#real women real stories

  • Video: 'I Needed This Eating Disorder': Stephanie Veloso Rodas Tells Her Story of Battling Anorexia
    Health

    'I Needed This Eating Disorder': Stephanie Veloso Rodas Tells Her Story of Battling Anorexia

    April 12, 2017

    "I was a behavior. Not a human." Read more

  • Video: 'That’s Why You’ll Never Be President’: Shamecca Harris on Being Black & Female in America
    Girls & Women

    'That’s Why You’ll Never Be President’: Shamecca Harris on Being Black & Female in America

    By Shamecca Harris| Feb. 15, 2017

    "You were born black, you were born a woman, and you were born poor. You will never be president." Read more

  • Article: I Was Raped by a Fellow Freshman & My College Found Him Innocent: Aspen Matis Shares Her Story
    Girls & Women

    I Was Raped by a Fellow Freshman & My College Found Him Innocent: Aspen Matis Shares Her Story

    By Aspen Matis| Jan. 19, 2017

    The college sexual assault officer offered a lollipop and said, "sit, hon." Read more

  • Video: 'I Remember the Smells, the Sights, and the Taste of Slavery': Jessa Dillow Crisp Shares Her Story
    Girls & Women

    'I Remember the Smells, the Sights, and the Taste of Slavery': Jessa Dillow Crisp Shares Her Story

    By Jessa Dillow Crisp| Jan. 4, 2017

    "My body tried to disappear from the deep burning pain, but there was nowhere to go." Read more

  • Video: My Name Is Anneke Lucas and I Was a Sex Slave to Europe's Elite at Age 6
    Girls & Women

    My Name Is Anneke Lucas and I Was a Sex Slave to Europe's Elite at Age 6

    By Anneke Lucas| Dec. 19, 2016

    When I was a little girl in my native Belgium, I was put to work as a sex slave. Read more

  • Article: My Name Is Brooke Axtell and I Was Sex Trafficked at Age 7 in the US
    Girls & Women

    My Name Is Brooke Axtell and I Was Sex Trafficked at Age 7 in the US

    By Brooke Axtell| Dec. 12, 2016

    “Real women. Real stories.” Read more