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5 Stereotypes Every Small-Town Girl Can Relate to-Girl Power Talk

5 Stereotypes Every Small-Town Girl Can Relate To

Do You Speak English? Are You Allowed To Wear That? Are You Allowed To Do That? So, When Are You Getting Married? She Clearly Slept Her Way to the Top Overview Class, Caste, Religion, Sex, and Gender: All have been used as the basis of discrimination. And now, adding to the list is our geographical profile. Small-town girls face a number of stereotypes, unsolicited comments, and frankly ignorant questions. Here is a list of the few most cliched stereotypes: Not …

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Pop Culture Moments That Served Women Are Invincible

Taylor Swift Reclaiming Her Life’s Work Because It’s Cheaper Shonda Rhimes. That’s It. Fearless Inmates of Litchfield Penitentiary Female Rappers Breaking Through the Male Swag Most Mindful Make-Up Line Overview Women continue to struggle to find accurate representation and equality in the media industry. Rap, being considered a masculine genre, has degraded women into sexual objects. The efforts of female rappers to liberate women and collaboratively work to uplift and promote their talents exhibit our capability to flourish in male-dominated …

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Women Smashing Societal Stigma: The Story of Sindhu and the Power of Words

Sindhu’s Writing Journey Taking the Next Step Smashing the Industrial Patriarchy Women’s Issue to Focus On Overview Writing is a craft that needs practice. Change makes us stronger, more resilient and pushes one to think more, live more, and be more. Women’s issues are truly subjective and unique. Writing can be a weapon to influence and impact. What Was the Start of Your Journey as a Writer Like? What Kind of Subjects and Pieces Did You Write Initially? Before I was …

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The Gender Bias Tendencies of Educational Institutions

The Skewed Part A World Tour of Gender Biased Experiences Taking a Stand The Skewed Part These are one of the many classic examples of minor gender bias in our educational institutions. Even with lifting chairs, our teachers unconsciously assume that it's too laborious for girls to do it. That they would need someone strong, like a boy, instead of girls.  Gender bias is the acts of preferring one gender over the other. They are usually rooted in stereotypes such …

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I’m Twenty, I’m Single, That’s Okay

No Boyfriend Since Birth Reality Check I Am Enough for Myself I was fooled into thinking that I was a loser because I was never in a relationship while in high school. Of course, no one was force-feeding me these thoughts. It’s really no one’s fault but my own. My favorite film of all time is ten things I hate about you. It’s about a high school nerd who, in order to date the girl of his dreams, pays the …

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Small Town Girls Upskilling at Girl Power Talk

Small Town Girls Upskilling at Girl Power Talk: A Case Study

Opening a Window to a Better World The Changing Face of India Women Uprising Everyone deserves the opportunity to grow, explore their interests, and become the person they want to be. Everyone deserves to have access to education and skill development in order to be independent. Perhaps no organization in India is more dedicated towards providing such opportunities than Girl Power Talk. It is a purpose driven organization that believes in the power of social impact and aims to change …

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How to Deal With Sexism and Smash the Patriarchy at Home

Patriarchal Prejudice 4 Ways to Deal With Sexism At Home The Patriarchy Hurts Everyone Overview Sexism refers to “prejudice or discrimination based on sex” and “behavior, conditions, or attitudes that foster stereotypes of social roles based on sex.” Despite the feminist movement, people still have attitudes and behaviors that show a belief of the male gender being superior due to an underlying bias of our patriarchal society. Most people are unaware that their behavior reflects internalized sexism and misogyny. If …

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Paving the Path for Women in Finance | The Journey of Monique Frederick

Growing Up in Finance The Beginning of Financial Advocacy Being a Leader Work-Life Balance in Performing Arts Message to the Youth “Don’t let society put you in a box and dictate what you do with your life.” Growing up, I never considered gender as a barrier to a career in finance. My father, who was also in the financial services, would teach me about finance or ask me to write down the closing prices for specific stocks listed on the …

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Things Teenagers Are Tired of Hearing Once They Turn 18

Things Teenagers Are Tired of Hearing Once They Turn 18

You Are an Adult Now, Pull Your Life Together You Are Just Beginning to Understand How the World Works, Shut Up! The Infamous Line: “When I Was Your Age, I Did Blah, Blah, Blah” Eighteen Is a Scary Number When you turn eighteen, which is the legal age for most countries, you would assume that you would have all the freedom that you want since you are already legally allowed to make decisions for yourself. Well…not entirely. If you are …

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