Category: Activism

8 Breast Cancer Activists You Should Know

People often dreams about happy future, especially women. Sometimes they are wrong and something unpleasant waits for them. These 8 women have found a way to overcome the breast cancer and they are ready to share their experience.

/ June 26, 2017

Spare Rib Women’s Movement: From Adam’s Shred To Standalone Person

Feminist frenzy in media is not a nowadays offspring – Spare Rib, launched right in the middle of Second-wave feminist boom, claimed to be one of the most revolutionary magazines of all times.

/ June 26, 2017

How Young Chinese Feminists Remind Women They Are Not Society’s “Leftovers”

The young Chinese female activists are trying to remind other women that Feminism is about radical change in the society. They do so by overcoming government’s Internet censorship and engaging in peaceful protests.

/ June 26, 2017

7 Young Activists Who Shake Up Politics In Asia

Sometimes politicians are not ready to respond and the best way to solve the problem for them is to make people shut up. Young activists from Asia are not ready to give up so easily. They get treats and even kept in jail, but continue to...

/ June 21, 2017
Sayaka Osakabe

Pushing The Boundaries: 5 Women Behind Japanese Feminist Movement

In case you missed out on Japanese Feminist Movement and still thinking that women are predominantly housewives, here's 5 women changing Japan's history and striving to make gender inequality a history.

/ June 21, 2017

9 Best Cities For Women Rights Activists In America

It can seem that in the modern word it’s easy to become a part of activism or fight for gender rights from any part of the Earth. And it’s really so. However, acting in some cities can give you a great opportunity to be heard by...

/ June 21, 2017
girls not brides

10 Ridiculous And Humiliating Anti-Women Laws You Wouldn’t Believe Still Exist

Did you know that in Malta, a European county, a man can get away with kidnapping a woman if he marries her afterwards? And the legal age of marriage in Sudan is 10? Unfortunately, this is still the reality for millions of girls and women around...

/ June 21, 2017

How I Am That Girl Movement Valorises The Self-Value

I Am That girl helps young girls develop their feeling of self-worth and gives them an opportunity to discuss their issues ranging from physical and mental health to questions of social integration and their place in life.

/ June 19, 2017

Arjuna Capital: Venture Capitalist Activism As A Way Forward

Big scary corporations and banks are often accused of being unethical in their thirst for the big bucks. But things seems to be changing with the rise of Activist Investors, unafraid of addressing the uncomfortable issues of ethics, social responsibility and environment. Arjuna Capital is leading...

/ June 19, 2017