Akilah: Sexual Assault of Minors in Chicago

The topic I will be discussing is sexual assault of minors in Chicago. Sexual assault is an act in which one intentionally sexually touches another person without that person’s consent… Continue reading Akilah: Sexual Assault of Minors in Chicago

Jayla, The Big Picture Sexual Assault

More than 11% of all students experience rape or sexual assault and “only 20% of female students who experience sexual assault report to the authorities because of the fear of… Continue reading Jayla, The Big Picture Sexual Assault

Mya: Sex Trafficking in Chicago

Each year in Chicago, 16,000 women fall prey to trafficking, with most of these women being underage, and Black. These women are taken advantage of and manipulated and many survivors… Continue reading Mya: Sex Trafficking in Chicago

Janiyah, What About the Pay Gap

The pay gap can defined as a difference in earnings between men and woman. This gap can be caused by a number of factors, including race, ethnicity, education and more.… Continue reading Janiyah, What About the Pay Gap

RI, Video Game Harassment

The field of video games has historically been dominated by men. When women join a hobby, like video-gaming, that men believe are specifically meant for them, men may feel insecure.… Continue reading RI, Video Game Harassment

Kayla and Eden: Women in Sports

My topic focuses on gender inequity between female and male sports within the school system, specifically within the high schools, Providence St. Mel and De La Salle Institute. We chose… Continue reading Kayla and Eden: Women in Sports

Saroya and Victoria, Gender Equality in Chicago

For our project, we wanted to look at gender equality in Chicago, specifically through a historical lens, by creating a video. To make our video, we did research on Chicago’s… Continue reading Saroya and Victoria, Gender Equality in Chicago

Ashley, Feminism in Hispanic Communities

I grew up in a Hispanic household where the men were valued more because of their gender. Having this engraved in my head at such a young age made me… Continue reading Ashley, Feminism in Hispanic Communities

Angelina:  The ERA & The Discrimination of Black Women

Generations of Black women leaders have made powerful arguments in support of the Equal Rights Amendment. Everyday women face discrimination and are treated differently because of their sex. In 1923… Continue reading Angelina:  The ERA & The Discrimination of Black Women