“We are shouting from the rooftops that the only way to change – to truly irreversibly create lasting change in our culture – is to start with our youth.”
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From a teenager boxer in Moldova to the first woman elected to the International Olympic Committee, we’re celebrating all the ways women athletes and women in the sport industry are inspiring us to level the playing field.
"When the police began doubting Marie, they turned on her. The focus of the investigation became her credibility. And instead of interviewing Marie as a victim, they began interrogating her as a suspect."
“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.” ― Audre Lorde
"It lets people know we’re not going to judge you and we’ll be here for you. We want you to be happy and safe, and no one deserves to be in an abusive relationship."
FreeFrom, a California-based nonprofit, has launched a self-help compensation tool for survivors of domestic violence.