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French feminists join campaign against EU Fiscal Compact ...

French feminists join campaign against EU Fiscal Compact ... | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
French feminists have joined a growing campaign against a new EU treaty arguing that women would be in the frontline of a scary new world of 'permanent austerity' . The Fiscal Compact, set to be tabled for a vote in the ...
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Girls Rock: Willie Mae Rock Camp Closes The Gap

Girls Rock: Willie Mae Rock Camp Closes The Gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
After school programs are where all the bad-ass teenagers in Brooklyn learn how to be amazing: Willie Mae is doing their part to empower women.
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Gloria Steinem on The Politics of Women

Gloria Steinem on The Politics of Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gloria Steinem discusses the inequalities and prejudices young women can expect to face, during her commencement speech at Smith College in 1971.
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In Defense of Villainesses

In Defense of Villainesses | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
She’s fabulous. Her hair is done. Her makeup is flawless; her coat, luxurious. She’s single. She’s thin or she’s fat or she’s muscular or she’s old or she’s young but she’s never ever cute or soft …
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Women in History With Inspiring Stories

Women in History With Inspiring Stories | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This is a list of women in history who have worked hard to overcome their obstacles and achieve their dreams.
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Introducing the Schools Consent Project

Introducing the Schools Consent Project | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As a volunteer going into schools, I will be presenting the current legal position regarding consent. Solicitor Emily McFadden on The Schools Consent Project.
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Fitness Is A Story We Should Tell Differently: An Interview with Courtney Marshall

Fitness Is A Story We Should Tell Differently: An Interview with Courtney Marshall | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Courtney Marshall is an English Ph.D., activist, and fitness instructor. Vital interviewed her to find out more about her unique experience and how she sees the relationship between narrative and health. Thanks for agreeing to chat with Vital, Courtney. Could you tell us about your background and what you do? I used to be an English …
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Exploring How Women Shape Politics in the New Issue of Ms.

Exploring How Women Shape Politics in the New Issue of Ms. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @MsMagazine: Our latest issue is centered on the impact gender and feminism have on politics: https://t.co/Tmpxj1qSRi https://t.co/99vhq…;
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Emmy Noether – mathematical genius

Emmy Noether – mathematical genius | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The subject of today’s post is a true unsung heroine – not only is she unknown among the general public but few scientists have heard of her, even though Albert Einstein called her ‘the most significant and creative female mathematician of all time’, and the mathematical theorem she developed became the basis for many important…
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Violence and Impunity Top the Agenda for Women’s Rights Activists in Peru

On Saturday, more than 50,000 people took to the streets in Peru to protest violence against women. The demonstrations come after three cases in which activists believe male perpetrators were given lenient sentences by Peruvian courts. In an email interview, Jelke Boesten discussed women’s rights in Peru.
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USA's Constitution's 19th Amendment - Women’s History

USA's Constitution's 19th Amendment - Women’s History | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Find out more about the history of 19th Amendment, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
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Women and authors of color won big at this year's Hugo Awards

Women and authors of color won big at this year's Hugo Awards | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This year’s Hugo Awards were awarded last night at MidAmeriCon II in Kansas City, with works such as N.K. Jemisin’s The Fifth Season and Nnedi Okorafor’s Binti walking away with the top prizes
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3 Reasons You Wouldn't Believe My Ex Abused Me – And Why They All Mean You Should

3 Reasons You Wouldn't Believe My Ex Abused Me – And Why They All Mean You Should | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
How can you tell if someone's telling the truth about being abused? The common reasons people think survivors are lying reveal an inaccurate idea of how domestic abuse works. Here’s how.
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Ban Ki-moon: 'My replacement should be a woman'

Ban Ki-moon: 'My replacement should be a woman' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The secretary-general says it's "high time" for female leadership at the United Nations.
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Proposal for LEGO set featuring “ladies who rock outer space” causes stir

Proposal for LEGO set featuring “ladies who rock outer space” causes stir | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A proposal from deputy editor of MIT News Maia Weinstock for a new LEGO set celebrating famous women of NASA has gained steam online, but not everybody is happy about it. "Women have played critical roles throughout the history of the U.S.
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The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy - History in the Headlines

The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy - History in the Headlines | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Once Europe’s most prominent striptease performer, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was executed by a French firing squad after she was found guilty of spying for the Germans during World War I.
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Want to win more medals in Olympic games? Close your gender gap

Want to win more medals in Olympic games? Close your gender gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Empowering women not only wins you more women's medals in the Olympics, it helps to boost male athletes' success, too. That's according to a series of studies and economic indicators.
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The Tory plan to stop 4 million people voting in the next general election

The Tory plan to stop 4 million people voting in the next general election | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
And it's women and the poor who will be most affected.
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The Myth of the 19th Amendment

The Myth of the 19th Amendment | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In June, Hillary Clinton took the stage in Brooklyn to celebrate securing enough delegates to become the presumptive Democratic nominee for president
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Rad Women Doing Rad Things: A Nonfiction Reading List

Rad Women Doing Rad Things: A Nonfiction Reading List | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A round-up of non-fiction books about rad women throughout history...with illustrations.
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When Women Fight ISIS

When Women Fight ISIS | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Feminists have typically opposed war, but taking up arms is one way for women to defend their communities and to define their place in them.
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Black Lives and Dark Matter: Calculating Possibility: Book Review of 'Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA' y Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris JD, PhD

Black Lives and Dark Matter: Calculating Possibility: Book Review of 'Hidden Human Computers: The Black Women of NASA' y Sue Bradford Edwards and Duchess Harris JD, PhD | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I’m a black feminist mystic. It is not rare to hear me talking about the stars as our ancestors and waxing poetic about the fact that our bodies are made from the stardust of …
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The Story of Bresha Meadows: Who Will Sing a Black Girl’s Song?

The Story of Bresha Meadows: Who Will Sing a Black Girl’s Song? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
To understand Bresha Meadows requires reflecting on a culture in which women, particularly women of color, are rarely seen as victims deserving of protection. It requires recognizing the systemic ways that criminal justice and the media render abused women and children as “nobody,” as “illegible victims.”
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Hillary Clinton's 1995 Women's Right Speech In Beijing Transformed Her Career

Hillary Clinton's 1995 Women's Right Speech In Beijing Transformed Her Career | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Flying across the Pacific on an Air Force jet bound for Beijing, first lady Hillary Clinton huddled deep into the night with a few aides and advisers, honing her speech for the UN's Fourth World Conference on Women.
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Rise in women facing discrimination on taking maternity leave

Rise in women facing discrimination on taking maternity leave | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Citizens Advice records nearly 60% rise in women reporting maternity leave issues including roles being changed and hours reduced
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Maria Glenn, Brave & Determined Young Woman of Regency England

Maria Glenn, Brave & Determined Young Woman of Regency England | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Maria Glenn was a shy young woman living in Regency England who endured criticism and vilification & was stoic in the face of bullying by powerful enemies.
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