Jessica Dho

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Why You Should Start Dry Brushing Your Skin

Though the name dry brushing, aka scrubbing your dry skin with a bristled body brush, doesn’t exactly sound appealing, it <i>can</i> produce some appealing …

Skin Care

Survey reveals distressing impact of sexism on girls and young women

Research shows the extent of sexism and harassment that young girls face<p><b>THE Girls' Attitudes Survey 2015 has uncovered a series of distressing</b> …

Sexual Harassment

We Need to Stop the Online Women Haters

There is a real problem for us all if half the population feel they cannot express their views in a democratic society without the fear of being the …

Feminism

Illuminating Women's Voices From Within

In 2007, I began my special interest in "women's issues" and what I quickly found out was that women's issues were often men's inability to let go of power. Power it seems is the ultimate lure -- few can resist it, or renounce it, or share it. Power seeks to control what it fears most. And if we …

Equal Pay Day: The powerful women (and a few men) speaking out against sexism and ageism in Hollywood

Barely a week goes by without a high profile name voicing their anger at how sexist and ageist Hollywood is. Despite it being 2015, women in their …

Women held as sex slaves in South Sudan ‘rape camps’

BENTIU, South Sudan: One woman was abducted by soldiers and taken to a military camp, tied up and raped repeatedly for two months.<p>Another was …

Jessica Chastain Wants Hollywood To Stop Putting Women In Catsuits

Jessica Chastain has a bone to pick with Hollywood and how they portray strong women. In her opinion, the studios try way too hard to make female …

Action Hero

Lena Dunham says Hillary Clinton’s definition of feminism is beautiful

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton just gave a fantastic definition of Feminism.<p>In an interview with "Girls" creator Lena Dunham as a part of her new "Lenny Letter" newsletter, Clinton was asked whether she considered herself a feminist.<p>"Yes. Absolutely," she said. "I'm always a …

What 'Strong' Female Characters Should Look Like

"The Keeping Room" sends up women who are empowered by their vulnerability.<p>Julia Hart worked as a high school English teacher for eight years before she quit her job to create "The Keeping Room." It's rare for a screenwriter's first script to also be her first script to get produced, though, given …

Dear Rex Murphy: Dismissing rape culture crisis on Canadian campuses as 'faddish' is reprehensible

<i>Please support our coverage of democratic movements and become a supporter of</i> rabble.ca.<p>Dear Mr. Murphy:<p>I am an assistant professor at Dalhousie …

The Bangor school dress code controversy proves girls are still judged by their appearance — Opinion — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Geena Davis Is Frustrated By Hollywood's Gender Inequality

"Having been in some roles that really resonated with women, I became hyper-aware of how women are represented in Hollywood."<p>Geena Davis is speaking out against the inequality women face in Hollywood.<p>In an interview with The Guardian, the actress talks about her experience in the industry. Back in …

Violence Against Women at Collective Shout

*Warning- this blog post contains graphic descriptions of violence in pornography*<p>One of the more common defences of pornography is that it is not …

How rape became South Africa's enduring nightmare

New crime statistics show a slight drop in sexual offences but experts say true figures are much higher. The Daily Maverick asks if history can cure the crisis<p>Most South Africans learn about rape, or the threat of rape, when they are very young – even if they are yet to have the words for it. …

South Africa

Someone Told Patricia Arquette To Lose 10 Pounds, As Long As Her 'Boobs Didn't Get Smaller'

SMH.<p>Since accepting an Oscar for her role in "Boyhood" in February with scathing comments about the wage gap, Patricia Arquette has become an outspoken advocate for gender equality.<p>In an interview with Fortune published this weekend, she discussed how sexism in Hollywood has affected her career.<p>"I …

Emma Watson Used Hard-Hitting Numbers to Explain How Sexism Works In Hollywood

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Feminism

Women Don't Feel Safe In German Refugee Camps

Read on HuffPost Deutschland<p>Marija lives in a 10 square-meter room she shares with five other women. The room has six beds, a small table and a closet. No one has enough space. I sit next to her on her bed, where all her belongings are scattered. It's not much. She only brought one small suitcase …

The seven priorities for young feminists today | June Eric Udorie

With the film Suffragette about to be released, feminists should celebrate ‘the massive patchwork quilt’ of the movement, focusing on consent, reproductive rights and diversity<p>I first learned about the suffragettes in a history lesson, aged 10, and initially I couldn’t really grasp their …

Feminism