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Meet the Nicaraguan Teen Teaching Young Girls About Their Reproductive Rights

Image<p>In a climate where women’s rights organizations are rapidly subsiding in poverty-stricken <b>Nicaragua</b>, young but roaring feminist <b>Maria Fernanda Pineda Calero</b> is leading youth in the fight for <b>reproductive rights</b>.<p>When Pineda Calero, 16, isn’t at school, playing soccer or reading books by Mexican …

Young Girls Mimic 2015’s Most Awesome Women In This Adorable Video

straight-up amazing<p>It may seem pretty obvious to state, but 2015 has been an incredible year for women. Not only have feminist dialogues moved to the forefront of mainstream conversation, but a bevy of women have made major strides in their fields. GoldieBlox, the toy company that encourages girls …

Little women: photographing tweens from Boston to Beirut

Rania Matar photographs girls aged between eight and 13, letting them choose their own clothes and poses. She talks about growing up a tomboy, selfie culture – and why she gets annoyed when anyone says the pictures are sexual<p>Dress straps slip off shoulders, painted nails splay on hips. At first …

Why an Advocate for Girls and Women Cares About a Climate Change Conference

<i>Photo credit: Lameck Luhanga/Girl Up</i><p>Bernice Tokoli is an adolescent girl in Ghana who suffers from asthma, which was made worse by the smoke she breathed from cooking with wood in a traditional stove - smoke that also polluted the environment and contributed to climate change. Thanks to a program …

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Wants to Be Asked About Her Business, Not Her Kids

Longtime Google (GOOG) executive and YouTube chief Susan Wojcicki is often asked during business events about her five kids and work/life balance, …

These Women Want Girls to Play With Tech-Savvy Toys

They had dreams of growing up to become a lawyer, a dancer, and a pilot. The career paths they ended up taking look very different, and now they are …

World Beard and Moustache Championships: Pictures

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20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

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63 Songs You Need In Your Life This Month

Pop, rock, rap, country, and R&B for June, in no particular order.

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

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