Political Powerhouses: Sheikh Hasina

Sheikh Hasina Wazed was born into a political family. Her father was one of the key organisers of the separation of Bangladesh from Pakistan in 1971. She herself became involved in politics while studying at Dhaka University and worked as her father’s liaison...

What Fast Fashion is Costing Girls in India

I recently watched The True Cost of Fast Fashion, a powerful documentary about the production of cheap fashion clothes and the exploitation of workers in countries such as India, Bangladesh, China and Thailand. Such countries offer little-to-no workers unions, few...

Celebrating Day of the Girl with Brown Girl Surf

How did you celebrate the UN’s International Day of the Girl Child? This year I was fortunate enough to celebrate with Brown Girl Surf at an event held at Patagonia San Francisco on Tuesday, October 8th. Brown Girl Surf is a San Francisco Bay Area organization...

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