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It’s Time For Dads To Step Up For Our Daughters

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 02.07.2017 | Parents
Jeffery Tobias Halter

Our daughters are counting on us eliminate workplace gender inequalities and the pay gapAudi tackled gender equality and the pay gap in their 2017 Sup...

The Women Of 'Girls' Have Changed A Lot

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.03.2017 | Style

The women of “Girls” enjoyed one final season premiere in New York City Thursday night before the sixth season begins Feb. 12. And they did it in ...

Womankind Emerges from NYC Asian Women's Center

Jim Luce | Posted 02.01.2017 | New York
Jim Luce

On the heels of President Trump's inauguration and historic women's marches all over the world, the New York Asian Women's Center changed its name to ...

Adam Driver On Canine Co-Stars, Silent Retreats And Kylo Ren

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.13.2017 | Entertainment

Judging by the breadth of roles he’s taken, Adam Driver’s life gets a little better every year. 2016 alone found him basking in the triumph of “...

Lena Dunham Won't Do A Show Starring 'Four White Girls' Again

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.11.2017 | Entertainment

Lena Dunham is getting ready to say goodbye to “Girls” and is acknowledging the missteps she may have taken during its six-year run. “I wouldn...

Mentors Matter...As Early As Middle School

Illana Raia | Posted 01.11.2017 | Women
Illana Raia

Hey, middle school girls - it's 2017! You know what that means - every magazine cover is plastered with reasons why you need a sparkly new set of reso...

Stop Letting Media Teach Girls Their Self-Worth

Michelle Cove | Posted 01.09.2017 | Parents
Michelle Cove

It is essential that girls--and women--understand and can easily define our self-worth, publicly and privately.

Dear Moms of Tween Daughters: We Need To Talk

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 01.20.2017 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

Dear Fellow Fifth Grade Moms, I’ve been wanting to talk to you for a long time. I’ve had questions about whether or not you allow your girls to us...

A Year in Review, What It Means To Be Female in Nigeria

Mary Olushoga | Posted 12.20.2016 | Women
Mary Olushoga

Nigeria has a long way to go when it comes to supporting women's rights and gender equality. Religion and culture affect how women are treated in soci...

Woman Poses In Varying Pants Sizes To Make A Point About Body Image

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 12.16.2016 | Parents

Deena Shoemaker was organizing her closet when she was struck by the realization that her pants come in a range of dramatically different sizes, and t...

Financial Confidence in Girls Isn't Impolite...It's Essential.

Illana Raia | Posted 12.14.2016 | Women
Illana Raia

"Ugh, you figure out the tip...I'm the worst at that." "I have no idea where my allowance went. Like, NO idea." "My mom says it's rude to talk about...

What Middle School Girls Should Know About Friendship

Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis | Posted 12.09.2016 | Parents
Kari Kubiszyn Kampakis

A woman in teen ministry once shared with me a term that describes the state of female friendships in the middle school years. Fluid. In other w...

It's time to stop violence against women and girls

Flavia Bustreo | Posted 12.07.2016 | Impact
Flavia Bustreo

Globally, tens of thousands of women suffer violence every day. This violence takes place in rich countries and in poor ones, in the home, at work, on...

These Are The Female Politicians Inspiring The Next Generation Of Women

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 12.02.2016 | Entertainment

The future is female and that has never been clearer than right now. As democrats look ahead to 2020, a number of the names being tossed around for po...

An Open Letter To The First Female President Of The United States

Janet Bertolus | Posted 11.21.2016 | Women
Janet Bertolus

Dear Future Madame President, Selfishly, for the sake of my eighty-year-old mother who was emotionally invested in this past election for reasons tha...

Busted Balloons: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.15.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

The beaches that line the Gold Coast region in Australia are picturesque, with the blue mosaic colors of the ocean slowly rolling together and crashin...


Alexis Glick | Posted 11.15.2016 | Education
Alexis Glick

SUPPORTING GIRLS AS CHANGE-AGENTS IN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES Cultivating a Next Generation of Leaders by Alexis Glick, Leslie Lytle, and Wendy Sluss...

If Abigail Adams Had Twitter...What She Would Tell Our Girls

Illana Raia | Posted 11.09.2016 | Women
Illana Raia

This is how democracy works, girls. It's hard. Polls can be off, pundits can be wrong, parents can be speechless. But when a choice is offered and a nation speaks, that's democracy.

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

Pause And Take This In -- Today We're Making History

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 11.08.2016 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

As I finally went to bed last night, at midnight, I found myself shaken by feelings that I dismissed as silly. I let them wash over me for only a moment, and then picked up my book, in the hopes of distracting my weary brain.

From the Roots to the Rooftops: Rising to Resiliency

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.04.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

We are at a global tipping point. Carbon levels are critical, the global population is growing to a level that is unsustainable unless we make signifi...

13 Fathers Of Daughters On The Best Part Of Being A ‘Girl Dad’

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 11.02.2016 | Parents

Lots of women proudly identify as “boy moms,” but less often do you hear about a “girl dad.” Girl dads are the fathers of daughters ― the on...

Little Girls Are Busting Gender Norms in a Year That Hasn't Been Super Kind to Women

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 11.02.2016 | Women
Center for Community Change Action

Photo credit: Aberdeen Proving Ground via Flickr Creative Commons By Fredrick McKissack, Jr. In our Fort Wayne neighborhood, Halloween is a serious ...

Grassroots Girls Go Global: International Recognition for Girl-Led Groups

Victoria Dunning | Posted 11.02.2016 | Impact
Victoria Dunning

Nyanza Initiative for Girls' Education & Empowerment (NIGEE) is a GFC grassroots partner and a 2016 recipient of the With and For Girls Award. Workin...

Happy Hallo-Teen... Proof That Our Teenage Girls Need Our Help

Wendy Siegel | Posted 11.01.2016 | Parents
Wendy Siegel

Dear Moms: When did it happen? When did we go from dressing our daughters in sweet (albeit itchy) princess costumes for Halloween to letting them t...