Designer Fashions Grrrl Power Statement for Spring

Whitney Pozgay, a young designer, takes her fashion cue from the Riot Grrrl revolution. Elsewhere during New York Fashion Week, Spanish retailer Desigual celebrated female curves in a way that seemed almost subversive on the runway.

Net Neutrality: FCC Needs Your View by Sept. 15

The Internet allows us to spread messages further than our feet could take us, make ideas louder than our voices can shout and stand together while we are miles apart. Women, Action and the Media (WAM!) is asking us to tell the FCC that girls and women need to keep that precious access.

A woman wears a fabric with the message: Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

To Curb FGM, Our Project Focuses on the Cutters

This fall our pilot project in a town in Mali will test the premise that the women who perform female genital mutilation are also ready for a change. But first they need a new line of work.

Malala Yousafzai addresses members of the European Parliament.

Nigeria Kidnapping, Malala Shooting Rouses Teens

The kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria and the shooting of Malala Yousafzai have spurred some U.S. teens to activism and generosity. Others find the news too terrible and hard to solve.