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The 9 Most Iconic Moments in Denim

*Welcome to fall 2015 Denim Week! This week, we'll be highlighting the season's hottest trends, tons of must-try outfit ideas, and expert tips on how to choose the best jeans for your shape. Keep checking back for more denim ideas!*When thinking of denim, everyone has her go-to images. They are …

Justin Timberlake

50 Times Sarah Jessica Parker Dressed Like Carrie Bradshaw in Real Life

No scrunchies in sight.<p><i>Sex and the City</i>'s Carrie Bradshaw may have put Sarah Jessica Parker on the map as a style icon, but the Manolos and tutus that defined her covetable wardrobe didn't stop at the screen. The actress's off-camera look is just as fun-loving and fashion-forward as the NYC …

Women's Fashion

Guy who wrote infamous 'torture' memo trashes Obama in bizarre interview with Clarence Thomas' wife

In an interview with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' wife, Virginia Thomas of The Daily Caller, former deputy assistant attorney General John Yoo unleashed a wide variety of criticisms against President Barack Obama.<p>"I sometimes call the Obama presidency the 'Bizarro World' presidency," Yoo …

Meet the Malala of Syria

Muzoon Almellehan is trying to convince parents to let their girls stay in school rather than marrying them off as child brides.<p>Fifty miles from the …

Malala Yousafzai

Missouri man executed for deaths of girlfriend, her daughter

BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who killed his girlfriend and her 2-year-old daughter with a butcher knife was put to death Tuesday.<p>Richard …

Crime

Saudi women hit back at hashtag claiming men 'don't want girls on Twitter'

Women in Saudi Arabia are fighting back against calls from men to leave social media, after tweets with the hashtag "we don't want girls on Twitter" …

'If You Stand For Equality, Then You're A Feminist': 9 Great Quotes From Emma Watson's Facebook Q&A

To commemorate International Women’s Day, inspiring human and actress Emma Watson participated in a Q&A<p>at the Facebook office in London to stress, yet again, just how critical it is for both women <i>and</i> men to come together in the fight for gender equality.<p>Watson clearly does not take the topic …

Women's equality isn't a zero sum game. It's vital for peace and prosperity

Though real gains have been made on women’s rights, there’s still a long way to go before everyone can reap the rewards of gender justice<p>There is a plethora of data which demonstrates that women’s economic participation grows economies, creates jobs and builds inclusive prosperity. As essential as …

Gender

Who decides what 'culture' is?

Enriching Britain, a study by Warwick University, suggests that only 8% of the population are very active consumers of cultural activities in the UK.<p>But perhaps it depends on what you consider to be culture.<p>In his regular vlog, Will Gompertz asks why opera is counted as culture but not cinema.

Population

India news channel in on-air protest against rape documentary ban

NDTV, stopped from showing India’s Daughter, displays largely blank screen during hour-long slot with text describing reactions to the film and its ban<p>A news channel in India banned by the government from showing a controversial documentary about the fatal gang rape of a young woman in Delhi …

India

Hundreds march in London for equality on International Women's Day

Helen Pankhurst says there must be a strong push towards an equal number of female MPs as are there are men, ‘to make a better world’<p>Hundreds of women have marched in London to demand equality on International Women’s Day.<p>Celebrities leading the march included singers Annie Lennox, Paloma Faith and …

Emmeline Pankhurst

Kanye West Rails Against Class Divisions

Kanye West thinks class divisions and elitism are a plague on the modern world.<p>In a Monday speech at Oxford University, the artist and rap mogul said racism may be fading away, but classism is still used to discriminate against people.<p>“What good is anything that everyone can’t have?” he said at the …

Income Inequality

Albert Einstein’s profound observations on entrenched racism in America

Americans’ “sense of equality and human dignity is mainly limited to men of white skins”<p>Last week thousands of Albert Einstein documents, known as the Dead Sea Scrolls of physics, were released via Digital Einstein, a partnership between Princeton University, the Einstein Papers Project at Cal …

What I Saw at Selma

King’s genius was that he knew when to thwart the law—and when to obey it.<p>Martin Luther King Jr. liked to joke that I was the one member of his legal team who would help him go to jail rather than using all the tricks of the trade to keep him out. I’d originally connected with King after returning …

Black History

Study: Being a Breadwinning Mom Won’t Split Your Family Up

Parents are just as likely to stay together whether the mother makes more money than the father or not, a new report says. And in some cases, having …

Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do

New research shows that girls are ahead in every subject, including math and science. Do today's grading methods skew in their favor?<p>As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher …

British universities shouldn't condone this kind of gender segregation

Secular neutrality is a pillar of higher education. We can't cave in to faith groups in our institutions – even if it causes offence<p>Separate but equal; where have we heard that before? Apartheid South Africa is no metaphor for anything else, but women of my generation and all those before were told …

Reinforcing gender stereotypes: how our schools narrow children's choices

'Closing Doors', a report launched today by the Institute of Physics, demonstrates that the majority of schools don't do enough to counter prevailing gender stereotypes<p>Children learn sexism at school. So says the headline of a piece in the Guardian a couple of weeks ago, in response to a shocking …

15 Unbelievably Sexist Adverts From The 1970s

These magazine ads, via artist Mitch O'Connell, show us the kind of thing feminism was up against.<p><i>Ms</i> magazine, founded in 1971 by Gloria Steinem and others, quickly became an important part of the feminist movement in America.<p>A regular feature, "No Comment", encouraged readers to send in examples …

This Ad Completely Redefines the Phrase "Like a Girl"

After today, you’ll probably never use the phrase “like a girl” in a negative way—intentionally or not—again.<p>A new video seeks to redefine the phrase …

Why That Controversial Street Harassment Video Belongs in Classrooms

<b>Tags:</b> gender, inequality, intersectionality, media, prejudice/discrimination, race/ethnicity, violence, feminism, patriarchy, sexism, sexual …

The Indian women who keep silent about sexual violence

<b>Murshidabad in rural West Bengal is in many ways a typical rural Indian district: a dusty, remote place dotted with villages that have little access to healthcare or infrastructure.</b><p>Writer Sudhiti Naskar ensconced herself in this community to find out more about the daily lives of women and she …

Women's News (India)