A new crop of Nigerian artists working to highlight womanhood in all its diversity and address the issues affecting women in a largely conservative society. In the process, they are challenging reductive notions of femininity, gender roles, and sexuality that are prevalent in the country, each one doing so through vibrantly expressive work.
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The ambitious program aims to train 50 women beekeepers from different biospheres over five years. The effort, which launched in June, aims to repopulate 125 million bees by 2025.
Kamala Harris, the first woman vice president ever, should be more popular than she is. In her biography and her background, she is a politician for our time in a way her old white male boss is not. By all rights, she should be enjoying some bump from her unprecedented ability to crash through one of the most impermeable glass ceilings. But it seems to be quite the opposite.
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Ahead of World Oceans Day on June 8, Vogue Magazine spoke to three women who work with ocean advocacy organization Sea Shepherd on why they’re hopeful that the world can come together to enable the oceans to flourish once again.
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These videos may be fake, but their emotional impacts are real. Amnesty International has been investigating the effects of abuse against women online, specifically in relation to how they act online thereafter. According to the charity, abuse creates what they’ve called “the silencing effect” where women feel discouraged from participating online.
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Stacey Abrams is smart, hardworking, determined—and yes, a force. But being a Black woman doesn’t make you innately strong. And yet this kind of expectation has become a societal norm.
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Sarah Fuller, Becky Harmon, Katie Sowers and Kim Ng.
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When Joe Biden is inaugurated in January, Jill Biden will become the first first lady who plans to work outside the White House, continuing her career as an English professor at Northern Virginia Community College in addition to her planned causes: free community college, military families, expanding cancer research and education.