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Video: A Schoolgirl’s Odyssey

Video: A Schoolgirl’s Odyssey | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

A documentary by Adam B. Ellick follows a Pakistani girl (Malala) through a perilous six months as she loses her education, is forced into exile and faces an uncertain return back home in Swat, Pakistan. Warning: some graphic scenes. 

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Mass Wikipedia Edit To Make The Internet Less Sexist

Mass Wikipedia Edit To Make The Internet Less Sexist | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon gives women artists their digital due this weekend at the MoMA.
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Salma Hayek: ‘I am a feminist because a lot of amazing women have made me who I am today’

Salma Hayek: ‘I am a feminist because a lot of amazing women have made me who I am today’ | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
As the star of Frida and From Dusk Till Dawn prepares to showcase her new film at the Women of the World festival, she talks about women’s rights and how she became a power-player in the movies
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Guest host Annabel Crabb to lead all-female Q&A panel

Guest host Annabel Crabb to lead all-female Q&A panel | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The ABC show is celebrating International Women's Day the right way.
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India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’ | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India?
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Allow me to explain why we don't need words like 'mansplain'

Allow me to explain why we don't need words like 'mansplain' | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The man-shaming portmanteau undermines feminism’s message of equality
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"The Liberals' bullying of Gillian Triggs has no place in modern Australia."

"The Liberals' bullying of Gillian Triggs has no place in modern Australia." | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Senator Penny Wong on Liberal senators' attack on the Human Rights Commission president.
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Black, queer, feminist, erased from history: Meet the most important legal scholar you’ve likely never heard of

Black, queer, feminist, erased from history: Meet the most important legal scholar you’ve likely never heard of | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is this Supreme Court's liberal hero, but her work sits on the shoulders of Dr. Pauli Murray
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Inside The Fight Against Sexism On The Oscars Red Carpet

Inside The Fight Against Sexism On The Oscars Red Carpet | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Talking to the women behind the Ask Her More campaign.
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Society would flourish under female rule » IQ2Oz

Society would flourish under female rule » IQ2Oz | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

Might the world be a better place if women had real power in shaping its future? Prominent feminists, like Germaine Greer, believe that the world will gain little if women assume power only to rule as men have ruled for millennia. Rather, she argues, all will benefit (men included) in a world in which women have a transformative effect on our world - not only in terms of righting an historic injustice (important as that is) but also by rebalancing the ethical wheel of history - for the benefit of us all. But is this so? Would a world ruled by women be any better than a world ruled by men?

 
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Should we really reclaim the word 'slut'?

Should we really reclaim the word 'slut'? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Can we truly take back a word that remind women they are literal dumping grounds for the world’s garbage?
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12 Amazing Women Who Had Perfect Responses to Sexist Questions

12 Amazing Women Who Had Perfect Responses to Sexist Questions | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

In January, Clooney continued her reign of IDGAF-style badassery during an appearance in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, where she was representing Armenia. When a reporter asked the celebrated barrister not about the case but rather about what she was wearing, she had the perfect response: "I'm wearing Ede & Ravenscroft." 

You know, legal dress robes — like any other lawyer.

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Ask a North Korean: are women treated equally in your society?

Ask a North Korean: are women treated equally in your society? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
In an ongoing series, NK News poses a reader’s question to a North Korean defector. This week’s is about gender equality – or the lack thereof
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Valentine's Day Has Another Side: Fighting For Freedoms For Women

Valentine's Day Has Another Side: Fighting For Freedoms For Women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The V-Day Movement aims to fight unfair laws that abuse and discriminate against women. In Malta, for example, a man can abduct a woman and get away with it if he marries her.
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Watch: This is what beauty looks like in 37 countries

Watch: This is what beauty looks like in 37 countries | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Though the mainstream media tends to promote a fairly homogenous look, ‘pretty’ differs wildly depending on where you are in the world.
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Roxane Gay: the bad feminist manifesto

Roxane Gay: the bad feminist manifesto | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
She wants to be independent – and taken care of. She loves rap, while finding the lyrics offensive to the core. In this extract from her latest book, a 'flawed' feminist reveals all
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How to prepare for an International Women's Day lunch at a men's only club

How to prepare for an International Women's Day lunch at a men's only club | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Clem Ford has a checklist to help you prepare for the Liberal National Party's momentous, 1950s themed lunch.
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Why the boys club in parliament can't handle smart women

Why the boys club in parliament can't handle smart women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The rank sexism that has seeped out of Parliament House this week is a strong reminder of exactly what women are up against in this country.
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Why more men should fight for women’s rights | Owen Jones

Why more men should fight for women’s rights | Owen Jones | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
To end the harm inflicted by aggressive masculinity men must embrace feminism – without stealing it
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Bully boys in politics simply can't handle smart women

Bully boys in politics simply can't handle smart women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Sexism in parliament is standard behaviour in a society that fiercely upholds its right to reserve positions of power for men.
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In most areas, Australian women are getting a much worse deal than men

In most areas, Australian women are getting a much worse deal than men | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The Australian Bureau of Statistics six-monthly compendium of gender indicators reveals a nation in which women are paid less for the work they do
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Patricia Arquette Calls For Wage Equality During The Oscars

Patricia Arquette Calls For Wage Equality During The Oscars | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The Boyhood star took time out of her acceptance speech to call for gender equality during the national broadcast.
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If Hermione Were The Main Character In Harry Potter - YouTube

The #BossWitch shows us what REALLY happened over those seven years. Check out more awesome BuzzFeedYellow videos! http://bit.ly/YTbuzzfeedyellow MUSIC Boy W...
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Too Young to Marry

Too Young to Marry | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

“What marriage does to the kids is it really destroys their future, it destroys their hopes, it just turns them into something they are not supposed to be,” Ntaiya says. “I wanted to see a different future for them, [and] school was the place I could achieve that.”

 
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Rosie Batty launches anti-domestic violence app for young women

Rosie Batty launches anti-domestic violence app for young women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
iMatter app designed to help women understand the warning signs of abusive and controlling relationships
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What sort of country would subject Gillian Triggs to this vitriol? Australia

What sort of country would subject Gillian Triggs to this vitriol? Australia | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Are we the only nation in the world that would resort to personal attacks on the president of our independent human rights body as a political strategy?
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