Savita Halappanavar died due to restrictive abortion laws, but her tragedy propelled a landslide victory for women’s rights in Ireland.
How the #MeToo Movement Helped Me Recognize My Emotional Abuse
The spirit of the Golden Globe Awards this year felt like a long, drawn-out exhalation of relief. The women that came forth through #metoo finally were given a significant voice.
Learning to Deal With Mean Girls As an Adult
Developing a healthy sense of self-confidence as an adult may make it easier to deal with the office bully.
This Photo Project Is Highlighting Latina & Caribbean Photographers
Foto Féminas, an online photography platform, is helping to promote the works of Latin American and Caribbean photographers.
The Women Behind New York’s Newest Park
New York’s next great green space was designed by a team of women.
What Being a Sex-Abuse Survivor Taught Me About Motherhood
Twenty-five years after surviving childhood sex abuse, one woman confronts her fears of motherhood.
Uncoordinated, Unsexy, Uncool: How Women Are Using Creativity to Combat Negative Self-Image
For women artists around the country, creativity isn’t just a tool for self-expression—it’s also a way to combat stress and empower others.
What Alexa Can Teach Us About Gender Inequality
Artificial intelligence apps like Alexa are improving the way we use technology, but they’re also revealing the pervasiveness of sexism in the process.
What a Recent Health Scare Taught Me About Natural Healing
An abnormal pap smear leads to an exploration of how and where we find our healing.
How Trying to Assimilate Helped Me Find My Latina Identity
I had struggled with my Latina identity before I even understood why. But all my attempts at assimilation led me back to it more strongly.
The Rise of Womenpreneurs
Women-led businesses and womenpreneurs are forging a powerful path in America’s economic growth.
Indie Rock Band Chastity Belt on Vulnerability, Friendship and Their New Album
Discovering the band Chastity Belt was like finding a bunch of old journals I’d forgotten I had written.
How Design is Enabling Social Change in Southeast Asia and the Middle East
Design is not just about pretty lights and wallpaper, it is an enabler of social change.
How I Turned My Love of Storytelling Into a Business
Feminist Wednesday blogger Erin Bagwell turns her passion for sharing women’s stories into film. See “Dream, Girl,” currently screening across the country and recently selected by Oprah to be part of her SuperSoul 100 roundup.