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Black British feminism then and now

Black British feminism then and now | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Professor Heidi Mirza reflects upon her involvement in black feminism and the changes she has witnessed over the past 30 years. She is hopeful about new generations of activists and reminds us that "black women’s activism has been central in tackling problems within our local communities."   ‘Thank you for organising this. I thought black feminism was dead!’ wrote a young woman in an email to…
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#SayHerName: why Kimberlé Crenshaw is fighting for forgotten women

#SayHerName: why Kimberlé Crenshaw is fighting for forgotten women | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
More than 70 black women have died at the hands of the police in the past three years. Professor and activist Crenshaw, who coined the term ‘intersectionality’ in the 1980s, is determined they will not be forgotten
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'Sickening' sex abuse alleged in CAR by UN peacekeepers

'Sickening' sex abuse alleged in CAR by UN peacekeepers | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
UN and French peacekeepers accused of grim abuses in restive African nation, including bestiality with children.
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The UN must smash the culture of impunity that lets peacekeepers get away with child abuse

The UN must smash the culture of impunity that lets peacekeepers get away with child abuse | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
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Blog/U.N. “peacekeepers” sexual abuse of minors in Africa may be more widespread than reported

Blog/U.N. “peacekeepers” sexual abuse of minors in Africa may be more widespread than reported | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
By Jazz Shaw Just once it would be nice to see a story come out about the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Africa (and elsewhere) which talked about them saving a woman from a mugger or rescui…
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Misogyny by numbers

Misogyny by numbers | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Last week saw the launch of Reclaim the Internet, a campaign against online misogyny. Both the campaign and the (copious) media reports of it leaned heavily on research conducted by the think-tank Demos,  which investigated the use of the words ‘slut’ and ‘whore’ in tweets sent from UK-based accounts over a period of about three…
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Nadiya Hussain opens up about anti-Muslim abuse

Nadiya Hussain opens up about anti-Muslim abuse | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Nadiya Hussain says she has been shoved and had things thrown at her as part of Islamophobic abuse, which she claims gets worse after every terrorist attack committed by Muslim extremists.
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Dawn Foster: ‘If I ever see you in the street, I hope you get shot’

Dawn Foster: ‘If I ever see you in the street, I hope you get shot’ | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
The first time I wrote an article for a newspaper, the first online comment said: ‘If I ever see you in the street, I hope you get shot.’ The article was about being abused and harassed in the street, specifically while cycling. I wasn’t surprised that the online comments mirrored the behaviour the article addressed. […]
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Report: Protect Muslim Women In Workplace By Breaking Down Race Hate Crimes By Gender

Report: Protect Muslim Women In Workplace By Breaking Down Race Hate Crimes By Gender | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
"Women are the first to pay the price of Islamophobia in Europe."..
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Reclaim the Internet research reveals huge scale of social media misogyny

Reclaim the Internet research reveals huge scale of social media misogyny | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Labour’s Yvette Cooper at forefront of cross-party campaign aiming to create a national conversation about tackling the growing menace of online abuse
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Racism and misogyny explains why there are so few black women in politics

Racism and misogyny explains why there are so few black women in politics | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Yesterday Diane Abbott was made the butt of yet another unfunny, starkly prejudiced joke. And with that, yet more young women are put off power, says Bridget Minamore
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Bernie Sanders Supporters Voice Ire at Nevada Democratic Party

Bernie Sanders Supporters Voice Ire at Nevada Democratic Party | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
The senator’s supporters were incensed at a state convention they believe epitomized a rigged political system, with some threatening officials online.
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Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis opens up about being victim of stalker

Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis opens up about being victim of stalker | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
BBC journalist describes 25-year nightmare of being harassed by Edward Vines, whom she met while a student at Cambridge
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Girls Sold into Marriage In Exchange for Money, Animals and Food

Girls Sold into Marriage In Exchange for Money, Animals and Food | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
NOTE: This story is translated and abridged from an article written by Patricia Chandomí and originally published by CIMAC Noticias. It is published here with the generous permission of the autor.* I was eleven when I heard that they had come to claim me. I heard them drinking to celebrate the agreement. The day the deal…
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Head of UN mission in Central African Republic pledges to end troop abuses

Head of UN mission in Central African Republic pledges to end troop abuses | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
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#PredatoryPeacekeepers – the importance of naming the problem (content note)

#PredatoryPeacekeepers – the importance of naming the problem (content note) | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
#PredatoryPeacekeepers – the importance of naming the problem (content note) We were very pleased to see Cathy Newman cover the sexual abuse of vulnerable children perpetrated by U
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CAR Panel issues scathing report on UN's handling of sexual abuse

CAR Panel issues scathing report on UN's handling of sexual abuse | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
December 17, 2015: The External Independent Review panel ('CAR Panel') led
by Justice Marie Deschamps released its final report on the UN's response
to peacekeeper sex abuse in the Central African Republic.  (UN Photo / Mark
Garten)
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Lesbian asylum-seeker sentenced to death

Lesbian asylum-seeker sentenced to death | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
5 days to add your name to the petition - Aderonke fled Nigeria and she was arrested, tortured, and sentenced to death. Sign to stop unfair LGBT deportations in the UK!
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Twitter sent a woman's address to the man who was harassing her after she filed a complaint

Twitter sent a woman's address to the man who was harassing her after she filed a complaint | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Here's a scary story of what happened when one women contacted Twitter to report that she was being harassed.
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How my spoof BBC Question Time Twitter account showed me the level of abuse political women face on social media

How my spoof BBC Question Time Twitter account showed me the level of abuse political women face on social media | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
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When women can be misogynist trolls, we need a feminist internet | Polly Toynbee

When women can be misogynist trolls, we need a feminist internet | Polly Toynbee | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
Yvette Cooper’s campaign against online abuse is an important step towards tackling a culture of spite where women vent their insecurities on each other
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An Interview with feminist Huma Munshi

An Interview with feminist Huma Munshi | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
This month we have interviewed inspirational fabulady Huma Munshi, who started the #fuckhonour hashtag, which trended on Twitter. Huma is passionate about addressing inequality through her writing on feminism, forced marriage, mental illness, films and her activism. She is a regular contributor at the F-Word and Black Dog Tribe amongst others, find her @Huma101. She sees writing as a mechanism to…
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Crick’s Diane Abbott tweet shows the misogynoir faced by black women in politics

Crick’s Diane Abbott tweet shows the misogynoir faced by black women in politics | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
by Maya Goodfellow  On Wednesday, political journalist for Channel 4 News Michael Crick decided to share on Twitter an excerpt from a conversation he supposedly had with a London cabbie: "You couldn't vote for that Corbyn, could you?  Not for anyone that's messed around with that Diane Abbott.” Crick’s choice to cherry-pick this specific quote and…
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Will Misogyny Bring Down The Atheist Movement?

Will Misogyny Bring Down The Atheist Movement? | Online Misogyny | Scoop.it
The continuing debate over a murky sexual encounter at a 2008 convention for cheekily anti-establishment skeptics underscores
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