A Future without Violence? Check this out! #endviolence #safefuture

Get the Facts Domestic, dating, and sexual violence are costly and pervasive problems in the U.S., causing victims, as well as witnesses and bystanders, in every community to suffer incalculable pain and loss. Join us in the movement to create futures without violence for everyone! Key Statistics Prevalence of Domestic Violence in the United States […]

Free Nigerian girls? Yes! Video of what happens after “freedom” #savethegirls

Marking two years since Boko Haram abducted 276 girls in Nigeria, a United Nations child rights envoy reiterated a call to bring them back, stressing that the international community must “be their voice” and help give children of Nigeria and the region the peaceful, stable lives they deserve. “It is up to us to be […]

=Means= A Video and ERA Campaign #equalmeansequal #ERA

LOS ANGELES (WOMENSENEWS)—Hopes for an Equal Rights Amendment, or E.R.A., have long been kept alive by a stalwart group of diehards often working at the grassroots. But currently it’s also got the help of some charismatic and high profile women, including Hollywood stars, who are trying to turn the klieg lights on it. “With the […]

NEW SESAME STREET MUPPET PROMOTES GIRLS’ RIGHTS #sesamestreet #girlsrights

Zari is modeling for young girls that it is wonderful to go to school and that it’s okay to dream about having a career. For a small girl, Zari has a big mission. She’s there to promote female empowerment in a nation where women and children were almost completely excluded from educational opportunities some 15 […]

Anti-Street Harassment Week: Join In #GirlsEndSH #StopSH

Gender-based street harassment—from sexual or homophobic comments and gestures to stalking and groping—affects at least 65 percent of women and 25 percent of men in the United States. And it’s not just a problem here. A growing number of studies confirm that women around the world experience street harassment, and an underlying threat of sexual […]