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32 Feminist Lessons for My Daughter

32 Feminist Lessons for My Daughter | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Being a parent has handed me more challenges than I ever thought possible, both as a human being with finite patience and as a feminist. I struggle with how to raise a girl in a society that is rep...
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Health issues faced by women

Health issues faced by women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women are one socially excluded group that PACS is targeting. The vicious cycle of malnutrition and anaemia amongst pregnant women and young girls is a common health issue in all the communities where PACS partners are working.
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Why the Gender Gap Will Eventually Close

Why the Gender Gap Will Eventually Close | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Why the Gender Gap Will Eventually Close New York Times The first book, “Why Gender Matters in Economics” (Princeton University Press, 2014) by Mukesh Eswaran, an economics professor at the University of British Columbia, draws on data from past...
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Equal rights for all: What's not to like?

Equal rights for all: What's not to like? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In the 1970s, arguments against the Equal Rights Amendment were that a husband would no longer be able to support his wife, that it would cause rampant abortion, that women would have to fight in combat, that it would invade privacy, that it would...
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How feminism became the forefront of Swedish politics

How feminism became the forefront of Swedish politics | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A look inside one of the world's first feminist parties to be elected to power (Watch how feminism comes to the forefront of Swedish politics http://t.co/pJsrua1EpC)...
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I survived an illegal abortion

I survived an illegal abortion | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Fran Moreland Johns sought an abortion in 1956 following a workplace rape. Now the author of Perilous Times: An Inside Look at Abortion Before and After Roe v.
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Feminists We Love: Toshi Reagon [VIDEO]

Feminists We Love: Toshi Reagon [VIDEO] | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Toshi Reagon is a Feminist The Feminist Wire Loves (Check out our girl @biglovely1 feat.
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Facebook Feminism, Like It or Not - By Susan Faludi

Facebook Feminism, Like It or Not - By Susan Faludi | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The congregation swooned as she bounded on stage, the prophet sealskin sleek in her black skinny ankle pants and black ballet flats, a lavalier microphone clipped to the V-neck of her black button-down sweater.
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Gender stereotypes harmful, group says

Gender stereotypes harmful, group says Columbus Dispatch Riki Wilchins, executive director of the research and advocacy center TrueChild, says decades of research on gender norms clearly reveal those connections.
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Gender Gap Fuels Swedish Feminist Party's Rise Ahead of Election

Gender Gap Fuels Swedish Feminist Party's Rise Ahead of Election | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal Gender Gap Fuels Swedish Feminist Party's Rise Ahead of Election Wall Street Journal STOCKHOLM—As the country that gets the European Union's best marks for gender equality heads to the polls on Sunday, a top election issue is...
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The remarkable Helen Bamber: an obituary

The remarkable Helen Bamber: an obituary | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Tireless campaigner for human rights who fought for the victims of torture and cruelty
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An appreciation of Ursula K Le Guin, feminist novelist and essayist

An appreciation of Ursula K Le Guin, feminist novelist and essayist | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

Alison Flood: It is entirely appropriate that her Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters places her among the greats

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25 years: women working against fundamentalism in the UK

25 years: women working against fundamentalism in the UK | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @newsaboutwomen: 25 years: women working against fundamentalism in the UK. http://t.co/O5wFxnXzch http://t.co/O5wFxnXzch
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3 Reasons Why Discord Within Feminism Is Actually a Good Thing

3 Reasons Why Discord Within Feminism Is Actually a Good Thing | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I’m here to argue that we need difference of opinion within the feminist community —both for the good of the movement, and for the end of oppression.
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Why journalism has a gender problem

Why journalism has a gender problem | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
PBS NewsHour Why journalism has a gender problem PBS NewsHour The issue of newsroom diversity is not limited to gender — it is also important to promote people of diverse socioeconomic and racial backgrounds, the report said.
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Shaking Up Social Media and How Women Are Portrayed

Shaking Up Social Media and How Women Are Portrayed | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Let's take a minute to think about women in media and how we're portrayed. It’s a common enough topic these days. Many of us are aware that our society is continually bombarded with gorgeous glamaz...
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This Author Is Redefining Feminism in the Civil Rights Movement

This Author Is Redefining Feminism in the Civil Rights Movement | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Mainstream history texts don’t always recognize the crucial role black women played in social justice movements. “The women I write about did not necessarily call themselves feminists,” author Ruth Feldstein says.
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"Feminism for What?" Conference - Live Stream

"Feminism for What?" Conference - Live Stream | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A day of talks in New York inspired by Susan Faludi’s essay in The Baffler, “Facebook Feminism, Like it or Not.” See the complete conference schedule here, and learn about the speakers in greater detail...
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I survived an illegal abortion

I survived an illegal abortion | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Fran Moreland Johns sought an abortion in 1956 following a workplace rape. Now the author of Perilous Times: An Inside Look at Abortion Before and After Roe v.
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It's Time to End the Federal Ban Preventing Some Poor Women From Accessing Abortions

In the four decades of legal, safe abortion, it has remained unaffordable and unavailable for far too many, particularly women of color.
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What's Ahead at "Feminism for What?" Conference Sat 13 Sept 2014

What's Ahead at "Feminism for What?" Conference Sat 13 Sept 2014 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This Saturday, September 13th, in New York City, The Baffler will be hosting an exciting event: an all-day conference devoted to the theme of feminism and work. We’re calling it “Feminism for What? Equality in the...
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IMF chief backs Japan gender drive, calls for immigration

Business Insider IMF chief backs Japan gender drive, calls for immigration Business Insider Gender gaps in labour force participation exist all over the world, and "Japan is somewhat in the middle" with a female participation rate of 65 percent, 20...
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Beyond Girls and Boys: Teaching Gender to My Kids

Beyond Girls and Boys: Teaching Gender to My Kids | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
by Anoosh Jorjorian Ocho: “When I grow up, I want to be a mama.” Silver: “You can’t be a mama! You’re a boy!” Me: “Well, actually…” File under: Dilemmas my parents never had when raising me.
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My hero: Helen Bamber - by Helena Kennedy

My hero: Helen Bamber - by Helena Kennedy | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This tiny, exquisite woman would take on people's pain and somehow help to make them whole again
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What happened to the widows of 9/11: Extract from Susan Faludi's new book

What happened to the widows of 9/11: Extract from Susan Faludi's new book | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

In the second extract from her new book about America's psychological response to 9/11, Susan Faludi looks at how a fragile nation cast the bereaved women as demure, vulnerable but brave victims - until they tired of the role and faced a brutal backlash...

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