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“Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power.” – Shonda Rhimes

Tech Lab Connects Pakistani Women to the World

In Gilgit, a rural region of north Pakistan, Shaheen I-Tech Lab is living proof that the internet and feminism go hand-in-hand. Created exclusively for women, the computer lab provides a safe, productive, and collaborative space to access the internet, free of cost. “Opportunities become available

Misogyny Kills: One Week on from Toronto

One week on from the attack, the term ‘incel’ remains all over news sites and social media. Short for ‘involuntarily celibate’, it refers to online groups of men who believe that they are unable to experience sexual relationships because women unjustly deny them sex.

What #MeToo did in Sweden

Media campaigns come and go and very few make it off the screen and into everyday life. Sexist structures are deeply rooted in most societies, and merely recognising the problem won’t be enough to eliminate it.

On the Importance of Mental Health to Women’s Health

Many symptoms of anxiety and depression throughout my life have been ‘blamed’ on my sex: my short temper and irritability as a teenager – a common symptom of depression among teens – were “just PMS”, and my depressive moods were “just hormones”.

5 Ways to Build a Tech Career

It’s mind-boggling that in this digital age it still feels like we haven’t made much progress with women in STEM. No matter your age, background or experience, check out these top tips to unlock your potential.

#MeToo: We’re all in this Together

A decade ago, I couldn’t have imagined that so many women around the world had experienced sexual coercion or intimidation. Now, I’d be surprised if I could find a single woman I know who hasn’t.

“Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power.” – Shonda Rhimes

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