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Who's Your #FemaleRoleModel?

When people think about role models, women aren’t always the first to come to mind.<p>They’re out there. We know them. We are them.<p>This Women’s History …

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These Girls Escaped Child Marriage. Now They’re Raising Their Voices—and Cameras.

“Every two seconds a girl is married,” says photographer Stephanie Sinclair, who’s going on her 14th year of documenting the issue of child marriage. (See her photos of child brides in the 2011 <i>National Geographic</i> magazine story “Too Young To Wed.”) The issue has gained traction in the global …

Photography Tips

In focus: Women and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Women and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)<p>Gender equality is a right. Fulfilling this right is the best chance we have in meeting some of the …

Gender equality is an opportunity, not a threat

<i>This commentary is part of Work in Progress, The Globe's look at the global struggle for gender parity.</i><p>-----------------------------------------<p><i>Justin Trudeau is Prime Minister of Canada.</i><p>-----------------------------------------<p>Equality is a core Canadian value, and I feel honoured to have this …

New Report Reveals Just How Badly Black Women-Led Startups Are Being Underfunded

The #ProjectDiane report finds that the ridiculous amounts of money flowing from VCs to tech companies stops if the company was founded by a black woman.<p>Black women lead just .04% of the total number of women-led tech startups in the U.S., according to a newly released report by Digital Undivided’s …

Venture Capital

New Website Helps Undocumented Immigrant Women Exercise Their Rights

In a time when immigration raids and xenophobic rhetoric dominate the news, a new website aims to help the estimated 5.2 million undocumented …

Why Virginia's legislature just passed a bill to ban child marriage

Children as young as 13 can get married in Virginia, if the girl is pregnant or the couple has parental permission. And since 2004, thousands of teenagers have gotten married in the state, including more than 200 who were 15 or younger. Nearly all of those married children were girls.<p>The Virginia …

Feminist Abortion-Provider Texas Women

Pinterest<p>Vail Kohnert-Yount, 25, is a Texas native now living in Washington, D.C. Last week, she rallied alongside thousands of others outside of the Supreme Court as they heard oral arguments for the case of <i>Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt</i>. Below, Kohnert-Yount shares with Glamour how her …

5 Best Charities That Benefit Women And Girls According To Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates, arguably the most powerful woman in philanthropy, shares her top five picks for charities that benefit women and girls across the world. Update: Consider donating what you can for this year's International Women's Day. Every bit counts.<p>After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, charities, …

Giving Tuesday

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Livini, 4, from Navitilevu village, #Fiji stands on a fallen coconut tree that was uprooted by #CycloneWinston https://t.co/fePQxBcOta

15m girls are married every year. Child marriage is a #humanrights violation and must end! #endchildmarriage https://t.co/7787hymHSO

How Young Feminists are Tackling Climate Justice in 2016

<i>To the living memory of Berta Cáceres. Courageous woman, environmental defender, feminist, mother and inspiration to many.</i><p>You might ask: feminism and climate change? <i>Young</i> feminism for climate <i>justice</i>?<p>Grassroots experiences are steadily shifting our awareness of climate change, from an abstract …

50 Captivating Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The World

Gender should not be a factor in education.<p>Globally, <b>65 million girls</b> are not in school. Of the 774 million people who are illiterate around the world, <b>two-thirds are women</b>. There are <b>33 million fewer girls in primary school</b> than boys.<p>Why does this matter? Research shows that educating girls can save</i> …

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Man Starts Street School To Teach Kids From Slum To Read And Write

India has the largest population of illiterate adults in the world.<p>When a factory owner in India realized the kids in his slum couldn’t read or write, he took it upon himself to teach them.<p>Kamal Parmar has been running an after-school program in the streets of Ahmedabad, India for the past 15 …

These Men Stood Up To End Female Genital Mutilation In Their Community

"If I ever have a daughter, I will not allow FGM. I just wish that my wife could have been spared.”<p>In a community in Ethiopia where female genital mutilation was widely practiced and accepted, a few men stood up to help end the practice.<p>Three years ago, community leaders in Sidama Zone, an area in …

Female Genital Mutilation

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Brooke Axtell, survivor of human trafficking and domestic abuse, storms the Grammys

When Brooke Axtell was a child, her nanny took her to the basement of a strange house and sold her to men who raped her.<p>Last night, 27 years after being trafficked, she became the face of an awards show’s push against domestic violence, speaking at the Grammys before an audience of …

Domestic Violence

​Celebrating immortal children's books

<i>Now something short and sweet from our Faith Salie...</i><p>The titles evoke places that are far away, yet still familiar: "Treasure Island," "The Secret …

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology