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Female Superheroes: Not Just for Girls

Female Superheroes: Not Just for Girls | Global Politics - Other Stuff | Scoop.it

Boys need to know that women can be strong, intelligent and influential.  They need to know that it's okay for women to be all of those things.  That it's okay for them to be stronger, smarter, and more powerful than men from time to time.  They need to be able to picture their mothers in these roles, their sisters in these roles, and their future wives and daughters in these roles.


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Linda Denty's curator insight, February 19, 3:11 PM

I agree, although  all female superheroes don't need a costume quite like this one to be powerful and intelligent.

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Why some Australian women loathe Tony Abbott - especially now - Telegraph

Why some Australian women loathe Tony Abbott - especially now - Telegraph | Global Politics - Other Stuff | Scoop.it
If you think David Cameron has a 'woman's problem', meet Tony Abbott: the new Australian PM who, among other things, said people should vote for him because he has "not bad looking" daughters.
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You have to laugh, don't you?

 

Well, unless you are an Australian woman.

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Guatemala: one woman's campaign against violent crime and corruption

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Claudia Paz y Paz, Guatemala's first female attorney general, tells Mark Tran why the justice system makes her job even tougher
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Women better represented in Afghan Cabinet than in Australia

Women better represented in Afghan Cabinet than in Australia | Global Politics - Other Stuff | Scoop.it

THE Afghanistan Government now has more women in its cabinet than [Australia] does.


Via Maya
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You have to laugh, don't you?

 

Well, unless you are an Australian woman.

 

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