via A Call to Arms. A Call to Love. — Open Thought Vortex

By Sarah E. Boucher Feminism gets a bad rap. The term has been twisted to convey something far different than its original definition: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests Basic. Elegant. Yet somehow feminism has become associated with radical behavior, […] … Continue reading via A Call to Arms. A Call to Love. — Open Thought Vortex

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via #BeBoldForChange: Tshepy the Journalist Turned Entrepreneur — Girls’ Globe

To mark International Women’s Day 2017, I have conducted a series of interviews celebrating women I feel have had positive influence on society. The first woman is Tshepy Matloga. My name is Tshepy Matloga, a 30 year-old South African journalist turned entrepreneur. I am the founder of Chronicles Media Group (South Africa) and co-founder of … Continue reading via #BeBoldForChange: Tshepy the Journalist Turned Entrepreneur — Girls’ Globe

via Shattering the Norm and Creating a New Future for Adolescent Girls — Girls’ Globe

Written by Marcela Lopez-Macedonia, President & CEO of The Resource Foundation “As a girl, all I knew was housekeeping. I was the only girl at home and I had to wash all my brothers’ clothes. In school, I wasn’t allowed to participate in all the activities because I was a girl,” explains Belkis, a 39-year-old […] … Continue reading via Shattering the Norm and Creating a New Future for Adolescent Girls — Girls’ Globe

via Tragedy to Triumph: How sewing lessons are changing the lives of women with fistula — Girls’ Globe

Written by Samantha Bossalini, Development and Communications Associate The city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania is anything but quiet. An increasingly modern metropolis overlooking the Indian Ocean, Dar is home to 4.4 million people, and is one of the fastest growing cities on the African continent. It’s a cacophony of noises, sounds, colors, and smells; […] … Continue reading via Tragedy to Triumph: How sewing lessons are changing the lives of women with fistula — Girls’ Globe

Women’s History Month: Photo Contest

Most of the countries around the globe celebrate Women's History Month in March. It is a unique month that also brings awareness to Women's Rights, Self- Harm, Gender Equality, and Elimination of Racial Discrimination. In appreciation of each action, We Are All The Same Project is promoting our First Photography Contest that will take place on … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Photo Contest

via Raising Awareness of Menstruation and Sustainability in India — Girls’ Globe

During a visit to Auroville, India a couple of days ago I was happy to have the opportunity to chat briefly with Eco Femme co-founder Kathy Walkling in between customers at their busy stall at the market. I had already heard about Eco Femme before I came to India and I was exited to meet … Continue reading via Raising Awareness of Menstruation and Sustainability in India — Girls’ Globe