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     Amnesty International reports on the physical effects of widespread gender discrimination in Nepal. Forbes shares the objectives of International Women’s Day for 2014. Olivia Wilde talks about women and feminism in Hollywood. See Jezebel. IndieWire outlines 7 upsetting facts about women… Read More ›

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    Facebook announced its expanded gender options for trans and gender-nonconforming users. See Advocate. According to The Big Story, Palestinian women are making strides in the high-tech realm. A Dallas sportscaster responds admirably to Michael Sam coming out as gay. See… Read More ›

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  • Spain and Abortion: “Popular” Politics?

    As we sit across from each other at the breakfast table, I can’t seem to focus on what she’s asking me. Instead, I continue to carefully spread jam on my toast and rehearse the appropriate Spanish vocabulary and grammar in… Read More ›

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    According to The Guardian, 2014 proves to be a key year for women’s rights and gender equality. Women Under Siege Project explains how rape is used as a weapon of war in Bosnia. West Virginia considers passing workplace protections for… Read More ›

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    Nitin Nohria, the dean of Harvard Business School, apologizes to its female faculty, students, and alumnae for making them feel disrespected or excluded. See Yahoo! Shine. Cookie Cott encourages the boycotting of Girl Scout cookies after The Girl Scouts endorsed… Read More ›

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    The New York Times explores whether parents have different standards for their sons and daughters. According to Jezebel, only one percent of Americans think that abortion is our biggest issue. Buzzfeed compiles a list of 21 pointlessly gendered products. Women’s… Read More ›

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    Beyoncé pens an essay on the myth of gender equality. See HuffPost Women. Disney’s Frozen proves to be progressive and embedded with feminism. See Policy Mic. According to Jezebel, the Population Institute gave the US a C- in its annual State of… Read More ›

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    The Guardian provides flowcharts to encourage individuals to determine whether or not they are feminists. Jenna Lyons proves that it is possible to be powerful, likable, and female simultaneously. See the New York Magazine. Meryl Streep applauds Emma Thompson’s performance… Read More ›

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    RH Reality Check offers a perspective on the relationship between pregnancy and addiction. The first female law firm opened its doors in Saudi Arabia to protect women’s rights. See RT News. A 10-year old girl is petitioning for the inclusion of… Read More ›

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    The Atlantic provides insight on how paternity leave has the potential to benefit fathers, children, and mothers. Ms.Magazine Blog lists 2013’s feminists heroes. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, discover the myth of a gender-specific tone of voice. See The New York… Read More ›

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