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In Myanmar, a Nonprofit Icon Enjoyed Foreign Funding Despite Allegations of Sexual Abuse

The alleged failure by the US embassy and a UN agency to prevent abuses reflects systemic gaps in safeguarding mechanisms, that are common within local nonprofits in the developing world.

7.17.19

The Young Women Leading Nigeria's #MeToo Revolution

The movement has reached Africa's largest country after a prominent pastor was accused of rape.

10.30.18

Meet the 17-Year-Old Boy Calling Out His Classmates for Objectifying Women

Noah Abraham is a leader in ManUp, an initiative that aims to get high school boys to reject toxic masculinity and to learn about sexual consent.

4.16.18

Women Talk About the Worst Body Shaming They've Experienced

"I've been told that I look like a reptile and that my skin is repulsive."

6.14.17

Why Thousands of Innocent Women Were Locked Away in Asylums

A lesser-known story from Italy's fascist era.

4.25.17

Photos that Show How Our Society Can Break Women

Award-winning photojournalist Marie Hald shares some of her most powerful works and the stories behind them.

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3.8.17

We Asked Our Grandmas What They Would Have Done Differently

If they'd had the same rights as young women today.

2.19.17

37 Politicians Get a Mural Dedicated to Their Most Shameful Comments About Women

Artists Zoë Buckman and Natalie Frank collected shockingly ignorant quotes from Donald Trump, Bill Clinton and more, and put them on a wall for all to see.

1.31.17

Why Not Even Taylor Swift Can Exist in a Political Vacuum

To stay silent, or just self-promote, is to be deafeningly noticeable at a time when global politics have turned upside-down.

1.31.17

Florida Womyn Carve Out Spaces for Feminist Voices With “She/Folk” Network | #50StatesofArt

Co-founders Nico Mazza and Arianne Keegan want to create a safe, judgement free space for women and women-identifying individuals to share online.

1.27.17

How Natalie White Turned Her Criminal Trial into Performance Art

Her character witnesses included Lizzy Jagger and Patricia Arquette.

1.2.17

The Nasty Women Exhibition is Art's Answer to Trump's Nearing Presidency

100% of the sales benefit Planned Parenthood.

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