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"Fall of Giants": world changes

I love history. Maybe it’s the fact that I love people watching or that I tend to be a bit curious about the lives of others. 1,147 more words

Books

[Reaction] "Orange is the New Black": The Reality of Women behind Bars

The hit Netflix show “Orange is the New Black” makes some people cringe due to its dramaticized character development, but it has, without a doubt, brought women in prison into the light, and has humanized a population that is often viewed as “faceless criminals.” The article from Social Justice Solutions connects the hit show with a pressing real-world social issue: nationwide more and more women are landing behind bars, even while the number of men in prison is starting to decrease. 392 more words

Published

Faith is Not a Gender Issue

Many ask me how I can be a Christian Feminist. Not because they think it’s counter productive necessarily, but they can’t understand how a feminist could be okay with a Patriarchal God. 333 more words

“Runaway bride”

I am a runaway bride, this is what they call me in my village and I am embracing it with no shame, I am happy they call me that because I am the only girl who managed to run away from this inhuman tradition they call culture… 1,124 more words

Women's Rights

700 Million Women Were Child Brides, UNICEF Says

UNICEF released staggering new data Tuesday outlining the prevalence of child marriage and genital mutilation that continues to impact hundreds of millions of girls and women around the world. 180 more words

Girl Summit: Women's Rights are Human Rights

With the much awaited Girl Summit 2014 in full swing today, I explain some basic facts about the practice of FGM. 

A movement to end some of the biggest challenges facing girls of our generation takes place today. 594 more words

Human Rights

The GOP's Long-term Problem: Millennials Hate Conservatives

Republicans were already destined for piecemeal decimation due to the declining numbers of their core constituency. But they don’t just have a demographic problem anymore; they have a stylistic one. 338 more words

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