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News: One Billion Rising (Jezebel)

Today isn’t just Valentine’s Day; it’s One Billion Rising, a movement that invites “ONE BILLION women and those who love them to WALK OUT, DANCE, RISE UP, and DEMAND an … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

News: Landmark Rwanda case launched in Paris (BBC)

A French court has begun hearing the landmark trial of a former Rwandan intelligence chief charged with complicity in the 1994 genocide. Pascal Simbikangwa, who is paraplegic, was arrested in … Continue reading

February 4, 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: Spanish government faces abortion law dissent (Al Jazeera)

Spain’s ruling People’s Party has sought to quell dissent within its ranks over a proposed law which would make it harder to get an abortion, and defies a regional trend … Continue reading

January 9, 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: 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

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