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Perspective | This woman’s name appears on the Declaration of Independence. So why don’t we know her story?

Perspective | This woman’s name appears on the Declaration of Independence. So why don’t we know her story? | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Her fiery editorials had, after all, set the tone for pivotal moments in the revolution.

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Ending Widespread Violence Against Women: Promoting Gender Equality: UNFPA

Ending Widespread Violence Against Women: Promoting Gender Equality: UNFPA | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
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Gender-based violence both reflects and reinforces inequities between men and women and compromises the health, dignity, security and autonomy of its victims. It encompasses a wide range of human rights violations, including sexual abuse of children, rape, domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment, trafficking of women and girls and several harmful traditional practices. Any one of these abuses can leave deep psychological scars, damage the health of women and girls in general, including their reproductive and sexual health, and in some instances, results in death.

 
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Is violence against women statistically shrinking? around the world? 

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In 1972, Two Women Ran For President. It Didn't Go Well.

In 1972, Two Women Ran For President. It Didn't Go Well. | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
It’s more common for women to run for president than anyone usually acknowledges, but usually they represent small parties and are ignored by both media and votes. 1972, the year Richard Nixon was reelected, was one of the banner years for female presidential candidates, but they still had to fight hard to be taken seriously.

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8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For

8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
Monopoly, nuclear fission, and programming: Ladies did it first.

"From computer programming to nuclear fission to the paper bag machine, it's time to stop erasing these women from their great works."


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