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recognising the struggles and achievements of women throughout the world
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Men join marathon to support women's rights

Men join marathon to support women's rights | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Lebanon’s 2014 Beirut Marathon launches its women's race under the slogan “Run for your rights,” with significant turnout from both sexes amid tight security measures.
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Striking Photos Aim To Redefine 'Natural' Female Beauty

Striking Photos Aim To Redefine 'Natural' Female Beauty | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
In 2007, London-based photographer Ben Hopper started "Natural Beauty," a photo series designed to challenge what he described as the societal "brainwashing" done by the beauty industry.

Now, nearly seven years later, Hopper re...
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For 100 Years, Female Students Have Gotten Better Grades in Every Subject

For 100 Years, Female Students Have Gotten Better Grades in Every Subject | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Yes, that includes math and science
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How The Army Ostracized Me For My Own Hair

How The Army Ostracized Me For My Own Hair | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A former psychiatrist for the army speaks out about her own experience.
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'Stop Telling Women to Smile'

'Stop Telling Women to Smile' | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
An artist's campaign to end sexual harassment on the streets of NYC.
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Zildjian News | Happy Birthday Viola Smith

Zildjian News | Happy Birthday Viola Smith | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Today, November 29, 2012, we celebrate the 100th birthday of Zildjian’s longest running endorser, Viola Smith. A musical pioneer, she was one of the first female professional drummers, gaining popularity during World War II.
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The Danger of the Monster Myth

The Danger of the Monster Myth | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Tom Meagher One of the most disturbing moments of the past eighteen months of my life was hearing my wife’s killer form a coherent sentence in court. Jill had been murdered almost six months earlie...
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Tweet from @lordemusic

Tweet from @lordemusic | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
i find this curious - two photos from today, one edited so my skin is perfect and one real. remember flaws are ok :-) pic.twitter.com/PuRhxt2u2O
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'Don't Give It To A Russian'

'Don't Give It To A Russian' | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A group of Ukrainian women is resorting to drastic measures to protest Moscow's moves in Crimea by calling for a sex strike against Russian men.

Organizers of the campaign "Don't Give It To A Russian" are urging fellow Ukrainian female...
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Video: This is what “pro-life” terrorism looks like

Democracy Now! has a terrible but important story about a how an abortion provider who survived legal challenges and firebombings is finally shutting down her clinic because of vandalism.

 

 

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Five of Italy’s Most Influential Women - In Honour of International Women’s Day

Five of Italy’s Most Influential Women - In Honour of International Women’s Day | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
To honour International Women’s Day, I wanted to reflect on the complex situation of Italian women and celebrate some of the most important women in Italy who can serve as inspiration to all.
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Sue Reed's curator insight, March 10, 2014 12:32 PM

Love to honor great Italian women, as RHM founder is another one of them!!!

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To those who can’t see the point of International Women’s Day: you are the very reason it exists

To those who can’t see the point of International Women’s Day: you are the very reason it exists | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
“Ladies first,” I often hear. Yet around the world, in virtually aspect of life, women are coming in last, getting the raw end of the deal.
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How We Failed the Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram

How We Failed the Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
We covered the search for the plane and the search for ferry survivors. Why wasn't the media focused on searching for the missing girls?
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A Brave Fan Asks Patrick Stewart A Question He Doesn't Usually Get And Is Given A Beautiful Answer

A Brave Fan Asks Patrick Stewart A Question He Doesn't Usually Get And Is Given A Beautiful Answer | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

Patrick Stewart often talks about his childhood and the torment his father put him and his mother through. However, how he answered this vulnerable and brave fan's question is one of the most eloquent, passionate responses about domestic violence I've ever seen. WARNING: At 2:40, he's going to break your heart a little.

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17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Girls About Sex

17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Girls About Sex | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
It's time to change the narrative.
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The Isis Project: A Portrait Series Of Girls Emulating Iconic Women

The Isis Project: A Portrait Series Of Girls Emulating Iconic Women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The Isis Project, by photographer Kat Carey and marketing professional Cassandra Yardeni, is an inspiring portrait series of girls emulating iconic women.
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Dear David Choe and others: Rape is not art

Dear David Choe and others: Rape is not art | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

What happens when you wade into this territory, asking artists that deal with very sensitive material, about their intentions and whether it’s worth it, is rankling people who decry censorship. So let me be clear: I don’t want to censor artists. I don’t want there to be things off limits to artists. What I do want is for artists to consider the stakes of their creation.

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Hope Is a Girl Selling Fruit

Hope Is a Girl Selling Fruit | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A beautiful illustrated celebration of women's journey toward creative freedom and mobility.

Amid a children's book ecosystem marked by a
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After homophobia let's tackle prejudice against women's sport

After homophobia let's tackle prejudice against women's sport | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Australia’s major sporting codes have made a laudable commitment to ending homophobia on the field and in the stands. However, Tracey Holmes argues the most ingrained prejudice in Australian sport is against our female athletes.
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Hess: Raiderette sues team for fair pay

Hess: Raiderette sues team for fair pay | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Fed up with working long hours for meager wages, a Raiderette named LACY T. recently filed a lawsuit in search of fair pay. She might just end up changing the system.
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The Artist Behind the "Stop Telling Women to Smile" Street Art Has Big Plans This Week | Bitch Media

The Artist Behind the "Stop Telling Women to Smile" Street Art Has Big Plans This Week | Bitch Media | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
There's a plan to put up anti-street harassment posters all over the country. You in?
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Australian Sports Party's topless Facebook post criticised

Australian Sports Party's topless Facebook post criticised | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A women's rights group criticises an Australian Sports Party ad for the WA Senate election.
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How the Invention of the Alphabet Usurped Female Power in Society and Sparked the Rise of Patriarchy in Human Culture

How the Invention of the Alphabet Usurped Female Power in Society and Sparked the Rise of Patriarchy in Human Culture | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A brief history of gender dynamics from page to screen.

The Rosetta Stone may be one of the 100 diagrams that changed the world and langu
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International Women's Day 2014: Google makes 80 second video of inspirational women from across the world for animated Doodle

International Women's Day 2014: Google makes 80 second video of inspirational women from across the world for animated Doodle | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Google has marked International Women’s Day with an animated Doodle celebrating women from across the world.
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