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Strong female characters—Hermione Granger, Harry Potter series
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Indoor smoke (a by-product of cooking over wood-burning fires in the developing world) is responsible for half a million of the 1.3 million annual deaths due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among women worldwide. In comparison, only about 12% of COPD deaths among men each year are related to indoor smoke.
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.
Approximately 14 million adolescent girls become pregnant every year, 90% of whom live in the developing world.
Strong Female Characters—Miranda Bailey, Grey’s Anatomy
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In talking about the intersection of feminism and literature, there are a few things that often come up: the need to recognize, promote, and have more female authors, the way books by female authors are perceived, and the need for strong female characters. This last issue, the need for strong female characters, stretches into the realms of popular culture, into TV and movies. We need characters…
The next generation of scientists is already hard at work solving our biggest problems. Take Deepika Kurup, a 14-year-old high school student from Nashua, New Hampshire. After seeing children in India drinking dirty water from a stagnant pool, she decided, in her words, “to find a solution to the global water crisis.” And then she actually made some progress towards that goal, developing a solar-powered water purification system.
She is the future
Ever notice how it’s always brilliant teenagers making stuff that will actually solve the world’s worst problems, like what do adults even do?
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Strong female characters—Mia Thermopolis, The Princess Diaries
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Strong female characters—Gwen Stacy, Spiderman
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