Explore the Laws & Take Action (add your name) on Worldwide Sex Discrimination Laws #equalitynow #genderviolence

http://www.equalitynow.org/beijing20/explore_laws Use the filters in the link above to review and take action on sex discriminatory laws around the world. Add your name to the call in each of the countries to hold governments accountable to fulfilling their commitment to the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action and gender equality by revoking all laws that discriminate […]

Girls’ Hackathon: Watch Video as Girls Create New Apps in 5 Countries to “Impact the World” #hackathon #girltech #globalfundforwomen

Girls decide what issues to address such as bullying, consent, safe places and then design apps etc. In the process, they destroy stereotypes and “impact the world.” Special thank you to the filmmakers and videographers who made this video possible: Darren Chestnut and GlobalGirl Media in Oakland, USA; Anjali Goman in Trivandrum, India; Jared Jare […]

A Sitcom about a Rape Survivor? Yes, and Her Resilience is Real Thanks to Tina Fey #rapesurvivor #sitcom #resilience #tinafey

The bright-pink resilience of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” on Netflix. Sometimes breaking a taboo means telling a hidden truth. Much is done and written about helping and treating rape survivors, which is necessary. But what about the fact that many survivors get their lives back and move on to overcome the pain and dwell in a […]

Making Choices: Angelina Jolie Takes Control of Her Body and Her Future #angelinajolie #ovariancancer #choices

Jolie writes about a second surgery following a double mastectomy to protect her health and to be more than a survivor: she takes control of her body and her future. There is more than one way to deal with any health issue. The most important thing is to learn about the options and choose what […]