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The ads which taste forgot: Sexist and inappropriate magazine adverts of yesterday urge man of the house to 'keep her where she belongs'

The ads which taste forgot: Sexist and inappropriate magazine adverts of yesterday urge man of the house to 'keep her where she belongs' | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
A collection of vintage advertisements, for everything from cigarettes to food processors, reveals how sexism and inappropriate imagery was once commonplace in promotional materials.
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The "good old days" were not so good for women.

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The Tangle of the Sexes

The Tangle of the Sexes | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
The Mars/Venus view of men and women describes a world that does not exist, at least here on earth.
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>>Unfortunately, the continuing belief in “categorical differences” — men are aggressive, women are caring — reinforces traditional stereotypes by treating certain behaviors as immutable. And, it turns out, this belief is based on a scientifically indefensible model of human behavior.<<

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Philippa of Guelders, Duchess of Lorraine

Philippa of Guelders, Duchess of Lorraine | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Philippa of Guelders was born on November 9, 1467. Her father was Adolf of Egmond, Duke of Guelders and Count of Zutphen and her mother was Catharine of Bourbon. Philippa had a twin brother Charles...
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How The Mainstream Media Exploits ‘Science’ To Reinforce Gender Stereotypes

How The Mainstream Media Exploits ‘Science’ To Reinforce Gender Stereotypes | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, mainstream news outlets covered the results from a small survey in Australia that polled just over 100 women about their sexual preferences.
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The Silent Feminism

The Silent Feminism | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
In reference to the brutal sexual assault of a young woman in New Delhi, Swati Parashar writes about the politics, problematics, and cultures of silence in feminism. Introduction This article was ...
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There Is A Lot to Celebrate for Women’s Health on the Third Anniversary of Obamacare

There Is A Lot to Celebrate for Women’s Health on the Third Anniversary of Obamacare | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
This month marks the third anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which has led to numerous successes for women’s health but also reminds us that we have a lot left on our agenda.
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Losing my religion for equality…by Jimmy Carter

Losing my religion for equality…by Jimmy Carter | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it

"I HAVE been a practicing Christian all my life and a deacon and Bible teacher for many years. My faith is a source of strength and comfort to me, as religious beliefs are to hundreds of millions of people around the world. So my decision to sever my ties with the Southern Baptist Convention, after six decades, was painful and difficult. It was, however, an unavoidable decision when the convention’s leaders, quoting a few carefully selected Bible verses and claiming that Eve was created second to Adam and was responsible for original sin, ordained that women must be “subservient” to their husbands and prohibited from serving as deacons, pastors or chaplains in the military service."

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Five Girl-Power Books Exactly Like Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’

Five Girl-Power Books Exactly Like Sheryl Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Sandberg isn’t the first to tell women how to assert themselves with catchy mantras and slightly baffling metaphors. By Sean Macaulay.
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You Can’t ‘Have It All’ & More of Feminism’s Outdated Phrases

You Can’t ‘Have It All’ & More of Feminism’s Outdated Phrases | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Ellen Galinsky updates the vocabulary of the women’s movement.
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Real Beauty Sketches - Dove

Real Beauty Sketches - Dove | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
How women see themselves and how the world sees them. View all Real Beauty Sketches at http://bit.ly/sketchesdove #wearebeautiful
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Women Activists Held For Violating Ban At Jerusalem Western Wall

Police on Thursday arrested five women activists at Jerusalem's Western Wall for violating a ban on performing religious rituals traditionally reserved for men, media reports said.
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Has feminism failed the working class? | The people's panel

Has feminism failed the working class? | The people's panel | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
(or has the larger culture only applied feminism in these high profile places?)
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The ads which taste forgot: Sexist and inappropriate magazine adverts of yesterday urge man of the house to 'keep her where she belongs'

The ads which taste forgot: Sexist and inappropriate magazine adverts of yesterday urge man of the house to 'keep her where she belongs' | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
A collection of vintage advertisements, for everything from cigarettes to food processors, reveals how sexism and inappropriate imagery was once commonplace in promotional materials.
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The "good old days" were not so good for women.

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The Attack of the Killer Surplus

The Attack of the Killer Surplus | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Can a state be too rich for its own good? Well, things are definitely in flux in North Dakota.
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Quote from article: "... while the House was busy protecting fetuses, it had killed a bill providing free milk or juice to impoverished schoolchildren who had actually been born..."

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America’s Abortion Clinics

America’s Abortion Clinics | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
See locations of the country’s 724 clinics and distance to the closest clinic in different areas. By Michael Keller and Allison Yarrow.
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New Feminists: Young, Multicultural, Strategic, and Looking Out for Each Other

New Feminists: Young, Multicultural, Strategic, and Looking Out for Each Other | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Gail Sheehy looks at the new, strategic feminism, as PBS prepares to air the documentary ‘Makers: Women Who Make America’ tonight.
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Planned Parenthood’s president thinks abortion is headed back to the Supreme Court

Planned Parenthood’s president thinks abortion is headed back to the Supreme Court | Feminism and Women's Rights | Scoop.it
"It is chilling to think that for women in America, your rights now depend on your zipcode," says Cecile Richards of a wave of new abortion bans.
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