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News: More women on comedy panel shows (The Guardian)

BBC boss Danny Cohen seems to have taken some people by surprise when he announced: “We’re not going to have panel shows any more with no women on them. You … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

How female corpses became a fashion trend (The Guardian)

Beautiful women posed as dead bodies are an advertising campaign staple, including the new Marc Jacobs shoot starring Miley Cyrus. Why does fashion fetishise the female corpse? For once it’s … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

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: 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

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: India’s first women’s bank (Time)

This month, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the country’s first  women’s commercial bank. The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (loosely  translated as Indian Women’s Bank) in Mumbai, calling it a “small … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

News: Women on top in Africa (The Economist)

Of the 36 lower houses of parliament worldwide that have reached the 30% threshold considered necessary for women to have an impact on decision-making, 11 are African. At the end of … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

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