Tackling sexual violence against women in the Congo is a direct way to fight deforestation. And stop rape. But our smartphone addiction is exacerbating conflict.
When the Second Congo War erupted in 1998, Chouchou noticed a new phenomenon. Women were being raped in public by rebel groups. But nobody wanted to talk about it.
Held in partnership with Women Grow, an organization designed to release stigma associated with cannabis and cultivate female leadership within the industry, the event showcased 26 looks designed by Project Runway all-star Korto Momolu.
7 ideas from the iconic, influential "Ecofeminism as Politics" along with quotes from the equally insightful work by Vandana Shiva and Maria Mies in their jointly published 2014 book, "EcoFeminism."
All the jackets shown were made in NYC, and the brand's core goal is zero waste, so every piece of leftover fabric from the production line is saved by the designer and later made into another ethical fashion piece
Second-hand. Used. Worn. Flipped. And perhaps my favorite, Pre-Loved. Whatever you call them, the market for clothes that make their way into the resale ecosystem is booming. That’s good news for those of us who love vintage fashion, looking for a deal, the planet (clothing production has a whopping environmental…
After spotting a gorgeous cork handbag at Brooklyn Flea (which was just a one-off by a handbag designer there), I have become a bit obsessed with the material. It’s not just for wedges/heels anymore, but a natural material with a soft touch and an understated pattern. Some even call it…
We’ve got it all wrong — Our efforts to conquer nature have brought us to the brink of ecological collapse. And that’s inextricably tied to the long-abusive relationship between men and women. Women’s bodies are battlefields in wars fought over fertile soil, land, oil, minerals, and bragging rights. Just as…
By mixing baking soda with your shampoo, you can get a cleaner scalp and shinier hair.
I'll admit it; I go a little hog-wild this time of year at the farmer's market with the fruit. And then I end up with overripe summer fruit. Here's what to do with it.