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Behind the Cleveland Kidnappings, A Culture of "Toxic Masculinity" & Gender ... - Democracy Now

Behind the Cleveland Kidnappings, A Culture of "Toxic Masculinity" & Gender ... - Democracy Now | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Behind the Cleveland Kidnappings, A Culture of "Toxic Masculinity" & Gender ... Democracy Now Behind the Cleveland Kidnappings, A Culture of "Toxic Masculinity" & Gender-Based Violence. Donate.
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Spinning Stories: Competing Narratives about 'Boko Haram'

Spinning Stories: Competing Narratives about 'Boko Haram' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Last week, I attended two events on Jama'atu Ahlu Sunna Li Da'awati wal Jihad (JAS), commonly known as Boko Haram, and the situation in North-East Nigeria. As one of the speakers, Dr Marc-Antoine P...
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beyond Chibok: Nigerian women in the middle, grasping for peace

beyond Chibok: Nigerian women in the middle, grasping for peace | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
On the one year anniversary of the abductions from Chibok (14th April), the wonderful Lacuna magazine published this feature article I had written for them. Often, when writing or talking, we have ...
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UK Government: Get serious about Ending Violence Against Women

UK Government: Get serious about Ending Violence Against Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
On the 8th June 2012 the UK Government promised to get serious about ending violence against women. They promised a law - the 'IC' - that would dramatically change the lives of all women in the UK.
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Istanbul Convention: Britain drags its feet over women's rights

Istanbul Convention: Britain drags its feet over women's rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Government has failed to ratify a pan-European convention on women’s and girls’ rights three years after signing up to it and 12 months since it came into force.
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Women in Calais camps: 'I have to focus on how I can stay alive'

Women in Calais camps: 'I have to focus on how I can stay alive' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
With the one women’s centre full, female migrants must take their chances in the main camp often with children in tow and where there is no security
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Tanzania: Our gender equality initiatives exemplary, says Makinda

Tanzania: Our gender equality initiatives exemplary, says Makinda | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Tanzania\'s leading online News Edition (The National Newspaper).
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Women write about conflicts between their feminism and religious beliefs

Women write about conflicts between their feminism and religious beliefs | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Before Jennifer Zobair converted to Islam, she had a question for the imam about a verse in the Quran that seemed to give husbands permission to beat their wives.
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OPINION: How feminism continues to fail women of color

OPINION: How feminism continues to fail women of color | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Celebrity and mainstream feminist icons remain myopic on race
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Has Hollywood comedy found feminism?

Has Hollywood comedy found feminism? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It wasn’t long ago that every Hollywood comedy with a female lead – usually Kate Hudson or Jennifer Lopez – was fixated on shoes, men, and/or the perfect wedding venue, so it’s a cause for celebration that in Hot Pursuit, which was released on...
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10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights

10 Ways the Young Lords Fought for Women's Rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Considered outlaws in their heyday, New York's most prominent radical Latino group – the Young Lords – have recently been gifted well-deserved exhibitions at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, El Museo del Barrio and Loisaida Inc.
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We asked people on camera about ‘privilege.’ They told us about rape.

We asked people on camera about ‘privilege.’ They told us about rape. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @womensmediacntr: We wanted to produce a website of short videos that explore the concept of “privilege." http://t.co/4GntQFssbL more at…
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Millennial Men Aren’t the Dads They Thought They’d Be

Millennial Men Aren’t the Dads They Thought They’d Be | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Young men who aspire to be hands-on fathers shift to a more traditional role once they have children, studies show. Workplace policies may be partly responsible.
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#Bringbackourgirls hasn’t brought back Chibok’s girls, but it has changed Nigeria’s politics

#Bringbackourgirls hasn’t brought back Chibok’s girls, but it has changed Nigeria’s politics | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I wrote this for The Guardian on the one year anniversary of the abductions from Chibok that sparked global consciousness (at least for a while). As of today, it's been 412 days. The story that eme...
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Schoolchildren learn to spot sexism as India grapples with abuse of women

Schoolchildren learn to spot sexism as India grapples with abuse of women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Activists say classes that confront traditional gender roles and challenge sexism among youths are a key to changing attitudes and curbing widespread abuse.
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India: Over 32,000 cases of women's rights violation in 2014-15

India: Over 32,000 cases of women's rights violation in 2014-15 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
More than 32,000 cases of violation of rights of women have been reported by the National Commission...
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The F Word: Feminism 101

For the first ever F Word video we thought we would cover some of the basics, the basics of the basics. I am joined by the awesome, amazing and great gal pals ...
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Ancient tablets list rights enjoyed by women

Excavations continuing since 1948 have unearthed 23500 clay tablets, the oldest written testimonies of Anatolian history, which mention the recognition and ...
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Roxane Gay: Confessions of a bad feminist

Roxane Gay: Confessions of a bad feminist | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When writer Roxane Gay dubbed herself a "bad feminist," she was making a joke, acknowledging that she couldn't possibly live up to the demands for perfection of the feminist movement. But she's realized that the joke rang hollow.
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Body image is a bigger issue than many people realise

Body image is a bigger issue than many people realise | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The 25-year-old who forced Topshop into a U-turn over its use of ultra tall and skinny mannequins says the battle is not finished Many women close to me have similar views; we all get frustrated with how we are portrayed.
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Interview with novelist Nicola Griffith about the scarcity and importance stories from a woman's character's perspective

Interview with novelist Nicola Griffith about the scarcity and importance stories from a woman's character's perspective | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
An interview from the Notes section of the Seattle Review of Books
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Athena List 2016 Seeking Submissions of Scripts with Women in Leadership Roles

Athena List 2016 Seeking Submissions of Scripts with Women in Leadership Roles | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Athena Film Festival team is seeking scripts for the 2016 edition of the Athena List. An integral part of the festival's celebration of women and leadership
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Jimmy Carter slaps Amnesty International for backing 'slave masters' in sex trade

Jimmy Carter slaps Amnesty International for backing 'slave masters' in sex trade | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
America’s most recognizable human rights warrior, former President Jimmy Carter, is condemning a proposed call by Amnesty International to end prosecution of the sex trade, a move that lets pimps, brothels and those buying sex off the hook for...
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