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"How are women around the world finding their own voice.... between ingrained traditions and pop culture stereotypes"
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Pour comprendre la discrimination envers les femmes, il faut remonter.... à la charrue

Pour comprendre la discrimination envers les femmes, il faut remonter.... à la charrue | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
La discrimination envers les femmes n’a pas toujours été la norme.
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Why Japanese Women Are Fighting to Keep Their Own Last Names

Why Japanese Women Are Fighting to Keep Their Own Last Names | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

After the Supreme Court of Japan ruled that married women should not be allowed to legally retain their own last names, we find out why the right to self-determination is more important than ever.

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Usa: Workplace pregnancy discrimination cases on the rise

Usa: Workplace pregnancy discrimination cases on the rise | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Hundreds of women, many in low-paying jobs, see their paychecks disappear right after they tell their bosses of their pregnancies. Their stories recently were highlighted at an EEOC hearing on pregnancy discrimination. Nationwide in fiscal 2011, women filed 5,797 complaints with the EEOC alleging pregnancy discrimination at work or in hiring, a 23 percent increase from fiscal 2005.

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Silicon Valley Has a Gender Discrimination Problem—and These Women Can Prove It

Silicon Valley Has a Gender Discrimination Problem—and These Women Can Prove It | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Let’s address the elephant in the Valley
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Indonésie: Les tests de virginité pour les policières toujours pratiqués!

Indonésie: Les tests de virginité pour les policières toujours pratiqués! | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Human Rights Watch a demandé mardi à la police indonésienne d'arrêter de contraindre à des tests de virginité les femmes qui souhaitent faire partie de ses effectifs, qualifiant de "discriminatoire" cette pratique humiliante pour celles qui y sont soumises.
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