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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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"How are women around the world finding their own voice.... between ingrained traditions and pop culture stereotypes"
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Skategirls of.... Kabul

Skategirls of.... Kabul | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson travelled twice to Afghanistan to capture the Skateistan project, set up in the outskirts of Kabul to give girls between the ages of five and 16 the chance to skateboard, in a country where they are not allowed on bicycles
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“Code: Debugging the Gender Gap,” a documentary about the lack of women in tech

“Code: Debugging the Gender Gap,” a documentary about the lack of women in tech | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The lack of diversity in technology "is a serious issue that’s going to affect our economy and everything else."
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Egalité hommes-femmes : «Supprimer la négociation salariale est infantilisant»

Egalité hommes-femmes : «Supprimer la négociation salariale est infantilisant» | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
En voulant améliorer l'égalité professionnelle, la PDG de Reddit a décidé d'abolir la négociation du salaire à l'embauche. Une mesure contre-productive pour la consultante et blogueuse féministe Marie Donzel.
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La course d’aviron Oxford/Cambridge désormais ouverte aux femmes

La course d’aviron Oxford/Cambridge désormais ouverte aux femmes | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Samedi, pour la première fois dans la longue histoire de la célèbre course d’aviron opposant Oxford et Cambridge, les femmes ont concouru le même jour et au même endroit que les hommes.
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Et si les sorcières renaissaient de leurs cendres ?

Et si les sorcières renaissaient de leurs cendres ? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Longtemps persécutée, moquée ou salie, la sorcière revient aujourd'hui sous un éclairage positif. Féministes, écologistes,...
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Le complexe de la bonne élève ou pourquoi certaines femmes n'ont pas la carrière qu'elles méritent

Le complexe de la bonne élève ou pourquoi certaines femmes n'ont pas la carrière qu'elles méritent | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
L'école nous apprend à être sage et pour réussi dans la vie professionnelle, ce n'est pas la meilleure qualité requise.
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​Advocating for women's rights in China lands "Beijing Five" in custody

​Advocating for women's rights in China lands "Beijing Five" in custody | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Activists say these detentions are indicative of the shrinking space for dissent in China
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Showing girls that 'Strong is the New Pretty'

Showing girls that 'Strong is the New Pretty' | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
"Strong is the New Pretty" is a photo series by Kate T. Parker that shows her girls as they are -- messy, loud, creative, busy, funny and strong.
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Le martyr d'une jeune femme lynchée à mort sidère la société afghane

Le martyr d'une jeune femme lynchée à mort sidère la société afghane | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Accusée à tort d'avoir brûlé le coran, Farkhunda, 27 ans, a été battue et brûlé par une foule en furie. A Kaboul, elle est devenue le symbole des violences faites aux femmes afghanes.
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"Why India loves Nirbhaya, hates Suzette" by Flavia Agnes

"Why India loves Nirbhaya, hates Suzette" by Flavia Agnes | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
We hate those who survive to tell their tales of violations. Those who wish to live beyond the ...
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"We hate those who survive to tell their tales of violations. Those who wish to live beyond the frame of victimhood, live life on their own terms, with their heads held high. The real women with a zest for life, with their sexualised bodies."

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Without Committing a Crime, Five Female Activists Detained in China

Without Committing a Crime, Five Female Activists Detained in China | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
While the rest of the world celebrated International Women's Day with marches and conferences, the Chinese government was busy rounding up female activists.
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Making Egypt's Streets Safe for Women

Making Egypt's Streets Safe for Women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Eman Helal hopes to not only document the widespread harassment of women on Cairo’s streets, but she also aims to spur changes in public attitudes and behavior.
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Les 50 nuances du sexisme ordinaire au travail

Les 50 nuances du sexisme ordinaire au travail | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Le rapport du Conseil supérieur de l’égalité professionnelle (CSEP) a été remis à Marisol Touraine. Il préconise une reconnaissance légale du sexisme en entreprise.
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Delhi's first woman bus driver takes the wheel

Delhi's first woman bus driver takes the wheel | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Delhi's first woman bus driver takes the wheel - with messages of support and malfunctioning doors.
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It's official: many women become invisible after 49

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -  In a world of data-driven policies, there is one group in society that barely registers and is at risk of missing out on crucial resources and services, according to researchers - older women."

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"Mother of Three" to Ref for the NFL: What's Being a Mom Got to Do With It?

"Mother of Three" to Ref for the NFL: What's Being a Mom Got to Do With It? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Sarah Thomas is poised to become the first permanent female referee in the NFL. That's some pretty big news for women who love sports. But apparently some people writing the headlines on this story...
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Au moins 2 000 femmes et fillettes enlevées par Boko Haram au Nigeria

Au moins 2 000 femmes et fillettes enlevées par Boko Haram au Nigeria | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Le groupe islamiste armé Boko Haram a enlevé au moins 2 000 femmes et fillettes depuis le début de l’année dernière,estime Amnesty International, un an après l’enlèvement des 276 lycéennes de Chibok.
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Égalité femmes-hommes: la patronne de Reddit innove

Égalité femmes-hommes: la patronne de Reddit innove | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Et si la véritable solution pour lutter contre les inégalités de salaires entre les femmes et les hommes était de supprimer les négociations...
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La ville est-elle pensée pour les femmes autant que pour les hommes ?

La ville est-elle pensée pour les femmes autant que pour les hommes ? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

La politique de la ville est-elle pensée pour les femmes autant que pour les hommes ? Lors de notre colloque, « le sexe de la ville » en mars dernier, Yves Raibaud, géographe du genre, a dressé un tableau sans concession. Voici son analyse et ses préconisations pour une ville plus égalitaire.

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DR Congo's 'Mama Parity' fights for women's role in politics

DR Congo's 'Mama Parity' fights for women's role in politics | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
In DR Congo, where women struggle against terrible violence and inequality, a committed activist fights against all the odds to give women a third of all elected posts.

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Autant de femmes que d’hommes : ça change tout

Autant de femmes que d’hommes : ça change tout | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Elles n’étaient que neuf dans les deux conseils généraux du Haut-Rhin et du Bas-Rhin. Elles sont désormais au nombre de 40, comme les hommes. 23 dans le Bas-Rhin et 17 dans le Haut-Rhin. Qui sont ces femmes de la parité ?
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Exclusif : 24 heures dans la vie d'une espionne de la DGSE

Exclusif : 24 heures dans la vie d'une espionne de la DGSE | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Elles luttent contre le terrorisme, infiltrent des pays hostiles, participent au maintien de la paix, jonglent entre enfants, amis et double vie. À Paris, pour la première fois, la Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure a accepté qu’une journaliste rencontre ses femmes de l’ombre, classées top secrètes.
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The Ladies of Lady Parts: actresses discussing their experiences with sexism in the entertainment industry

The Ladies of Lady Parts: actresses discussing their experiences with sexism in the entertainment industry | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

The Ladies of Lady Parts: Isabella Sazak
The fourth in a series of short videos featuring real actresses discussing their experiences with sexism in the entertainment industry. For more, please visit...

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The Veil Series: a celebration of Muslim women's hijabs – in pictures

The Veil Series: a celebration of Muslim women's hijabs – in pictures | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The Veil Series is a captivating body of work by photographic artist Sara Shamsavari, celebrating the way young Muslim women in London, Paris and New York express their individuality through vibrant hijab styles. The exhibition is part of the Women of the World Festival at London’s Royal Festival Hall until 29 March
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