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    TIME released a list of 41 women of 2014 and the influence they have had on politics, culture, sports, activism and business. A writer describes the overall reluctance to use the word rape and label perpetrators as rapists. See the Guardian…. Read More ›

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    Women in South Sudan are helping to break down gender-stereotypes in the workplace by operating a a car wash. See UN Multimedia. The New York Times shows how Turkish women have been using Twitter to combat sexual harassment. The Nation explores… Read More ›

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  • Calling Out Everyday Sexism, Spidey Style

    As I watched Andrew Garfield at a Yahoo Kids’ Q&A for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, I was not prepared for what he was about to say. I have always admired Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield’s on-set and off-set relationship and… 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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    Vogue Italia uses Violence Against Women as the theme for its April edition. See the Independent. More men feel compelled to accept the depictions of realistic standards of female beauty. See the Onion. The Guardian describes the culture of exceptionalism portrayed… Read More ›

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    The White House published a report that shows how women would benefit the most from raising the minimum wage given their high concentration in low-wage sectors. See The Hill. PolicyMic also underscores how raising the minimum wage is inherently a… Read More ›

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    The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a 20-week abortion ban. See RH Reality Check. According to Melissa Kearney and Phillip B. Levine’s research, in regions with many viewers of “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom,” the number of teenage births has… Read More ›

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    The Senate unanimously passed a bill proposed by Senator McCaskill that will change the procedures for prosecuting military sexual assault. See Ms. Magazine. According to glaad, AIDS is no longer one of the top ten causes of death in NYC…. Read More ›

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    The Massachusetts court ruled that ‘upskirt’ photos are legal. See CNN. The Army’s top sexual assault prosecutor has been suspended for sexual assault. See Jezebel. A new birthing and abortion clinic in Buffalo, NY views abortions and general women’s health… Read More ›

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    Planned Parenthood reveals its plan to raise awareness of women’s health and abortion rights for the 2014 midterm elections. See Politico. Barack Obama calls upon Americans to observe and celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2014 in his Presidential… Read More ›

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