Malala Yousafzai

Watch Kids Around The World Sing Pink's 'What About Us' For World Children's Day

"Children and young people’s voices matter."<p>Ahead of World Children's Day on November 20, UNICEF has released an inspiring music video "made for …

Kids

Level Up: 10 Products Every Feminist Needs

Because the future is female.<p>Wear your feminist agenda <i>literally</i> on your sleeve with these 10 empowering pieces. Not only will you kickstart important conversations around gender inequality, but sales of some of these products go toward amazing causes and organizations.

Feminism

Shigeru Ban honored with Mother Teresa award for dedication to disaster relief architecture

Prolific architect and Pritzker Prize recipient, Shigeru Ban has been selected as one of the winners of the Mother Teresa Memorial International …

Mother Teresa

Opinion: Why children need to resume school after disasters

Most of the more than 71,000 students affected by the North Bay fires were able to return to school. Those attending schools like Hidden Valley …

Education

What Continent Do You Think They Are From? Drawing Humans to Reveal Internalized Bias

11/15/2017 · by ninasethi · in Classroom Ideas, Guest Educators and Explorers, Main. ·<p>When teaching geography (and every subject) we need diverse voices. We need to push back against dominant narratives that amplify some perspectives (usually of those in power) and erase or ignore others. With this …

Teaching

Donald Trump to break with tradition and not meet Nobel Prize winners

US President Donald Trump is breaking precedent once again by not meeting with America's Nobel prize winners.<p>The eight US laureates have not been …

Donald Trump

The Power of Possibility: Dreamers Who Changed the World

Why do we need dreamers? Dreamers have the power to change the world by envisioning new ways of doing things, coming up with innovative ideas, …

School Libraries

Hijab-wearing Barbie is a tribute to Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, not Islamist propaganda

Mattel unveiled the first of its kind doll as part of its Shero line depicting real-life female heroes.<p>Mattel has made history with its first-ever …

How to catch them young

Books have the power to influence one's mind and that's why, reading to your child is the most effective way to shape their outlook towards life. …

Parenting

This Organization Is Pushing For More Women In The TV Industry — And It's Working

"The key is to get the women of Hollywood talking and supporting one another."<p>When it comes to working in the entertainment business, getting your …

Television Industry

From Priti Patel to Malala Yousafzai: Five influential persons of Asian origin in the UK

Born in London to a Ugandan-Indian migrant family, Patel became a member of the Conservative Party in her youth.<p>Priti Patel, the now former …

Referendums

35+ of Your Favorite Feminist Books

This Riot Recommendation is sponsored by <i>Feminist Icon Cross-Stitch</i> by Anna Fleiss and Lauren Mancuso.<p>FEMINIST ICON CROSS-STITCH puts a new spin on …

Feminism

Michelle Obama's first Canadian speaking engagement will be in Toronto

Former first lady Michelle Obama will be giving her first speaking engagement in Canada, aimed at pushing education and equality for girls and …

Canadian News

After Malala, another Swat student nominated for International Children’s Peace Prize

<b>SWAT:</b> Fourteen-year-old Hira Akbar has become the second student from Swat district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa after Malala Yousafzai to be nominated for …

Pakistan

Vice Media to Invest in Female Filmmakers with Newly Launched Broadly Films

Vice Media is expanding Broadly, its female-driven channel and website. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Vice has introduced Broadly Films, a …

Abu Dhabi

Incredible Picture Books, Late Fall 2017

Wow! You don’t want to miss these incredible late fall 2017 picture books. From messages of acceptance and friendship to funny stories to make you …

Why Changing Stereotypes About Girls Unlocks Change for Everyone – and How You Can Help

Sometimes, the problems our planet faces can feel intractable. But at Girl Effect – the creative non-profit business founded in 2015 – we know that …

Gender

Interview Hannah Alper author of Momentus

<b>Where did the idea for this book come from?</b><p>The book grew out of three ideas that I truly believe in. The first idea being that anyone can make a …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Girls’ education is the best investment we can make to grow the world’s economies

If you ask most people if they believe girls should go to school, they’ll answer yes. I would guess that most of you reading this right now are offended by the idea of a world where girls are still unequal to boys in education and opportunity. Yet this is the reality for 130 million girls out of …

Education

Gorgeous Picture Books That Reveal the Power of the Pencil

<b>SILENT DAYS, SILENT DREAMS</b><br>Written and illustrated by Allen Say.<br>63 pp. Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic. $21.99.<br>(Picture book; ages 7 and up)<p><b>LINES</b><br>Written and illustrated by Suzy Lee.<br>40 pp. Chronicle. $17.99.<br>(Picture book; ages 4 to 8)<p><b>MALALA’S MAGIC PENCIL</b><br>By Malala Yousafzai.<br>Illustrated by Kerascoet.<br>38 …

Books

'Dangerous men tried to silence me': See Malala's beautiful new picture book

Published on: 02 November 2017 Author: Catriona Wightman<p>Malala Yousafzai has inspired people across the world - and now she's telling her story to …

Picture Books

For her 14th birthday, Portland girl organizes Date Safe event

Last year, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai spoke to a crowd of 4,800 people at Portland's Moda Center. At age 15, Yousafzai survived being …

15 YA Adaptations of Best-Selling Adult Nonfiction

As nonfiction has become an increasingly important part of school curriculum, the book industry has responded by putting out more titles (see 10 …

Books

US museum debuts first 3-D holograms of Holocaust survivors

CHICAGO: Seated onstage at a museum near Chicago, Adina Sella talks about her life as a Holocaust survivor.<p>A group of young school kids is entranced …

Should women in Pakistan be told what to wear?

High heels and skinny jeans have been banned at a Pakistan university. The rule comes in the same month that Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai was trolled for wearing jeans at Oxford University.<p>We hit the streets of Islamabad to see if students think women should have a dress code at these …

Nobel Prize

Pakistani Comedian Has The Perfect Response To Those Trolling Malala For Wearing Jeans

There isn't a day on social media when women aren't trolled for something or the other. And when they can't make a fuss about a woman's opinion, …

Pakistan

‘Broad City’ Cures Women Who Haven’t Orgasmed Since Trump’s Election

After Ilana realizes she hasn’t come since Election Day, ‘Broad City’ summons society’s powerful witches to help her get orgasm back. Believe it or …

Culture

Elton John named Harvard Humanitarian of the Year

Sir Elton John, AIDS activist and Grammy, Tony, and Academy Award-winning musician, has been named recipient of the Harvard Foundation’s Peter J. …

Harvard

Ex-porn star gets death threats for Photoshopping her face on Virgin Mary

When a news outlet mistakes Malala for Mia Khalifa<p>A post shared by Mia Khalifa (@miakhalifa) on Oct 20, 2017 at 7:12pm PDT<p>Former porn star Mia …

25 Nonfiction Suggestions for Your Book Club

There are few things in life as intense as picking the next book for your book club. Maybe you’ve thought of suggesting a nonfiction book, but that …

Books