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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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Why Women Still Can’t Have It All

Why Women Still Can’t Have It All | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed.
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Student journalist assaulted in Tahrir Square

Student journalist assaulted in Tahrir Square | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

A British student journalist was sexually assaulted by a mob in Cairo's Tahrir Square during Sunday's election celebrations. - CNN.com

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What About Dad?

What About Dad? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
At home, dads are more involved than ever. So why is it that all the disputes about parenting are by, for and about women?
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Why India Is One of the Most Dangerous Countries to Give Birth

Why India Is One of the Most Dangerous Countries to Give Birth | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
India's economy may be booming, but when it comes to providing adequate health care to pregnant women, the country is falling behind even its poorer neighbors...
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Genre et Jeu vidéo : Pour le plaisir des yeux masculins

Genre et Jeu vidéo :  Pour le plaisir des yeux masculins | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Entre son exploitation intensive et peu subtile de fantasmes masculins, ses difficultés à mettre en scène un personnage féminin avec plus de profondeur que ses implants mammaires et ses représentations gamines de la sexualité, le média paraît empêtré dans une perpétuelle adolescence. 

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How The Rise In Caregiving Dads Is Affecting Women

How The Rise In Caregiving Dads Is Affecting Women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

The number of at-home dads has doubled over the last decade. This dramatic increase is NOT the result of the economic recession. The reasons are much more pragmatic and are often the result of women earning enough money to support the family and men wanting to take advantage of this opportunity to be more involved parents.

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Why do we hate the way we look?

Why do we hate the way we look? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
More of us than ever hate the way that we look. It's making us anxious, unhealthy and disempowered.
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Au royaume de Suède, la parité n’est pas toujours reine

Au royaume de Suède, la parité n’est pas toujours reine | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Championne mondiale de l’égalité entre hommes et femmes, la Suède n’a pas encore remporté toutes les batailles. ...
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Sorry, Young Man, You're Not the Most Important Demographic in Tech

Sorry, Young Man, You're Not the Most Important Demographic in Tech | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Despite companies' hamfisted, male-focused marketing efforts, women are the dominant users of a wide variety of new technologies.
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Why Japan prefers pets to parenthood

Why Japan prefers pets to parenthood | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

One thing is certain: everything Japan has tried so far – introducing maternity leave, increasing child beneft, providing nursery places – has failed to arrest its demographic decline. Fresh thinking will be needed to persuade more Japanese people that in the long-term, man's best friend can be no substitute for man himself.

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"L'hyper-sexualisation des Lolitas du web est un échec du féminisme".... pour la sociologue D.Frau-Meigs

"L'hyper-sexualisation des Lolitas du web est un échec du féminisme"....  pour la sociologue D.Frau-Meigs | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

"Pour la sociologue Divina Frau-Meigs, les Lolitas du web sont des "attention whores" (littéralement des "putes de l'attention") et signent "l'échec du féminisme....."

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Mr. Mom

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This documentary follows a family in Hungary where the father stays home as caretaker and the mother is the primary breadwinner.
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Meet Aparna, Mumbai's Teenage Sex Educator

Meet Aparna, Mumbai's Teenage Sex Educator | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

"The 16-year old daughter of a sex worker offers frank advice to underprivileged girls." In India Ink, New York Times

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Les maternités précoces sont en baisse dans le monde

Les maternités précoces sont en baisse dans le monde | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Les maternités précoces sont en baisse dans le monde, d'après une récente étude menée par l'Institut d'études démographiques.

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Maroc: le sexe au temps du célibat

Maroc: le sexe au temps du célibat | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Plus on en parle, plus c’est tabou! Disposer de son corps, entre adultes consentants, est une pratique à haut risque chez les célibataires au Maroc.
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Women & Entrepreneurship In India

Women & Entrepreneurship In India | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Our study on Women & Entrepreneurship in India: What motivates women entrepreneurs, what challenges, what drives women entrepreneurs to succeed?
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The Best Countries to Be a Woman -- and the Worst

The Best Countries to Be a Woman -- and the Worst | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Hint: India is last among the G20 and the United States didn't crack the top five in the latest survey to reflect poorly on the situation of American women.
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Chinese Women’s Progress Stalls on Many Fronts

Chinese Women’s Progress Stalls on Many Fronts | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
China is among the few countries where women are experiencing a rights rollback, according to feminists, researchers and data from the All-China Women's Federation, a state-run entity.
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Eric Fassin: “La nouvelle norme du couple n’est-elle pas d’être libre d’aimer?”

Eric Fassin: “La nouvelle norme du couple n’est-elle pas d’être libre d’aimer?” | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Face au couple qui reste le modèle de base, il s’agit d’inventer la norme plutôt que de la subvertir. Explications du sociologue Eric Fassin.
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Nurturing a Baby and a Start-Up Business

Nurturing a Baby and a Start-Up Business | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Some women are combining the dual challenges of motherhood and start-up companies — dispelling the image of the tech entrepreneur as a single, usually male, wunderkind.
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"La Souriante Madame Beudet" by Germaine Dulac, the first feminist film

"La Souriante Madame Beudet" by Germaine Dulac, the first feminist film | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

In 1922, French writer, critic, and director Germaine Dulac (1882-1942) directed the pre-Surrealist silent film La Souriante Madame Beudet (The Smiling Madame Beudet), considered by many one of the first truly feminist films.

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Tegla Loroupe, la Kényane qui court contre les préjugés

Tegla Loroupe, la Kényane qui court contre les préjugés | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Championne de marathon, Tegla Loroupe n'a qu’un regret: ne pas avoir trouvé de mari. «Mais ici, explique-t-elle, les hommes n’acceptent pas les femmes qui ont réussi. Ils ne veulent pas épouser une femme plus riche qu’eux. Ou plus célèbre qu’eux»,

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Young men are failing in school and with women? Psychologist Philip Zimbardo blames porn and video games....

Young men are failing in school and with women? Psychologist Philip Zimbardo blames porn and video games.... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

In a new e-book, "The Demise of Guys: Why Boys Struggle and What We Can Do About It," written with Nikita Duncan, Zimbardo theorizes that all those hours spent in front of a screen — not just watching porn but playing video games too — is leaving men in the dust socially, unable to relate to women and unable to function in society. In the Los Angeles Times. 

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Visions of "women and work" shaped ... at home !

Visions of "women and work" shaped ... at home ! | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

A research paper titled "Marriage Structure and Resistance to the Gender Revolution in the Workplace" found that "husbands embedded in traditional and neo-traditional marriages (relative to husbands embedded in modern ones) exhibit attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that undermine the role of women in the workplace."

By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.


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I Chose To Have A Child On My Own And Wouldn't Change A Thing

I Chose To Have A Child On My Own And Wouldn't Change A Thing | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Karen Roberts always wanted children, so when "the one" hadn't come along by the time she was in her late-30s, she decided to have a child on her own. She discusses that decision and offers support for other women considering it.

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