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Economic Crisis Hits Gender Budgeting

April 22, 2012

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By Jennifer Hattam ISTANBUL, Apr 22, 2012 (IPS) – Worldwide, women are largely responsible for managing family budgets, controlling 65 percent of global spending. But, women’s needs are often ignored when it comes to government budgeting, delegates at an international meet in the Turkish capital observed. Over the last 10 years, there has been a […]

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: Women, Space, and Resistance

April 13, 2012

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by TRACY E. ORESaint Cloud State UniversityGender & Society 2011 25: 689 In her book Remedios: Stories of Earth and Iron from the History of Puertorriqueñas, Levins Morales (1998) reflects on how tostones became a central part of Puerto Rican cuisine. She imagines how enslaved women, given nothing to eat by slave masters but plantains, used […]

Topless protesters detained at Davos World Economic Forum

January 30, 2012

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The activists are from the group Femen, which has become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests By The Associated PressSaturday, January 28, 2012 Anja Niedringhaus/APThe activists are from a group which has have become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests against a range of issues including oppression of political opposition. DAVOS, […]

Topless protesters detained at Davos World Economic Forum

January 30, 2012

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The activists are from the group Femen, which has become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests By The Associated PressSaturday, January 28, 2012 Anja Niedringhaus/APThe activists are from a group which has have become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests against a range of issues including oppression of political opposition. DAVOS, […]