About the Amber Rose Foundation
MISSION: ALL THINGS “WOMEN AND ART EMPOWERMENT”
The Amber Rose Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that aims to promote discussion about women’s rights and equality issues. The foundation is specifically geared towards women and art empowerment, and fighting against victim blaming.
No More Sexual Violence
No more Victim Blaming
No More Derogatory Labels
No more Gender InEquality
“Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.”
— Nancy Pelosi
"The idea that there is some aesthetic that attracts sexual assault or even keeps you safe from sexual assault is inaccurate, ineffective and even dangerous.”
Facts | Key Statistics
One in four college women has survived rape or attempted rape in their lifetime.
Rape can affect anyone – no matter their race, ethnicity, sex, gender, social class, or sexual orientation. Rape is NEVER the survivor’s fault. The only person to blame for rape is the rapist!
American women serving in the Middle East are more likely to be raped by a comrade than to be killed by an enemy. (Pentagon)
Women around the world ages 15-44 are more at risk from rape and domestic violence than from cancer, car accidents, war and malaria. (U.N.)
The Facts About Gender Inequality
We are not all created equal. WOmen still earn less than our male counterparts, regardless of race.
Women earn only 78 cents for every dollar earned by men. African-American women earn 64 cents and Latina women earn 56 cents for every dollar earned by a Caucasian male.
Women who advance most at work, studies agree, are more attractive, thinner, taller and have a more youthful appearance than their female colleagues who are promoted less often.
A landmark study from Cornell University found that when white females put on an additional 64 pounds, their wages drop 9 percent. (Forbes)
According to a number of studies, a woman’s appearance can impact perceptions of her abilities, both negatively and positively.
The amount of makeup a woman wears impacts her perceived attractiveness, likeability, competence and trustworthiness, but the same survey found that women who wore “too much” makeup were perceived as less trustworthy. (Huffington Post)