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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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When Street Harassers Realize The Women They're Catcalling Are Their Moms Undercover

When Street Harassers Realize The Women They're Catcalling Are Their Moms Undercover | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
If you've ever wanted to tell a street harasser to stick it where the sun don't shine, but couldn't find the right words -- don't worry, these mamas got you covered.
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From Davos Wife to Leader: Women Shrug Off Forum's Gender Gap

From Davos Wife to Leader: Women Shrug Off Forum's Gender Gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When Patricia Villela Marino first came to Davos, Switzerland, nine years ago, she’d stay up late to make an online bid to get into the World Economic Forum’s panels.
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Ageing Americans & Domestic Workers' Rights: Ai-jen Poo’s 'The Age of Dignity'

Ageing Americans & Domestic Workers' Rights: Ai-jen Poo’s 'The Age of Dignity' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
With so much content accessible online today, the role of books has evolved. Books serve not just as substantive contributions — they are also events around which social movements can rally.
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Violence against women online: What next steps intermediaries should take

Violence against women online: What next steps intermediaries should take | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @newsaboutwomen: Violence against women online: What next steps intermediaries should take. http://t.co/nX6D4Hix8w
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Large Study Thoroughly Debunks One Of The Sneakiest Abortion Restrictions

Large Study Thoroughly Debunks One Of The Sneakiest Abortion Restrictions | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"It's very unsettling that politicians are trying to dictate medical practice."
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Meerabai the Poet - Amazing Women In History

Meerabai the Poet - Amazing Women In History | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
68405That dark dweller in Braj Is my only refuge. O my companion, worldly comfort is an illusion, As soon you get it, it goes. I have chosen the indestructible for my refuge, Him whom the snake of death will not devour.
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Why Virginia Woolf Should Be Your Feminist Role Model

Why Virginia Woolf Should Be Your Feminist Role Model | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Although Virginia Woolf is now accepted as a major writer and an early feminist, her work wasn't embraced or widely anthologized until nearly 50 years after her novels were published.
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Empowering Women and Girls is the Key to Ending Poverty, and Here are Numbers to Prove It

Empowering Women and Girls is the Key to Ending Poverty, and Here are Numbers to Prove It | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The lives of people in some of the world's poorest countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history, according to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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On the 42nd Anniversary of Roe, Time to Listen to Women Born After It

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Hear Hear “@msmagazine: On the 42nd Anniversary of Roe, Time to Listen to Women Born After It http://t.co/3bJ3pW4rzX”;
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Last Year, 52 Percent of Abortion Clinics Faced Threats and Intimidation

Last Year, 52 Percent of Abortion Clinics Faced Threats and Intimidation | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Four decades after Roe v. Wade, a survey shows abortion clinics are under attack.
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Ava DuVernay, Barbra Streisand and Others Talk About Directing

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Ava DuVernay, Barbra Streisand, Jill Soloway, Kimberly Peirce and other film directors talk about the struggles women face in their field.
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"We Women" Photo Series Aims To Change The Way We See Ourselves In The Mirror

"We Women" Photo Series Aims To Change The Way We See Ourselves In The Mirror | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"We Women" Photo Series Aims To Change The Way We See Ourselves In The Mirror. Lithuanian photographer Neringa Rekašiūtė created it for female empowerment
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Dynamic Women in Tech Discuss Gender Bias

Dynamic Women in Tech Discuss Gender Bias | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Amanda Steinberg, founder of Daily Worth, moderated a panel last week of dynamic women in tech sponsored by UJA Federation of New York at AppNexus in New York City.
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Gaming while black: Casual racism to cautious optimism

Gaming while black: Casual racism to cautious optimism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
NPR's Planet Money reported last year on a culture shift in 1984 that drove many women away from pursuing computer science degrees. Computers were more re
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Viola Davis & Uzo Aduba Make SAG History: Both Lead Actress Titles Won By Black Women

Viola Davis & Uzo Aduba Make SAG History: Both Lead Actress Titles Won By Black Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Viola Davis won the outstanding lead drama actress prize at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role in "How to Get Away With Murder." Davis is just the third actress of color to nab the ti...
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100% of the women of color interviewed in STEM study experienced gender bias

100% of the women of color interviewed in STEM study experienced gender bias | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In a recent report, 100% of women of color reported experiencing gender bias.
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Mary Midgley: a late stand for a philosopher with soul

Mary Midgley: a late stand for a philosopher with soul | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The moral philosopher has, in her 10th decade, become rather fashionable, with her fight to defend human consciousness against the likes of Richard Dawkins. Andrew Anthony met her
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In Egypt, Sowing Seeds of Gender Equality

In Egypt, Sowing Seeds of Gender Equality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A program has shown that mixing boys and girls together for discussions helps build empathy across the gender divide.
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History Of The Women's Rights Movement

History Of The Women's Rights Movement | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women have not always enjoyed the same rights as men. It was strong women like Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton and other brave women who fought long ,hard battles for women's rights.
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'Not enough women' in UK broadcasting, new report finds

'Not enough women' in UK broadcasting, new report finds | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Broadcasters need to do more to increase the number of women in news and current affairs, a House of Lords report says.
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Equal pay, gender wage gaps and “constantly moving goalposts”: Review of 40 years of scholarly literature

Equal pay, gender wage gaps and “constantly moving goalposts”: Review of 40 years of scholarly literature | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
2014 article in the Cambridge Journal of Economics provides an overview of the scholarly literature and the current debates, as well as the progress toward, and proposed remedies for, closing the gender pay gap.
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Meet the women fighting German tabloid sexism

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After a false dawn for campaigners against daily topless models in Britain's Sun newspaper, The Local talks to the women campaigning against sexism in Germany's biggest-selling tabloid.
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