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Attractive Female Romantic Partners Prov

December 31, 2016

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Attractive Female Romantic Partners Provide a Proxy for Unobservable Male Qualities – The When and Why Behind Human Female Mate Choice Copying

On Masculinity and Political Power, Trum

December 31, 2016

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On Masculinity and Political Power, Trump Is a Page Out of Putin’s Playbook Recently Nadya Tolokonnikova was interviewed by NPR about Pussy Riot’s latest video. In it, Tolokonnikova explores themes of racism, xenophobia, and misogyny and its influence on governance through a graphic and violent imagined America under a Trump presidency. Trigger warning for… most […]

Botox, Gender, and the Emotional Lobotom

December 31, 2016

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Botox, Gender, and the Emotional Lobotomy Botox has forever transformed the primordial battleground against aging. Since the FDA approved it for cosmetic use in 2002, eleven million Americans have used it. Over 90 percent of them are women.

Most Popular 2016: The Noble Poverty in

December 31, 2016

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Most Popular 2016: The Noble Poverty in Kids’ Movies Disney movies get a lot of flack for promoting unrealistic gender expectations, especially for young girls. But kids are getting messages about more than just gender. A recent article in New York Magazine featured a study helmed by sociologist Jessi Streib that revealed that successful G-rated […]

The top 10 things which happened for wom

December 31, 2016

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The top 10 things which happened for women in 2016

Grasping for Truth and Dignity in Tunisi

December 31, 2016

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Grasping for Truth and Dignity in Tunisia

Best of 2016: Renee Zellweger and Why It

December 30, 2016

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Best of 2016: Renee Zellweger and Why It’s Still Not Ok to Talk About Women’s Faces and Bodies

Despite near-unanimous public and politi

December 29, 2016

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Despite near-unanimous public and political support the French legal system is worried about the presidential pardon for husband-killer Jacqueline Sauvage.

Nine writers on trial in Turkey accused

December 29, 2016

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Nine writers on trial in Turkey accused of supporting Kurdish militants

Palestinian child caught in IDF stakeout

December 29, 2016

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Palestinian child caught in IDF stakeout

View from the favelas: ‘The situation o

December 29, 2016

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View from the favelas: ‘The situation of instability haunts the lives of thousands’ | Michel Silva

Housewives Against Dictatorship: The Bol

December 29, 2016

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Housewives Against Dictatorship: The Bolivian Hunger Strike of 1978

Rise in baby trafficking in India cuts a

December 29, 2016

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Rise in baby trafficking in India cuts adoption numbers and fuels trade

Philippines leader: I threw man from hel

December 29, 2016

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Philippines leader: I threw man from helicopter, would do it again

A Majority Agreed She Was Raped by a Sta

December 29, 2016

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A Majority Agreed She Was Raped by a Stanford Football Player. That Wasn’t Enough.

Anjali is a farmer – but she’s never own

December 29, 2016

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Anjali is a farmer – but she’s never owned land

Maids, brick makers, children: the faces

December 29, 2016

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Maids, brick makers, children: the faces of slavery in 2016 driving change

Women are less happy than men in marriag

December 29, 2016

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Women are less happy than men in marriage, so why does the media insist otherwise? Heterosexual marriage is an unequal institution. Women on average do more of the unpaid and undervalued work of households, they work more each day, and they are more aware of this inequality than their husbands. They are more likely to […]

How Post-Election Questions Burden Peopl

December 29, 2016

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How Post-Election Questions Burden People of Color – Clippings In the weeks following Trump’s election and the growing visibility of white nationalism, people of color have received a barrage of unsolicited Tweets and emails asking them to weigh in. These inquiries often come from white people who, in their attempts to be good allies, seek […]

Free sanitary pads, menstruation classes

December 29, 2016

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Free sanitary pads, menstruation classes mean Ugandan girls less likely to skip school -research

Fathers in rural India to be targeted to

December 29, 2016

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Fathers in rural India to be targeted to help stop sex trade in young girls

Victoire!

December 29, 2016

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Victoire!

