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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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End Of Men? Not In Asia

End Of Men? Not In Asia | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Hannah Rosin's recent book The End of Men posits that the era of global patriarchy is over, and women are on the rise. But Mara Hvistendahl writes in Foreign Policy that Asian society is still very much male-dominated.
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Sciences: Les femmes toujours perçues moins compétentes

Sciences: Les femmes toujours perçues moins compétentes | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Researchers found that university science professors widely regard female students as less competent than male ones.
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Femmes, la nuit vous appartient aussi

Femmes, la nuit vous appartient aussi | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
En novembre 1978, Andrea Dworkin, féministe radicale, prononce un troublant discours lors d'une manifestation intitulée Take back the night : "Reprends la nuit", qui rassemble 3000 femmes dans le quartier rouge de San Francisco.
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1,36, le taux de natalité des femmes allemandes en 2011

1,36, le taux de natalité des femmes allemandes en 2011 | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
L’Allemagne est aujourd’hui le pays le plus peuplé d’Europe – hors Russie. Mais jusqu’à quand ?
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Is It Really The End of Men?

Is It Really The End of Men? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
There are downsides to pitting the sexes in a constant, one-up, one-down battle for supremacy...
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Women Running for Congress in Record Numbers

Women Running for Congress in Record Numbers | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
More women than ever before have been nominated to serve on Capitol Hill, with 18 running for the Senate and 163 vying for the House.
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Female muscle

Female muscle | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Men today are haunted by the “spectre of a coming gender apocalypse”, Hanna Rosin declares in her new book, “The End of Men”. How worried should they be?

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Why 'The End of Men' Is More Complicated Than It Seems

Why 'The End of Men' Is More Complicated Than It Seems | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Hanna Rosin's new book is optimistic about the state of the world for women—but the TV show Girls offers a different, perhaps more accurate, perspective.

 


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In Praise Of the Male Biological Clock

In Praise Of the Male Biological Clock | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

When my husband and I had our first child, our son, I had to look up the strangely ominous label I’d read on my chart: “elderly primigravida.” With visions of wrinkled babushkas hovering in my already anxious mind, I discovered...

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European Proposal Presses for Women to Join Boards

European Proposal Presses for Women to Join Boards | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Companies allocating fewer than 40 percent of seats on supervisory boards to women could face sanctions, according to a proposal by the European Union justice commissioner.

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"Toi aussi, fais sortir ton mâle intérieur..!"

"Toi aussi, fais sortir ton mâle intérieur..!" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Initiés par l'Américaine Diane Torr à la fin des années 80, les ateliers Drag King se répandent partout en Europe. A Paris, l'atelier organisé par Victor Marzouk a été filmé dans un documentaire qui passe ce jeudi sur Arte.
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Battle Hymn of the Slacker Father

Battle Hymn of the Slacker Father | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

The whole planet is becoming Sweden.

Carol Tavris reviews The End of Men: And the Rise of Women...

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ISRAËL • Feriez-vous l’amour avec un Arabe ?

ISRAËL • Feriez-vous l’amour avec un Arabe ? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
La cinéaste Yolande Zauberman et son compagnon, l’écrivain Sélim Nassib, sont partis en Israël pour interroger les Juifs et les Arabes sur leur désir de faire l’amour ensemble.
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Les femmes dans les programmes télévisés, les néo-stéréotypes

Entretien avec Eric Macé, Sociologue, maître de conférences à l’université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III, et chercheur au Centre d’analyse et d’intervention sociologiques (Cadis),...

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Work, Clean, Man, Woman

Work, Clean, Man, Woman | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Hanna Rosin's new book examines the complexity of changing gender dynamics and how they affect both the workplace and the home life.
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Les Femen envahissent le quartier de la Goutte d'Or !

Les Femen envahissent le quartier de la Goutte d'Or ! | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Chaque jour arrêt sur images décrypte pour vous l'actualité des médias...
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Women Are Paying Huge Sums To Have a Daughter Rather Than a Son

Women Are Paying Huge Sums To Have a Daughter Rather Than a Son | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Megan Simpson always expected that she would be a mother to a daughter. She had grown up in a family of four sisters. She liked sewing, baking, and doing hair and makeup.
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Inde : Les maris devront-ils rémunérer leurs femmes pour les tâches ménagères ?

Inde : Les maris devront-ils rémunérer leurs femmes pour les tâches ménagères ? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Le Ministère de la Femme et du Développement de l'Enfant de l'Union Indienne réfléchit à un projet de loi qui, s'il était voté par le parlement, ferait une obligation légale pour les maris de verser une part de leur revenu mensuel à leurs épouses...
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‘Breasts,’ by Florence Williams

‘Breasts,’ by Florence Williams | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Breast milk is full of chemicals; breasts are full of silicone.
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Les 400 culs: "Je veux des gros seins pour être désirée"

Les 400 culs: "Je veux des gros seins pour être désirée" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Pour ranimer leur libido et reprendre confiance en elles, beaucoup de femmes se font augmenter le bonnet. Sont-elles plus satisfaites de leur vie sexuelle après l'intervention? «Pas forcément», répond Dominique Gros, sénologue.
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Men Never 'Had It All'

Men Never 'Had It All' | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
We just push the feelings down and don't complain.
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Bénédicte Kurzen : l'Afrique dans le regard d'une femme

Bénédicte Kurzen  : l'Afrique dans le regard d'une femme | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
En 2005, Bénédicte Kurzen s'était installée à Johannesbourg en Afrique du Sud et avait co-fondé “Eve Photographers”, un collectif de six femmes photographes qui travaillaient alors sur des sujets de “femmes“, en particulier sur les questions liées...
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En Iran, l’entraîneur qui voulait des femmes dans les stades

En Iran, l’entraîneur qui voulait des femmes dans les stades | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
En Iran, l’entraîneur qui voulait des femmes dans les stades...
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Neuroscientists take aim at Naomi Wolf's theory of the "conscious vagina"

Neuroscientists take aim at Naomi Wolf's theory of the "conscious vagina" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Well, if Naomi Wolf wanted to draw attention to herself through the publication of her new book, Vagina: A New Biography, she has certainly succeeded —...
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Most New Saudi Women’s Rights ‘Meaningless’

Most New Saudi Women’s Rights ‘Meaningless’ | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Christoph Wilcke of Human Rights Watch discusses women's issues and the struggle between progressive and conservative groups in Saudi Arabia.
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