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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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The mythmaking about looming female dominance

The mythmaking about looming female dominance | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Inaccurate, misleading, distorted numbers on the coming dominance of women. By Philip N. Cohen

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Scratch that! No women-only city in Saudi Arabia

Scratch that! No women-only city in Saudi Arabia | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia is not building an industrial city for women only.

Let us repeat this: Saudi Arabia is NOT building an industrial city for women only.
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Pubertés précoces en augmentation...?

Pubertés précoces en augmentation...? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Les cas de très jeunes enfants pubères se multiplient. Et si c'était la faute à la pollution chimique ?

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Kenya's Women Farmers: Masters of Their Own Destiny?

Kenya's Women Farmers: Masters of Their Own Destiny? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

As climate change threatens farmers' livelihoods, Kenyan women demonstrate that adaptability can bring success.

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What’s So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear a Dress?

What’s So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear a Dress? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
A new approach to parenting gender-fluid children.
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Dads are taking over as full-time parents

Dads are taking over as full-time parents | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
In the last decade, the number of men who have left the work force entirely to raise children has more than doubled, according to recent United States census data.
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Sexual Objectification : What is it?

Sexual Objectification : What is it? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

This is the first part in a series about how girls and women can navigate a culture that treats them like sex objects.

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Pussy Riot's fashion attack

Pussy Riot's fashion attack | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Bright tights, boots and those haunting balaclavas. The Russian punk collective Pussy Riot is known for its political performance art - and its flashy aesthetic.
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Sexual Harassment in Online Gaming Stirs Anger

Sexual Harassment in Online Gaming Stirs Anger | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The world of online games has long been characterized by name-calling and trash talk, especially directed against women, but some recent episodes have prompted calls for change.
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Assemblée tunisienne : un monde d’homme… mais les femmes peuvent aider!

Assemblée tunisienne : un monde d’homme… mais les femmes peuvent aider! | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Le 1 août dernier a eu lieu, au sein de la commission des droits et libertés de l'ANC, un vote sur des la protection des droits de la femme.
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A Saudi Woman Embarks on a 'Faceless Experiment'

A Saudi Woman Embarks on a 'Faceless Experiment' | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Writer Rana Jarbou is blogging her experiences wearing the niqab in Riyadh.
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How Long for Paternity Leave?

How Long for Paternity Leave? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Sweden's paternity-leave benefits are the most generous in the world. A debate is under way nationwide over whether to extend them even further.
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"Les footballeuses françaises sont victimes d'un sexisme ambiant"

"Les footballeuses françaises sont victimes d'un sexisme ambiant" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Audrey Keysers, auteur d'un livre sur le foot féminin, revient sur les raisons pour lesquelles les Bleues continuent de pâtir d'un manque de médiatisation.
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" Jebali, la femme tunisienne est trop forte pour toi "

" Jebali, la femme tunisienne est trop forte pour toi " | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
C’est un autre front de la mobilisation sociale en Tunisie : la défense de l’égalité homme-femme inscrite dans la Constitution, menacée par un projet des islamistes jugé régressif.
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Une ville réservée aux femmes en Arabie saoudite

Une ville réservée aux femmes en Arabie saoudite | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

 Une ville réservée aux femmes en Arabie saoudite...

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In India, the tender trap's a vise

In India, the tender trap's a vise | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
In a country where more than 65 percent of the population is under the age of 35, most girls and women are still defined by one major life event -- marriage.
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Gender-Variant children continue to confound

Gender-Variant children continue to confound | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

I thought this picture of three boys at a camp for gender-variant children, waiting for their turn in a fashion show, was particularly interesting (photo by Lindsay Morris) By Lisa Wade

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Les Tunisiennes appelées à défendre leurs droits face aux islamistes

Les Tunisiennes appelées à défendre leurs droits face aux islamistes | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Les Tunisiennes sont appelées à manifester lundi à Tunis pour dénoncer une islamisation rampante menaçant leurs droits et exiger le retrait d'un projet d'article de la Constitution qui revient, selon des syndicats et ONG, sur le principe de ...
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Russie : Les soutiens à double tranchant des Pussy Riot ·

Russie : Les soutiens à double tranchant des Pussy Riot · | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Les derniers compte-rendus sur le net du procès des Pussy Riot donneraient à croire que la Russie entière est mobilisée pour protester contre le traitement inhabituellement sévère réservé aux trois membres arrêtées du groupe de rock punk.

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Bikini-maïeutique

Bikini-maïeutique | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Les jeux olympiques ne sont pas très reluisants, masquant mal chauvinisme, dopage et course au gain sous le discours simple des mérites et de la noblesse...
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Prostitution: oui, on peut être féministe et non abolitionniste

Prostitution: oui, on peut être féministe et non abolitionniste | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Contrairement aux abolitionnistes qui considèrent que la violence est inhérente à la prostitution, les non abolitionnistes considèrent que la violence que subissent les prostituées est liée à leur situation.
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« Tout se relâche à partir de 30 ans »

« Tout se relâche à partir de 30 ans » | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Une brève analyse du lexique des publicitaires permet de mieux saisir comment les « rédactrices beauté », sous couvert d’informer les lectrices, non seulement reprennent le vocabulaire de la pub, mais en exagère le pouvoir angoissant et prescripteur. Les mots sont importants (lmsi.net)

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Pregnant, and Pushed Out of a Job

Pregnant, and Pushed Out of a Job | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Thanks to a gap between discrimination laws and disability laws, it’s possible for a pregnant woman to be forced from her job.
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Beach Volleyball Bikinis and Women's Bodies in Public Space

Beach Volleyball Bikinis and Women's Bodies in Public Space | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The perception of women’s bodies as public property to be commented upon and regulated is one of the universal undercurrents of urban life.
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What's Going on With Pussy Riot, Explained

What's Going on With Pussy Riot, Explained | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The highly anticipated trial of Russia's most brazen, anti-Putin riot grrrls is now underway. Here's what's at stake.
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