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A New Illinois Law Will Teach Hairstylists to Look for Signs of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

A new Illinois law going into effect at the new year is taking an innovative approach to combating domestic violence: It requires state beauty professionals to learn how to recognize signs of domestic abuse Read More »

This Lawmaker's Reason for Believing FGM Is 'Necessary' Will Make You Cringe

"Egyptian men are true men and I am a true man," MP Elhamy Agina of Daqahliya stated, according to a translation from Egyptian Streets. "Take my wife's Read More »

Jimmy Carter: "The Number One Abuse of Human Rights On Earth... Is the Abuse of Women and Girls"

Though violence against women remains a continued point of discussion around the world, little significant progress has been made over the last few years to amend and enact laws to even begin fixing the obvious issues. Read More »

Orange You Happy for This UN Campaign to End Violence Against Women?

Whether you knew it or not, the 25th day of every month is Orange Day — a day focused on the United Nation Secretary General's campaign UNiTE To End Violence Against Women. Read More »

New Campaign Uses Spice Girls Song to Encourage Viewers to Say What They Really Really Want

As if a Spice Girls reunion tour for the 20-year anniversary was not enough of a thrill (and a throwback) for 2016, a new campaign from Project Everyone highlights some of the many reasons why we love the 90s girl band. Read More »