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Volunteer Abortion Funds Ramp Up in New York, Nationally

April 13, 2012

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Reblogged from Feministe By Mary Lou Greenberg, cross-posted from On The Issues Magazine.4.12.2012  When two Barnard college students arrived to escort patients into a New York City abortion clinic one winter day in 2001, they had no idea their experience would affect the lives of over 700 women. And that number grows daily. As the […]

How we can connect with feminism’s global future

March 16, 2012

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In the west, feminism has stalled. But elsewhere, women have found in it a new model of Enlightenment rights and freedoms Naomi Wolf guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 14 March 2012 Women join a protest against Yemen’s then President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Taiz, April 2011, enraged by his remarks that it was against Islam for women to […]

Madden discusses new gender health services

January 18, 2012

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By Emily Baer, The Dartmouth StaffPublished on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 Jennifer Madden, a family practitioner interested in medical care and hormone therapy for transgender individuals, discussed the history of transgender health care and research and current practices for primary practitioners providing care for transgendered patients in a lecture to Dartmouth Medical School students and […]

History helps find better ways to talk about rape in South Africa

July 19, 2011

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by Elizabeth Thornberry on 07/18/11 at 8:23 am In late nineteenth century South Africa, accusations of sexual violence made by white women against black men became a tool for strengthening racial segregation policies. Over the last decade, South Africa has seen several public crises over the issue of rape. In 1999, the South African Advertising […]

History helps find better ways to talk about rape in South Africa

July 19, 2011

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by Elizabeth Thornberry on 07/18/11 at 8:23 am In late nineteenth century South Africa, accusations of sexual violence made by white women against black men became a tool for strengthening racial segregation policies. Over the last decade, South Africa has seen several public crises over the issue of rape. In 1999, the South African Advertising […]