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"How are women around the world finding their own voice.... between ingrained traditions and pop culture stereotypes"
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These Drawings Perfectly Demonstrate the Beauty of Single Life

These Drawings Perfectly Demonstrate the Beauty of Single Life | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Cheers to a delightful Valentine's Day spent man-free and in pajamas.
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Mumbai: The Perils of Being Single and Female

Mumbai: The Perils of Being Single and Female | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
For women in particular, the prospect of making it by yourself in any city, even one as open-minded as Mumbai, is bundled with a whole set of challenges.
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Exalting Life as a Single in China

Exalting Life as a Single in China | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The social pressure to marry is so great, particularly during the Lunar New Year, that a group paid for an ad to go up on Thursday at a subway station in Beijing.
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China: Not married yet at 27? You are considered "sheng nu" or “leftover” women....

China: Not married yet at 27? You are considered "sheng nu" or “leftover” women.... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

In China, the sexist term “leftover woman,” sheng nu, is widely used to describe an urban, professional female over the age of 27 who is still single. This derogatory term has been aggressively disseminated by the Chinese government, warning women that they will become spinsters if they do not marry by the time they turn 30.

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