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Feminism

There are five incidents of sexism on British TV every hour

British TV really needs to get its shit together.<p>Yesterday, we reported on Idris Elba speaking out about the lack of diversity on our television …

"Babymoon" Turns into Zika Nightmare

Twenty-one weeks into her pregnancy Brook Meakins and her husband started to regret their "babymoon"—a vacation celebrating just the two of them …

Public Health

In Amsterdam, Men Wear Mini-Skirts on Anti-Rape March

After the Cologne sex attacks, men in the Netherlands put on their best skirts to protest victim blaming and show solidarity for women.<p>I am sitting in a cafe on Spui Square in Amsterdam, feeling the warmth seep back into my fingers and eavesdropping on the two photographers next to me. "I feel cold …

Feminism
College & University

20 Times Emma Watson Shut Down Sexism In The Best Damn Way

"If you stand for equality, you're a feminist. I'm sorry to tell you."

Essential: R-E-S-P-E-C-T sorely lacking for women in the workplace

Most Australians think women are not as respected in many fields, today's Essential Report has found.<br>Read more on the blog...

The Workplace

How Jessica Mendoza ignored sexism and broke barriers in baseball

Jessica Mendoza is a barrier breaker, a pioneer, a woman succeeding in what’s traditionally been a man’s job and that’s made her one of the most …

Baseball

There Is Only One Reason Women Don't Make it to the Top

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

Leadership

2 Illinois pregnant women contract Zika virus

Two pregnant women from Illinois have contracted the Zika virus, state public health officials said Tuesday.<p>Doctors are monitoring the conditions of the women, who recently visited countries where the virus has been located, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.<p>Humans contract Zika …

Public Health