Campus Safety – Back to School & Back to Safety

  Students need better access to resources to improve campus safety! Campus safety is an issue that people of all genders and ages on campus should consider. Many college students recently started classes. Returning to classes means that students have to consider their safety once again. Because campus safety is an issue that affects everyone, campuses everywhere should place more importance …

Child Slavery and Labor… How It Affects Girls

Child Slavery is an ongoing issue that must be stopped! What comes to mind when you think of slavery? For many of us, it seems like a dated concept. Many don’t think slavery exists. It does, and child slavery is a widespread issue, especially for girls. What are some examples of child slavery? Children used for profit in industries such as …

The Giant Problem of Sexual Assault in the Military

Sexual assault is a looming problem in the military and needs to be addressed! What are the first words that come to mind when you think of the military? Brave, patriotic, and honorable are all words that come to mind. Especially in military supportive countries like the United States. Two words that don’t often come to mind are sexual assault. …

Revenge Porn and Social Media

It’s necessary that revenge porn is taken more seriously and not encouraged on social media! What comes to mind when you hear the term revenge porn? The definition is: “Revealing or sexually explicit images or videos of a person posted on the Internet, typically by a former sexual partner, without the consent of the subject and in order to cause them distress …

Campus Safety: A discussion at Georgia State University

Campus Safety is an issue on every college campus. We must discuss it more! On Monday, June 19th, I held a discussion at Georgia State University on campus safety. The discussion group included students from all ages. There were recent high school graduates all the way up to graduates of a masters program. The discussion started off with a video introduction …

Menstruation Taxes: The Cost of Periods is Too High

Menstruation taxes must end to achieve equality! For most women and girls, periods come every month. We don’t have the choice to have or not to have them. Periods aren’t optional, however some still deem sanitary products as a luxury. Periods are costly. We pay more than what’s fair for a necessity item. Women and girls around the world are subject to …

Academia and Gender Inequality

Gender equality in academia needs to be a focus in describing workplace inequality! When I think of gender inequality in the workplace, I think of big businesses or STEM careers. When I think of teachers, I think of how growing up, most of my teachers were women. People associate teaching jobs, in primary and secondary schools, with women. Despite this, there is …

Mobilizing Resources to End Violence Against Women

It’s possible to end Violence Against Women! UNiTE to End Violence Against Women designates the 25th of each month to Orange Day. This month, Orange Day is dedicated to Mobilizing Resources to End Violence Against Women (VAW). That includes: Providing survivors with resources and services Increasing measures to prevent VAW Creation and also implementation of laws and policies to provide lasting change …

Girl’s Education as a Priority

Girl’s education is not considered a priority worldwide, this needs to change! Finals are coming up and the stress of exams and essays is starting to set in. Sometimes I catch myself wishing school would be over and I wouldn’t have to worry about assignments or going to class. In these moments, I realize I take education for granted far …