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Violence against women and girls

It has been 25 years since the Montreal Massacre where 25 year old Marc Lépine felt <i>compelled</i> to go on a murder spree against women attending the …

Dispatches: Uniting Against the Pakistan School Massacre

The attack on a school in Peshwar in northwestern Pakistan that left at least 145 dead – almost all of them children – sets a new low of depravity …

18 Badass Women You Probably Didn't Hear About In 2014

Badass women alert.<p>Bayan Mahmoud al-Zahran opened the country's first female law firm, where she'll represent women and bring women's rights issues into the courts.<p>"I believe women lawyers can contribute a lot to the legal system," al-Zahran said. "This law firm will make a difference in the …

This heartbreaking interview with OITNB's Diane Guerrero is majorly important

I once read a creepy short story about a girl who wakes up one morning to the smell of pancakes, only to find that, while the pancakes are there, her …

French stores accused of imposing ‘woman tax’

France’s finance ministry has ordered an inquiry into why female shoppers are paying more than male consumers for apparently identical products.<p>Shampoos, deodorants, razors and other goods marketed as “feminine” are subject to what a French women’s rights group says is an “invisible tax” making …

Thank You For Everything, Barbie: We Loved You. We Tormented You. We Remember You, Fondly

Dear Barbie,<p>What a bad rap you’ve gotten these past years, since we last played together. You’ve come to represent so many negative things: body …

What's killing your battery? Android's top 10 performance-sapping apps

It may seem to consume every spare moment of our lives, but the world's most famous social networking app is chewing up our mobiles too, with Facebook topping a global list of the most performance-draining Android apps, which considered battery drain, storage consumption and data use.<p>But it's not …

5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When You Dust

It may feel like a losing battle, but there are a few tricks to keep that dust from coming back so quickly.<p>Dusting is one of my least favorite chores. It's such a thankless, neverending task. Whisk it away one weekend and, before the next weekend rolls around, your furniture is dust-covered once …

How I'm dealing with a rare condition most women don't know about

There comes a time in every woman’s life where you start expecting to “expect,” but I have known since I was 16 that that time and that feeling would …

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Now Wants You to Donate to Fight Ebola

Facebook will surface a donate button for users over the next week in the hope they contribute to the fight against Ebola.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg opened up his wallet last month to help fight Ebola, and now he’s asking Facebook’s 1.3 billion users to do the same.<p>The social network will publish …

Taylor Swift Defends Emma Watson In T. Swift The Feminist: 2.0

Photo: BEImages/Matt Baron.<p>In August, Taylor Swift realized she was a feminist. Now, in what can only be referred to as T. Swift The Feminist: 2.0, …

Feminism, we have a problem: T-shirt campaign goes way too far

A video was recently released by the T-Shirt company FCKH8 entitled “F-Bombs for Feminism—Potty-Mouthed Princesses Use Bad Words For Good Cause.” In …

Fighting Violence With Voice: Transforming the Conversation on Violence Against Women

In the eight days after the now infamous Ray Rice video surfaced, the U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline received 8,500 calls. Yet most of the headlines and public discourse around the Ray Rice scandal and violence against women have focused instead on victim blaming, wondering aloud why Janay …

5 Reasons I Don’t Say "Man Up"

Shares 6K<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>Kyle Ashlee highlights the importance of Duke University’s</i> …

In Focus: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

'Change the conversation': Jennifer Garner hits out at sexism in media

The actor Jennifer Garner has voiced her frustration at the sexism she experiences in Hollywood, and from the media.<p>Addressing the Elle Women in Hollywood event earlier this week, she said that it was “a little bit sad” that such an event even had to exist. “The ‘men in Hollywood’ event is every …

Anna Marie Cardwell: 'I Would Feel Hurt' If Mama June Is Dating My Molester

Anna Marie Cardwell is speaking out about being molested as a child, years before she and her family became the stars of TLC’s hit reality show, <i>Here</i> …