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Ecology

Feminism and Climate Change: Ama Budge Speaks Out on Why WOC Can’t Be Left Out

Feminism and Climate Change: Ama Budge Speaks Out on Why WOC Can’t Be Left Out

Women worldwide are disproportionately affected by climate change.

by × September 26, 2016 × 1 comment

Ecology

Climate Change-Friendly Milk That Empowers African Women: Camels Are the New Cows

Climate Change-Friendly Milk That Empowers African Women: Camels Are the New Cows

Kenya’s increasingly severe dry spells are putting pressure on the country’s cow and goat farmers. But a project in Isiolo is helping women tap into a booming – and drought-resistant – source of income: camel milk.

by × August 22, 2016 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

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Silk Is An Ancient Natural Fabric, But Is It Ethical? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Silk is a favorite of royals, and still reigns as one the most supreme and luxurious fabrics sought after today.

by × June 20, 2016 × 1 comment

Health Is Beauty

Sun Protection, Sunscreen, and My Black Skin: How (and Why) I’m Changing My Attitude

Sun Protection, Sunscreen, and My Black Skin: How (and Why) I’m Changing My Attitude

Growing up, our aversion to sunscreen was a result of a myth: that black people don’t need sun protection.

by × June 14, 2016 × 4 comments

Fair Fashion

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Hear What Fashion Experts Say About Ethics & Design on New Conscious Chatter Podcast

A podcast for those of us totally infatuated with new ways of looking at, and encountering fashion.

by × April 19, 2016 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

Purple Impression: Reviving Hand Embroidery Art & Empowering Pakistani Women

Purple Impression: Reviving Hand Embroidery Art & Empowering Pakistani Women

Fair-trade embroidery that’s a true work of art.

by × March 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Creative Arts

Sophie Berti’s “Waterlogged”: Nonfiction First Prize Winner, Women in Water Writing Contest

Sophie Berti’s “Waterlogged”: Nonfiction First Prize Winner, Women in Water Writing Contest

The water feels like heaven, like home, like a new adventure.

by × March 2, 2016 × 3 comments

Creative Arts

Women in Water Writing Contest Winners!

Women in Water Writing Contest Winners!

The winners have been announced!

by × March 2, 2016 × 0 comments

Op/Ed

Affirmative Overreaction: Frustrated by Fisher

Affirmative Overreaction: Frustrated by Fisher

The lack of discussion about Fisher’s personal vendetta against affirmative action programs is very telling of mainstream feminism’s inexperience with how race and feminism intersect.

by × December 28, 2015 × 0 comments

Fair Fashion

One-of-a-Kind Holiday Gifts That Will Lift Women From Poverty

One-of-a-Kind Holiday Gifts That Will Lift Women From Poverty

Enabling women to support themselves, their family and their community, which reinvigorates her spirit.

by × December 11, 2015 × 0 comments