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More Plays About Women Were Written in the 1900s than Today

More Plays About Women Were Written in the 1900s than Today | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
At an event that celebrated theater during the Suffragette movement, Professor Maggie Gale from the University of Manchester, revealed that her research had found that there were more plays written by women in crucial points in the 20th century...
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3 Well-Meaning Assumptions About Women You Never Realized Were Sexist

3 Well-Meaning Assumptions About Women You Never Realized Were Sexist | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
You're probably reinforcing sexist thinking without even realizing it with these well-meaning assumptions about women. What other forms of benevolent sexism would you add to the list?
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PhD student Emily Petroff solves astronomy mystery

PhD student Emily Petroff solves astronomy mystery | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
An Australian-based PhD student has cracked an international mystery that has had some of the best minds in astrophysics stumped.
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UN report: In no country in the world are women and men equal

UN report: In no country in the world are women and men equal | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

It's been twenty years since the historic Beijing World Conference on Women. That conference, and its declaration supported by 189 countries, was a high point of international cooperation to advance the rights of women. We have not seen such an unequivocal show of support for the rights of women and girls since. Last month, the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, upped the ante. He launched a new campaign for gender equality: 50:50 by 2030.

  
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Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism

Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Socialized into a deeply internalized sense of superiority and entitlement that we are either not consciously aware of or can never admit to ourselves, white people become highly fragile in conversations about race."Getting it" when it come...
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No, feminism is not about choice

No, feminism is not about choice | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Feminism is back in fashion – and this time, it's all abut choice. But does more choice really equal more freedom? And are all women free to make the same choices?
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Feminists don't hate men. But it wouldn't matter if we did | Jessica Valenti

Feminists don't hate men. But it wouldn't matter if we did | Jessica Valenti | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Hurting men’s feelings is not the same as life-threatening misogyny
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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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Looking for Proof of Male Privilege in Your Daily Life? Here Are 7 Undeniable Examples

Looking for Proof of Male Privilege in Your Daily Life? Here Are 7 Undeniable Examples | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Straight from the mouth of a guy who gets it – he even calls out the huge double standard for #1!
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The unique frustration of being told you're 'over-thinking it'

The unique frustration of being told you're 'over-thinking it' | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Men are seldom accused of "over-thinking". If they do obsess, it's a quirky tic.
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Sexism is still rife in the news, but we may be about to see some improvement

Sexism is still rife in the news, but we may be about to see some improvement | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
From the five-yearly Global Media Monitoring Project, we know that women are not portrayed quite as badly in the media as they used to be. But will the 2015 project show that trend continuing?
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In defence of intersectionality – one of feminism's most important tools | Eleanor Robertson

In defence of intersectionality – one of feminism's most important tools | Eleanor Robertson | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Eleanor Robertson: The theory is reviled as meaningless by some and as too nebulous by others, but intersectionality is about the lives of real women fighting to be heard
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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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