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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: 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: 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: 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

Feature Article: The link between HIV and Violence Against Women

Written by Susanne Moore. Sometimes studying sociology can be depressing, reading enormous amounts of information that usually tell a sorry tale of persistent and current inequalities against women.  One of … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

News: Facebook COO has three golden rules for female corporate success (TED)

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg explains the three golden rules for women wanting to succeed in the corporate world and how we can help ourselves to get to those top C-level … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

News: Women behind bars in the US (Al Jazeera)

Women are the biggest growing prison population in the US.  But what is the cause of this tremendous growth in female prison population and what infrastructure has been put in … Continue reading

October 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Feature Article: Against all odds – the reality for Uganda’s young women

Written by Pat Brennan. In many parts of the world children struggle to get by without even the basics in life – nutritious food, an education, a safe home and … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 14 Comments

News: The propaganda that tried to stop women’s voting rights (Huffington Post)

In an age of increasing disillusionment with party politics, it’s easy to lose sight of the struggle that took place 93 years ago to give women the right to vote. … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

News: Women’s health under attack amidst US shutdown (CNN)

This is the news that whilst the US government is in turmoil after having shut down last week, a sneak attack is being launched on women’s health within the House … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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