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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

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

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

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: 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

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