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African women are blazing a feminist trail – why don't we hear their voices?

African women are blazing a feminist trail – why don't we hear their voices? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Minna Salami: Rwanda's parliament is now almost two-thirds female, while Malawi, Liberia and Senegal have women at the helm. Western feminists, take note (Why do western feminists ignore the success stories of African women?
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Obama's briefing room gender gap motivated by 2016 politics?

Obama's briefing room gender gap motivated by 2016 politics? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Girl Power was a first-time topic for our Sunday trip around the "Inside Politics" table, along with some key things to watch for as we leave 2014 behind.
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Management lessons from Sony's gender pay gap

Management lessons from Sony's gender pay gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A male producer at Sony makes about $800,000 more than his female equivalent. What are the takeaways for managers?
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Why Gender-Diverse Work Teams Are The Most Productive -- And Profitable

Why Gender-Diverse Work Teams Are The Most Productive -- And Profitable | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A study finds employees are more productive when they collaborate with the opposite gender—but less happy. Researchers weigh in.
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When Gender Discrimination and Racism Collide

A scuffle between a largely black sorority and a predominantly white fraternity provides an interesting case study on Title IX.
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2014: The Year Feminism Reclaimed Pop

2014: The Year Feminism Reclaimed Pop | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This year feminism was as big of a buzz word as booty, but are Nicki, Bey, Taylor, J.Lo, Iggy, Meghan Trainor, et al pushing the conversation forward? We assess the situation.
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Toy Makers Are Listening to Consumers About Gender Options

The days of applying a gender to a toy are declining. Toy manufacturers have noticed this trend and are making changes.
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10 women who changed the tech industry forever

10 women who changed the tech industry forever | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
History might have forgotten the contributions of these female pioneers, but you shouldn't.
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How 2014 Was A Bad Year For Women But A Good Year For Feminism

How 2014 Was A Bad Year For Women But A Good Year For Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women's rights advocates didn't have it easy this past year, what with the Hobby Lobby decision limiting birth control access, Missouri's Abortion Permission bill and that state's 72 hour waiting period, and SCOTUS coming down against abortion...
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Perspectives From Alice Walker - Black Women and Writing

Perspectives From Alice Walker - Black Women and Writing | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In addition to being the birthplace of womanism, speaking to a long legacy of Black women’s anti-oppression feminist praxis, In Search of Our Mothers Gardens by Alice Walker also includes some very...
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Will Millennials Be Trapped By Traditional Gender Roles?

Will Millennials Be Trapped By Traditional Gender Roles? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Millennials are too cool for archaic gender norms, or at least that’s what self-reported survey results and anecdata would have us believe.
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Judge Takes Away Minimum Wage Protections From Home Care Workers

Judge Takes Away Minimum Wage Protections From Home Care Workers | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Those in one of the lowest paid occupations will still have to wait to get the same labor protections as all other workers.
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Private equity's gender gap isn't going to change

Private equity's gender gap isn't going to change | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When it comes to women, most private equity investors don't have a clue.
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Australia's largest research institutes push to correct gender imbalance in research institutes

Australia's largest research institutes push to correct gender imbalance in research institutes | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gender balance remains elusive in Australian science but an alliance of some of the country's largest research institutes is pushing for change.
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UK gender pay gap closes as more women join higher-rate taxpayer club

UK gender pay gap closes as more women join higher-rate taxpayer club | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
More than 1.2 million women are earning above £41,865 as the gender pay gap shrinks in the UK
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Anne McElvoy: It’s baffling why the elite get in such a flap over breastfeeding

Anne McElvoy: It’s baffling why the elite get in such a flap over breastfeeding | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
One of the few feats I’ve not attempted while lugging a small baby around with me is playing in a Haydn trio before an exclusive audience in a private members’ club.
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What Stalled The Gender Revolution? Child Care That Costs More Than College Tuition

What Stalled The Gender Revolution? Child Care That Costs More Than College Tuition | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I am probably a familiar type to you. I went to college, got a master’s degree, started a career, married, and had my first child late, at 35. I was working as editor-in-chief of a fiction magazine called Zoetrope: All-Story when I became pregn...
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Philanthropist Lee gives ICA $10 million gift of women’s art

Philanthropist Lee gives ICA $10 million gift of women’s art | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Philanthropist and Institute of Contemporary Art board member Barbara Lee, who gave the institution one of its first pieces, has now made a gift of art by women, valued at $10 million.
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Stanford's Women Won Just a Sliver of Silicon Valley

Stanford's Women Won Just a Sliver of Silicon Valley | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
How an industry devoted to overturning barriers let a gender gap stand unchallenged.
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The 10 Most Feminist Ads of 2014

The 10 Most Feminist Ads of 2014 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @takeleadwomen: The 10 Most Feminist Ads of 2014, from @msmagazine http://t.co/8J6d9nutoT #LikeAGirl #GirlsCan
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21 Leaders 2015: Profiles of seven leaders dedicated to improving lives of women and girls

21 Leaders 2015: Profiles of seven leaders dedicated to improving lives of women and girls | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Profiles of seven leaders dedicated to improving lives of women and girls: Julie Enszer, Mary Fisher, Preston McMurry, Jr., Geeta Mehta, Kathy Miller, Graciela de Oto, Ai-jen Poo
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International Women’s Day: 29 inspiring women in film

International Women’s Day: 29 inspiring women in film | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
To celebrate International Women’s Day, writers from across the BFI nominate great women both in front of and behind the camera whose work they admire.
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Pregnant women aren’t being arrested to protect their fetuses

Pregnant women aren’t being arrested to protect their fetuses | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Lately, articles have been circulating about the control and punishment of pregnant people for crimes like fetal homicide or assault on a fetus, an issue that we’ve been talking about here for years.
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Finding the Women: Where Are the Women’s History Sites?

Finding the Women: Where Are the Women’s History Sites? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The National Trust has entered into a partnership with the National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites to identify, save and educate the public about American history through women’s sites.
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Listen Carefully, This Is What Rape Culture Sounds Like In America

Listen Carefully, This Is What Rape Culture Sounds Like In America | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Two women just explained the insidious nature of rape culture in under three minutes. At the 2014 National Poetry Slam in August, spoken word artists Desireé Dallagiacomo and Mwende Katwiwa (a.k.a FreeQuency) performed the poem "Ameri...
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