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If I don't get pants, nobody gets pants

If I don't get pants, nobody gets pants | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Submission for The Line is Drawn, theme "Male superheroes see how the other side lives". Wonder Woman makes the rest of the JLA wear various costumes she's had over the years.
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Which Woman Should Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill?

Which Woman Should Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Bill? | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Move over, Andrew Jackson: a new national campaign aims to replace the former president with a fresh face on the $20 bill. The "Women on 20s" movem...
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Altercation, death threats at school before nun was raped

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI, India (Reuters) - In the days before the rape of an elderly nun in an armed assault that has shaken India, death threats and extortion attempts had already shattered the peace at her
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Sexy Carl’s Jr. 'All Natural' ad not selling for Carl's Jr., firm says

Sexy Carl’s Jr. 'All Natural' ad not selling for Carl's Jr., firm says | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Busty models bikini models aren’t moving burgers.
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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, March 23, 2015 4:57 AM

Let's all act surprised.

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Lego Releases Female Scientists Set, May Appease 7-Year-Old Critic

Lego Releases Female Scientists Set, May Appease 7-Year-Old Critic | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Months after a girl took the company to task for its female toy figures, Lego has released the Research Institute, a play set created by a "real-life geophysicist, Ellen Kooijman," the company says.
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4 Times Aziz Ansari Brilliantly Took Down Sexual Harassment in His New Special

4 Times Aziz Ansari Brilliantly Took Down Sexual Harassment in His New Special | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
"No guy here has any story like that."
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From the mouths of babes: Why wouldn’t a boy rape a girl?”

From the mouths of babes: Why wouldn’t a boy rape a girl?” | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

“Why wouldn’t a boy rape a girl?” my 16 year old son asked hypothetically while shooting hoops in the yard two days ago. He continued his thoughts with some prompting, “not me of course, but when you think about it. I mean it’s so hard to prove. It’s almost impossible. Like you have to prove that...

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Brown Students Don't Trust The School To Fix Sexual Assault Policies

Brown Students Don't Trust The School To Fix Sexual Assault Policies | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Around 400 Brown University students demonstrated on the Providence, Rhode Island, campus on Wednesday in the latest sign of distrust in the administration's handling of sexual misconduct cases.

The students wore dollar bills taped across their mo...
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Legislation calls for audit of Alaska crime lab's untested rape kits

Legislation calls for audit of Alaska crime lab's untested rape kits | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Sen. Berta Gardner, D-Anchorage, has introduced a bill that would require an audit to determine if the Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory has a backlog of untested rape kits, following Outside states that have re-evaluated laws to address untested kits.
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John Travolta, Joe Biden, And Why Men Touch Women's Bodies Without Asking -

John Travolta, Joe Biden, And Why Men Touch Women's Bodies Without Asking - | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The 'mantouching' trend needs to stop.
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Ten findings from the United Nation's Violence Against Women Study

Ten findings from the United Nation's Violence Against Women Study | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

Headline: little has improved for women and girls worldwide since the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing (1995) where the UN vowed to address the discrimination against, and violence towards, women and girls around the world. 1. More than one in three women worldwide have experienced...

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What The Indian Rape Documentary Doesn’t Explain About Rape Culture

What The Indian Rape Documentary Doesn’t Explain About Rape Culture | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

“ “A decent girl won’t roam around at nine o’clock at night,” convicted rapist Mukesh Singh said.”


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Photo of the Day: When 90 percent of Iceland’s women went on strike in 1975

Photo of the Day: When 90 percent of Iceland’s women went on strike in 1975 | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Happy May Day!
Originally sparked by the Haymarket Massacre of 1886, when police cracked down on peaceful protestors rallying for an eight-hour work day in Chicago, International Workers’ Day has enjoyed a bit of a revival in the last several years. In 2006, activists organized “a day without an immigrant,” and immigrants’ rights actions have been ...

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Egypt honors mother who dressed as man for 43 years to provide for family

Egypt honors mother who dressed as man for 43 years to provide for family | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
An Egyptian woman who disguised herself as a man for 43 years in order to make a living for her
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Penn State Frat Member Says Pictures Of Non-Consenting Nude Women Are “Satire”

Penn State Frat Member Says Pictures Of Non-Consenting Nude Women Are “Satire” | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Questions are being raised about the moral turpitude flourishing inside the walls of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity at Penn State University, which was discovered to have a members-only Facebook page featuring non-consensual nude photos of women. Now Philadelphia has published an interview with one of the 143 men who participated in...
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Senate Vote Puts Sex Trafficking Bill in Limbo

Senate Vote Puts Sex Trafficking Bill in Limbo | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
After several years of troubles with spending bills that were once routinely bipartisan, the Senate has now found a way to disagree on a bill that would protect victims of sex trafficking.
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The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood's Exclusion of Women

The Dollar-And-Cents Case Against Hollywood's Exclusion of Women | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Audiences and creators know that on one level or another, there’s an inherent gender bias in the movie business -- whether it’s the disproportionately low number of films with female leads, the pro...
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Albany Geologist Hopes To Inspire Young Scientists With Geology Lego Set

Albany Geologist Hopes To Inspire Young Scientists With Geology Lego Set | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
“While shopping for family and friends’ children, I saw a clear distinction in gender-based toys, as well as a lack of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (or STEM-based) toys,” said Verba in an email. “I wanted to find a way to stimulate young minds.”
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Too much of a bad thing

Too much of a bad thing | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The prevalence of rape in AsiaLAST year a brutal gang-rape on a bus in Delhi caused outrage in India. On September 10th the woman’s attackers were convicted of...
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U.S. Calls On China To Release Women's Rights Activists

UNITED NATIONS, March 12 (Reuters) - The United States called on China on Thursday to immediately release five women's rights activists, who were detained for apparently planning to demonstrate against sexual harassment on public transport. ...
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Utah to be the 19th state to ban LGBT workplace discrimination

Thanks to an epic compromise, the conservative state is set to expand rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
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Government Data Agrees: Hollywood Is Even More Sexist Than The Real Workforce

Government Data Agrees: Hollywood Is Even More Sexist Than The Real Workforce | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The gender gap in wages and outcomes in the U.S. workforce is well-known, but I'm also interested in how the workforce is reflected in popular culture. On Tuesday, for instance, I looked at several...
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My ISIS boyfriend: A reporter's undercover life with a terrorist

The young woman sitting in a Parisian cafe could be meeting a friend for lunch. Her figure-hugging purple top sets off her dark hair and intelligent eyes, and her hands are heavy with rings. Every ...
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Moral panic? No. Feminists are resisting the pornification of women

Moral panic? No. Feminists are resisting the pornification of women | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

I'm finally getting around to posting all of the pieces (about 40,000) that I have saved in evernote for the last few years. Expect to be inundated. This piece is by Gail Dines and Julia Long and is about the apparent "moral panic" that feminists are creating over the sexualisation of women and...

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This woman just explained consent with the most perfect metaphor

This woman just explained consent with the most perfect metaphor | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Let's break it down, shall we?
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