Category Archive: Cause

UN Women Collaborates with Professional Sports Team for the First Time

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On May 26, 2015, the UN Women announced at the New York City headquarters that they are officially collaborating with the Valencia Club de Futbol in order to engage men and boys in… 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

Angelina Jolie Gives Powerful Speech On Violence Against Women at African Union Summit

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On June 11, 2015, Angelina Jolie Pitt gave a powerful speech at the African Union Summit regarding violence against women across the globe. At this particular AU Summit, held in Johannesburg and Pretoria,… Continue reading

Get to Know the Women Behind Hillary’s Campaign

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Hillary Clinton has hedged her bid for the democratic nomination much less afraid of the word “feminism” than she was in ‘08. During the former Secretary of State’s last campaign, Hillary shied away from… Continue reading

Equal Under the Sun

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I remember when even the possibility of legalizing civil unions sparked national debates. I remember learning what a hate crime was the week that Matthew Shepard was beaten, tortured and left to die in Wyoming.… Continue reading

Taylor Swift Changes the Music Industry with an Open Letter to Apple

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Earlier this week, Taylor Swift used her social media once again to make a concrete difference in the lives of so many. This time, she held out a hand for the struggling musician.… Continue reading

Let’s End the Hesitation Around Menstruation

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  The Pasand Team participated in #menstruationmatters, a global campaign to raise awareness about menstrual health and hygiene. To this day, I blush when I say “menstruation.” I can’t count the number of… Continue reading

Harriet Tubman Could Be The First Woman On A $20 Bill

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Americans want Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. Tubman was the winner of a 10-week poll conducted by the nonprofit group Women On 20s, which wants to replace President Andrew Jackson with a… Continue reading

Every Mother Counts

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Photo from www.minted.com We are two weeks away from the special day we celebrate the mothers in our lives. During this happy time, we shower those we love with gratitude and gifts of… Continue reading

How to help victims of the Nepal earthquake

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A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, killing more than 3,800 people and injuring at least 7,000. Many more are unaccounted for as the search for survivors continues. Google has launched… Continue reading