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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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Isabella Rossellini: ‘There is no work between 45 and 60 – you’re in limbo’

Isabella Rossellini: ‘There is no work between 45 and 60 – you’re in limbo’ | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
At 43, Isabella Rossellini was sacked as the face of Lancôme. Now, 20 years on, she’s been rehired. She talks movies, her mother, Ingrid Bergman, and her rollercoaster life
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"There Is a Problem with Sexual Assault in the Music Industry"

"There Is a Problem with Sexual Assault in the Music Industry" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
A prominent publicist is accused of sexual misconduct, confirming something we already knew: The music industry has a big issue with attitudes towards women.
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What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women

What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The sexism in Silicon Valley is sordid and systemic. It’s going to take a revolution to bring it down—or a woman’s touch.
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Donglegate: How One Brogrammer's Sexist Joke Led to Death Threats and Firings

Donglegate: How One Brogrammer's Sexist Joke Led to Death Threats and Firings | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Adria Richards tweeted about a guy who she said made a sexist joke at a tech conference. He was fired. Then she was, too.
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In Pakistan, young female boxers punch through gender barriers

In Pakistan, young female boxers punch through gender barriers | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
In a dense and dusty neighborhood in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, eight young girls lined up against a cement wall, touching their hands to their faces in prayer before boxing practice began.
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"Women talk about feminism = white noise. Men talk about feminism = INTERNATIONAL NEWS!"

"Women talk about feminism = white noise. Men talk about feminism = INTERNATIONAL NEWS!" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
What's interesting is that Ross Putman getting all this attention for doing something that's been done before - by women.
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We're Sexist Toward Robots

We're Sexist Toward Robots | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Even weirder than our insistence on assigning gender to machines is that we sometimes treat them differently as a result.
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Sexisme chez les geeks : Pourquoi notre communauté est malade, et comment y remédier par @Mar_Lard

Sexisme chez les geeks : Pourquoi notre communauté est malade, et comment y remédier par @Mar_Lard | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

"4 seins, pas de têtes... Le sens des priorités..."

 

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