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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

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: Why women pay more in the US (Marie Claire)

From dry cleaning to haircuts, women often pay more than men due to gender  pricing habits in the United States. Over the course of an American woman’s lifetime, she’ll pay more … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (UN)

“I welcome the chorus of voices calling for an end to the violence that affects an estimated one in three women in her lifetime. I applaud leaders who are helping … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

News: Sex workers using antiretroviral drugs instead of condoms (BBC)

This is the news that in Kenya, some female sex workers are having unprotected sex – and taking antiretroviral drugs afterwards to cut the infection risk. The type of antiretroviral … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Iceland tops new environment and gender scorecard (Womens eNews)

To see what’s being done right when it comes to gender equality and environmental efforts, look to northern Europe…That’s the finding of an index that was launched Nov. 19, which … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: New case tests the rights of fetus versus mother (NY Times)

The rights of an unborn child are wrought with moral conundrums, especially when those rights and their enforcement conflict with those of the mother.  However a recent case where a … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Google’s autocomplete function shows that gender inequality is rife (Adweek)

Google is no longer just a search engine, since the creation of its autocomplete function, it is now a powerful indicator of popular search items.  The insight it has brought … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

Feature Article: Noncommunicable Diseases and Women – a call for global action.

By Dr. Patricia Jenkings. Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are fast becoming a global health tsunami. They are an increasing problem for women world-wide and largely impact on the already disadvantaged which … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Women’s rights activists charged at by police in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean police have been accused of violating the new constitution by forcefully dispersing women’s rights groups and banning a march for the United Nations International Peace Day. The new constitution … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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