Super Saturday: UN’s ‘Day of the Girl Child’ & Malala Yousafzai wins Nobel Peace Prize

This year's theme for UN's 'Day of the Girl Child' is an incredibly important issue: Empowering Adolescent Girls and Ending the Cycle of Violence. "It's a day when activists ramp up efforts to make the public aware of issues like child marriage, violence against girls and the lack of access to education. It's also a [...]

Sarah Silverman fights for Gender Equality by getting a sex change (sort of)

It doesn't come as a surprise to know that men, on average, are being paid more than women. The pay-gap is so bad in the U.S. that men reportedly earn up to $11,000 more a year for doing the same job as a woman in their chosen career field. This results in a man pocketing [...]

One week on: The Male celebs supporting #heforshe

I'm sure by now you've all heard about Emma Watson's incredible speech on gender equality that she gave at the UN Headquarters in New York last week. If not, what boulder have you been living under? During the speech, Emma launched the #HeForShe campaign, which aims to fight for gender equality around the globe. While [...]

6 Childhood Literary Heroines you didn’t realise were Feminists

1. Hermione Granger, Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. Basically, Hermione is a badass. Since her introduction, she has grown into a literary feminist icon. Over the course of her seven-year story arc, we saw her character develop into a brave, empowering young women who's not afraid to stand up for what she believes in [...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is the (male) feminist hero we need

We all know what a great human Joseph Gordon-Levitt is. From his early days on 3rd Rock from the Sun (yeah, you 90's kids know what I'm talking about) and as Heath Ledger's protégé in 10 Things I Hate About You, we have seen his (child) star rise gradually. He reappeared on our screens with the [...]