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If women are great multitaskers, it's only because we have to be

If women are great multitaskers, it's only because we have to be | Gender | Scoop.it

"Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett: Stop what you're doing. Unless you're a woman, in which case keep doing what you're doing, and also read this. The venerable ladies of Britain have been declared multitasking champions of Europe, so talented are we in our ability to combine paid work (some), unpaid work (lots more), childcare (most) and, er, "me time", to which we apparently dedicate six and a half hours a day. This six and a half hours, surprisingly, is not time spent sleeping."


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Why do we need an International Women's Day?

Why do we need an International Women's Day? | Gender | Scoop.it
Four gender-equality campaigners share their views on feminism and the backlash against women's rights. What do you think?

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TIME's 9 Depressing Facts About Women in Media

TIME's 9 Depressing Facts About Women in Media | Gender | Scoop.it
Every so often, Life in the Boomer Lane stops whatever she is doing (usually involving a container, a spoon and her mouth) and thinks about the possibility that as a woman, she is, uh, screwed....
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In War on Poverty, Women Are Losing

In War on Poverty, Women Are Losing | Gender | Scoop.it
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the "War on Poverty" announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson in his State of the Union speech. Victory has not been declared....
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Violence affects 'third of EU women'

Violence affects 'third of EU women' | Gender | Scoop.it

About a third of all women in the EU have experienced either physical or sexual violence since the age of 15, according to a survey by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.

That corresponds to 62 million women, the survey says.

It is said to be the biggest survey conducted on the subject, and is based on interviews with 42,000 women.


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HeForShe Campaign | UN Women

HeForShe Campaign | UN Women | Gender | Scoop.it
HeForShe is a place for men to speak up an tell the world why equality for every woman and girl is worth fighting for. Men, read up, then speak out to help end gender inequality.
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What Research About Transgender People Can Teach Us About Gender and Inequality

What Research About Transgender People Can Teach Us About Gender and Inequality | Gender | Scoop.it
Most people think of gender as some kind of inalienable property of individuals -- as something we either are or have. Decades of scholarship on gender have uncovered a perspective at odds with the conventional wisdom....
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Gender inequality isn't just a female problem

Gender inequality isn't just a female problem | Gender | Scoop.it
At a recent London rap battle, a male rapper thought it would be a good idea to shoot the following words towards his female sparring partner: "After this, in the alley you're gonna get raped."
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