It’s no secret that the Internet can be an unpleasant place for women. Between trolls sharing unsolicited opinions and brands selling you ways to enhance your body, female empowerment can seem scarce. Logging onto Instagram can easily result in head-spinning negativity, which is why choosing who to follow is so important. Luckily, there are so many positive, supportive communities online that are reminding women of their unique strength. Here are 10 of the best Instagram accounts that guarantee a daily dosage of female empowerment.
Model, writer, and activist Charli Howard shares her life as a curve model in eating disorder recovery on her inspiring Instagram page. Howard gained attention after her former agency dropped her for being “too big,” prompting her to write a Facebook post all about the incident. Since then, she’s embraced her true shape and paved the way for other models to speak out on their body shaming experiences.
Cecile Richards may be the former president of Planned Parenthood, but that doesn’t mean she’s done fighting for women’s rights. Her Instagram is full of snippets of her life as a mother, wife, and continued activist.