The question remains, how do we encourage more men to be advocates for the women in their lives?
Gloria left her full time marketing job in August of last year to become a Digital Activist Fellow with the Polaris Project, an organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery.
"I'm focusing on my new project Kings of Chaos, which is my rock 'tribute' -- I would say, it's basically my new supergroup."
My mother's reluctance to raise another Betty Crocker became blatantly obvious when I started kindergarten and she sent me to school with a briefcase instead of a lunchbox. According to her, school was not about what your lunch looked like, it was about progress.
Most of the time, the media seems to care just about beauty and fortune. What happened to valuing intelligence?
The education challenges in Nigeria are real and many. There is a teacher shortage of nearly 1.3 million, basic infrastructure is lacking and there is a shortfall of up to 1.2 million classrooms. There are fewer children in school each year due to child marriages and gender and religious biases and education is simply too costly for the poor.
t's tempting to divorce ourselves from Pussy Riot's reality, to compartmentalize them as being a small, controversial group of women "over there" where limited freedoms are simply the reality.
Cristina de Basto founded LibaStyle in 2007. Her successful career as a sought-after decorator for yachts has taken her around the globe, where she ha...
You have no idea where you are going, you just know you have to get your children somewhere else, somewhere they might be safe. You aren't sure if there will be food there, but there might be.
Girls deserve to be the narrators of their own stories. While obstacles remain, a new generation of activists are using media to create innovative, interactive experiences that teach, inspire and give voice to girls -- and the women they will grow up to be.
Malala forces our moral conscience to recognize that she is just one of many and asks us to do what we should have done a long time ago: ignore these girls no longer.
Through her organization, Magic Me, Susan is rekindling that inter-generational dynamic, enriching everyone who is touched by it.
Samantha Albery is the Director of MicroMentor, an online community that helps entrepreneurs and experienced professionals work together to build smal...
Tywan Wade Web Chat: Introducing Shortly... from Tywan Wade on Vimeo. At the start of this project, I emailed 127 college professors from universit...
School. That one word sends shivers along the spines of students around America. As the alarm rings, you groan and drag yourself out of bed, hoping this day will go faster than the last. But oceans apart, there are many children who wake up excitedly to be able to go to school.
By standing up to a terrorist, this extraordinary boy saved countless lives and should join the ranks of those whose actions define the word courage. This teenager thought his school important enough to defend and he had an instinctive sense that if the militants were allowed to destroy his school, they were taking away something valuable from his community.