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Music, poetry, design, films, litterature and all things art related to gender equality, human rights and social justice around the world.
Cover photo: Bans off our Bodies. Protest against abortion ban in US

Bans Off Our Bodies – A Poem for Women’s Liberation

They seek to curtail our reproductive freedom,
strip pregnant women of reproductive agency,
thwart pro-choice legislation,
shut down abortion clinics,
try to convince us that our bodies are not ours to keep.

That our personhood and bodily autonomy are conditional.

Self Care by Laiza Onofre

Illustrator Laiza Onofre on Activism, Self Care & Self Love

Laiza Onofre is an illustrator and feminist activist from Mexico. She has been a part of Girls’ Globe for several years. Contributing with her beautiful illustrations she has amplified the movement to strengthen gender equality and human rights. We collaborated with Laiza for the launch

Radios. Why Men in Hip Hop Need to Do Better

Why Men in Hip Hop Need to Do Better

Despite some empowering stories, misogyny and sexism are still dominating hip hop. This year in particular men proved how misogynistic, transphobic and outright disrespectful they have always been.

White People to End Racism

How White People Can End Racism: 3 First Steps

White privilege is something I’ve had since I took my first breath. It has paved a road for me that has made my life easier than my black and brown sisters (and brothers) around the world. We’re ALL in this racist system. That’s why I’m

Illustrator Laiza Onofre expresses her rage against femicides in Mexico during the protest.

Laiza Onofre: The Mexican Illustrator Marched Against Femicides

“Around the last few weeks, there have been femicides that have hit many of us straight to the heart.

Every day 10 women are murdered in my country and nobody seems to care.

It was out of that anger that I wanted to create and share these posters for the march.” says Laiza Onofre. Read more about why she took to her art to the streets of Mexico.

The New Generation of Female Rappers Changing the Narrative in Hip Hop, by Chante Moos for Girls' Globe

The New Generation of Female Rappers

There’s a new generation of female rappers changing the narrative for women in hip hop, and hopefully in society more widely. The most exciting thing is that there are so many options now.

Female Freestyle by @nadineelroubi on Instagram

Female Freestyle by Nadine

We came across Nadine on Instagram (@nadineelroubi). She’s a brilliant musician, rapper, photographer, videographer (and more!) from Sudan. Nadine’s latest freestyle that she posted on the gram, was far too fierce not to share with you here too. She asks what it actually means to be a female something… and yeah – what is that?! 

Forget Me Not: an intimate film on mother's righrs and abortion in South Korea

Forget Me Not: an intimate film about unwed mothers in South Korea

The documentary film Forget Me Not premiered at the Nordisk Panorama Film Festival in Malmö, Sweden this weekend. Afterwards, I had the opportunity to talk to artist and filmmaker Sun Hee Engelstoft about her experiences in South Korea, the complexities of human experiences, adoption, and her future work.

Depression

A poem by Fatima Raza for Girls’ Globe.

The Women I am Not

After spending a weekend in bed with flu and catching up on TV, I have an aching sensation (which incidentally doesn’t come from my infected sinuses). Sex on screen continues to be misogynistic, violent and completely unrealistic. As young girls we are told to be

Music, poetry, design, films, litterature and all things art related to gender equality, human rights and social justice around the world.

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