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Skoll Lesson Two: Be More Outrageous and Disruptive

Pat Mitchell | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact
Pat Mitchell

If one billion whales, or anything else, were being violated or destroyed, the world would rise up and demand an end to violence. Yet, year after year, women and girls on every continent, in ever country, lose their lives to violence.

'Vagina Monologues' Writer On Continuing To Fight Violence Against Women

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.19.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Playwright, activist, and feminist Eve Ensler has revitalized the terrain with her announcement on February 14 of the ONE BILLION WOMEN initiative. The goal is to have one billion women and men demonstrate their demand to end global violence against women.

10 Bizarre Facts About Valentine's Day

Posted 02.21.2012 | Weird News

Think sappy couples on Valentine's Day are annoying? They don't hold a candle to those women who send themselves flowers: almost 10% of women actually...

Why Valentine's Day Was Better In Elementary School

Emma Gray | Posted 04.14.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Sometimes, though, after passing so many drugstores' tacky themed aisles and reading all of the frustrating "sad single women" articles that come out each and every February, I get nostalgic for simpler times: Valentine's Day, elementary school-style.

Kathleen Miles

L-U-V: How Craigslist Missed Connections & Johnny Thunders Led To A Punk Love Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.14.2012 | Los Angeles

"I already had a crush on him before we actually met," Tillie told The Huffington Post. Tillie and Jacob, who had never met, went to the Sept. 2011...

Meredith And Derek Can't Get Alone Time On 'Grey's Anatomy'

Posted 04.10.2012 | TV

Valentine's Day can be a lot of fun for young couples, but the whole idea of the holiday can be truly put to the test when that couple are the parents...

I'm Stuck in a Bad Relationship, Part 1

Matt Petersen | Posted 03.31.2012 | Green
Matt Petersen

What can we do to help the reduce the conflict and end this unfathomable violence against women and girls -- and increasingly boys -- in the Eastern Congo? As consumers, we can make a difference by demanding cell phones and electronic goods that are conflict mineral-free.

The V-Report

Eve Ensler | Posted 10.26.2011 | Women
Eve Ensler

How many women never spoke up or out about sexual assault? How many women were afraid to press charges? Let the DSK dismissal be our call to rise. Let so many of us speak out that it's a landslide and it turns the tide and the method of justice.

Exclusive Interview With Eve Ensler, Recipient of the 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Marianne Schnall | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Marianne Schnall

Playwright and activist Eve Ensler is one of the most inspiring people on the planet, and I have been blessed to have a front row seat to her amazing journey.

OVER

Eve Ensler | Posted 07.12.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

I Am Over: A world that could allow, has allowed, continues to allow 400 thousand women, 23,00 women, or one woman to be raped anywhere, anytime of any day in the Congo.

Finding Hope In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Charlize Theron | Posted 06.13.2011 | Impact
Charlize Theron

When I visited the Democratic Republic of Congo for the first time, I remember feeling utterly overwhelmed. It was a trip that really opened my eyes or, should I say, slapped me in the face.

For the Builders, the Planters, and the Refusers, on the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

When we finally have our voice and come together. When we stop turning on each other. When we stop worrying about our too frizzy hair or fat thighs. When we stop caring about making everyone so incredibly happy -- we got the power.

Washington Insiders Break the Silence on Violence Against Women in V-Day DC A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer 2011

Diana Mao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Diana Mao

V-Day is a global, activist movement to stop violence against women and girls and the catalyst behind creative events that revitalize the spirit of anti-violence against women organizations.

Last Minute V-Day Gifts

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

You're now officially feeling the heat -- not from the red hot, passionate romance you've been stoking, but that annual pressure to come up with the best Valentine's Day present ever.

TEDwomen 2010: "Reshaping the Future"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

When it was announced that the TED enterprise -- which features global conferences with idea innovators and change agents -- was gearing up to present a TEDwomen conference, there was immediate push back.

Nothing Short of a Sexual Revolution

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Vagina is the most terrifying word in any language of any country I have ever been to. As it's the primary port of transmission of the AIDS virus, how women know their vaginas determines everything about their future.

No More Rape

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Why are we still arguing over the definition of genocide and femicide and spending fortunes counting the numbers of raped women rather than stopping the atrocities?

The Women's Conference 2010: Maria Shriver Inspires Women to be Architects of Change

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tabby Biddle

Maria Shriver says that she now understands that being outside your comfort zone doesn't mean you can't do it, you can't handle it, or that you are powerless. It just means that you are uncomfortable.

The Gift of Cancer

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

It happens like this. The doctor walks towards me. His face is ashen. He says we have found something. It does not look good.

Congo Cancer: My Cancer is Arbitrary Congo's Atrocities Are Very Deliberate

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

How does one survive cancer? Of course -- good doctors, good insurance, good luck. But the real healing comes from not being forgotten. From attention, from care, from love, from being surrounded by a community.

Eve Ensler's Mission: Awaken the 'Girl Self'

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

Eleven years after the launch of V-Day, Eve Ensler sets out to do for girls what she did for women--uncover the truth of their experiences and create a global dialogue. Her V-Girls campaign debuts this month.

Eve Ensler's New Book

The New York Times | DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Your new book, "I Am an Emotional Creature," is a collection of 30-plus fictional monologues in which you assume the confiding, often plaintive, voice...

Te Tremble - The Haitian Earth Trembled

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goodman

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Te tremble (pron. Tay Tromblay) is Haitian Creole for "earthquake." Its literal translation: "The earth trembled." After the ...

Ten Radical Acts for Congo in the New Year

Eve Ensler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eve Ensler

Having just been in the Congo for the last month, it is evident that the more than 12-year economic war in the Democratic Republic of Congo rages on. Almost 6 million dead. Here's what we do about it.

DRC Chronicles: Being Shunned by Rape

Ann M. Veneman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann M. Veneman

The immense courage and strength of victimized Congolese women in speaking out will help bring more awareness to these crimes and change to a region of the world that suffers from the most brutal atrocities of war.