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Following a White House press conference

July 18, 2015

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Following a White House press conference on the deal recently struck with Iran, President Obama was posed with a question about Bill Cosby and his admittance of using drugs to have sex with women. In response, he called the act rape, giving a modern definition of consent that has feminists across…

A bipartisan majority in the Senate Appr

July 18, 2015

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A bipartisan majority in the Senate Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that repeals the anti-abortion “Global Gag Rule” and restores $600 million in funding for international family planning and reproductive health services. Republican Senator Mark Kirk (IL) and GOP Senators Susan Col…

Society has made women vulnerable to fin

July 18, 2015

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Society has made women vulnerable to financial abuse by telling them they do not have the skills to manage their finances and are not good at maths, Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence has heard. http://ow.ly/PM96E

Visual artist Tal Peleg demonstrates tha

July 17, 2015

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Visual artist Tal Peleg demonstrates that stinging words leave a lasting impression.

New report reveals disturbing evidence a

July 17, 2015

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New report reveals disturbing evidence as to what happens to survivors of modern slavery after they leave safe houses.

At the International Association for Fem

July 17, 2015

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At the International Association for Feminist Economics conference, social scientists, researchers and economists agree that women’s work is still undervalued globally, and dogged by an enduring subconscious colonial mindset.

INTERVIEW-India, top steriliser of women

July 17, 2015

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INTERVIEW-India, top steriliser of women, needs new contraceptive ideas http://ow.ly/PL9Va