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Kenya’s New Breast Milk Bank Is Helping The Fight Against Infant Mortality

Nairobi's Pumwani Maternity Hospital has set up East Africa's first breast milk bank, the second in Africa, to provide donated milk to babies in need. 

Shocking Misogynistic Quotes By Some Of The “Greatest” Men Who Ever Lived

Just in case you all thought misogyny was new and only just starting in the 21st century, we are here to tell you that it has always been in existence. Since time immemorial, men have always degraded women either through their words or actions. Today, it is seen everywhere, from songs to movie dialogues, etc.  

All You Need To Know About Serena Ventures, The Venture Capital Company Owned By Serena Williams

In 2014, Serena Williams launched Serena Ventures, a Micro Venture Capital company which aims to provide opportunities to founders.

Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage For The First Time In Asia

Taiwan becomes the first country in Asia to approve same sex marriage as  legislature passes law allowing same-sex marriage. Taiwan's lawmakers debated three different bills to legalise same-sex unions and the government's bill, the most progressive of the three, was passed.

More Women Are Being Sexually Assaulted On Indian Trains And Nobody Is Doing Anything About It

Sexual harassment of women and girls inside Indian trains has turned train travel into personal hells for female passengers. The criminal behaviours of male offenders escalate from pornographic comments to sexual touching, groping, public masturbation and ejaculation, violent assault and rape.

Women Are Protesting The Rape and Murder of a 13-year-old Girl in Somalia’s Puntland Region

Women and children in Somalia's semi autonomous region of Puntland have taken to the streets to protest and vent their anger following the rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl.

Two Sisters Born To a Nigerian Father And English Mother Talk About Being Mixed Race In London

Thirteen-year-old Monifa and her 10-year-old sister Naima live in London, but were born in South Africa to an English mother and Nigerian father.

She Made History By Entering A Holy Indian Shrine. Her Family Locked Her Out Of The House

A mother of two from a conservative family in southern India, Kanakadurga was told over and over again by her relatives how a good wife should behave. She should obey her husband's wishes. She should adapt to his family's ways. And she should not even contemplate visiting the Sabarimala temple, one of Hinduism's holiest shrines.

Seeking Protection from Abuse: An Emirati Woman’s Ordeal

Hind Albolooki fled the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the wake of threats from relatives for wanting to separate from an abusive husband.

Girls Who Code CEO: How A Typo Can Be A Radical Act Of Feminism

Reshma Saujani is the author of the book "Brave, Not Perfect," out now from Currency, and founder and CEO of Girls Who Code.

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Profile of Sara Menker, Founder of Gro Intelligence

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