"I am from Britain and think it is right that as a woman I am paid the same as my male counterparts. I think it is right that I should be able to make decisions about my own body. I think it is right that women be involved on my behalf in the policies and decision-making of my country. I think it is right that socially I am afforded the same respect as men. But sadly I can say that there is no one country in the world where all women can expect to receive these rights."

A Smart Girls must-watch. 



Watch: “It’s on us” urges the White House in powerful rape prevention video

If a man is preying on a woman who has had too much to drink, it is her responsibility to stop him and her fault if she can’t? No, it’s on us.

That is the message President Obama and Joe Biden are sending today with the launch of their new sexual assault prevention campaign “It’s On Us.”

This is a huge step forward | Follow micdotcom


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I’m 30. Now what?

I’m 30. Now what?

I am officially in my third decade of life now. My birthday was a few weeks ago and I must say I was sort of excited about it. Typically, women are not excited to hit the dirty thirties as we like to call them. I guess the thirties signify the beginning of our mid-life, and with that comes a lot of questions to be answered by ourselves. For example, are we married, do we have children, are we…

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You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…
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Just what I need.

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The first wonder of the world I got to visit.  #colosseum 

Flavian Amphiteatre, Rome Italy
June 2014

The first wonder of the world I got to visit. #colosseum

Flavian Amphiteatre, Rome Italy
June 2014

Robin Williams & Koko, 2001

“Robin made Koko smile — something she hadn’t done for over six months, ever since her childhood gorilla companion, Michael, passed away.”

This is beautiful.

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