via Setara Hassan: Empowering Afghan Women Through Media — Leadarise Journal

This month, Leadarise takes you to Afghanistan to meet Young Woman to Watch Setara Hassan. Setara was born in Afghanistan but fled the civil war with her family in the ’90s when she was still a child. The family first moved to Pakistan before settling in Denmark. Setara grew up influenced by both Eastern and […] … Continue reading via Setara Hassan: Empowering Afghan Women Through Media — Leadarise Journal

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The Holiday Season

by Hannah Joyce The Holidays are upon us. Thanksgiving has ended, and it will soon be Christmas. This time of year tends to be stressful for everyone. Family reunions are happening every other week, and for some, family gatherings are incredibly stressful. For me personally, I have such a supportive and loving family, but like … Continue reading The Holiday Season

Opinion: Domestic Violence…”You Are Not Alone” — Women of Egypt Mag

Wednesday November 29, 2017 By: Menna Doubal Body stamped with rainbow coloured bruises, dislocated shoulders, broken bones, battered souls, muted screams, silent cries, shattered voice and endless feelings of sorrow… “I was trapped. I felt like his property. I was literally just his punching bag.” Since the beginning of time, women were considered unequal to […] … Continue reading Opinion: Domestic Violence…”You Are Not Alone” — Women of Egypt Mag

The Shameful, Too Often Silent, Sexual Exploitation of Women — Retake Our Democracy via​ The Shameful, Too Often Silent, Sexual Exploitation of Women — Retake Our Democracy

https://www.youtube.com/embed/pZwvrxVavnQ?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent Writing about the sexual exploitation of women should come from a woman, and so today’s blog comes from Roxanne. We also provide a video that educates men on the meaning of consent. Lastly, we include links to local organizations who work with women and girls who have suffered from sexual abuse. via The Shameful, Too … Continue reading The Shameful, Too Often Silent, Sexual Exploitation of Women — Retake Our Democracy via​ The Shameful, Too Often Silent, Sexual Exploitation of Women — Retake Our Democracy

via Made for Freedom combating human trafficking — FOX2now.com

ST. LOUIS, Mo. _ The City of St. Louis is one of the biggest problem areas in the United States when it comes to human trafficking. Sometimes children under 10-years-of-age are being sold into sex slavery. Dawn Manske is the CEO and Founder of "Made For Freedom", a brand that fights human trafficking. She joined… via … Continue reading via Made for Freedom combating human trafficking — FOX2now.com