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Uber isn’t driving gender equality: Why its new hiring scheme is a road to nowhere

Uber isn’t driving gender equality: Why its new hiring scheme is a road to nowhere | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The ride-for-hire app company has a well-known woman problem. It's latest PR ploy doesn't offer much of a solution
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This New 'Feminist' Beer Is Waging A Battle Against Sexism In Advertising

This New 'Feminist' Beer Is Waging A Battle Against Sexism In Advertising | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Beer branding usually features seminaked women as a prize for men. A new Brazilian beer, labeled with a definition of feminism, aims to provoke a...
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Where is the Gender Pay Gap as High as America's?

Where is the Gender Pay Gap as High as America's? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
America’s gender pay gap, commonly given as 22%, is among the highest in the industrialized world, aside from Korea and Japan.
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Sweden adds gender-neutral pronoun to dictionary

Sweden adds gender-neutral pronoun to dictionary | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Pronoun ‘hen’ can be used without revealing gender – either because it is unknown, because the person is transgender, or the information is superfluous
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"The Gender Problem in Venture Capital is Really, Really Bad"

"The Gender Problem in Venture Capital is Really, Really Bad" | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
An expert witness called to defend a VC firm against charges of gender bias said a vast majority of firms don't have any woman working for them as investors at all.
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The Water Crisis Creates A Gender Rights Problem. Here's Who's Solving It

The Water Crisis Creates A Gender Rights Problem. Here's Who's Solving It | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Globally, women and girls in developing countries spend an estimated 200 million hours every single day just collecting water in areas where potable water isn’t available locally. It’s an arduous task that leads to debilitating injuri...
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UK now backs gender targets for firms outside FTSE 100

UK now backs gender targets for firms outside FTSE 100 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Business secretary Vince Cable turns his attention top 350 companies, where steps to promote gender balance have been less impressive
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The biggest threat to feminism? It's not just the patriarchy

The biggest threat to feminism? It's not just the patriarchy | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Of course, we have to combat a power structure based on male supremacy. But more insidious is ‘choice feminism’ – applying the language of liberation to dating or makeup
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Gloria Steinem on Black Women: “They Invented the Feminist Movement”

Gloria Steinem on Black Women: “They Invented the Feminist Movement” | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Activist and journalist Gloria Steinem shares how black women impacted the feminist movement and how today's women can keep momentum going.
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6 Female Illustrators Weigh in on Sexism, Feminism and the Newsweek Fiasco

6 Female Illustrators Weigh in on Sexism, Feminism and the Newsweek Fiasco | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
What does it mean that women across the globe are paid significantly less than men? Doesn't this suggest our thoughts, projects, words and actions are less valued?...
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Kerala to Host its First Global Conference on Gender Equality

Kerala to Host its First Global Conference on Gender Equality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As gender discussions increasingly take centre stage in and outside the country, Kerala is gearing up to host a global conference on gender equality with the participation of thinkers, scholars, field experts, professionals and policymakers from...
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In a Digital Age, Feminism Demands an Open Internet

In a Digital Age, Feminism Demands an Open Internet | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As a crucial ruling on net neutrality approaches, the author—executive director of the Center for Media Justice—explains why this issue is crucial for social justice movements.
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Gender equality in science: a better future for everyone

Gender equality in science: a better future for everyone | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
GrrlScientist: Late last year, a metastudy was published showing that, since 2000, things are improving for women working in most STEM-based fields, although there are some notable exceptions
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Is Medicine's Gender Bias Killing Young Women?

Pacific Standard Is Medicine's Gender Bias Killing Young Women? Pacific Standard For decades, studies have attempted to tease out the various factors that may contribute to that significant gender gap.
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Feminist Books for Children

Feminist Books for Children | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
For Books' Sake looks at some feminist books for children which may not already be on your radar...
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Pope Francis condemns gender theory a third time: 'The family is under attack'

Lifesite Pope Francis condemns gender theory a third time: 'The family is under attack' Lifesite NAPLES, Italy, March 23, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- For at least the third time in his pontificate Pope Francis has used very strong language to...
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A Revisionist History of America’s Oldest Women’s Prison—Written by Current Prisoners

A Revisionist History of America’s Oldest Women’s Prison—Written by Current Prisoners | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In 1873, two Quaker reformers living in Indiana, shocked by allegations of sexual abuse of female prisoners at the state’s unisex institution, pushed the state to fund the Indiana Reformatory Institute for Women and Girls: the first totally...
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'Rad American Women' spells out feminism for kids

'Rad American Women' spells out feminism for kids | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
History books come in all sizes, but few include enough stories of women who have influenced American society. Those looking for more than Susan B....
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Twitter Faces Gender Discrimination Lawsuit by Former Female Engineer

Twitter Faces Gender Discrimination Lawsuit by Former Female Engineer | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Facebook and venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins are facing similar claims
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The Swedish Party Aiming to Take Feminism Into Parliaments Across Europe

Newsweek The Swedish Party Aiming to Take Feminism Into Parliaments Across Europe Newsweek "I hear you guys might actually have a feminist party tomorrow," he yelled, as he invited 66-year-old Gudrun Schyman, a veteran politician and leader of...
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Be alert to gender biases that can poison a workplace

Be alert to gender biases that can poison a workplace | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Neither women nor men should feel intimidated or targeted or closely monitored at work, which would poison a positive, creative atmosphere. Here are some suggestions to protect your business from gender bias.
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Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter trolls for 'gender violence'

Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter trolls for 'gender violence' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Ashley Judd says she is pressing charges against online abusers for “gender violence,” which she says she’s become a victim of ever since she expressed an opinion on Twitter about a basketball game.
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Japan Supports US-Led Girls Education Effort, Faces Gender Gap

Japan Supports US-Led Girls Education Effort, Faces Gender Gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is in Tokyo to promote a girls education initiative to help the 62 million girls in the developing world who are not in school. Japan provides girls equal access t...
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Guardian Live: What's all the fuss about feminism? - as it happened

Guardian Live: What's all the fuss about feminism? - as it happened | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Led by a panel of feminists from different cultures and generations, we liveblogged the Guardian Live: What’s all the fuss about feminism? event from Conway Hall – read what happened on the night here.
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Laura Bates: 'Anti-feminists don't get irony'

Laura Bates: 'Anti-feminists don't get irony' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Last week the Everyday Sexism founder won the inaugural Georgina Henry Women in Journalism Award for Innovation. Here she shares what she has learned so far from her time on the Guardian women’s blog
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