Congress

The #StandWithPP Roundup: Shutdown Narrowly Averted

Our government almost shut down because of government funding for Planned Parenthood. This is the state of affairs in my country.

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NPR features an activist promoting hygiene and body positivity for girls in low-income countries. The New York Times explores America’s evolving positive attitude towards women in politics. We finally get a peak at the upcoming Malala Yousafzai documentary. See Rolling Stone. Following the act of terror in a… Read More ›

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Elle Australia challenges breastfeeding stigma by featuring a nursing model on its cover. See NY Daily News. London Kiki Chanel’s killer is charged with murder. See Advocate. Business Insider reports on Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov trying to keep women off social media to prevent… Read More ›

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The GOP is struggling with shifts on gay marriage. See the New York Times. The New York Times provides an overview on the Supreme Court’s arguments over same-sex marriage. Congress increases funding for abstinence only programs. See RH Reality check…. Read More ›

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A sex trafficking survivor speaks on her abuse. See KOIN News. Mel B, A.K.A. Scary Spice, wants her daughters to live in an environment where they are able to be empowered. See Girl Talk HQ.  The Atlantic describes the inequalities… Read More ›

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Women’s Forum in Sierra Leone set up 8 safe spaces for adolescent girls. See Sierra Express Media. Brown Girl Magazine explains why you should care about the 104 women in Congress. “Nearly half of fathers report dissatisfaction with the amount… Read More ›

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The New York Times talks about how we have been mishandling rape on college campuses. There is special treatment for the Miami Dolphins’ defensive end by law enforcement but a domestic abuse victim is stuck in a bind. See The… Read More ›

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Boko Haram leader states that the 200 plus schoolgirls who were kidnapped in April have been “married off” to Boko Haram fighters. See Jezebel. Lawsuits were filed against Phi Kappa Tau when a member of the Georgia Tech fraternity sexually… Read More ›

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