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WONDER GIRLS: CHANGING OUR WORLD, BY PHOTOGRAPHER PAOLA GIANTURCO

See the first book to document the work of activist girls ages 10 to 18 and learn about Get Lit, Words Ignite, an initiative that brings classic poetry to the streets and street poetry to the classrooms.

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#METOO, SAY DOMESTIC WORKERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

While the #MeToo outcry is exposing sexual harassment mostly in the West, we must remember that abuse, often by employers, happens across the globe, writes Rothna Begum.

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NAKED EMANCIPATORY ACTIVISM: PERFORMING THE “JUST PRINCESS WARRIOR”:

The naked feminist protest war seems far from over, writes WAF’s co-founder Sylvia Maier in this thoughtful new piece.

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WHAT MAKES MENTORSHIP WORK?

In this conversation with Whitney Narcisse of First Round, learn about what makes a good match and why you might want more than one mentor.

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AUTHOR LIZA JESSIE PETERSON SHARES HER EXPERIENCE EDUCATING INCARCERATED TEENS

Most kids plead guilty so that they can go home even if they didn’t commit the crime, says Liza, author of the book “All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island”.

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MY ENCOUNTER WITH THE AYMARA WOMEN

When I asked an Aymara woman merchant her opinion of women’s empowerment, she answered without hesitation: “What is that?” recalls Carolina Balta.
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