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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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On the global fight for women's equality, Trudeau gets the basics right

On the global fight for women's equality, Trudeau gets the basics right | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It is tempting to dismiss the “feminist” foreign-aid makeover outlined by International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau last Friday as world-stage virtue signalling, or a sop to Justin Trudeau’s rather too fervent foreign admirers, or a shell-game exercise in political cynicism an
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Recommended Summer Reads on Black Women’s History

Recommended Summer Reads on Black Women’s History | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Summer is quickly approaching and if you’re anything like me, you’re already preparing your ultimate summer reading list. Consider adding one—or all—o
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Women and the Irish Revolution 1917-23: Violence, Feminism, Nationalism

Women and the Irish Revolution 1917-23: Violence, Feminism, Nationalism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute presents Women and the Irish Revolution 1917-23: Violence, Feminism, Nationalism - Friday, 1 September 2017 at The Royal Irish Academy. Find event and ticket information.
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By Keeping 80% Women Staff, Kochi Metro Sets Example Of Women Empowerment And Makes India Proud

By Keeping 80% Women Staff, Kochi Metro Sets Example Of Women Empowerment And Makes India Proud | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Kochi Metro is an example of feminism and equal rights as it has employed a significant number of women as well as transgenders
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The US National Network to End Domestic Violence

The US National Network to End Domestic Violence | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is a membership and advocacy organization representing the 56 U.S. state and territorial domestic violence coalitions. NNEDV is the voice of these coalitions, their more than 2,000 local domestic violence member programs, and the millions of domestic violence survivors who turn to them for services. In 2000 and 2005, NNEDV members all across the country played a crucial role in the reauthorization of VAWA. Through its extensive state and grassroots network, NNEDV continues to mobilize a powerful constituency to make their voices heard in U.S. Congress..
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Women can’t have it all – because the game is rigged

Women can’t have it all – because the game is rigged | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Work-life balance is a myth. It’s time for women to stop blaming themselves and start demanding change.
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Abortion: UK's Supreme Court rules women from Northern Ireland are not entitled to free NHS abortions in England

Abortion: UK's Supreme Court rules women from Northern Ireland are not entitled to free NHS abortions in England | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
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2017 Still I Rise Grant Winners & Finalists

2017 Still I Rise Grant Winners & Finalists | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Winners & Finalists announced for 2017 Still I Rise Grant for black women/women-identified writers.
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Women over 50: A tale of two fates

Women over 50: A tale of two fates | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
For many women, landing on the wrong side of 50 brings unexpected bonuses, writes Jane Caro. But others will find that a lifetime of sexism has left them out in the cold.
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Argentina’s Life-or-Death Women’s Movement #niUnaMenos

An interview with Verónica Gago When Argentinian women strike tomorrow, they’ll do so in resistance to a terrifying wave of femicides. Argentina’s Ni Una Menos protests. Nicholas Allen The March 8 Women’s Strike...
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Graveyard Shift Sisters: Horror Blackademics: The Get Out (2017) Syllabus

Graveyard Shift Sisters: Horror Blackademics: The Get Out (2017) Syllabus | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A blog that highlights and celebrates Black women in horror.
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Anohni, CocoRosie, and Collaborators Take the 'Future Feminism' Forum to Denmark

Anohni, CocoRosie, and Collaborators Take the 'Future Feminism' Forum to Denmark | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Anohni and her collaborators are hosting an exhibition and workshop series in Aarhus, Denmark with a feminist and environmental message.
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Indonesian Muslim women engage with feminism

Indonesian Muslim women engage with feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The gathering of almost 500 female religious scholars in Indonesia in the world's first Female Clerics Congress shows Muslim women's fight for equality.
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Aranya Johar: You've probably seen her perform; now meet the feminist poet with a flair for rhymes

Aranya Johar: You've probably seen her perform; now meet the feminist poet with a flair for rhymes | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Aranya Johar's poem 'Brown Girl's Guide to Gender' made her a viral social media sensation. And with good reason.
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How I Know For Sure Trump Is No Match For Feminism

How I Know For Sure Trump Is No Match For Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This summer I will conclude my term as president of the National Organization for Women. As I prepare to pass the torch to the organization’s next president, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it will mean for her to lead in the age of Trump. And I’
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About International Women's Day

About International Women's Day | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The first International Women's Day was in 1911. In 1975 the United Nations started to celebrate IWD. Groups across the world support IWD each year on March 8
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My Facebook Page Was Deleted For Speaking Up About Issues That Affect Women

My Facebook Page Was Deleted For Speaking Up About Issues That Affect Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
My name is Vanessa de Largie. I'm a journalist, actress, author, sex-columnist and blogger. My work primarily focuses on feminism, fierce female sexuality and women's issues. My Official Facebook Fan Page Was Deleted For Speaking Up About Issues That Affect Women. Please help me to have i
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Meet Jessica Watkins, The Only Black Woman In NASA's Newest Astronaut Class

Meet Jessica Watkins, The Only Black Woman In NASA's Newest Astronaut Class | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
She could be the sixth black woman to become an astronaut.
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UN repeats criticism of Ireland's 'cruel and inhumane' abortion laws

UN repeats criticism of Ireland's 'cruel and inhumane' abortion laws | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Human rights committee finds in favour of Siobhán Whelan, who was denied abortion despite fatal foetal syndrome diagnosis
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The Top Five Issues for Working Women Around the World

The Top Five Issues for Working Women Around the World | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A poll by the Thomson Reuters Foundation finds that work-life balance and the gender pay gap lead the list of critical concerns for women in the leading economies of the developed world.
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How False Narratives of Margaret Sanger Are Being Used to Shame Black Women

How False Narratives of Margaret Sanger Are Being Used to Shame Black Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Anti-choicers wield misattributed and often outright false quotes about Sanger as weapons to shame Black women for exercising their right to choose, and even more nonsensically, to shame them for supporting Planned Parenthood.
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The Feministing Five: Helen LaKelly Hunt

The Feministing Five: Helen LaKelly Hunt | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Longtime women’s activist Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD, has been passionate about women’s advocacy for more than eighteen years.Founder and president of the Sister Fund, a private women’s fund dedicated to women’s empowerment, Helen has helped to found a number of other women’s institutions including th
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8 Female Pop Culture Characters Who Can Kick Some Serious Ass

8 Female Pop Culture Characters Who Can Kick Some Serious Ass | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
They inspire us to be more badass versions of ourselves.
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In science fiction, the future is feminist | Laurie Penny

In science fiction, the future is feminist | Laurie Penny | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Move over, square-jawed straight white heroes. From The Power to The Handmaid’s Tale, fantasy stories about women remaking the world are finally going mainstream
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