009, Masha Hamilton founded The Afghan Women’s Writing Project, also known as AWWP. Their mission statement is simple, straight to the point, and pierces the heart with its truth: “To tell… Continue reading