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A Female Role Model from Brazil: Lina Bo Bardi, Architect · Gender and the Built Environment Database

A Female Role Model from Brazil: Lina Bo Bardi, Architect · Gender and the Built Environment Database | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Home of The Gender and the Built Environment Database...
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GENDER & ARCHITECTURE

In a recent survey women rated architects as the sexiest male professionals. Males voted for PR execs and actresses.... How are Female Architects perceived b...
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Closing the gender gap in agriculture

If women in rural areas had the same access to land, technology, financial services, education and markets as men, agricultural production could be increased and the number of hungry people reduced by 100-150 million, FAO said yesterday in its...
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Malaysian Court Rejects Transexual's Gender Change Request - Care2.com (blog)

Malaysian Court Rejects Transexual's Gender Change Request - Care2.com (blog) | Gender issues | Scoop.it
CTV.caMalaysian Court Rejects Transexual's Gender Change RequestCare2.com (blog)by Steve W. A Malaysian court on Monday rejected a trans woman's application to have her gender change formally recognized by a change to her birth certificate.
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Talking gender - The Hindu

Talking gender - The Hindu | Gender issues | Scoop.it
The HinduTalking genderThe HinduRecently, the Prajnya and InKo Centre hosted a two-day scriptwriting workshop — “Writing Gender, Talking Ideas”, as a part of the Fourth Samsung Women's International Film Festival.
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Interview with Organizer of Afghanistan Anti-Street Harassment March

Interview with Organizer of Afghanistan Anti-Street Harassment March | Gender issues | Scoop.it
This post is by Holly Kearl and is cross-posted at the Stop Street Harassment blog here. Noor Jahan Akbar, 19, founder of rights group Young Women for Change is a huge inspiration to me.
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Notes of a Native Sister - Cultural critic, bell hooks wrote her first book...

“Cultural critic, bell hooks wrote her first book Ain’t I a woman: Black women and feminism, when she was 19 years old.
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Sule plans four-day march for gender equality - Times of India

Sule plans four-day march for gender equality - Times of India | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Sule plans four-day march for gender equalityTimes of IndiaThe march will begin from Naigaon in Satara district on August 25 and will culminate at the Mahatma Phule wada in Pune on August 28.
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the white boards: Comics Heroines, Feminism, and Lacy Underthings

the white boards: Comics Heroines, Feminism, and Lacy Underthings | Gender issues | Scoop.it
the white boards: Comics Heroines, Feminism, and Lacy Underthings http://t.co/ydzKdKz Thank you for posting my @printmag interview WBoards!
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BEYOND BUCKSKIN: Callaloo Parade and the Sexualization of Native American Women

BEYOND BUCKSKIN: Callaloo Parade and the Sexualization of Native American Women | Gender issues | Scoop.it
RT @MNN8tivehunnie: Callaloo Parade and the Sexualization of #NativeAmerican #Women http://t.co/Ju1gMpj #NDNZ #indigenous #racist #stereotypes #feminism #p2...
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Cribb: Carson Kressley applies queer eye to the hopeless guy

Cribb: Carson Kressley applies queer eye to the hopeless guy | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Carson Kressley, the style maven from Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, is back with Carson Nation, on the Oprah network.
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Designing rural interventions to benefit women

Designing rural interventions to benefit women | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Last month, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) hosted a workshop on gender and market oriented agriculture.
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Gender in rural Africa: women on the brink of change

Gender in rural Africa: women on the brink of change | Gender issues | Scoop.it
ILRI’s Jemimah Njuki was today profiled by the CGIAR ICT-KM Program in its “Growing Talents: Youth in Agriculture” series of interviews.
Jemimah Njuki didn’t set out to make gender issues the focus of her life’s work.
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Advancing agri-practice: Adding value for women

The ‘Advancing agri-practice: Adding value for women’ workshop was held at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 23-24 May, 2011.
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Sexless for a million years, stick bugs elude extinction - PhysOrg.com

Sexless for a million years, stick bugs elude extinction - PhysOrg.com | Gender issues | Scoop.it
PhysOrg.comSexless for a million years, stick bugs elude extinctionPhysOrg.comThe genus Timema, a species of walking stick insect, has been asexual for over a million years and has escaped extinction.
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Driving toward gender equality in Saudi Arabia - Bikya Masr

Driving toward gender equality in Saudi Arabia - Bikya Masr | Gender issues | Scoop.it
AFPDriving toward gender equality in Saudi ArabiaBikya MasrBOSTON, Massachusetts: Should women drive or not drive? That is the question many in Saudi Arabia are asking today.
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The Color White - Feminism taught me that it was okay to talk about...

The Color White - Feminism taught me that it was okay to talk about... | Gender issues | Scoop.it
“Feminism taught me that it was okay to talk about sex, even perhaps if you were having or about to have sex! And that things worked out better that way!
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Artifacts | Wolfgang Tillmans, Male Genus

Artifacts | Wolfgang Tillmans, Male Genus | Gender issues | Scoop.it
"The Day Before You Came," a compact show of modest prints in a project room of Andrea Rosen Gallery, is mostly about being a guy with a heat-seeking camera.
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Updates and Finding the Eco-Queer Movement

We haven't forgotten you dear followers, we are just busy editing editing editing away! In the meantime, some recent mention of the QFFP:-an article called "Finding the Eco-Queer Movement," by Joshua Sbicca on Oakland's own Planting Justice website.
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Column: Arab Spring stops short of gender revolution - Victoria Times Colonist

Column: Arab Spring stops short of gender revolution - Victoria Times Colonist | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Globe and MailColumn: Arab Spring stops short of gender revolutionVictoria Times ColonistJERUSALEM — In the early days of the Egyptian revolution, Tahrir Square provided a tantalizing glimpse of what the new Egypt might look like if differences of...
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Can a Man Be A Feminist? My Personal Journey into Male Feminism | Lawsonry

Can a Man Be A Feminist? My Personal Journey into Male Feminism | Lawsonry | Gender issues | Scoop.it
I was wrong. I remember the conversation well, because it not only tore away my beliefs about gender and feminism, but also helped to define what my role would be as a man alongside female feminists. ("Can A Man be a Feminist?
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Stephen Lynch - Queer Tattoo

Stephen Lynch - Queer Tattoo | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Live @ Kulturens Hus, Luleå. (Or, in Stephen's own words, Lullyeakjsadflkjhberg) In which Stephen and Joberg discuss good changes in songs, Stephen competes ...
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