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Here's A First Look At Malala Yousafzai's First Picture Book 'Malala's Magic Pencil'

Have you heard the amazing news? Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai will publish her first picture book, Malala's Magic Pencil, on Oct. 17. Now, Bustle has an exclusive first-look at what's inside Malala's Magic Pencil, along with a quote from…
By Kristian Wilson

Malala Yousafzai Joins Twitter On Her Last Day Of School

On her last day of high school, Malala Yousafzai began a new venture: She joined Twitter. In a series of tweets on Friday, the teenage Pakistani girls' education advocate kicked off her new Twitter account by ruminating on the mixed emotions that com…
By Morgan Brinlee

Feminist Quotes To Give You Hope For The Future

This hasn't exactly been the easiest year for marginalized groups. Between the election, government threats to reproductive rights, the surge in discrimination and hate in the United States, and many other issues, a lot of us are feeling a little dis…
By Suzannah Weiss

Malala Yousafzai Is Writing A Picture Book!

She's one of the greatest teenager in the world, and now she's poised to begin a literary career. Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is writing a picture book about fixing the world, and everyone is excited. Malala's Magic Pencil will be illustrated by …
By Kristian Wilson

That No Woman Won A 2016 Nobel Prize Is Total BS

Amid the furor surrounding Thursday's announcement that musician and world-famous mumbler Bob Dylan had won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, the world's foremost literary award, some people noticed a little problem: this was the final Nobel annou…
By JR Thorpe

Quotes That Will Make You Proud To Be A Feminist

Unfortunately, there's a lot of unnecessary stigma and unwarranted shame associated with identifying as a feminist. You probably don't need me to tell you what the stereotypes are: That we're man-haters, that we're angry... you've heard them all befo…
By Suzannah Weiss

9 Sad Stats About Violence Against Women & Girls

The UN Secretary General’s UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign, which is managed by UN Women, has declared the 25th day of every month to be “Orange Day.” If you have no idea what the heck that means, don’t berate yourself too hard — it’s li…
By Elizabeth Enochs

12 Malala Yousafzai Quotes To Drive Your Feminism

Any discussion of women's rights today will invariably turn to the Middle East, where, many people erroneously assume, women live as docile bodies, brainwashed by harsh governments. Because Western feminists would do well to listen to Middle Eastern …
By Kristian Wilson

10 Inspiring South Asian People To Know About

If you've ever watched television, you've seen probably South Asian people represented almost entirely as stereotypes: Cab drivers, terrorists, shop keepers, or just the weird dude with the weird name and the weird accent. But it only takes a little …
By Mehak Anwar

5 Sad Stats About Women's Rights Worldwide

When you're talking about women's inequality, it can be difficult to quantify the specific aspects of women's disempowerment around the world, mostly because the issues are vast and all influence each other. Girls' education influences their economic…
By JR Thorpe

9 Awesome Feminists As Miitomo Characters

I've spent a good portion of this week playing around with an amazing new app call Miitomo. It allows you to build your very own avatar, or a digital version of yourself that can connect with other avatars of your friends. You can share answers to qu…
By Dasha Fayvinova

10 Quotes By Women To Hang In Your Office

In a recent thread in the feminism subreddit, one user seeks suggestions for quotes by women to put in an office. While it's common practice to decorate an office with quotes by notable people in the company's industry or generally inspirational peop…
By Suzannah Weiss

The First Woman To Ever Address The United Nations

The United Nations Charter began advocating for global human rights and peace on June 26, 1945, right before the end of World War II. The U.N.'s principles were first formulated during a conference in San Francisco. U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt,…
By Alexi McCammond

5 Teen Feminists You Should Know

When I first started following feminism online, most of the women whose perspectives I heard were in their 20s and 30s. But over the past few years, I've noticed a shift: I'm seeing more and more notable teenage feminists in the public eye. Whether i…
By Suzannah Weiss

Um, How About Malala For President?

Despite only being a presidential candidate and not serving in any office, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump's proposal to prevent Muslims from entering the United States has gained worldwide attention. It's even inspired a petition in the UK to ban the c…
By April Siese

50 Feminist Picture Books For Kids' Holiday Gifts

Nieces and nephews are hands down the absolute best relatives. They're fun, they think you're cool, and you get to play fast and loose with the whole "authority figure" thing. Also, they usually don't live with you, so you get all the fun of having k…
By Kristian Wilson

5 "Feminist Issues" Everyone Should Care About

Over the years, I've talked extensively about feminist issues with the people in my life, and have made a lot of them pretty uncomfortable with my candor in the process. I'm not sure why this is, though, because feminist issues are really just human …
By Elizabeth Enochs

11 Meaningful Moments From Malala & Emma's Q&A

When you put actress, UN ambassador, and badass women's rights activist Emma Watson in the same room with Malala Yousafzai, the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in history, you know something great is going to transpire. On Wednesday, Wats…
By Alicia Lu

Emma Watson & Malala Need To Work Together

On Wednesday, an eye-opening interview took place between Emma Watson and Malala Yousafzai, where the two chatted about the documentary He Named Me Malala, women's education, and many other issues. One particular part of the interview is making headl…
By Allyson Koerner

Emma Watson & Malala Yousafzai Talk Feminism

This week, Emma Watson interviewed 18-year-old Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, in an amazing moment for feminists. But strangely enough, Watson said she was actually nervous about bringing up the term "feminism," because while doing re…
By Josephine B. Yurcaba