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Watch how the inspiring Marian Bechtel discovered how to detect landmines through music. Her curiosity and hard work may save thousands of lives. Article here via mashable


Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Lois Capps (D-Calif.) cosponsor bill to reduce use of drastic photoshopping in advertising because of its damaging effects on women and girls. This is a bill we can get behind! Via huffingtonpostwomen http://huff.to/1kITmZN

Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and Lois Capps (D-Calif.) cosponsor bill to reduce use of drastic photoshopping in advertising because of its damaging effects on women and girls. This is a bill we can get behind! Via huffingtonpostwomen http://huff.to/1kITmZN


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Eagle hunting has been a traditionally male profession in Mongolia for over 2000 years. When photographer Asher Svidensky recently went over to document a group of young teenagers learning to master the trade, 13-year-old girl Ashol-Pan stuck out amongst the group of boys. He explains, “To see her with the eagle was amazing…she was a lot more comfortable with it, a lot more powerful with it and a lot more at ease with it.” You go girl. More beautiful photos here via bbcnews


Our hearts go out the suspected 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by anti-education extremists in Nigeria yesterday. This is a horrible story that sheds light on how hard it is for girls to have safe access to education in so many parts of the world. 

Our hearts go out the suspected 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by anti-education extremists in Nigeria yesterday. This is a horrible story that sheds light on how hard it is for girls to have safe access to education in so many parts of the world. 


No too long ago Target came under fire for photoshopping this image of a model in  a swimsuit. They elongated her arms and gave her a some-what wacky looking thigh gap.

She came on the Ellen show to set things straight. Take a look.


Would you work 365 days a year, standing up, with little sleep and no pay?  24 people responded to a “Director of Operations” job posting with these crazy requirements. Watch this video and check out the surprising twist that makes each applicant smile. #WorldsToughestJob


This weekend, 800 brave Moroccan women took to the streets of Rabat to fight for gender equality. 62% of women in Morocco report facing some form of violence. We applaud these activists for trying to change that statistic. Article via jezebelcom

This weekend, 800 brave Moroccan women took to the streets of Rabat to fight for gender equality. 62% of women in Morocco report facing some form of violence. We applaud these activists for trying to change that statistic. Article via jezebelcom


19-year-old Eesha Khare describes herself as a typical teenager.  She’s also invented a device that eventually may allow you to charge your phone in seconds. We are impressed. And we love her modesty. Read more here on the story via mashable

19-year-old Eesha Khare describes herself as a typical teenager.  She’s also invented a device that eventually may allow you to charge your phone in seconds. We are impressed. And we love her modesty. Read more here on the story via mashable


Absolutely love this company, Yellowberry, founded by a teenage girl who wanted bras that weren’t highly sexualized.
She discovered the need when she went bra shopping with her 13 year old sister and thought the options were lacking.
Read more here.

Absolutely love this company, Yellowberry, founded by a teenage girl who wanted bras that weren’t highly sexualized.

She discovered the need when she went bra shopping with her 13 year old sister and thought the options were lacking.

Read more here.