Public anger has gripped Saudi Arabia after a prominent preacher who raped and beat to death his 5-year-old daughter was sentenced to a few months in jail and a $50,000 fine – known as 'blood money' – to compensate the victim's relatives.
Soup for thought
Feminism is not a 4 letter-word
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What was the last romantic gift you gave? Did it have a diamond? If not, you're not alone. Diamond gifts as well are falling out of favour with many, particularly younger people. Perhaps it's because of a suspicion of diamond marketing, and a rejection of the idea that love can be measured in cut, clarity,…
Wondering how some tech items could be romantic? Here’s some examples
All across Africa, the number of women entering the tech industry is improving thanks to the several nonprofit groups teaching girls how to code and the bigger availability of funds.
There have been several studies that show statistical proof that consumer advocates work. A study from the Wharton School of Business, R&G Technologies, and McKinsey all revealed the benefits of consumer advocates:
Consumer advocacy reduces the cost for acquiring new customers.A referred customer has a 16% higher life-time value.Referral leads convert about 30% better than leads from other channels.Referral leads take less time to actually convert. (Less decision time on the part of the referred customers.)Word of mouth is behind 20% – 50% of all purchasing decisions....
We identified the future directions for extraordinary technology companies that grasp the major shifts and master the feminine values and skills. Read & download the beautiful report that includes a map of the future of the technology business.
The four scenarios – Digitally Native Practice, Elastic Company, Bold & Worthy Business, and Open Enterprise – will further clarify the future business opportunities and illustrate how the feminine values and skills are likely to shape the future technology organizations and leadership
The desire to harass women is not a virus spread by the internet that strikes individuals at random. Instead, it’s fueled by very real, and very complicated, underpinnings of structural misogyny (and, often, racism, homophobia, and classism as well) that affect who gets harassed. During the p...
For some reason Mike Huckabee doesn’t have anything else to do with his time than to slam Beyoncé's lyrics and her relationship with her husband, Jay Z. On a daily basis, Huckabee sounds more and more like that old crotchety man who's upset that his Depends haven't been changed in...
Beyoncé and Jay Z are somewhere not caring about it.
In the field of computer science, less than a quarter of the degree are being awarded to women. Many tech companies are following suit, some with nearly 100 male engineers and only a handful of women engineers. These women are taking charge and trying to change this.
Women make 25% of workforce in technology?!
Boumeddiene is not alone. The number of cases is mounting. This week a Roxburgh Park university student was revealed as an Islamic extremist who is fighting in Syria and threatening to “spill blood’’ in Australia.
Body Talk addresses issues of feminism, sexuality and the body, as they play themselves out in the work of a generation of women artists from Africa active since the early 1990s.
Bringing together artists from different parts of the continent, this group exhibition strives to define and articulate notions of feminism and sexuality in the work of women artists whose body (their own or that of others) serves as a tool, a representation or a field of investigation. In their work, the body manifests itself, whether sequentially or simultaneously, as a model, support, subject or object.
14.02 – 03.05.2015
Women are breaking into the male-dominated world of angel investing
Some female investors say they feel driven to help capable female entrepreneurs get ahead. but Make no mistake, female investors would never bet on a company simply because it was female-run
"And now Lena Dunham has come out and said some amazingly nice things about how Taylor Swift is generally great and someone who is giving feminism a good name."
"She's one of the pop artists who noticeably isn't trafficking in her own sexuality."
The feminist Left set their sights on yet another actress.
when you piss off the feminists, they’re out for blood.
Attention all men who make up crappy excuses to avoid wearing condoms: Swedish singer Zara Larsson has some words for you -- and one pointed Instagram photo.
On Jan. 5, the 17-year-old singer posted a picture on Instagram of her leg encased in a c...
A serious feminism demonstration of a simple fact
A report by an international rights group "strongly" supports a national public inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.
Its a deck of cards and a little fart will tumble all the mighty down
Women and men differ substantially in how they engage with online media. These differences may have profound implications for media, gender equality, and even our democracy.
The elephant in the room is that people who participate in on-line discussions do so out of choice. So people with the kind of personality that makes them participate in on-line discussions, will be rather dramatically over-represented in on-line discussions.
You don't have to be drop dead gorgeous to get noticed. Here are the secret ways to get people's attention.
8. They take care of others.
A generous spirit is a huge attractor. Incredibly attractive people know that selfishness is ugliest when it's on the physically fortunate. There is something magical about genuine altruism.
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More than a book review, in examining Fukuyama’s theories, Dilulio’s essay also is a compelling and thoughtful analysis of the state of American liberal democracy, the current dysfunction of its government and what could be done to repair the damage wrought by greed, interference and ineptitude.
Fukuyama is right about Congress being the main culprit behind the nation’s political decay.
I've always had a hard time feeling connected to really old pictures of family members of mine from generations back, specifically the women. I try to imagine what it would feel like to live in the time that they lived, what it would look like to wear the super uncomfortable clothes they wore, and how I would have styled my hair in the amazing ways they did (if I knew how to style my own hair, that is). But it's hard picturing these things, because, from what I can tell, 2015 is pretty different
Stunning photography, what an amazing idea!
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In this video, the boys are asked a series of questions, and do anything they are told. That is until, they are told to “slap her.” Their responses are eye-opening. The line at the end is the best part.
Violence against women and girls is a problem of pandemic proportions. At least one out of every three women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime with the abuser usually someone known to her.
The carnage isn't just in border town Juárez, with the largest number of victims in province of Mexico state
The victims are generally vulnerable young women, impoverished single mothers or teens. Attackers frequently seize victims on empty streets as they leave school or work, force them into cars, and then rape and torture them and dispose of the bodies.
A new year is here, and with it another chance to start fresh, be bold or at the very least, bravely put one foot in front of the other. That can, of course, be far easier said than done, which is why we're turning to 15 of our favorite badass women,...
3. "Pressure is a privilege ... it's what you do with it that matters." -- Billie Jean King
Amal Clooney was trying to do the Egyptian authorities a favor with her suggestions of how the judiciary could be improved and depoliticized. Because until it is, Egypt is just an unattractive place to do business, and international capital will flow elsewhere, to the 127 countries which are much better.
The man allegedly never showed a badge and only claimed to be a cop prior to grabbing the woman. San Jose, CA -- An altercation between a man and two women in a San Jose parking lot sparks some serious questions about an off-duty cop's behavior. The video, which was originally uploaded to Liveleak, shows a man in…
It seems that even off duty police are allowed to indiscriminately initiate force with total impunity.