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She’ll Rough You Up

January 16, 2012

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Jan 16, 2012Move over, Angelina. Gina Carano is the latest female warrior to grace the big screen. Ewan McGregor is shaking in his boots. “You shouldn’t think of her as being a woman…that would be a mistake,” he warns in Steven Soderbergh’s new spy thriller, Haywire. The object of his anger is vengeful Mallory Kane, […]

Fashion And Female Heroes Debate: Fantasy Or Objectivity?

January 2, 2012

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January 1, 2012by Jason Bowles Jennifer Lopez at the 2000 Grammy Awards In his excellent book ‘The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines’, author Mike Madrid raises an interesting point. In 2000, Jennifer Lopez attended the annual Grammy Awards in a sheer green Versace dress with a neckline that plunged […]

Fashion And Female Heroes Debate: Fantasy Or Objectivity?

January 2, 2012

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January 1, 2012by Jason Bowles Jennifer Lopez at the 2000 Grammy Awards In his excellent book ‘The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines’, author Mike Madrid raises an interesting point. In 2000, Jennifer Lopez attended the annual Grammy Awards in a sheer green Versace dress with a neckline that plunged […]

NEPAL: Reintegration challenges for displaced women, girls

August 27, 2011

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KATHMANDU, 26 August 2011 (IRIN) – Nepal’s efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for the widows, rape victims and former Maoist combatants now tainted by social stigma, activists say. “Because women have held guns and left their homes, because they were sexually assaulted, people […]

NEPAL: Reintegration challenges for displaced women, girls

August 27, 2011

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KATHMANDU, 26 August 2011 (IRIN) – Nepal’s efforts to help conflict-affected women and girls gain a stronger footing in society may not be enough for the widows, rape victims and former Maoist combatants now tainted by social stigma, activists say. “Because women have held guns and left their homes, because they were sexually assaulted, people […]