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New Barbie Dolls Are Inspiring Girls To Be the Best Versions of Themselves

New Barbie Dolls Are Inspiring Girls To Be the Best Versions of Themselves

Barbie has been making headlines recently with the ongoing creation of new dolls intended to show girls that they can be who they are and aspire to be... Read More »

Laura Bates's Newest Book, Girl Up, Encourages Girls to Change the World

Laura Bates's Newest Book, Girl Up, Encourages Girls to Change the World

They say you have to taste something 17 times to get used to it. And unfortunately, young British women’s lives are saturated  with so much “sexist b*... Read More »

These Bedtime Stories Show Girls How They Can Be Rebels And Change History

These Bedtime Stories Show Girls How They Can Be Rebels And Change History

Bye, bye Prince Charming. "Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls" is a new children's book that reinvents fairytales and instead features 100 stories of... Read More »

Girls Just Outperformed Boys On This National Test Given for the First Time

Girls Just Outperformed Boys On This National Test Given for the First Time

Eighth-grade girls beat their male peers in the first national test measuring technology and engineering abilities, according to results made public T... Read More »

Lena Dunham Takes Aim at Critics; Sells Out New Book in Under an Hour

Lena Dunham Takes Aim at Critics; Sells Out New Book in Under an Hour

By Joanna Robinson The last time Lena Dunham published a book she found herself in the eye of an overblown controversy that resulted in a self-descri... Read More »

How Periods — Yes, Periods — Force Girls Out of School

How Periods — Yes, Periods — Force Girls Out of School

By Shay Maunz You're a woman, so you know the cycle: Get your period. Get a little annoyed you have to deal with it. Deal with it and move on with yo... Read More »

Get Your Cape On With These Girl Action Figures for National Superhero Day

Get Your Cape On With These Girl Action Figures for National Superhero Day

The DC Superhero Girls, a new line of action figures based on DC comic book heroes, may just be the best thing since Barbie's new look.... Read More »

This 9-Year-Old Reporter Is Your New Career Inspiration

This 9-Year-Old Reporter Is Your New Career Inspiration

By Jillian Kramer A 9-year-old girl has put us all to shame when it comes to showing initiative and passion for our professions. Hilde Kate Lysiak r... Read More »

A 9-Year-Old Girl Just Completed a Navy SEAL-Inspired Race for This Reason

A 9-Year-Old Girl Just Completed a Navy SEAL-Inspired Race for This Reason

Milla Bizzotto is a girl on a mission, and the way she’s doing it is inspiring all of us to be strong. The 53-pound 9 year old from South Florida jus... Read More »

Amal Clooney Just Launched a Wonderful Scholarship for Women

Amal Clooney Just Launched a Wonderful Scholarship for Women

By Meredith Lepore It didn't seem like Amal Clooney could get any more perfect, but we think she just did. The accomplished human rights lawyer, who... Read More »

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