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The Salvation Army Uses #TheDress to Send a Powerful Message

It was #TheDress debate heard around the world—is it black and blue or is it gold and white?—and now the Salvation Army in South Africa is using the internet meme's popularity to send a powerful message about abuse against women. Read More »

Oh, So THAT'S Why Wikipedia Removed all the Women From Its List of American Novelists...

In late 2013, a reporter at the New York Times made a startling observation: that Wikipedia had gradually started removing women authors from its "American Novelists" list—and, instead, siloing them in a new category: "American Women Novelists." Read More »

The New $20 Bill You Have To See To Believe

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This #TBT, Influencers Around the World Are Sharing Their School Photos for an Amazing Cause

On Thursday, women and men around the world posted their school photos to Twitter, rallying for the universal right to education. In many parts of the world, people take school for granted, but it’s not a given for everyone. Read More »

Love Has No Labels: These Skeletons Kiss, Dance, and Defeat Stereotypes

On Valentine’s Day in LA, a confused crowd gathered in front of a stage where theatre-sized x-ray screen showed two skeletons kissing. Then the skeleton people walked around the side of the screen, revealing that they were two women. “Love has no gender,” the screen read behind them. Read More »

#LeanInTogether Celebrates Men Who Support Equality

MAKERS is excited to play a part in LeanIn.org’s campaign #LeanInTogether, which encourages men to show they’re for equality and asks women to celebrate men leaning in.  Read More »

President Obama: "In Many Parts of the World, Girls Are Valued More for Their Bodies Than for Their Minds"

Yesterday in Washington, D.C., President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama announced the launch of a "community-focused girls' education initiative across the globe" as part of the Let Girls Learn program that taps into the talents of Peace Corps volunteers everywhere. Read More »

Hollaback Invites You to Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment

MAKER Emily May's kick-butt organization Hollaback, a nonprofit and movement to end street harassment, is having its HOLLA::Revolution event this weekend in NYC. Read More »

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