Women have been labeled witches for centuries, but the term also carries power. From the 14th century to the present moment, these books explore the nuances of that power.
The colors pink and blue are considered gendered, but they had opposite meanings until recently.
A small group of highly trained women bear a heavy responsibility for clearing landmines in order to bring the region back to life.
Sadako Sasaki is the most widely-known “hibakusha”—which roughly translates to “bomb-affected person”—and has become a symbol of the impact of nuclear war.
The newly redesigned children’s library at Concourse House is providing a space for residents to come together.
Dr. Tamara Pizzoli pursues her creative passion to publish children’s books after an untimely loss taught her there’s no time to waste.
Detailing their passion for music and their rise to fame, Grammy-winning folk singers Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer explain the transformative power of music.
“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” —Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize
For six years now, children in Syria have been living with the constant fear of being killed and, according to a report released today by Save The Children, the psychological toll has sparked a growing mental health crisis.
The kicks and punches became so frequent that I couldn’t remember what it was like not to have a burgeoning person inside me.
Overall, motherhood is teaching me lessons I would not have learned otherwise. It’s maturing me on a level that I could not have reached without having gone down this path.
I have never identified with being a woman, but I do identify with the name, Mama. That is what my youngest calls me.
A 5-year-old with an Anna Karina-esque bob prances into her mother’s nude drawing class in Santa Monica, California. With the focus of a cat, a jet-black-haired woman with striking olive skin and pouty lips sets up her easel and starts to sketch a voluptuous female model.
The day after she graduated from The New School, Lauren Maples opened Bija Kids, a children’s yoga company. Nine years later, Maples, 32, who spent her youth training for a career as a ballet dancer, has raised Bija into a household name …