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The UN declares that the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls will not be forgotten. See the UN News Centre. The Obama Administration has announced it intends to revise the contraception benefit in the Affordable Care Act available to religiously affiliated nonprofits. See… Read More ›

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New York lawmakers successfully called on the state legislature to pass a bill that will protect pregnant women from employment discrimination. See RH Reality Check. Facebook has modified its nudity policy and will now allow photos of nursing mothers. See Mic. On Jimmy… Read More ›

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The killing of six people in a gun and knife attack in California provoked a Twitter feminist response of #YesAllWomen. See BBC and Think Progress. PolicyMic highlights 27 inspiring #YesAllWomen tweets fighting back against the UCSB shooting. The Huffington Post underscores the importance… Read More ›

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The Huffington Post explains why the New York Times fired its executive editor, Jill Abramson. The New Yorker analyzes why Jill Abramson was fired. Ms. Magazine Blog underscores how the firing of Jill Abramson proves that power fears women. The Huffington Post… Read More ›

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Ebony released the names of the kidnapped Nigerian girls. After the multiple Nigeria abductions, CNN provides 6 reasons as to why the rest of the world should demand action. Buzzfeed traces the evolution of the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter hashtag. A video released… Read More ›

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The White House released guidelines to help universities to more aggressively combat sexual assaults on campus. See the New York Times. The federal government released the names of 55 colleges facing Title IX investigations. See CNN and the Huffington Post. The New York Times… Read More ›

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PolicyMic lists everything that women could buy if they were paid the same salary as men. The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology published a report showing that businesses with more women are more successful. See Mashable. In an interview… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Zerlina Maxwell

Zerlina Maxwell is a political analyst and contributing writer for The New York Daily News, Feministing.com, theGrio.com, BET.com, RHRealitycheck.org and EBONY.com. She writes about national politics, candidates, and specific policy and culture issues including domestic violence, sexual assault, victim blaming and gender inequality. She… Read More ›

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