12 TED Talks That Define the Future of Feminism

“Feminism” was 2017’s word of the year. But still, I hear every day the question: “What does feminism actually mean?” Here are a dozen TEDWomen talks that help articulate the answer.

10 Women (and Girls!) Who Inspired Us in 2017

Women and girls this year stepped up, spoke out and kicked butt to demand our rights. In particular, these 10 inspired us to keep fighting.

These Girls Are Proof: Investing in Young Feminists Pays Off

Since 2011, 280 high school girls have participated in HERLead, an innovative program that empowers them to foster change in their communities. We caught up with three of them.

What Young Women Do Understand

We aren’t sticking our fingers in our ears and screaming to drown out the noise—we are picking up the phones and posters and creating the noise.

#EnoughIsEnough: Inside a New Feminist Campaign To End Sexual Violence and Harassment

A coalition of powerful feminist organizations are taking aim at sexual violence and harassment in workplaces and schools—and the patriarchal systems that allow them to remain pervasive.

One Year After Standing Rock, Women Remain at the Front of Indigenous Fights Against Big Oil

What happened in Standing Rock launched an explosive year for Native American activism, and a new crop of leaders has risen in the fight for environmental justice. Many of them are women.

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Anita Hill, #MeToo and What Comes Next

Anita Hill’s testimony raised awareness about sexual harassment and mobilized women and girls to fight back on multiple fronts. The #MeToo movement has, too.

Harvesting Hope for Women Farmworkers

Over 60 percent of female farmworkers in a 2010 study said they had experienced some form of sexual harassment. A 2012 report of 52 female farmworkers found that almost all of them had experienced sexual violence. One group is fighting back—and they need support.

Peace Heroes: Ahlem Nasraoui Fights Terrorism in Tunisia with Entrepreneurship

Tunisia ranks among the highest per capita exporters of extremists in the world. Ahlem Nasraoui believes youth bear the torchlight for change.

Standing with Fearless Girl in the Fight for Constitutional Equality

“New York City cannot afford to remove this reminder. She is the child of liberty. If she can make it here, she can make it anywhere.”

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