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The Muslim Brotherhood has shown its contempt for Egypt's women

The Muslim Brotherhood has shown its contempt for Egypt's women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Amira Nowaira: In rejecting a draft UN declaration calling for an end to violence against women, the organisation's blatant misogyny is exposed
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Australia Named As One Of The World's Worst Human Rights Offenders

Australia Named As One Of The World's Worst Human Rights Offenders | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Australia has been named and shamed on a list of the world's worst human rights offenders - but it's not for the reasons you may think. Joining the likes of Nigeria, Syria and Egypt, Australia has ...
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23 Ways Feminists Have Made the World a Better Place for Women

23 Ways Feminists Have Made the World a Better Place for Women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Why are we still having to argue that feminism is a good thing? It may seem obvious to you, but there's still a debate. Feminism has proved that women's rights are human rights. Denying that is a blatant disregard for the historical record. So here's a pocket edition of the achievemen
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Women who waive their anonymity are changing our perspective on rape | Joan Smith

Women who waive their anonymity are changing our perspective on rape | Joan Smith | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Shame is a big reason why women don’t reveal their experiences of sexual assault. Now some remarkable young women are breaking that mould
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Comment: No, feminism is not about choice

Comment: No, feminism is not about choice | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Meagan Tyler, RMIT University Feminism is back in fashion. As the push to claim the “f-word” has intensified, public figures, corporations and much of the mainstream media have propelled a largely unchallenging version of feminism into the popular consciousness. It is a feminism that never mentions women’s liberation, instead opting for a celebration of “choice”.
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8 Badass Environmentalists You Should Know - Emerging Women

8 Badass Environmentalists You Should Know - Emerging Women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedIn In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, we’re celebrating 8-extraordinary women who have continuously advocated and rallied for our earth. These women work endlessly to implement policies and enact change to preserve and protect our environment – from waterways, forests, access to clean air, oceans, mountains, to the precious wildlife that reside within... Read more »
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This Unarmed Black Woman Was Shot by the Police, So Why Aren't We Marching for Her?

This Unarmed Black Woman Was Shot by the Police, So Why Aren't We Marching for Her? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Black women's lives matter.
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'Women Of Silicon Valley' is like 'Humans Of New York', but even better

'Women Of Silicon Valley' is like 'Humans Of New York', but even better | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Bringing awareness to the gender gap in tech, one cool photo at a time.
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We need to talk about Joss Whedon's 'feminism'

We need to talk about Joss Whedon's 'feminism' | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
As the man at the helm of a movie that will make billions, Whedon is in a position to insist upon real change. So what's he doing?
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Meryl Streep funds initiative for women screenwriters over 40

Meryl Streep funds initiative for women screenwriters over 40 | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Meryl Streep is taking positive action to address the shortage of roles for women over 40, by encouraging more women over 40 to write movies.
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Activists put up “No Catcall Zone” street signs in NYC and Philly

Activists put up “No Catcall Zone” street signs in NYC and Philly | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
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As the recipient of hundreds of instances of gender-based street harassment — ranging from verbal to physical — I have often wondered why we don’t have street signs telling people not to harass. After all, we have signs against littering, not cleaning ...
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Village women run safe water franchises in arsenic-hit India, Bangladesh

Village women run safe water franchises in arsenic-hit India, Bangladesh | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Rural housewives are being encouraged to set up businesses to sell safe water to save lives in their communities and earn some income
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Is It Sexist To Say That Women Are Superior To Men?

Is It Sexist To Say That Women Are Superior To Men? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Is it finally time to recognize that women are biologically superior to men? Anthropologist Barbara J. King says that suggestion hurts more than it helps.
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Morocco’s Biker Girl Gangs Featured In Colorful New Doc 

Morocco’s Biker Girl Gangs Featured In Colorful New Doc  | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Artist Hassan Hajjaj's ''Kesh Angels' film showcases the badass women that are breaking gender stereotypes in the Middle East.
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A Century of Women Working for Peace

A Century of Women Working for Peace | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan
One hundred years ago, more than 1,000 women gathered here in The Hague during World War I, demanding peace.
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Scientists have paper on gender bias rejected because they're both women

Scientists have paper on gender bias rejected because they're both women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Reviewer thinks a man could help avoid "ideologically-based assumptions". The irony is almost too much.
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The Black Widow can take a bit of sexism: she doesn’t exist | Catherine Shoard

The Black Widow can take a bit of sexism: she doesn’t exist | Catherine Shoard | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
So what if Avengers stars Jeremy Renner and Chris Evans disparaged Scarlett Johansson’s character? It’s what Hardy would have wanted
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Climate justice is intersectional feminism in action

Climate justice is intersectional feminism in action | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
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On a rainy Friday morning in mid-April, a group of Harvard University dining hall workers brought a petition about workplace conditions to the office of University President Drew Gilipin Faust. 
But President Faust wasn’t there. Instead, the employees presented the petition to the
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Jewish Feminists In Israel Defy Ban, Read From A Full-Size Torah At The Western Wall

Jewish Feminists In Israel Defy Ban, Read From A Full-Size Torah At The Western Wall | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
“One of the older Orthodox men kept chanting ‘my daughter can see you!’ But some of the women just shouted back ‘Good!’”
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I'm a lesbian, but I wasn't born this way – video

I'm a lesbian, but I wasn't born this way – video | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Julie Bindel explains why she believes she chose her sexuality, rather than it having chosen her
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How the women in blue are beating sexism in the police force | Julie Bindel

How the women in blue are beating sexism in the police force | Julie Bindel | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Thanks to the tenacity of female officers the police service is no longer a bastion of misogyny, and may well be setting a good example to other employers
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How Society Polices Women's Clothing (No Matter What We Wear)

How Society Polices Women's Clothing (No Matter What We Wear) | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Have you ever stood in front of your closet, worried about what you're choosing to wear because you know that no matter what you pick, someone will have an opinion about it? Whether it'll be pegged as too revealing, too dowdy, too shabby, or just "too much," it boils down to the
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Meet the woman mapping street harassment in Brazil

Meet the woman mapping street harassment in Brazil | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Juliana de Faria's first experience of street harassment was at age 11, walking home from a bakery in Sao Paolo.
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Two UBC scientists resign over lack of women nominations to Hall of Fame

Two UBC scientists resign over lack of women nominations to Hall of Fame | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Two female researchers tasked with helping to recognize the top scientists in the country have stepped down from their duties to protest lack of recognition for other women in the field.
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4 Ways Indian Culture Sends Its Young Women Toxic Messages – And How We Can Stand Up to Them

4 Ways Indian Culture Sends Its Young Women Toxic Messages – And How We Can Stand Up to Them | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

A part of the recent debate surrounding British documentary maker Leslee Udwin’s India’s Daughter involves some people’s frustration over showing India in a bad light. 


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