6 Hashtags We Can Use to Advance Gender Equality

An angry protester points her finger towards the Bangalore police chief during a protest against alleged police inaction after a six-year-old was raped at a school, in Bangalore, India, Saturday, July 19, 2014. Image: AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi/Associated Press By Claudia Chan2014-10-01 19:26:22 UTC Every fall we prepare to advance the global discussion by tackling social issues and human rights transgressions, particularly around September s United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Among talks of climate change and clean water, the empowerment of women and girls took center stage this year. The discussion follows months of activity: women-focused advertising, corporations investing in female potential, celebrities stepping out as role models for modern feminism, not to mention the nation’s most celebrated men’s sports brand instantly plummeting for mistreatment of women. However, when it comes to advancing the most important issues, the average person feels uncertain how to par


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