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Millions of people marched on Saturday. Here are some of their stories. #marchingforward #womensmarch #worldwidewomen
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets and marched on Washington, D.C. and around the world on Jan. 21, 2017. The Women's March on Washington drew demonstrators from across the country — men, women, and children alike — to fight back against harmful rhetoric and campaign proposals Trump has promised. Many marchers expressed why they took to the streets. Here are 31 of their...
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31 powerful reasons people were protesting at the Women's March.

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01/22/2017 at 06:49. Facebook
People across the country and the world are taking a stand against inequality - we will not be silent. We are ready to fight! #womensmarch #worldwidewomen #equalrights
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01/21/2017 at 01:09. Facebook
50/50 gives the 10,000 year history of women + power — from setbacks and uprisings, to the bigger context of where we are today. Using her signature, cinematic-thought-essay style, Emmy-nominated filmmaker & founder of The Webby Awards Tiffany Shlain brings us on an electric ride to explore, where are we really on the greater arc of history of women and power? And what’s it going to take to...
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LET IT RiPPLE | 50/50: Rethinking the Past, Present, and Future of Women + Power

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01/20/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
The Women's March on Washington is an opportunity for Americans to stand up against the expected affront to civil rights under the next president. Hundreds of thousands of marchers — women from all walks of life and men — are expected in the nation's capital on Jan. 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump is inaugurated as 45th president of the United States. There are 616 (and counting) sister...
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Thousands will be in D.C. to stand with women. Here's how to stand with them from home.

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01/19/2017 at 02:03. Facebook
In his series “Ballerinas of Cairo,” photographer Mohamed Taher documents Egyptian dancers making the city streets their stage. There are stunning snapshots of a city’s vibrant culture in motion. But considering the dangers Egyptian women face for roaming these same streets on a daily basis, their impact is far deeper. “There’s a huge problem for women in Egypt’s streets,” Taher recently told...
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Women Reclaim The Streets Of Cairo Through Stunning Ballet Photos

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01/18/2017 at 00:24. Facebook
We are thrilled to be part of this coalition of amazing organizations and leaders fighting for female empowerment and equality! We will be marching on in San Francisco on Saturday and we hope you’ll join us, wherever you may be. Check for a Women’s March near you at [ Womensmarch.com Link ]. #MarchingForward #WomensMarch
January 20th marks a critical moment for the world: the new President-elect of the United States Donald Trump will be inaugurated, officially transitioning to a new administration and kicking off four years of leadership and decisions that will impact people all around the world. We have decades of proof that U.S. policies and leadership directly influence policies and decisions globally, and...
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Women's movements are more important than ever at this critical moment for global women's rights

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Asia Newson started her business, selling candles she bought wholesale from a distributor when she was 5 years old. She’s now 13, producing her own candles, and projecting that her company will earn $100,000 in revenue in 2017. For 2016, she projected $70,000 – and made $69,128.30. Wow, what an inspiring story! #girlpower #worldwidewomen

The 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Changing The Face of Business In Detroit

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2017 is already shaping up to be a huge year for Anne-Marie Imafidon. The 27-year-old entrepreneur with a passion for encouraging girls and women in science, technology, engineering and maths was named on the UK New Year’s Honours List, and the Stemettes organisation that she heads is set to scale up this year. Bravo! #strongwomen #wordlwidewomen

Head Stemette Anne-Marie Imafidon honoured with MBE

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Katherine Young, a graphic designer, took matters into her own hands and decided to show Girls’ Life what their cover SHOULD look like. Putting her graphic skills to work, in just a few minutes, Katherine swapped out the cover girl for Olivia Hallisey, the 2015 Google Science Fair Grand Prize winner, and photoshopped in some new, inspired and empowering headlines. The result? A magazine cover...
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Appalled Graphic Designer Shows Girls' Life Magazine What Their Cover Should Look Like

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With so much attention paid to high-profile women in 2016, from Hillary Clinton to Wonder Woman, it's easy to lose sight of lesser-known women who are blazing a trail in other countries. In ways big and small, these women have moved the needle on gender equality by being activists, role models or simply taking a stand. #worldwidewomen #lifegoals #strongwomen

7 Female Trailblazers Who Took A Stand In 2016

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At the 74th Golden Globes, a number of women received accolades for their incredible work, while also taking public stands against misogyny and bigotry over and over and over again. Well done, 2017, you're off to a not-totally-terrible start. #worldwidewomen #strongwomen

9 must-see patriarchy-smashing moments from the 2017 Golden Globes.

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The red-haired mother of three works a grueling 10-hour shift in her taxi — a rare occupation for a woman in this conservative society.
“I want to break the culture of shame and prove to Arabs and the Arab world that women are strong and are able to work in any area that could be monopolized by men,” she said.

Women at wheel dare Jordan's social norms - Saudi Gazette

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The success of prominent female leaders is bringing more attention to women in the tech sphere. But beyond them, there’s a crop of women who are not only leading, but also launching tech startups. An accomplished number of female founders have launched businesses ranging from fashion and ecommerce to careers and social networks, these movers and shakers are changing the face of tech....
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Startups Founded By Women Continue On Upward Trend In The Last 6 Years - Entrepreneur Ideas

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Media organizations can find themselves in ironic situations when writing about gender equality — pointing out disparities in the world at large while struggling with it internally. Editor-in-chief Cindi Leive of Glamour magazine comments "gender equality is on all of our minds. It's really important to me that Glamour not just talk the talk about female empowerment, but that we also walk the...
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'Glamour' hires all women to create a Photoshop-free February issue

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You've probably heard your best friend voice some of her body insecurities, and your response is most likely to tell her she's crazy. When you look at your friend, you don't see any of the flaws she sees, only a beautiful, smart and strong girl. But when you look in the mirror yourself, chances are you have some complaints your best friend has never ever noticed. That's because we're not...
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This Video Will Make You Question Everything You Think About Your Body

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The international lack of women in tech is a fact. The fact that women aren’t in tech merely because of their gender is a problem. Providing mentorship for women in tech is crucial as one of the solutions. Forbes talked with some amazing women in tech — engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists — and asked them, looking back, what advice would they give to their to their...
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The Best Advice 11 Inspiring Women In Tech Would Give To Their College Selves

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Happy New Year 2017! A new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hands. It is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself. Thank you for showing your support and for being passionate advocates for women’s and girls’ rights in 2016!
The 37-year-old photographer felt inspired and staged a photo shoot with her daughter Emerson dressed as such influential figures like Susan B. Anthony, Frida Kahlo, Malala Yousafzai, Amelia Earhart, Virginia Woolf and Eleanor Roosevelt. She’s been choosing the women based on her favorite empowering quotes from them. Get inspired for next year 2017 by these powerful women! <3

Mom Creates Beautiful Images Of Her Daughter As Famous Feminists

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