Taylor McFarland

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Afghan women, girls face invasive virginity tests, says rights report | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan women and girls accused of so-called moral crimes are often forced to endure invasive and scientifically questionable “virginity tests” by government doctors, according to human rights advocates.<p>An Afghan woman attends an election campaign of Afghan presidential candidate …

President Obama Had The Perfect Response To A Woman Shouting ‘Hey Michelle!’ At The White House

You know it's February when black folks start cutting up in the White House.<p>View this post on Facebook

The Only Way to Stop Zika is to Stop Men

In the last two months, Latin America has called the world’s attention. The protagonist is an old dated virus called Zika. This virus is being …

Meanwhile in Saudi Arabia, women in politics just made history

Back in August, we shared the news that after a tiresome, four-year-long wait, women in Saudi Arabia would finally have the right to not only vote, …

Women were written out of political history. We’re putting them back in | Nan Sloane

Collections of political quotations are filled with great men. It’s time we heard the voices of the world’s extraordinary women, too<p>Ninety-one years ago, Nancy Astor became the first woman to take her seat in parliament. She stayed there for the next 27 years, speaking regularly in debates, getting …

Why This Double Standard Is Beyond Words

<i>The Foundation is currently partnered with the Center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University on Presidential Gender Watch 2016, a</i> …

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The True Extent Of Violent Crime Against Women "Is Being Masked"

A new study "blows a hole in the idea that all violent crime is simply falling – it shows men and women are experiencing different things".<p>The survey, based on interviews with around 50,000 households, claims to show that violent crime has been decreasing since 2009, but the University of Lancaster …

Women are replacing men in the global workforce

In some cases, like in Japan, Barclays said that more women and old people entering the workforce is mitigating some of the economic damage from dwindling labour market participation from men:<p>The working age population of the existing centers of global economic activity has stopped rising and begun …