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International Anti-Street Harassment Week: 10 Things You Can Do To Stop Street Harassment

March 4, 2012

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Soraya Chemaly 02/22/2012 March 18-24 is International Anti-Street Harassment Week and it should be taken seriously as a matter of equality, access to public space and civil rights. “Meet Us On The Street” is the rallying call for International Anti-Street Harassment Week, a movement started by the organization Stop Street Harassment. Last year, marches took place […]

Gender and conflict in Iraq

February 16, 2012

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By Mehrunisa Qayyum, February 15, 2012 “Violence emanates from the man, so we have to have projects that make him aware of this circumstance,” said Zainab Sadeq Jaffer, an Iraqi human rights attorney who presented at the US Institute for Peace Conference entitled “Women Fighting for Peace”. Others may argue that violence is not a […]

It’s Evolution: Nature of Prejudice, Aggression Different for Men and Women

January 25, 2012

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ScienceDaily (Jan. 24, 2012) — Prejudice against people from groups different than their own is linked to aggression for men and fear for women, suggests new research led by Michigan State University scholars. The researchers report that, throughout history, men have been the primary aggressors against different groups as well as the primary victims of […]

When men go to war, blame their sex drive: Males evolved to be ‘aggressive to outsiders’, says psychology study

January 23, 2012

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By Daily Mail Reporter23rd January 2012 From football thugs clashing on the terraces to soldiers killing each other on the front line, most conflict can be blamed on the male sex drive, a study suggests. The review of psychological research concludes that men evolved to be aggressive towards ‘outsiders’, a tendency at the root of […]

Male sex drive ‘to blame for world’s conflicts’

January 23, 2012

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The male sex drive is to blame for most of the world’s conflicts from football hooliganism to religious disputes and even world wars, according to scientists. Men are programmed to be aggressive towards anyone they view as an outsider Photo: REX FEATURES By Nick Collins, Science Correspondent6:30AM GMT 23 Jan 2012 The “male warrior” instinct […]