Inspiring Thursday: Nadia Murad

Born in 1993, Nadia was a high school student when ISIS militants overran her village. She was one of an estimated 3,000 girls and women who were victims of rape and other abuses by the IS army.

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Inspiring Thursday: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“I am a feminist. And when I looked up the word in the dictionary that day, this is what it said: Feminist: a person who believes in the social, political and economic equality of the sexes. A feminist is a man or a woman who says – Yes, there’s a problem with gender as it …

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Inspiring Thursday: Dior Vargas

“It’s important to provide a space where people can be in charge of their own narratives.” As a mental health activist and Latina feminist, Dior Vargas is spreading awareness about the challenging stigmas experienced by people of color who also suffer from mental illness.

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