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How Malala Yousafzai became a millionaire; and how she’s spending her money

Malala Yousafzai first captured the world’s attention when she was attacked by Taliban on her way to school in the Swat Valley, Pakistan, in October …

What Americans Abroad Know about Bernie Sanders and You Should Know Too

As the prospect of Donald Trump in the White House moves from ludicrous to terrifying, it’s time to reconsider the electability question. Despite …

5 health issues presidential candidate aren’t talking about – but should be

References to the Affordable Care Act – sometimes called Obamacare – have been a regular feature of the current presidential campaign season.<p>For months, Republican candidates have pledged to repeal it, while Democrat Hillary Clinton wants to build on it and Democrat Bernie Sanders wants to replace …

Health Care

Global dance-off as NZ police, NYPD embrace 'running man' challenge

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police in New Zealand have sparked an international dance-off between law enforcement officers after their response to a "running man" dance challenge went viral.<p>A clip of eight New Zealand officers dusting off their best '90s dance moves in front of a police car has been viewed more than 5 …

These Guys Got Undressed To Address Body Positivity In The Media

"If I can’t find someone that looks like me in the media, why not just do it myself?"<p><i>Body Positivity Week is a week of content devoted to exploring and celebrating our complicated relationships with our bodies. Over the course of the week, BuzzFeed will cover diverse topics such as body image and</i> …

Male ballet dancer defies stereotypes with body-positive message

Erik Cavanaugh may not look like your typical ballet dancer, but his body-positive message to young artists is simply <i>on pointe</i>. The 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has made it his mission “to change the mind and shape of dancers” around the globe.<p>"I want people to open their eyes to …

Isabel Hendrix on body positivity and dressing for yourself

As a wave of plus-visibility hits the fashion industry, gone are the days of tacky patterns, frumpy cuts, and outdated styles being met with silent disdain. Women are asserting the power of the dollar and calling for choices catering to their personal palate, regardless of size. While curvy women …

Plus Size

15 Little Body Victories That Deserve Celebration

Relationship status with your body: It's complicated.

Trump And Putin Kiss Passionately On A Wall

Not that kind of wall.

High 5 4 Kids: 2nd Annual Junior Model UN Conference

Kids

Jillian Mercado: Meet the wheelchair-bound fashion model starring in Beyonce's latest campaign

Beyonce has cast Jillian Mercado, a model and fashion blogger who has muscular dystrophy disorder, to promote her latest fashion range.<p>A prominent …

Sokoto govt, UNICEF train 830 ‘role model’ female teachers

<i>Related News</i><p>The Sokoto state government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, is training 830 female teachers in a pioneer …

Civil Service

Iskra Lawrence: The unretouched size 14 model on the true consequences of our obsession with airbrushing

If Iskra Lawrence’s name doesn’t ring a bell, her adverts should. As the ambassador of a much-lauded anti-retouching, body positive campaign, stories …

Laguna students raise almost $9,200 for a school in Kenya's Maasai Mara region

A group of Laguna Beach High students have raised two-thirds of the cost needed to purchase a wind- and solar-powered generator that would provide electricity for a Kenyan elementary school.<p>The effort from Laguna's Model United Nations Foundation, a nonprofit entity linked to the high school's …

Boko Haram focus of U.N. Security Council, Nigerian summit

<b>(CNN) —</b> World powers turned their focus to the Boko Haram terror group this weekend, with the U.N. Security Council citing its anxiety over the group's ties to ISIS as regional leaders gathered in Nigeria to devise ways to battle the Islamist extremist movement.<p>In a presidential statement issued …

UNICEF says 25 Palestinian children killed in three months

"Serious concerns arose regarding excessive use of force, particularly in relation to incidents where Palestinian children were shot dead by Israeli …

The real refugee crisis is in the Middle East, not Europe

The Syrian conflict has reached its fifth year, but the European aspect of the refugee crisis it generated has dominated news headlines since the summer of 2015. Numerous academic panels have been convened to discuss how the European Union is (not) coping with its increasing numbers of asylum …

'Peace matters to women': Helen Clark launches campaign to lead UN

Former New Zealand PM, who wants to succeed Ban Ki-moon as secretary general, says women are a vector for stability<p>New Zealand’s former prime minister Helen Clark has started her campaign to become the first woman to lead the United Nations, saying in Paris that “peace really matters to …

Giving Global Citizens Confidence in the UN

As one who has seen the work of the United Nations from near and far over many years, I strongly believe the world is a better place because of its work. Over the past 70 years, it has helped end conflicts, fostered development, set standards for human rights, contained the proliferation of nuclear …

Who do New Zealanders admire the most?

A rift between Phil Goff and councillors can only be fixed if the mayor changes his leadership style, a councillor says.<p>His friends 'risked …

Brutally Honest Bernie Sanders Tells His Supporters That He Is Not Their Savior

In a moment of unusual for politics honesty, Bernie Sanders told his supporters that he was not their political savior.<p>Video:<p>WATCH: @BernieSanders at …

The country's most elite boarding school has an Instagram that's like 'Humans of New York' crossed with a J.Crew catalog

The teenagers at Phillips Exeter Academy have some serious runway game. Mimicking the preppy style of a J.Crew catalog, they sport couture items and mix and match prints with ease.<p>The Exeter Issue is an Instagram account that showcases the best dressed students at the most elite boarding school in …

Lil Wayne

Is There an Ethics Code for Storytelling?: The Phenomenon of Humans of New York

By Emily Jenab<p>Humans of New York has become inescapable. Photographer Brandon Stanton is singlehandedly telling multiple stories effectively creating empathy in the cold, often isolating experience of New York; unearthing the humanity in the overlooked. It is noble work that has reached millions.<p>I …

New Zealand PM John Key thrown out of parliament

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1242000/1242418_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533253335_c43b1ee34dc6f47151311647961c0853<p><b>Being New Zealand's prime minister granted John Key no special favours during a heated parliamentary debate about the Panama Papers.</b><p>Reprimanded for …

New Zealand

This isn’t how a democracy should work: How the media boosted Donald Trump and screwed Bernie Sanders

<b>Bernie Sanders, Paul Krugman, Charles Krauthammer, Donald Trump (AP/Reuters/Julie Jacobson/Franck Robichon/Fox News/Eduardo Munoz)</b><p>Voters want change. Elites in D.C. and the media — both liberal and conservative — are actively obstructing it<p>Ted Morgan<p>May 14, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>As this wildly …

28 Pieces From 2014 That Should Be Required Reading For Women

In the social media age, sometimes it feels like the relevance of a single story lasts about as long as it takes to tweet about it. It can feel like a sensory overload, a near-constant "on to the next!" But once in a while you read a piece that seeps into your core, and sticks with you even months …

Art Book Chronicles The Badass Women Who Changed The World In 'A History Of Sluts'

Frida Kahlo. Nan Goldin. Hatshepsut. Lena Dunham. Hannah Hoch. Wallis Simpson. Emilie Du Chatelet. Stevie Nicks. These are just some of the women who, through their various life's work, changed the course of history forever. They also, at some point in their lives, were called sluts.<p>Nan Goldin<p>A …

Feminism

WHY I'M A...FEMINIST *gasp*