People in Congo are living in fear of a

December 27, 2016

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People in Congo are living in fear of a Ugandan militia—and their own government

Israeli ministers have approved a bill t

December 27, 2016

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Israeli ministers have approved a bill that would allow a court to order sites such as Facebook and YouTube to remove material found to be “incitement,” which they say contributes to Palestinian violence.

The world’s fastest-growing major econo

December 27, 2016

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The world’s fastest-growing major economy has a serious problem when it comes to getting women to join the workforce. India’s female labour force participation rate is just 27%, one of the lowest in the world. The dismal number is the result of persistent gender inequality, as well as a lack of technical skills an

The last six weeks have been tough for t

December 27, 2016

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The last six weeks have been tough for the residents of Pakur, a district in Jharkhand, since prime minister Narendra Modi’s move to demonetise Rs500 and Rs1,000 notes on Nov. 08. “The first week the policy was announced we all rushed to withdraw other bills or trade in our newly bad notes for good ones,” […]

An indigenous language dies ‘once every

December 26, 2016

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An indigenous language dies ‘once every two weeks’

https://www.franceculture.fr/emissions/l

December 26, 2016

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https://www.franceculture.fr/emissions/lsd-la-serie-documentaire/les-combattantes-sortir-des-violences-faites-aux-femmes

Are We Entering a New Age of Racism? A R

December 26, 2016

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Are We Entering a New Age of Racism? A Reporter Reflects on the Hate Crime Beat

Women’s Rights Are a National Security I

December 26, 2016

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Women’s Rights Are a National Security Issue

U.S. Rape Survivor: Dealing With Laws In

December 24, 2016

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U.S. Rape Survivor: Dealing With Laws In India Difficult

A Pakistani girl is snatched away, payme

December 24, 2016

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A Pakistani girl is snatched away, payment for a family debt

Google launches public toilet locator in

December 24, 2016

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Google launches public toilet locator in Delhi

‘They always choose the prettiest’: Ho

December 24, 2016

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‘They always choose the prettiest’: How girls are enslaved for debt payment in Pakistan – The Times of India

Trump Nominee Friedman: Out of Step with

December 24, 2016

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Trump Nominee Friedman: Out of Step with American Jews and Dangerous for Palestinian Human Rights

Mediterranean death toll tops record 5,0

December 24, 2016

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Mediterranean death toll tops record 5,000 this year, UN says

Myanmar unrest: Rohingya Muslim man foun

December 24, 2016

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Myanmar unrest: Rohingya Muslim man found decapitated in river – BBC News

Why I prayed for my testicles

December 24, 2016

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Why I prayed for my testicles

https://news.vice.com/story/1200-sexual-

December 23, 2016

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https://news.vice.com/story/1200-sexual-assaults-happened-on-new-years-eve-in-cologne-last-year-only-two-men-have-been-convicted

UN demands end to Israeli settlements af

December 23, 2016

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UN demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstains from vote

Children collapse from hunger after poor

December 23, 2016

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Children collapse from hunger after poor harvests in Zimbabwe – in pictures

National Parks Service Faces Sexual Hara

December 23, 2016

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National Parks Service Faces Sexual Harassment Scandal | Care2 Causes

Community holds vigil for murdered wife

December 23, 2016

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Community holds vigil for murdered wife

Investigation finds 10 more kids died in

December 23, 2016

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Investigation finds 10 more kids died in 3-month period while under ACS watch

Jenna Jameson blasts porn site’s alleged

December 23, 2016

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Jenna Jameson blasts porn site’s alleged real-rape video

Peru: Last female speaker of indigenous

December 23, 2016

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Peru: Last female speaker of indigenous Amazonian language murdered

Bathroom law battles loom in four more s

December 23, 2016

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Bathroom law battles loom in four more states – Reuters TV

What Do Women Want When They Watch Porn?

December 23, 2016

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What Do Women Want When They Watch Porn? These Filmmakers Are Trying to Find Out

FEATURE-Women fall victim to violence in

December 23, 2016

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FEATURE-Women fall victim to violence in Mexico’s decade-old war on drugs “There’s a strong correlation between the rise in violent deaths of women and the strategy to combat organized crime”

INTERVIEW-Sweden needs more immigrants t

December 23, 2016

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INTERVIEW-Sweden needs more immigrants to counter ageing population – employment agency