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Mexican Weavers Embrace Natural Dyes

Mexican Weavers Embrace Natural Dyes

In Teotitlan del Valle, a small village in Oaxaca outside Oaxaca de Juarez, many weavers are reinvigorating the tradition of using plants and insects to dye textiles. It is a tradition that stretches back more than 1,000 years into their Zapotec heritage. 

Glamour on Catrinka: What to buy if you actually want to empower women

We are in Glamour! "What to buy if you actually want to empower women". Our favorite line: "Empowerment isn't just a slogan; it's baked into every part of the company." Read more
Glamour on Catrinka: What to buy if you actually want to empower women
Inside Oaxaca's Female-Led Craft Revolution

Inside Oaxaca's Female-Led Craft Revolution

Not so long ago, craft was something of a dirty word. “It was craft or design, but they never mixed... We are living in a privileged moment. But we have to be conscious of our social, not just aesthetic, responsibility to work with the people who carry these traditions so that they don’t die out when the trend is over.”

How Georgia O'Keefe Traded a Cheating Husband for a Mountain

"Appalled at the prospect of spending the summer as usual surrounded by her husband’s family in upstate New York, O’Keeffe instead set off by train for Santa Fe."
How Georgia O'Keefe Traded a Cheating Husband for a Mountain
How Some Immigrants Adopt the Fourth of July

How Some Immigrants Adopt the Fourth of July

Immigrants are often the most eager to declare their love of country. The New York Times asked some writers and historians how they and their families adopted the holiday. Read More

California decided it was tired of women bleeding to death in childbirth

The maternal mortality rate in California is a third of the US average.
California decided it was tired of women bleeding to death in childbirth
Girl Up and H&M Partner for 4th of July / Women's Empowerment Collection

Girl Up and H&M Partner for 4th of July / Women's Empowerment Collection

Girl Up has teamed up with H&M on girl power shirts that raise money for Girl Up. $1 from each shirt sold through today will go to help adolescent girls... Read More

All Girls Robotics Team from Afghanistan

For months, a team of six teenage girls from Herat, Afghanistan, has been scrambling to build a ball-sorting robot that will compete in an international competition. They faced down unique challenges... Read More
All Girls Robotics Team from Afghanistan
Pregnant Olympian inspired by ‘Wonder Woman’ to run national race

Pregnant Olympian inspired by ‘Wonder Woman’ to run national race

During the race, Montaño wore two flowers in her hair and a Wonder Woman crop top — a deliberate choice, since Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot inspired Montaño to participate.

Teaching Gender Norms to Refugees

How do you teach equality of the sexes to adults from cultures that have never experienced it?
Teaching Gender Norms to Refugees