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It Takes a Village to Raise a Child—Especially for the Working Poor

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child—Especially for the Working Poor | Dare To Be A Feminist | Scoop.it
Many discussions of Debra Harrell, the South Carolina mother who was jailed for "abandoning" her 9-year-old daughter at a park, fail to mention how limited child-care options are for low-income parents, especially those who are single.
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"Power and Control: Domestic Violence in America" Trailer

Preview of the documentary film about gender violence in the US. The film follows the story of Kim, as she and her three children make their way through a Duluth,…

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Reproductive rights isn’t just a women’s issue

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Reproductive rights isn’t just a women’s issue | Dare To Be A Feminist | Scoop.it

Republican’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act is part of their assault on reproductive rights, according to Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).


Speaking at Planned Parenthood’s Organizing and Policy Summit this month, Warren said access to health care and family planning services was not just a women’s issue.


“Certainly it is a women’s issue, but it’s a family issue,” she explained. “It effects everyone in the family. We have healthier families because of the things we fight for here at Planned Parenthood.”



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Study shows women are going to outearn men in 25 years, they just won’t be married

Study shows women are going to outearn men in 25 years, they just won’t be married | Dare To Be A Feminist | Scoop.it
New data shows that over the next few decades, professions like law, medicine and veterinary medicine will be predominantly run by women and therefore women are going to outearn men. In U.S.

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Dads Who Do Dishes Raise Ambitious Daughters

Dads Who Do Dishes Raise Ambitious Daughters | Dare To Be A Feminist | Scoop.it
Actions really do speak louder than words, this study confirms.
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Lies of Plutocracy: Exploding Five Myths that Dehumanize the Poor

Lies of Plutocracy: Exploding Five Myths that Dehumanize the Poor | Dare To Be A Feminist | Scoop.it
If you believe that poverty is the domain of the comfortably poor, black, unemployed, unmotivated and uneducated among us, you have been sadly misled.
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Having A Baby In The United States Is A Terrible Idea

Having A Baby In The United States Is A Terrible Idea | Dare To Be A Feminist | Scoop.it
It just seems like a tough fact of life until you look at what practically every other country does for pregnant women and new mothers.
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Sen. Brown cites mom in domestic violence law push

by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press

 

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown is pointing to his mother's history of abusive relationships with men as he pushes for renewal of a domestic violence law that has met with opposition from some fellow Republicans over proposed expansions of its protections. [MORE]


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