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The case for doing away with gendered language

Have you ever stopped to consider the words we chose to make people feel included or worse, invisible?<p>Qantas has recently been in the headlines for …

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Everything You Need to Know About White Balance

The color of light can vary enormously, and this can have a big impact on the way your photographs look. From photographing in sunlight to shooting …

A 'convoy of cleavages' is not feminist activism

It must have been 1997 when the tit I like to call “leftie” was shown to a small audience. Dressed in the ironic stripper look so popular at the …

Sexist attacks shouldn't put aspiring politicians off

The rough and tumble of public life is something that all public figures, including myself, need to deal with on a daily basis, but the criticism and …

Pakistani female fighter pilot is 'war ready'

Pakistan's first war-ready female fighter pilot has said she is ready to defend her country, and sees no difference between herself and her male colleagues when it comes to "precision bombing".<p>Ayesha Farooq, from Punjab province's city of Bahawalpur, is one of 25 women who have become pilots in the …

First Anti-Domestic Violence Campaigns From Saudi Arabia - Ms. Magazine Blog

(Right) @ItsLoosh: “I just fell down the stairs.” (Left) @Anoufenani: “I wish I could tell her.”<p>“Treat her like a queen, not a punching bag.”<p>“He who …

Brooklyn Museum | Phillip Jones Griffiths

By all accounts, he was an old, well-dressed man. On the afternoon of 16th December 1999, 72-year old Dennis Heiner feigned illness and sat on the …

This beautiful model, a burn survivor, did this photo shoot to, in her own words, "prove that scars do not change a person, they make that person who they become." What a gorgeous woman. BREATHLESS and indeed BEAUTIFUL

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UN must not duck women's sexual and reproductive rights in new agenda

Explicit references to women's sexual and reproductive health and rights must appear in any new set of development targets, and the UN panel …

Women Deliver Conference 2013 on Livestream

Watch Women Deliver's Women Deliver Conference 2013 on Livestream.com. Women Deliver 2013 is the largest global event of the decade to focus on the …

Helen Clark - “Keeping the Promise: Towards A New Development Agenda Which Delivers For Girls and Women”

Helen Clark: Speech at the Women Deliver Conference on “Keeping the Promise: Towards A New Development Agenda Which Delivers For Girls and Women”<p><b>May</b> …

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Julia Gillard's "misogyny speech" in full

RT @PennySharpemlc: I go to way too many forums where women are lucky to get one spot on the panel. Not tonight. #wss http://t.co/8C0Cf1F0

Twitter sexism project hits 20,000 entries

The Everyday Sexism Project has captured the imagination of women across the UK and beyond - who use it as a way to record sexist occurences wherever they are. This week, it will receive its 20,000th entry. The creator, Laura Bates, tells Emma Barnett what's next for the digital catalogue.<p>All of my …

'Comply or explain’ a smart way to get more women on boards

Ontario's plan to use a "comply or explain" approach in its efforts to increase the number of women on corporate boards and in senior management roles is a smart and welcome idea, but it will be need to be monitored closely. The EU and the United Kingdom, where the idea originated, have seen mixed …

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Facebook pulls pages depicting violence against women

Several Facebook pages have popped up that encourage or make a joke of violence against women, pages like Fly Kicking Sluts in the Uterus, Violently Raping Your Friend Just for Laughs, and Raping your Girlfriend.<p>Facebook has now decided to take these pages down.<p>"In recent days, it has become clear …

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Facebook locks out campaigner against images of violence against women

Facebook has blocked an administrator of an Australian feminist page for uploading a poster that encouraged people to voice their concerns over …

Feminism now seems ubiquitous – and irrelevant. That's the test for Spare Rib

In 1998 I met Ross Benson, the late and very orange foreign correspondent, in the library of the Daily Mail. It was my first day as a journalist, at …

Saudi Arabia to allow girls to play sport at private schools

Saudi Arabian girls will be allowed to play sport in private schools for the first time in the latest in a series of incremental changes aimed at …

The price India pays to produce male heirs

Thirty five million Indian females are missing today.<p>Some were killed in the womb, others as infants, while still others succumbed in their desperate bid to have a male child. As the pendulum continues to swing toward a lopsided gender ratio, women find themselves being tugged from both ends.<p>On the …

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Stunning Self-Portraits by a 14-year-old Photographer

Being 14 years old is the time when we are still fully entitled to be careless and unburdened, but 14-year-old Zev from Natick, Massachusetts will …

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