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Lego reprimanded by precocious 7-year-old girl for reinforcing gender roles

Lego reprimanded by precocious 7-year-old girl for reinforcing gender roles | Women of the World | Scoop.it
This year is going to be a big one for Legos. A big budget film drops this Friday and at least two games are planned for high profile releases.

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Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa - World Bank Group

Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa - World Bank Group | Women of the World | Scoop.it
Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities in Africa World Bank Group Drawing on the new Women's Legal and Economic Empowerment Database for Africa, the authors of a new book, Empowering Women: Legal Rights and Economic Opportunities...

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Leading Afghan women's rights activist murdered while on her way to work

Leading Afghan women's rights activist murdered while on her way to work | Women of the World | Scoop.it
Women's rights official Nadia Sediqqi murdered on her way to work by unknown assailants, after her predecessor's death in July...
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The sexual exploitation of women in abuse shelters

The sexual exploitation of women in abuse shelters | Women of the World | Scoop.it
Few persons know how women's abuse shelters first got started.

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Six Iranians Arrested for Being 'Happy'

Six Iranians Arrested for Being 'Happy' | Women of the World | Scoop.it
Tehran residents 'hurt public chastity' in YouTube video showing unveiled women and men dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit song 'happy.'

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Turkey needs ministry of women's affairs - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Turkey needs ministry of women's affairs - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Women of the World | Scoop.it
Not only would a ministry of women's affairs help to integrate Turkish women into politics, it would boost the country's economy.

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Yemeni child bride's protest gains global attention

Yemeni child bride's protest gains global attention | Women of the World | Scoop.it
An 11 year-old Yemeni girl has drawn the world's attention to the issue of child brides after denouncing her arranged marriage in an impassioned video online.

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Occupy Hades's curator insight, July 22, 2013 10:59 PM

This is only the beginning.  #ChildNotBride

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Women rights: Female student from Faisalabad to speak at UN ...

Women rights: Female student from Faisalabad to speak at UN ... | Women of the World | Scoop.it
Latest Pakistan News | Breaking News | Education | Sports | Technology | World < h1 > Latest ... Advertisement. 705311 Image CH 1399459060 489 640x480 Women rights: Female student from Faisalabad to speak at.
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