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RCMP cadets struggled with questions of sexual consent

Royal Military College cadets struggled with questions of sexual consent: Educator

By James Cudmore, CBC News May 22, 2015 …

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Why women are more at risk than men in earthquake-ravaged Nepal

Why women are more at risk than men in earthquake-ravaged Nepal

The cruelest gender gap.(Reuters/Wolfgang Rattay)

Written by Shelly Walia Akshat Rathi May 1, 2015



Natural disasters are thought to be indiscriminate killers—but is that strictly true?



It turns out disasters affect women…

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“Patriarchy Is Neither Universal Nor Inevitable”:

“Patriarchy Is Neither Universal Nor Inevitable”: Gloria Steinem on Paula Gunn Allen’s ‘The Sacred Hoop’

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Sabeen Mahmud

Sabeen Mahmud: “I stand up for what I believe in, but I can’t fight guns”

 
KARIMA BENNOUNE 25 April 2015

Sabeen Mahmud alleviated intellectual poverty until the day she was murdered, 24 April 2015. In an interview with Karima Bennoune in 2010…

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Facebook offering a feature called "Safety Check" for those affected by earthquake

Facebook has a brilliant feature that can help anyone who may be in danger from the Nepal earthquake

Facebook wants to use its massive network to help those who may be…

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Online harassment (of women and girls) is killing the internet

From the founder of Hollaback!

After over 10 years of running Hollaback!, I’ve personally been harassed and attacked online repeatedly. Even worse, our site leaders, partners, and friends are continually harassed online, and many incredible women left the internet as a result. Enough with adapting to the problem --- let’s saddle up and get ready to change it.

If you saw someone being harassed online, would you help them? Of course you would, if you knew how. Finally,…

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Red River Women

BBC: Red River Women 9 April 2015 (From the section Magazine)

On the trail of the murdered and missing - why have so many of Winnipeg's Aboriginal women and girls been killed? Enter This is an immersive story told through text, images and video...…

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Maya Apa - an app for women in Bangladesh

Credit: Zakir Hossain Chowdhury. Copyright: Demotix (03/10/2011)

In Bangladesh, an app that lets women speak without fear

Global Voices Online

by Pantha Rahman Reza, April 06, 2015

Women’s participation in economic activities in…

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News from Hollaback!

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Violence against women rises in Ebola-hit nations

Violence against women rises in Ebola-hit nations - ministers

by Maria Caspani, Thomson Reuters Foundation - 18 Mar 2015…

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16 Tech Innovations that may help prevent violence against women

16 Tech Innovations that Help the Movement to Prevent and Stop Violence Against Women

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5 young women detained in China for planning protest aganst sexual harassment

China: Release IWD activists

March 12, 2015

Li Tingting © Private

Five young women activists have been detained in unknown locations in China after planning to hold events against sexual harassment to mark International Women’s Day. They could be at risk of torture and other…

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Ashley Judd Pens Powerful Essay About Online Violence and Rape Threats

Ashley Judd Pens Powerful Essay About Online Violence and Rape Threats: "Kiss My Ass"

by Lorena O'Neil

3/20/2015 7:19am PDT

Ashley Judd wrote a poignant, compelling and important…

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Sweden standing up to Saudi Arabia

From scrapped arms deals to pleas for democracy: why Sweden is the only Western country standing up to Saudi Arabia

Sweden's foreign minister Margot Wallstrom has emerged as an outspoken figure, not averse to taking moral stands

by Ishaan Tharoor, 12 March 2015

        

The Swedish…

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Au Brésil, le "féminicide" est désormais une circonstance aggravante de l'homicide

Brésil : Dilma Rousseff signe la loi sur le "féminicide", 9/3/15

Brésil : Dilma Rousseff signe la loi sur le "féminicide", 9/3/15 / Crédits : EVARISTO SA / AFP

Amériques, le 10 mars 2015 - La présidente Dilma Rousseff a signé une nouvelle…
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Women’s Alliance for Kurdistan, Iraq and Syria

WLUML Joins Women’s Alliance For Kurdistan Iraq and Syria and will March Together for International Women’s Day

WLUML is…

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How Women Are Changing The World

How Women Are Changing The World, Shown In Gorgeous Illustrations

The Huffington Post, by Nina Bahadur, 02/18/2015

Peruvian artist María María Acha-Kutscher wants to make women's participation in social movements more visible -- and her gorgeous illustrations do just that.

Acha-Kutscher started…

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A digital home for abused women

A digital home for abused women: How a new Canadian website aims to offer personalized support

A groundbreaking new…

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Added by ROSE on February 25, 2015 at 7:39am — No Comments

50 Shades Is Abuse campaign

https://twitter.com/50shadesabuse

Added by ROSE on February 17, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

Massive protests in Turkey

Massive protests in Turkey after student murdered & burnt in attempted rape

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Added by ROSE on February 16, 2015 at 10:13pm — No Comments

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