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Gender Stereotypes Are Messing with Your Kid

Gender stereotypes are messing with your

Masculinity and Sports Media

A study conducted by the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles reports that 98 per cent of American boys between the ages of 8 and 17 consume …

What media teach kids about gender can have lasting effects, report says

Gender stereotypes are messing with your kid.<p>It's not just one movie. It's not just one TV show. It's constant exposure to the same dated concepts in the media over and over, starting before preschool and lasting a lifetime -- concepts like: Boys are smarter than girls; certain jobs are best for …

Why Media Representation Matters

E3 has come and gone and as always there's a lot to talk about. Did you hear about what Sony announced? (No, not really, I have no plans to get a …

The Princess Effect

How women's magazines demean powerful women—even when they're trying to celebrate them.<p>On June 18, the Hearst Corporation announced that Alyssa Mastromonaco, the former White House deputy chief of staff for President Barack Obama, would shortly join the publishing juggernaut as “an ambassador for …

Rhythm and Bash: Why Is Today’s R&B So Hard on Women?

<b>In 2008,</b> Sean Fennessey, then VIBE’s music editor, wrote how R&B had grown soft. Ripping recent offerings by everyone from Ne-Yo and Usher, to Lloyd …

Red Carpet Moments Show Why Women Deserve to Be Asked About More Than Their Dresses

Hollywood awards shows are always a flurry of glitz and glamour on the red carpet. But although guys and gals alike get dressed to the nines, only …

Beyoncé's 'Flawless' feminist act at the VMAs leads the way for other women

Beyoncé, in the midst of an epic 15 minute medley at Sunday night’s MTV Video Music awards, performed her song “Flawless” in front of a giant screen blazoned with the word “FEMINIST”. And, as in her music video, the superstar sampled author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s speech on feminism and …

What If The Death Penalty Disappeared In America?

Death Penalty

So many more like Troy Davis: The Injustice of the Death Penalty

Two men were murdered by the state last night in ‘legal executions’ in Texas and Georgia, respectively. Lawrence Russel Brewer was a white …

Death row inmates' surprising views on death penalty vote: 'If you are going to execute me, execute me'

California voters face two capital punishment choices on the November ballot: End the death penalty or speed the way for execution.<p>On death row, inmates are conflicted on the prospects of one-shot appeals, mandated lawyer assignments and simplified execution rules meant to rekindle a capital …

Death Row

Tim Kaine's Long, Conflicted History With The Death Penalty

As a lawyer, the Democratic vice presidential nominee took cases defending death-row inmates, arguing that parts of Virginia's death penalty process made the system "shockingly unequal." When he was governor, however, he allowed executions to proceed, even when some of those issues were raised …

High court to examine mental disability, death penalty issue

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to examine whether the nation's busiest state for capital punishment is trying to put to death a …

US executions fall to record lows in 2016

<b>(CNN) —</b> The American death penalty is falling out of favor, with sentences and executions hitting record lows, as the public expresses more opposition to it than at any point since the Civil Rights Movement.<p>The Death Penalty Information Center, which has released its annual report, found that …

Supreme Court gives Alabama another pass on its unconstitutional death penalty

While the main political spotlight these days is riveted on wherever President Trump happens to be — which is just the way he likes it — other parts of government continue to work, including the Supreme Court, which Monday rejected a challenge to the constitutionality of Alabama's death penalty.<p>Why …

Amnesty International says hangings carried out in ‘secrecy without transparency’ are a ‘big step backwards’<p>Human rights groups have condemned Jordan’s mass execution of 15 people on Saturday. Human rights group Amnesty International said the executions by hanging had been carried out in “secrecy …

Human Rights

Report: Death Penalty in Decline, but Injustice Pervades Capital Cases

The Death Penalty Is the Tip of an Iceberg of Injustice

For much of my working, adult life, I have been witness to the consequences of our country's addiction to the death penalty, and to the damage it does even as we loosen its grip.<p>This week, we at Amnesty International USA and anti-death penalty activists around the country hope to witness a moment …

The death penalty's hidden injustice

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's mother says the alleged Boston bomber is up and walking — and proclaiming his innocence.<p>In what I must say is a particularly …

Criminal Injustice

Criminal Injustice Independent Weekly<br>(Durham) October 16, 2002<p><b>Criminal Injustice</b><p>By BOB BURTMAN<p>No one's surprised to find drug addicts, thieves and …

The Death Penalty

<b>Injustice Anywhere supports a moratorium on capital punishment.</b><p>We understand that there are many differing views on the death penalty. Many people …

The Death Penalty: Society's Injustice System

In the year 2002 alone, seventy-one inmates were put to death. In 2003, thirteen prisoners were executed and another twenty-six were scheduled to …

Capital Injustice: Stories from N.C.'s Broken Death Penalty System - NC Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Report says enrolment of disabled children in govt. schools under 1%

Taking stock at the end of the third year of the implementation of the Right To Education (RTE) Act, a micro study carried out in the three states of …

India

Georgia's young disabled 'left behind' by childcare reform

With assistance from the UN children's fund Unicef, Georgia has implemented a major programme of childcare reform with the stated aim of closing down all state orphanages for children, and finding them new homes.<p>A campaign has seen thousands of children reunited with their biological parents, …