Malala Yousafzai’s Fight for Education

In recent years, no one has given more of a voice to Girls Education than Malala Yousafzai.  Her relentless fight for education has transported her to international fame.  After surviving an assassination attempt, she is even more determined to bring awareness and social change to education equality.

3 Global Movements to promote Gender Equality that are worth knowing (and following!)

In the past couple of decades, we began to see the rise of many local movements to help promote gender equality. Inspired by a larger goal of becoming a fairer society and the ever-growing presence of women in our economy and politics, these movements were created and supported by local activists and non-profits. Their goals are usually geographically targeted, as their work focuses on improving the lives of girls and women in communities in need.

Importance of Girls Education

Why Human Trafficking is a Larger—and Closer—Issue than you think

What is human trafficking?

Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. According to U.S. Federal law, in close relation to the definition of the United Nations, human trafficking is defined as 1) sex trafficking, in which a commercial sex act is “induced by force, fraud, or coercion” or 2) the recruitment, harboring, transportation provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the same use of force “for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude…or slavery.”

Depression: What Is it? What Do We Do About It?

            According to The World Health Organization, more than 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. This number only can tell us who has been diagnosed, but it is more than likely that more people than even that suffer from the mental disorder.

STEM in Women's Education

As society progresses technologically, it is of the utmost importance for women to learn about STEM – or science, technology, engineering, and math - related fields. Integration of information technology into women’s education is vital for the success of women around the world.

What is Anorexia? And What Do We Do About It?

According to, approximately 20 million women in the United States alone suffer from some type of eating disorder, many from one termed "anorexia"? But what exactly is this disease? And how do we stop women from contracting it?

As It Stands

It is the year 2015, and around the world there are approximately 31 million girls out of school.