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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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The New York Times analyzes how women’s education and empowerment are a perceived threat for ISIS. Lena Dunham says that she is going to wait to marry until her lesbian sister can too. See the Huffington Post. NPR illuminates the… Read More ›

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A Congressman from North Carolina demanded that a pregnant doctor explain why Obamacare requires plans to cover maternity services. See Think Progress. A writer for the Huffington Post exposes how people are using the word rape in contexts that do… Read More ›

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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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Measures of gender inequality that rely on income as a proxy for economic empowerment fail to recognize that a woman’s contribution to the household can’t always be measured in monetary terms, and that a woman’s income is meaningless if she… Read More ›

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