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How African Feminism Changed the World | Think Africa Press

How African Feminism Changed the World | Think Africa Press | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @malimsultan: How African Feminism Changed the World | Think Africa Press http://t.co/0ndzs0gay6 via @ThinkAfricaFeed @nangabe
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Afghanistan: No Country for Women?

Afghanistan: No Country for Women? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
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Did You Know A Woman’s Right to Vote in the USA Was Sparked By Two Brave Women On July 4, 1876?

Did You Know A Woman’s Right to Vote in the USA Was Sparked By Two Brave Women On July 4, 1876? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Two women took a stand on July 4th, 1876, against the law, the culture and the sexism of the time to declare their rights as equal American citizens.
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Geena Davis to Launch Global Symposium on Gender in Media at BFI London

Geena Davis to Launch Global Symposium on Gender in Media at BFI London | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The BFI London Film Festival, in partnership with American Express, has announced a new collaboration with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.
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New documentary asks: Why are there so few women in tech?

New documentary asks: Why are there so few women in tech? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Debugging the Gender Gap is a sweeping view of Silicon Valley’s gender disparity, but at the center of it is one simple question: While the tech industry has spent the past year wringing its hands over what to do about its dismal numbers of women,...
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Women's rights expand under new WV legislation

Women's rights expand under new WV legislation | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Under the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, expecting mothers and moms-to-be have more rights in the workplace as of July 1.
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Observer Ethical Awards 2015 winners: Emma Watson

Observer Ethical Awards 2015 winners: Emma Watson | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Campaigner of the Year has cast a spell over the HeForShe campaign, which calls for a million men to sign up for gender equality It’s not often that UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon makes Harry Potter jokes, but after actor Emma Watson’s speech...
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Keep on Fighting: The Life and Civil Rights Legacy of Marian A. Spencer

Marian Spencer is a civil rights icon from Cincinnati, Ohio, whose life extends from the year of the women's right to vote (1920) to the Affordable Care Act (2015).
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EU must lead by example on gender equality

EU must lead by example on gender equality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
EU must lead by example on gender equality TheParliamentMagazine.eu (blog) This lack of commitment to gender equality in the union, where 51 per cent of the population are women and were awaiting concrete actions on gender balance, demonstrated...
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Feminism Helped Pave the Way for Marriage Equality

Feminism Helped Pave the Way for Marriage Equality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @MajoritySpeaks: .@MsMagazine on how feminism paved the way for #marriageequality: http://t.co/wXVktStI2b http://t.co/qprkUUoWcP
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Saudi Arabia's Guardianship System and the Violation of Women's Rights

Saudi Arabia's Guardianship System and the Violation of Women's Rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Chicago Monitor Saudi Arabia's Guardianship System and the Violation of Women's Rights The Chicago Monitor It has been said that to judge someone, you have to walk a mile in her shoes. The situation for women in Saudi Arabia is no different.
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PowerToFly Raises $6.5 Million To Bridge Hiring's Gender Gap

PowerToFly Raises $6.5 Million To Bridge Hiring's Gender Gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Bridging tech's gender diversity gap one job placement at a time, PowerToFly, the online hiring platform for women, has raised $6.5 million in its latest..
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UK's Labour Party demands equal wage checks to reduce gender pay gap

UK's Labour Party demands equal wage checks to reduce gender pay gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Commons debate to tackle the issue of pay inequality in the UK where women earn 81p for every pound earned by men
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Tasmania announces gender equality plan to have 50% women on boards

Tasmania announces gender equality plan to have 50% women on boards | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Membership of government boards and committees should be at least 50% female by 2020, says minister for women Jacquie Petrusma
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Five Great Women Philosophers

Five Great Women Philosophers | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Narrowing anything to a top five is difficult and always subject to change. When those top five are human beings, it gets even harder. I am well aware that there are plenty of women philosophers of whom I am ignorant who are probably great. Thi...
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Rob Duke's curator insight, July 6, 6:23 PM

A reasonable list....I'd include Elinor Ostrom, too.

Lucille House's curator insight, Today, 1:03 AM

This article brought to light some great women philosophers. Women philosophers don’t get enough credit and are not heard of as much. Such as Hannah Arendt, and G.E.M. Anscombe. There are some great ideas and viewpoints that women can have that men do not have. I think that there is some valuable insight that can be gained from women and not men. Women philosophers should be referred to more often in

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Hillary Clinton's everyday feminism

Hillary Clinton's everyday feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is a manifesto for everyday feminism, both in Colorado and the nation.
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Women in film talk about the industry’s challenges and pluses

Women in film talk about the industry’s challenges and pluses | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women in film talk about the industry’s challenges and pluses When a U.S. senator praises a movie studio for hiring two women, a Hollywood issue has officially entered the wider conversation. Sen. Barbara Boxer sent a note to Warner Bros.
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The Word "Cisgender" Is Now in the Oxford English Dictionary

The Word "Cisgender" Is Now in the Oxford English Dictionary | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The change is important to recognizing that cisgender folks aren't the default.
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Afghanistan's Ghani walks tightrope on women's rights

Afghanistan's Ghani walks tightrope on women's rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani attempting to increase women’s rights without alienating conservatives By Shadi Khan Saif KABUL – For the first time in Afghanistan’s history, a female judge was officially nominated to the highest levels of the...
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Burma’s Women Are Still Fighting for Their Rights

Burma’s Women Are Still Fighting for Their Rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The country's most famous politician may be a woman, but Burma remains firmly in the grip of patriarchy.
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Evelyn Reed Speaks: Women Caste, Class, or Oppressed Sex? (1970)

Evelyn Reed Speaks! Women: Caste, Class, or Oppressed Sex? Lecture with Question & Answer July, 1970. Evelyn Reed (1905 – 1979) was an American ...
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72% of Women See Insurance Industry Working Towards Gender Equality

72% of Women See Insurance Industry Working Towards Gender Equality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) revealed that 72 percent of women in insurance believe their industry is making progress to achieve gen
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Making The Law Respect Gender Identity After Death

Making The Law Respect Gender Identity After Death | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
After filmmaker Christopher Lee died, his death certificate listed him as "female." His friends helped to change the way California law handles the death certificates of transgender people.
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Misty Copeland becomes the first African-American female principal dancer in American Ballet Theater's 75-year history

Misty Copeland becomes the first African-American female principal dancer in American Ballet Theater's 75-year history | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
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China Divorce Rate Rising Is A Result Of Progress For Women's Rights

China Divorce Rate Rising Is A Result Of Progress For Women's Rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Social progress for women could be responsible for rising divorce rates in China, say analysts.
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Girl Scouts group returns $100K after donor demands they exclude trans girls

Girl Scouts group returns $100K after donor demands they exclude trans girls | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently received a generous gift of $100,000 with a shitty stipulation from the donor: “Please guarantee that our gift will not be used to support transgender girls.” If you can’t, please return the money.” ...
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