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Would-Be Grandparents Nudge Daughters to Egg-Freezing Clinic

Would-Be Grandparents Nudge Daughters to Egg-Freezing Clinic | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The practice of freezing eggs to enable a pregnancy later on is growing, doctors say, with parents lending emotional and financial support to adult daughters.
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Witness to revolution: the women of Iran 1979

Witness to revolution: the women of Iran 1979 | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
In 1979, Hengameh Golestan was on hand to photograph thousands of women protesting against the compulsory hihab ruling on the streets of Tehran
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Hijarbie: The hijab-wearing Barbie who's become an Instagram star

Hijarbie: The hijab-wearing Barbie who's become an Instagram star | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Barbie has had another makeover. This time as a hijab-wearing Muslim and she's taking Instagram by storm.
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Après Cologne : "Nous voyons en Europe les signes précurseurs de la montée de l'extrême droite intégriste"

Après Cologne : "Nous voyons en Europe les signes précurseurs de la montée de l'extrême droite intégriste" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Après Cologne, la sociologue algérienne Marieme Helie Lucas prévient : les agressions contre les femmes traduisent la montée d'un intégrisme musulman, qui n'est rien d'autre qu'une nouvelle forme d'extrême droite.
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It’s time to stop segregating Oscar nominees by gender

It’s time to stop segregating Oscar nominees by gender | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
On January 14, 2016, the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards were announced at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills—and, almost across the board, those nominees were largely white and male. Again. At a time when the entertainment industry is producing so many great features that break away from the white, male point of view, it’s...
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‘We Will Not Apologize’: Chronicling the Defiant Women of India

‘We Will Not Apologize’: Chronicling the Defiant Women of India | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Ellen Barry, the South Asia bureau chief for The New York Times, discusses the complex challenge of reporting on a women’s rebellion in an Indian village.
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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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Plunging oil prices mean Venezuelan women are running out of birth control

Plunging oil prices mean Venezuelan women are running out of birth control | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Shortages of basic goods such as milk, rice, corn and diapers have been a problem for years in the South American country. Now sex and health are at risk.
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The Syria peace talks would have a better chance with one key addition: women

The Syria peace talks would have a better chance with one key addition: women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Peace is more likely to prevail and hold if women are fully involved in building it
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Féministes du monde arabe : chronique d'un combat loin des préjugés occidentaux

Féministes du monde arabe : chronique d'un combat loin des préjugés occidentaux | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Dans son livre "Féministes du monde arabe", la journaliste Charlotte Bienaimé tire le portrait de jeunes femmes, à contre courant, qui se battent pour se libérer des carcans qui les enferment. Morceaux choisis.
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Even virtual assistants are sexually harassed

Even virtual assistants are sexually harassed | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Cortana and other AI virtual assistants have had to learn how to deal with lewd comments and questions from users.
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LEGO's messy history of marketing to girls

LEGO's messy history of marketing to girls | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
"In 1981, LEGOs were simple and gender-neutral, and the creativity of the child produced the message. In 2014, it’s the reverse: the toy delivers a message to the child, and this message is weirdly about gender." What happened in between?
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L’impuissance comme idéal de beauté des femmes – l’infantilisation et la sexualisation

L’impuissance comme idéal de beauté des femmes – l’infantilisation et la sexualisation | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Partie 1 : Introduction Partie 2 : Un beau corps féminin est un corps qui n’occupe pas trop d’espace Partie 3 : Un beau corps féminin se déplace avec difficulté Partie 5 : Un beau corps féminin est un corps qui exprime l’abnégation – le sourire Partie 6 : Un beau corps féminin est un corps qui exprime l’abnégation – la répression…
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« Mariam » de Faiza Ambah: le regard d'une réalisatrice saoudienne sur le foulard en France

« Mariam » de Faiza Ambah: le regard d'une réalisatrice saoudienne sur le foulard en France | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Mariam, de la réalisatrice saoudienne Faiza Ambah, raconte l’itinéraire d’une collégienne voilée en France qui fait sa rentrée des classes en septembre 2004, l’année de la loi sur l’interdiction des signes religieux à l’école. Diffusé pour la première fois le 22 septembre 2015 à l’Unesco, ce court-métrage sera projeté à nouveau lundi 8 février par Contre-attaque(s). Se regardant dans le miroir, Mariam, 14 ans, les écouteurs vissés sur les oreilles, se prépare pour aller à l’école au son d’Outlandish, un groupe (...)
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Female Genital Mutilation—The Numbers Keep Rising

Female Genital Mutilation—The Numbers Keep Rising | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Robin Wright writes on a new U.N. report showing the female genital mutilation is a more widespread practice than previously known.
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How Gloria Steinem’s Gaffe Exposed Feminism’s Generation Gap

How Gloria Steinem’s Gaffe Exposed Feminism’s Generation Gap | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright have some message testing to do before stepping out again for Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The two Clinton support ...
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Ava DuVernay "There’s a belonging problem in Hollywood"

Ava DuVernay "There’s a belonging problem in Hollywood" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
At the Sundance Film Festival, where the talk was of the academy’s voting changes, the director explains why she hates the word “diversity.”
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Unicef Report Finds Female Genital Cutting to Be Common in Indonesia

Unicef Report Finds Female Genital Cutting to Be Common in Indonesia | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
A study by the agency found that the practice, long known as a ritual in Africa and parts of the Middle East, included almost half the women of Indonesia.
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In India, a Small Band of Women Risk It All for a Chance to Work

In India, a Small Band of Women Risk It All for a Chance to Work | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The Indian Constitution guarantees equality under the law. But for women facing a patriarchal social order, strict caste rules and centuries of traditions, that guarantee means little.
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China Is Said to Force Closing of Women’s Legal Aid Center

China Is Said to Force Closing of Women’s Legal Aid Center | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The center opened after Beijing hosted a landmark women’s conference in 1995, and its loss represents another blow to civil society groups in China.
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Brésil: les femmes tentent de se faire une place dans les fanfares du carnaval...

Brésil: les femmes tentent de se faire une place dans les fanfares du carnaval... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Du 5 au 13 février 2016, le Carnaval envahit les rues de toutes les grandes villes du Brésil. A Rio et Sao Paulo, les deux principales...
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Talking about Tehran on Capitol Hill should not be a boys’ club

Talking about Tehran on Capitol Hill should not be a boys’ club | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
One troubling aspect of the wrangling over the Iran deal has gone unnoticed. Where it mattered most—in the Congressional debate over the deal and U.S. policy toward Iran—nearly all of the people doing the talking about U.S. policy toward Tehran were men.
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The Changing Face of Saudi Women

The Changing Face of Saudi Women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
In a deeply conservative culture, they are carefully redefining the boundaries of public life.
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Argentine : une littérature jeunesse sans stéréotypes

Argentine : une littérature jeunesse sans stéréotypes | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Chirimbote - une maison d’édition indépendante argentine - publie les biographies, adaptées à un jeune public, de grandes figures...
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Wassyla Tamzali: ""Le féminisme laïc a-t-il fait son temps ?"

Wassyla Tamzali: ""Le féminisme laïc a-t-il fait son temps ?" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Convaincue de la nécessité de la laïcité, sans pour autant renier l'islam, elle dénonce, dans son livre "Une femme en colère", l'oppression dont souffrent les femmes et les hommes dans les sociétés musulmanes.
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