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News: Women on the rise (Time)

Younger women in America are nearing long-sought parity with men when it  comes to pay in the workplace, but they still believe more needs to be done to  reach that … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Feature Article: 10 Women who shaped 2013 (CNN)

From politicians, to artists, academics, activists and victims of sex crime, 2013 was shaped by women from all walks of life.  This feature celebrates the achievements carved out by the year’s trailblazers … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

News: Yemen’s women struggle to reap benefits of Arab Spring (BBC)

The first thing you notice about the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, is how much has not changed.  Yemen is a very conservative society governed by tribal traditions, for years women were … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

News: Women are complicit in misogyny, too (The Independent)

Yasmin Alibhai Brown discusses why “We must face up to the many ways in which women support the pornification of society, rather than fighting it”. Though she appears in the Fifties … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Revisiting Delhi rape – one year on (Al Jazeera)

India has never been the same again, since a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was gang-raped in a moving bus in the capital New Delhi exactly a year ago. The girl died … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Egyptian court cuts sentences for female protestors (Time)

Egyptian authorities released two dozen Islamist women and girls  convicted for staging a street protest after an appeals court reduced their  harsh penalties on Saturday. The initial verdict handed down … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Feature Article: Brazilian child prostitution

Written for Female Report! by Fiona Reidy. Having lived in Brazil for the past three years, I always read with caution any reports on the country’s development issues that make … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

News: The ultimate comebacks to sexist comments (The Guardian)

When you experience sexism or sexual harassment, it’s common to feel a wave of emotions wash over you – fear, anger, embarrassment, shame, and often shock or panic. It’s often … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Sex for Diesel (Marie Claire)

For many impoverished young women who live in the remote villages of brazil’s  Amazon River, passing cargo ships are their only link to the outside world — and  sex with … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Housewives-gone-activists in Cambodia (WomenNewsNetwork)

As Phnom Penh, Cambodia continues to be gripped by the forced eviction crisis, protests supporting the release of the most outspoken person in the ‘stop evictions’ movement in Cambodia also … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

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