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Feminism, According to Stock Photography

Feminism, According to Stock Photography | Women's equality | Scoop.it
A slideshow of inadvertent memes created by stock-photo websites.
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Birth Control Sabotage Is Domestic Violence. We Should Criminalize It.

Birth Control Sabotage Is Domestic Violence. We Should Criminalize It. | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Should tampering with someone's birth control to get them pregnant against their will be a crime?
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'The women who sold their daughters into sex slavery

'The women who sold their daughters into sex slavery | Women's equality | Scoop.it
A neighborhood in Cambodia is a global center of the child sex trade. The peddlers? Often, their parents.
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11 Lessons That 'Jane Eyre' Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well

11 Lessons That 'Jane Eyre' Can Teach Every 21st Century Woman About How To Live Well | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" was published on this day in 1847. While I'm a very big fan of most Victorian literature, "Jane Eyre" made an impression on me that other novels formerly hadn't.
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Woman Puts Her Sexual Harasser On Blast Via Craigslist

Woman Puts Her Sexual Harasser On Blast Via Craigslist | Women's equality | Scoop.it
First of all, how hilarious is this stock image for "sexual harassment?" Like, what even is going on here? Is this supposed to be a train conductor pinching present-day Joan Holloway's butt or something?
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'Bride' Aged 8 Dies After Suffering Internal Sexual Injuries During Wedding Night With Man, 40

'Bride' Aged 8 Dies After Suffering Internal Sexual Injuries During Wedding Night With Man, 40 | Women's equality | Scoop.it
An eight-year-old Yemeni girl has died of internal sexual injuries after spending her wedding night with a husband five times her age.
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Even little kids have a wage gap

Even little kids have a wage gap | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Girls do more housework than boys -- and they make less in allowance for what they do
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The Washington Post Argues That Rape Is No Biggie or All Miley Cyrus' Fault

The Washington Post Argues That Rape Is No Biggie or All Miley Cyrus' Fault | Women's equality | Scoop.it
If you've been reading the Washington Post the past few days, you might conclude that sexual abuse is the inevitable result of girls being girls.
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New Research Shows That Men Feel Insecure When Their Partners Succeed, But Women Don’t

New Research Shows That Men Feel Insecure When Their Partners Succeed, But Women Don’t | Women's equality | Scoop.it
From the annals of how sexist stereotypes hurt men, too: New research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology shows that heterosexual men are more threatened by their partner's success than women are.
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6 Insidious Ways Social Media Can Be Used to Silence Women

6 Insidious Ways Social Media Can Be Used to Silence Women | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Being a female writer in an online space is an exhausting battleground.
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Even If Bobby Riggs Threw His Match Against Billie Jean King, Feminism Will Not Just Disappear.

Even If Bobby Riggs Threw His Match Against Billie Jean King, Feminism Will Not Just Disappear. | Women's equality | Scoop.it
At first, it's a little hard to understand why ESPN decided to run a massive feature story floating the allegation that Bobby Riggs threw the famous Battle of the Sexes match against Billie Jean King.
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Top boardrooms: No-go areas for women, minorities - NBC News.com

Top boardrooms: No-go areas for women, minorities - NBC News.com | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Women and minorities make up only a slim fraction of corporate America’s board membership, a status quo that’s remained virtually...
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Marissa Mayer’s Haters Gonna Hate

Marissa Mayer’s Haters Gonna Hate | Women's equality | Scoop.it
I worked for Google as a software engineer from 2003 to 2008.
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How The New York Times Magazine's Hillary Clinton Cover Contrasts With Other Politicians' Covers | Blog | Media Matters for America

How The New York Times Magazine's Hillary Clinton Cover Contrasts With Other Politicians' Covers | Blog | Media Matters for America | Women's equality | Scoop.it
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Another Year, Another Man for TIME

Another Year, Another Man for TIME | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Of the 86 "Person of the Year" issues TIME has published since 1927, only five featured a woman.
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What 19th Amendment?

What 19th Amendment? | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Right after Wendy Davis declared that she was running for governor, Texas Republicans set out to disenfranchise women from voting, 19th Amendment be damned. And the way they're keeping ladies out of the voting booth it is a doozy.
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Malala Yousafzai didn't win the Nobel Peace Prize. She didn't need to - Telegraph

Malala Yousafzai didn't win the Nobel Peace Prize. She didn't need to - Telegraph | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Malala Yousafzai doesn't need a prize to confirm her status as a heroine, says Louisa Peacock, who asks what's next for the 16 year-old schoolgirl living in Birmingham.
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Business Insider CTO Forced Out for Sexist, Racist Tweets and Not Understanding the Internet

Business Insider CTO Forced Out for Sexist, Racist Tweets and Not Understanding the Internet | Women's equality | Scoop.it
For years, Business Insider Chief Technology Officer Pax Dickinson was just tweeting along, novelty cowboy hat perched atop his head, collar popped, aviator sunglasses engaged: “Women's suffrage and individual freedom are incompatible.
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Judge CAN"T Change 30-Day Sentence For Rapist, Court Says

Judge CAN"T Change 30-Day Sentence For Rapist, Court Says | Women's equality | Scoop.it
BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Montana judge lacks the authority to impose a new sentence on a man sent to prison for a month for raping a 14-year-old girl, who later committed suicide, the state's high court has ruled.
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Who Doesn't Like To Watch Half-Naked Girls Dancing? These Guys, After They See Why It's Happening.

Who Doesn't Like To Watch Half-Naked Girls Dancing? These Guys, After They See Why It's Happening. | Women's equality | Scoop.it
No one on the street knew the dance performance they were watching would hit them so hard.
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Feminist parody of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' removed from YouTube for being 'inappropriate'

Feminist parody of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' removed from YouTube for being 'inappropriate' | Women's equality | Scoop.it
A feminist parody of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” – a song that has been accused of blurring the lines between consensual sex and rape – was briefly removed from YouTube yesterday, leaving its creators mystified.
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Saudi Arabia Bans Domestic Abuse (Because It Hadn’t Already)

Saudi Arabia Bans Domestic Abuse (Because It Hadn’t Already) | Women's equality | Scoop.it
It is now against the law in Saudi Arabia to physically or sexually abuse women. The new law covering abuse, both at home and in the workplace, was approved by Saudi Arabia’s cabinet this week, the BBC reports.
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Life behind the veil: Stunning photographs seek to challenge Western misconceptions of what life is like for Middle Eastern women

Life behind the veil: Stunning photographs seek to challenge Western misconceptions of what life is like for Middle Eastern women | Women's equality | Scoop.it
The She Who Tells A Story exhibit at the Boston Museum of Fine Art, which opened on Tuesday, aims to challenge the traditional view that women from that part of the world are 'repressed and powerless'.
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Best-Paid Women in S&P 500 Settle for Less Remuneration

Best-Paid Women in S&P 500 Settle for Less Remuneration | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Even the few women who’ve managed to advance to the C-suite don’t get equal pay.
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The Backlash Against Female Negotiators

The Backlash Against Female Negotiators | Women's equality | Scoop.it
Research shows how female negotiators face backlash for their advocacy and how it affects their career development and the gender wage gap.
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