After Roman Polanski’s 2009 arrest in Switzerland for the 1977 rape of a 13-year-old girl, more than 100 actors and directors united to release a petition urging for his release. Included among signees like Darren Aronofsky, Tilda Swinton, and David Lynch was none other than Natalie Portman. The actress, who has been at the forefront… via … Continue reading via Natalie Portman Regrets Supporting Roman Polanski: ‘It Was a Mistake. My Eyes Were Not Open’ — IndieWire
These women didn’t let an abuser take their destiny from them. Let them inspire you to unleash your inner-power and never give up on your future! via 6 Famous Women Who Were Sexually-Abused and Still Won at Life — Improve Your Life After Abuse
This week we are going to talk about Christy Birmingham. She is a writer, poet and feminist. Her writing is inspiring and motivates every woman who is going thru difficult moments. I personally love her work, Christy explains how art/poetry helped her to deal with personal issues, depression, and abuse. She is the perfect example … Continue reading Inspire with Christy Birmingham
Sewa is an organization that provides education for girls in Gujarati, India. These poems were written by Sewa's students. I Poem: Our Country In the ocean of these relations There's one relation that is unique, that which I love... Which I repeatedly recall day and night Where the sand of sand dunes of desert Fly … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Poems from India
by Annie The crisp winds caressed her cheek As she ran out of words to speak She sought a new muse every week Her mind grew roses when she'd sleep Arising just to trim the stems She grew new gardens at nights end If she embraces when she wakes Her roses will not be at … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: The crisp winds caressed her cheek
by treepokok I dress according to the weather, what's the matter? She hikes her skirt up a little short, what's on that little mind of yours nothing but dirty thoughts? Control yourself not her clothing. Avert your eyes, what are you thinking? She is wrapped in cloth from head to toe, oh now she's mysterious, and … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Dress appropriately?
by poetrylover Push me down, but I know I will stand back up. Throw me into the fire, pour as much oil as you'd like. I'll rise on the other end, I'll rise stronger than I was before. You can try to hurt me, try as hard as you want. But you won't see, with every … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Push, me down,
by Parvinder Her Heart is like ocean. Which is full of emotions. Her Body is full of Pearls. Like wave has Hairy curls. Where my Soul wants to Sink. By listening her melodious clink. Now, I only want your permission. By my Heart doing submission.
by Chirayuwriter Not you are killer madam who kills you daily From an "Evil minded to the Scornful Brain" more over harsh through physical action on a body to the Mentally visual trauma which smears a beautiful skin, I'm a human from a humane world not from so called "nauseating mankind. Who forget before restricting … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: I am a human
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
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
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