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AfDB Gender Forum - Changing the State of Gender Equality in Africa - AllAfrica.com

AfDB Gender Forum - Changing the State of Gender Equality in Africa - AllAfrica.com | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
AfDB Gender Forum - Changing the State of Gender Equality in Africa AllAfrica.com The African Development Bank is organizing on 10 May, 2013 in Tunis the first edition of the "AfDB Gender Forum" to leverage the Bank's advocacy on Gender Equality.
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Olga Varlamov's curator insight, April 10, 2014 11:45 AM

This article is under social because it talks about the how many are striving for gender equality in Africa, and how women should be given the same rights as men.

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Anita Sarkeesian interview: 'The word "troll" feels too childish. This is abuse'

Anita Sarkeesian interview: 'The word "troll" feels too childish. This is abuse' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When Anita Sarkeesian launched a YouTube series on misogyny in video games, she received death threats and was forced into hiding.
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5 Things 'Bring It On' Taught Us About Intersectional Feminism

5 Things 'Bring It On' Taught Us About Intersectional Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Bring It On satirically addresses social injustices while comically delving into a popular subculture.
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Women's Equality Day 2015: 11 Empowering Quotes About Gender Equality

Women's Equality Day 2015: 11 Empowering Quotes About Gender Equality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"When women succeed, America succeeds."
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7 Women of Color Who Fought for Gender Equality

7 Women of Color Who Fought for Gender Equality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In honor of Women’s Equality Day, here are seven amazing women of color who have helped fight for — and win — greater equality for women. Read more »
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It's about time young women get credit for their feminism - by Jessica Valenti

It's about time young women get credit for their feminism - by Jessica Valenti | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Celebrities like Amandla Stenberg and Rowan Blanchard disprove the old misconception that young women aren’t involved in the movement
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BBC3 series of programmes to focus on rape, racism and gender

BBC3 series of programmes to focus on rape, racism and gender | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Study will follow group of teenagers to test their opinions on sexual content, as well as films on Britain First and Ferguson a year after Michael Brown’s death
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Are women-only train carriages just dungaree feminism?

Are women-only train carriages just dungaree feminism? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
British Labour leader candidate Jeremy Corbyn made some suggestions about women, safety and public transport. His opponents had a lot to say about it
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How To Practice Intersectional Feminism Every Day

How To Practice Intersectional Feminism Every Day | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Feminism really is for everybody. In a new video for MTV Braless, YouTube stars Laci Green and Franchesca Ramsey explain that intersectional feminism is integral to the larger movement because it looks...
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Sexual violence and inequality: it’s time the UN got its own house in order

Sexual violence and inequality: it’s time the UN got its own house in order | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Recent stories about peacekeepers abusing children and failure to investigate rapes reveal how the UN is not following its own gender equality policies
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hook-up culture is not a feminist ideal

hook-up culture is not a feminist ideal | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The hookup culture as exemplified by dating apps such as Tinder is not doing women any favours.
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To celebrate Women's Equality Day on Aug. 26, here are five of the best moments in 2015 when women took a stand on gender equality

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The GOP Cares About People With Disabilities — If It Means Limiting Women’s Rights

The GOP Cares About People With Disabilities — If It Means Limiting Women’s Rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"Politicizing births just helps the radical anti-choice fanatics play divide and conquer with the disability rights movement."
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Not just Nefertiti – there are plenty of influential women in history. If you look for them…

Not just Nefertiti – there are plenty of influential women in history. If you look for them… | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Only a handful of powerful female figures come swiftly to mind. But that’s because the research is lacking
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'Ricki and the Flash' Reflects On How Women Are Forced to Choose Between Art and Family

'Ricki and the Flash' Reflects On How Women Are Forced to Choose Between Art and Family | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In the new film written by Diablo Cody, Meryl Streep plays a rocker who left her family to pursue her music career.
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22 Essential Women Writers to Read in Translation

22 Essential Women Writers to Read in Translation | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
2015 has seen Can Xue's The Last Lover honored with the Best Translated Book Award and the publication of the great Clarice Lispector’s Complete Stories, so one could be forgiven for thinking that ...
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The gender pay gap is a scandal. David Cameron must act on his pledge to end it

The gender pay gap is a scandal. David Cameron must act on his pledge to end it | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Female workers are still being paid less than their male counterparts, just for being women. This is a matter of basic justice that should enrage us all – and prompt government action
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What Science Says About How Kids React to Gender-Labeled Toys

What Science Says About How Kids React to Gender-Labeled Toys | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This article originally appeared in New York magazine. Recently, Target announced that it would soon “phase out gender-based signage” in several areas of their stores, including, most notably, the toy aisle.
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Not Your Mother’s Wonder Woman: Feminist Comics Out Now

Not Your Mother’s Wonder Woman: Feminist Comics Out Now | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @msmagazine: 7 feminist comics to put on your must-read list http://t.co/4n9YxZ2eOc
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On Feminism: The Word, the History, and the Case Against Leaning In

On Feminism: The Word, the History, and the Case Against Leaning In | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A look at #feminism—the word, the history, & what it's done for us lately: http://t.co/i0GEGzXGOQ #WomensEqualityDay http://t.co/5qJ0XmWjI2
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U.N. Reveals ‘Alarmingly High’ Levels of Violence Against Women

U.N. Reveals ‘Alarmingly High’ Levels of Violence Against Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Despite progress for women on other fronts, violence is a persistent problem, with about 35 percent of women saying they have been attacked, a United Nations report says.
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Right of Women Farmers stressed at Oxfam India- ICAR-CIWA national symposium

Right of Women Farmers stressed at Oxfam India- ICAR-CIWA national symposium | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 24: Oxfam India, in collaboration with ICAR-CIWA, organised a National Symposium on Women’s Land Rights and Access to Agri-resources & Services in Changing Development Scenario at ICAR-Central Institute for...
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Interview with Sarayu Srinivasan, Founder & CEO of Kaargo

Interview with Sarayu Srinivasan, Founder & CEO of Kaargo | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
An Interview with Sarayu Srinivasan, Founder & CEO of Kaargo, via Global Invest Her.
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1 Out of 4 New Mothers Are Returning to Work Less Than Two Weeks After Giving Birth

1 Out of 4 New Mothers Are Returning to Work Less Than Two Weeks After Giving Birth | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women are forcing themselves to shorten or skip out entirely on maternity leave because the United States doesn't enforce paid maternity leave policy –...
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Deputy Prime Minister of Albania joins HeForShe movement (YouTube)

Deputy Prime Minister of Albania, Niko Peleshi becomes a HeForShe, supporting the global solidarity movement on gender equality.
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