Separating Violence and Education for Girls

In schools all over the world, women and girls face problems. In American schools, girls are taught too quickly to compete against each other, to undermine the success of other women so they can get ahead. American girls are also presented with the paradox that the must both be beautiful, popular, thin and smart, but … Continue reading

Radical women, embracing tradition

“I am interested in how women are saving us…” Me, too, Kavita Ramdas. GOD SAVE THE GIRLS!

I have a crush on TED

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since its start, TED has brought together the ideas of the brillant thinkers/speakers/designers/scientists/artists/people of our world. It hosts several conferences annually that are recorded and then broadcasted to TED.com‘s many … Continue reading

7 Girls Fighting for Girls

Girls, take heart! There are women – powerful and beautiful women – that are striving to change the face of women’s rights and women’s health in our world. Here are 7 of them. This is Leymah Gbowee. She won the Nobel Prize in 2011. She believes in the power of women. She advocates for non-violence, for … Continue reading