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Emojis 2017: Hijabs, Breastfeeding, and More

There are 56 new emojis set for release in 2017— and alongside the more lighthearted T.Rex, sandwich, and zombie icons, are some more soc Read More »

When a "Woman Power" Tattoo Incites an Uproar in Iran

At a press conference in Tehran on Wednesday for an award-winning film "The Salesman," Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti reached for a microphone and revealed a "woman power" tattoo under her left sleeve. Read More »

Sesame Street's New Hijabi Muppet Will Empower Girls Around the World

She's 6 years old, has multi-colored hair, dons a hijab, sports a school uniform, and is the newest addition to Afghanistan's "Sesame Street." Her name actually means "shimmering" and the fact we're most excited about? She's a feminist. Read More »