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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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Refugee Girls Got To Dress Up As What They Want To Be When They Grow Up

Refugee Girls Got To Dress Up As What They Want To Be When They Grow Up | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
"When I was younger, my brother always told me that a girl can't be a pilot, but I knew deep down this is what I wanted to do."..
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In India, a Small Band of Women Risk It All for a Chance to Work

In India, a Small Band of Women Risk It All for a Chance to Work | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The Indian Constitution guarantees equality under the law. But for women facing a patriarchal social order, strict caste rules and centuries of traditions, that guarantee means little.
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This Google Chrome extension alerts women to stop saying "sorry" at work

This Google Chrome extension alerts women to stop saying "sorry" at work | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
So far, 53,000 users have downloaded the free app, which can be used with Gmail on the Google Chrome web browser.
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Iranian Newscaster for State TV Flees Country After Disclosing Years of Sexual Harassment at Work

Iranian Newscaster for State TV Flees Country After Disclosing Years of Sexual Harassment at Work | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
A newscaster for PressTV, Iran’s state-run, English-language TV station, has fled the country after revealing she was sexually harassed at work for years. Two of Sheena Shirani’s supervisors have been suspended after she shared an audio recording and dozens of messages on Facebook from one of them demanding sex from her. The man, news editor Hamid Reza Emadi, is also accused of participating in at least one interrogation at Tehran’s notorious Evin prison.
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Indian Women Seeking Jobs Confront Taboos and Threats

Indian Women Seeking Jobs Confront Taboos and Threats | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
The Indian Constitution guarantees equality under the law. But for women facing a patriarchal social order, strict caste rules and centuries of traditions, that guarantee means little.
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Usa: There are now more young women in school than in the work force.

Usa: There are now more young women in school than in the work force. | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Many young women are leaving the labor force to upgrade their skills, while their male counterparts are more likely to take whatever job they can find.
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