A Voice of Our Own
13.4K views | +0 today
Follow
A Voice of Our Own
"How are women around the world finding their own voice.... between ingrained traditions and pop culture stereotypes"
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Turquie: il y a 10 ans, les femmes représentaient 40% des actifs, aujourd'hui.... moins de 30%

Turquie: il y a 10 ans, les femmes représentaient 40% des actifs, aujourd'hui.... moins de 30% | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Despite steps taken to improve the gender equality in Turkey s labor force, the rate of female participation in the workforce has decreased 10 percent, United Nations official Zahidul Huque says
more...
azertyyy's curator insight, December 9, 2013 8:49 AM

uyfkuyf

mgroland's curator insight, December 9, 2013 10:23 AM

Les femmes actives en turquie

Charpentier Léa's curator insight, December 9, 2013 10:25 AM

Très intéressant

Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Pourquoi, par exemple, la princesse Peach devrait-elle toujours être sauvée par Mario ?

Pourquoi, par exemple, la princesse Peach devrait-elle toujours être sauvée par Mario ? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

 

Oui, les jeux vidéo sont sexistes. Pourquoi, par exemple, la princesse Peach devrait-elle toujours être sauvée par Mario ? Pour faire plaisir à sa petite fille, un papa bricoleur a donc inversé les rôles dans le célèbre Donkey Kong.

Agnès Poirier K's insight:

Pour faire plaisir à sa petite fille, un papa bricoleur inverse les rôles dans Donkey Kong....

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Feminem et Chantsigne

Traduction & Chantsigne : Delfi Saint Raymond et Laety Tual Réalisation & Montage : Delphine Labes Assistant Réalisation : Gilles Hachani Lumières : Matthias...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Not at home with flexi-work, Marissa?

Not at home with flexi-work, Marissa? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The Yahoo! chief may demur, but it makes no business sense to disregard career-enablers for women.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Paid maternal leave: almost everyhwere but not in the States...

Paid maternal leave: almost everyhwere but not in the States... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass ‘em on.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

How Syrian Women Are Fueling the Resistance

How Syrian Women Are Fueling the Resistance | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Washington would do well to invest in one of the more responsible, effective, and aid-worthy factions of the Syrian resistance: women’s organizations.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

L'évolution du statut des femmes japonaises

L'évolution du statut des femmes japonaises | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Le statut des femmes japonaises est lentement mais sûrement, en train de changer.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Egypte : la révolutionnaire nue

Egypte : la révolutionnaire nue | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Menacée de mort par les islamistes, réfugiée en Suède, Aliaa continue de militer contre l'intolérance devant le drapeau de son pays...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Après 15 ans de combat, la maison des Babayagas a ouvert ses portes

Après 15 ans de combat, la maison des Babayagas a ouvert ses portes | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
L'idée, lancée en 1999, semblait tenir de l'utopie. Après 15 ans de combat, les féministes des Babayagas ont pourtant réussi à donner corps à leur pro...
Agnès Poirier K's insight:

"La vieillesse n'est pas une maladie, c'est le plus bel âge", assure Thérèse Clerc, 85 ans.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Elections in Kenya: Women candidates are being harassed and intimidated

Elections in Kenya: Women candidates are being harassed and intimidated | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 26 - The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) has expressed concern over harassment and intimidation of women candidates, as
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Work-Family Guilt Is Wasted Energy

Work-Family Guilt Is Wasted Energy | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Instead of feeling bad about it, fight for policies that will make the guilt go away. By Avivah Wittenberg-Cox

Agnès Poirier K's insight:

"Given no way of conciliating work and parenthood, people feel like perpetual failures..."

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Yahoo bans working from home....

Yahoo bans working from home.... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
It was nearly a decade ago that I stopped going into the office every day. I worked at a competing Web magazine at the time, and my bosses didn’t really care how I worked, as long as I got stuff done.
Agnès Poirier K's insight:

Numerous studies have found that people can be more productive when they’re allowed to work away from the office

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Comment j'ai rencontré Pamela Druckerman, l'auteure de "Bébé made in France" (et accessoirement, lu son livre) par Marlène Schiappa, Maman travaille...

