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Why you should watch Beyonce’s “I was here” before 2017 ends

"Can I have a mid-life crisis at 26?" I ask myself; standing opposite my reflection. The usually warm glow from my vanity now feels like harsh a spotlight.

Video: How government surveillance leads to self-censorship and The Chilling Effect

Penny’s findings leave readers with several questions. The most significant being, what does this mean for a democratic society?

International Women’s Day // 03.07 // #beboldforchange

The history of IWD may be surprising. It began in NYC on March 8, 1909 and was organized by the Socialist Party of America to advocate in particular for "working" women. It remained a prominent day among communist and socialist organizations, parties and countries until the United Nations adopted it in 1977. Since then, it has been adopted by many different countries across political spectrums, and has been used as a platform to shed light on issues disproportionately affecting women and girls globally - such as displacement, poverty, gender-based violence and economic inaccessibility.

A Look Back at the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

Maya Angelou’s poem, “Still I Rise” written in 1978 has served as a call for women to find strength within themselves to overcome oppression, violence, and intolerance. We will rise.

Earth Under Water: Some Sarcasm because Seriousness isn’t Selling

Brace yourself.

Take a stand and join the 16 Days of Activism campaign from November 25th to December 10th to shed light on the issue of gender-based violence.

The Abaya & Feminism in Saudi Arabia

It's complicated.

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