Women in the World

Women in the World


Convening women leaders & change makers. Sharing stories & solutions to improve life for women+girls. & covering news surrounding it all. #WITW RTs≠endorsements

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UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi’s fame grew when she went viral – but her bank account didn’t. YwoDQj1u8T Via @nytimes 

'All these huge syringes and peeing on sticks every day. I just thought, why hasn’t anyone made this easier?' Via @guardian 

About 6,000 Vietnamese women marry men in South Korea every year, overtaking China as the country sending the largest number of foreign brides to South Korea. Via @guardian 

'It must appear I’m a terrible business manager. I know that common sense would be to kick out a family when they get behind on their bill.' Via @TIME  #childcarecrisis 

What exactly does a nun’s life entail, and what happens in their tight-knit community? Via @guardian 

'To her, it’s black and white: If somebody’s hungry, and you have the means to give to them, why couldn’t you?' 🧗

'Warren has so far sold the perception—by standing in endless selfie lines, for one vivid example—that she is with us, instead of the other way around.' Via @VanityFair 

'We feel that we are being persecuted and criminalised for defending women’s sexual and reproductive rights.' Via @guardian 

'I’m full of stories of being sat on the curb, being accused of being a gang member, being put on a gang list, having my locker opened up and searched for drugs. All of that drives the work I do.' Via @guardian 

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16-year-old girl becomes the youngest person to complete the polar hat-trick. What she's serving on a plate to her loudmouth critics:

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Teen killed by abusive ex-partner reported him to police five times before her death:

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Dominatrix specializes in turning ‘white, right-wing men’ into socialists:

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Save the date! Million Women March being planned for January 21, 2017 in D.C. to protest #Trump  presidency:

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“They said ‘send her back’ but Speaker [Pelosi] didn’t just make arrangement to send me back, she went back with me” Twitter gold from @IlhanMN :

1st black woman legislator in Vermont resigns after white supremacists threaten safety of her family:

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11-year-old activist Naomi Wadler shared some wisdom beyond her years at the #WITW  Summit 👏👏 You'll want to share it with everyone you know.

Prime minister of France and Rihanna strike a deal for $250 million:

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Woman was told by principal during orientation that she would have to cut off her daughter’s hair -- she refused -- and now she doesn't have to after the country's Supreme Court ruled in her favor:

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NYPD officer sentenced to 3 years for repeatedly raping 13-year-old girl:

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