Comment j'ai rencontré Pamela Druckerman, l'auteure de "Bébé made in France" (et accessoirement, lu son livre)  par Marlène Schiappa, Maman travaille... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
La semaine dernière, j'étais invitée à intervenir dans "Europe 1 midi", par Patrick Roger, qui consacrait son émission au thème de la politesse des enfants.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

A Portrait of Domestic Violence

A Portrait of Domestic Violence | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The Violence Against Women Act, which provides funding to help victims of domestic violence, is now up for re-authorization.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Ovidie : mon coup de gueule contre les Femen

Ovidie : mon coup de gueule contre les Femen | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Les militantes aux seins nus ne sont pas les nouvelles féministes contrairement à ce qu'elles prétendent.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

La dessinatrice Nadia Khiari, tunisienne et rebelle

La dessinatrice Nadia Khiari, tunisienne et rebelle | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Le chat Willis from Tunis est né en pleine révolution tunisienne, sous la plume de la dessinatrice Nadia Khiari, le 13 janvier 2011, lors du discours de Ben Ali.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Is It Time To Forget About Feminism?

Is It Time To Forget About Feminism? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Last week I made fun of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer for saying in the PBS Maker documentary about the women’s movement that she would not call herself a feminist.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Est-il temps d'oublier le mot «féminisme»?

Est-il temps d'oublier le mot «féminisme»? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Que des femmes réussissent ne veut pas dire que tous les combats ont été menés. Mais vouloir à tout prix utiliser le terme «féminisme», que certaines d'entre elles récusent, pourrait être assez contre-productif.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Mais qui veut allumer la guerre des sexes ?

Mais qui veut allumer la guerre des sexes ? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Une poignée d’éditeurs annonce, comme une menace, la victoire des femmes sur les hommes. Pourtant tellement improbable... Qu’importe, la misogynie fait vendre.
Agnès Poirier K's insight:

"Pour encenser une femme qui couche avec un homme connu, les éditeurs se bousculent. Mais pour dénoncer les abus de pouvoir des puissants sur les jeunes femmes, silence, ce n’est pas un sujet"

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

"Elles font tourner le monde" sur France 5, mardi 5 mars à 20h40

"Elles font tourner le monde" sur France 5, mardi 5 mars à 20h40 | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Le monde change de visage. Depuis 40 ans, les femmes ont investi le salariat. Bousculant traditions...
Agnès Poirier K's insight:

"J'ai commencé à travailler sur ce film il y a 2 ans. Cette page scoopit, sur laquelle j'ai posté de nombreux articles a accompagné ma réflexion. Rendez vous mardi soir sur France 5!"

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

The stereotypes of African American females: the mammy, Jezebel and "angry black woman"....

The  stereotypes of African American females: the mammy, Jezebel and "angry black woman".... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Why do black female stereotypes continue to resurface in the US?
more...
Yuanyuan Kelly's curator insight, March 4, 2013 8:47 AM

An interesting and engaging article that illuminates the issue of black female stereotypes in the US in media through clear examples. 

Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

India passes law to stop sexual harassment at work

India passes law to stop sexual harassment at work | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Millions of India's working women will now be protected from sexual harassment thanks to the passing of a bill aimed at tackling unwelcome behaviour such as sexual advances, requests for sexual favours and sexual innuendos made at work.
Agnès Poirier K's insight:

"Sexual harassment at workplace creates an insecure and hostile work environment, which discourages women’s participation in work" for the Indian the ministry of women and child development.

more...
Stephanie Quandt's curator insight, January 4, 2015 2:30 PM

Although India's economic liberalisation, which began more than two decades ago, brought with it more progressive Western ideas of gender equality, women continue to face a barrage of threats based on traditional patriarchal beliefs. A bill passed in February 2013 aims to make sexual harassment in the workplace in India illegal. Now the hope is it will be enforced.

Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Desperate Hunt for Day Care in Japan

Desperate Hunt for Day Care in Japan | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Japan subsidizes day care for families of varied incomes, but as more women work, they find themselves forced into an annual competition for coveted slots for their children.
Agnès Poirier K's insight:

“It’s become a vicious cycle. We don’t invest in future generations, inevitably bringing on an aging society.”

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

India, China: 2 Countries, 2 Struggles for Justice

India, China: 2 Countries, 2 Struggles for Justice | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Several high-profile cases may change social attitudes about rape and the handling of rape cases in China and India, two places where victims are often shamed and justice is elusive.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Agnès Poirier K
Scoop.it!

Lady Geek : manifeste pour l'intégration des femmes dans les nouvelles technologies

Lady Geek : manifeste pour l'intégration des femmes dans les nouvelles technologies | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Au BETT 2013, la créatrice de l'entreprise Lady Geek a alerté les professionnels de l'éducation quant à l'avenir des femmes dans les nouvelles technologies. Minoritaires, il est nécessaire de les sensibiliser dès l'école.
more...
No comment yet.