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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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“La prochaine révolution sera celle des Tunisiennes”

“La prochaine révolution sera celle des Tunisiennes” | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Un an après les premières élections libres, où en est la situation des femmes en Tunisie ?
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China: who is Peng Liyuan, wife of soon-to-be President Xi Jinping?

China: who is Peng Liyuan, wife of soon-to-be President Xi Jinping? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Peng Liyuan, wife of soon-to-be President Xi Jinping, is already famous and popular. How the Communist Party handles her may be a clue to its willingness to modernize.

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In Silicon Valley... "Happy workers make better products"

In Silicon Valley... "Happy workers make better products" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
As technology blurs the line between work and home, many companies are eschewing traditional benefits like bonuses for stress reducers like free housecleaning and dinner deliveries.
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In Syria, a female rebel goes to great lengths in uprising

In Syria, a female rebel goes to great lengths in uprising | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
DAMASCUS, Syria — The crack of a sniper rifle and the boom of exploding shells seemed to take turns as Hanadi slipped out of the apartment and onto the dark street.
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Procès des viols collectifs de Fontenay: les féministes se mobilisent

Procès des viols collectifs de Fontenay: les féministes se mobilisent | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Dans la colère et l'émotion, 400 personnes se sont rassemblées hier à proximité du ministère de la Justice à Paris pour dénoncer le verdict du procès dit des viols collectifs de Fontenay-sous-bois. Nina, l'une des victimes, a fait une apparition.
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Malala, gunned down by Taliban arrives in Britain for treatment

Malala, gunned down by Taliban arrives in Britain for treatment | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
When the time came to choose medical treatment for Malala Yousafzai, who was gunned down by the Taliban, her family faced a world of possibilities.
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Comment le cinéma d'animation est travaillé par la figure du nouveau père

Comment le cinéma d'animation est travaillé par la figure du nouveau père | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

De « L’âge de glace » à « Kung Fu Panda » : la redéfinition de la paternité dans les films de « nouveaux pères » a tendance à s’accompagner d’une redéfinition de la famille.

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"The end of men?" le pouvoir aux femmes ? Pas en Asie

"The end of men?" le pouvoir aux femmes ? Pas en Asie | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Dans son livre La fin des hommes, la journaliste Hanna Rosin annonce une nouvelle ère, dans laquelle les femmes accèdent enfin au pouvoir.
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Hey Ladies, Want Some Jerky? Unusual Marketing Efforts Aimed Just at Women

Hey Ladies, Want Some Jerky? Unusual Marketing Efforts Aimed Just at Women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
It seems like women are the target market, and the results can sometimes raise eyebrows...
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Barbie à l’Assemblée Nationale

Barbie à l’Assemblée Nationale | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Les femmes politiques, ces hommes politiques étranges font l’objet d’un traitement médiatique spécifique. On utilise à leur égard des expressions langagières que l’on n’aurait jamais idée d’employer si elles étaient dûment équipées de testicules.

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Malala, schoolgirl wounded by the Taliban, is still unconscious....

Malala, schoolgirl wounded by the Taliban, is still unconscious.... | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Malala Yousafzai, 14, grievously wounded by Taliban gunmen, remained stable but unconscious on Sunday as her Pakistani doctors debated whether to send her abroad for treatment.
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Malala Yousafzai, Teenage School Activist, Survives Taliban Attack

Malala Yousafzai, Teenage School Activist, Survives Taliban Attack | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Malala Yousafzai, 14, a symbol of defiance and an advocate for the education of girls in Pakistan’s Swat Valley, was shot in the head and neck on Tuesday by masked Taliban gunmen.
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Le marketing du vagin: quand le marché de la beauté s’attaque à l’intime

Le marketing du vagin: quand le marché de la beauté s’attaque à l’intime | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Du rouge à lèvre pour sexe à la teinture pubienne, rien n’a été oublié dans une course à la beauté et à la jeunesse poussée dans ses recoins les plus intimes. Par @Sophie_Gourion

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Defected woman general trains Syria's rebels

Defected woman general trains Syria's rebels | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Zubaida al-Meeki was the first woman officer to quit President Bashar al-Assad's forces to join the Free Syrian Army.
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Des Palestiniennes s'invitent aux élections municipales

Des Palestiniennes s'invitent aux élections municipales | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Pour la première fois de son histoire, la Cisjordanie compte deux listes 100% féminines en lice pour ses élections municipales, qui auront lieu 20 octobre 2012. Un événement historique dans un pays où seulement 16% des femmes occupent un emploi.
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Bébés cherchent crèches publiques

Bébés cherchent crèches publiques | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Un collectif met la pression pour que le gouvernement s'engage pour un véritable service public de la petite enfance. A l'approche de la concertation annoncée par la ministre de la Famille, le débat est ouvert.
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D'où vient le fantasme des femmes dominantes ?

D'où vient le fantasme des femmes dominantes ? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Les sociétés dominées par les femmes n'ont apparemment jamais existé. Par Agnes Giard/ Les 400 culs

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«Si la justice me croit, s’ils m’ont violée, pourquoi juste des peines de sursis ?»

«Si la justice me croit, s’ils m’ont violée, pourquoi juste des peines de sursis ?» | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Nina, une des deux parties civiles au procès des viols collectifs de Fontenay-sous-Bois, se confie à «Libération» alors que le parquet vient d'annoncer qu'il faisait appel.

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Rapes in India: hundreds demand a safer environment for women

Rapes in India: hundreds demand a safer environment for women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Activists said the system protects attackers and vilifies victims.
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Les Couhius du Cinéma..... découvrent le "gender "

Les Couhius du Cinéma..... découvrent le "gender " | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Connaissez-vous le « discours gender » ? Saviez-vous qu'il nous vient des Etats-Unis ? - Les mots sont importants (lmsi.net)

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Ugh, Get Out of Here With Your Bullshit Lady-Marketing

Ugh, Get Out of Here With Your Bullshit Lady-Marketing | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Hard-selling women on pinkified lady-bullshit is a condescending, self-perpetuating cycle, in which we convince women that they're obsessed with pink shit by incessantly telling them to buy pink shit, which they then assume they must be obsessed with because—look!—they just bought it

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“Your Women Are Oppressed, But Ours Are Awesome”

“Your Women Are Oppressed, But Ours Are Awesome” | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

How Nicholas Kristof And Half The Sky Use Women Against Each Other | Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop cultureBy Guest Contributor Sayantani DasGupta I just saw the most problematic image on Facebook.

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Pakistan: Nous sommes tous des Malala

Pakistan: Nous sommes tous des Malala | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Un journaliste pakistanais cherche à comprendre pourquoi les Pakistanais sont incapables de condamner les talibans, après leur tentative d'assassinat d'une adolescente de 14 ans, Malala Yousafzai.
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Malala Yousafzai: Portrait of the girl blogger

Malala Yousafzai: Portrait of the girl blogger | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai came to public attention with a BBC diary about life under the Taliban. Now recovering from surgery after being shot by the militants, she is in the spotlight again.

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Will Malala Yousafzai’s Shooting Be Pakistan’s Rosa Parks Moment?

Will Malala Yousafzai’s Shooting Be Pakistan’s Rosa Parks Moment? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The 14-year-old schoolgirl and activist stood up to the Taliban—and they gunned her down. Now, her shooting is uniting Pakistan in outrage. Will the attack prove to be the final tipping point against the Taliban?
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