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    Women Fight Back Against Witch-Branding in Rajasthan. Read more about how Shanta Devi was branded a witch nearly a decade ago, after her family was plagued by long bouts of fever and breathing problems.

    Half the Sky Movement

    Half the Sky Movement: Archive

    Half the Sky Movement: Archive

    Half the Sky Movement: Archive

    From page to screen to college campuses across the country, the team behind the “Half the Sky” movement is further broadcasting its call to action through the Campus Ambassador Program, aimed at raising awareness of international women’s issues among young people.

    Half the Sky Movement (Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide) The book (Half the Sky) is pretty intense and amazing.

    Mallory, 19, decided to act for women empowerment after reading "Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide". She created World Apart Movement to gather funds to assist Middle Eastern women in overcoming education barriers. She decided to create iPhone cases and sell them. Half of the proceeds go to the Afghan Institute of Learning to help girls and women to access education in Afghanistan. Check out their Tumblr and Etsy shop.

    All women are real women. Too often the critique of modern beauty standards devolves into a tragic us v. them: curvy v. skinny, flat v. big-chested. In our insisting that non-skinny women should be valued, we often decide that skinny women should be valued less. This is tragic, and distracts from the real problem: that women are constantly being told what to look like. Fight that war.

    Patriarchy is bad for women and men. #feminism

    Women get it done!

    #quote "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." –Anne Frank