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US: Leg wants female circumcisions a state crime. Women Less Likely To Earn Paid Extended Leave Than Men.

Students Express Concern Over Corporate Gender Gap Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun (blog) Students Express Concern Over Corporate Gender Gap … roles in business, by saying workplace environments are not conducive to gender equality. Zoe Lofgren: ‘Men, knowingly or not, tend to be dismissive of women’ The Guardian “Women are … Continue reading

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World: Women’s rights, gender equality in focus. Women’s rights around the globe: behind the data. Why progress in women’s rights has been compromised.

More Israeli soldiers reporting sexual harassment Haaretz Rachel Tevet Wiesel, to the Knesset Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality, headed by MK Aliza Lavie. Among the incidents, 49 … Women’s rights around the globe: behind the data The Guardian More than 130 of 143 countries have … Continue reading

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Afghan Presidential Election Votes Going $5 Each, Women’s Voter Cards Easiest to Trade

Polls schedule for women reserved seats after Feb 9: Nawaz Financial Express Bangladesh The Election Commission is likely to announce the polls schedule for the 50 women reserved seats in the 10th Parliament next week. “The election … Afghan Presidential Election Votes Going $5 Each FrontPage Magazine – Women’s voter cards are the easiest to … Continue reading

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UK: How sexist is politics? Sexism in Parliament: CALL FOR WOMEN VOTERS TO ENGAGE WITH INDEPENDENCE DEBATE

VIDEO: Bad week for Clegg & Lib Dems, @reporterboy on Hancock/Rennard issues in #bbcsp film bbc.in/1bs4GSq http://t.co/ksDtUMn2gW— DailySunday Politics (@daily_politics) January 27, 2014 Sexism in Parliament: Where are all the women – and how can … The Independent It’s hard to credit in 2014, but … Continue reading

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US: Jon Stewart: Chris Christie Victim of ‘Vaginafication’ of America. PA Senate Judiciary Committee Passes ‘Revenge Porn’ Bill. Will Women Save America?

Senate Candidate Compares Pregnancy To Cancer ThinkProgress Ken Buck, a Republican district attorney and erstwhile Tea Party darling who has announced he will challenge Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) in the midterms this fall, appeared on talk radio on Wednesday morning … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: ‘Body/State in the Age of Austerity’ PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group 2014 Conference

PSA Women and Politics Specialist Group 2014 Conference  ‘Body/State in the Age of Austerity’ University of Birmingham, Saturday 22nd February 2014 Prospective participants should submit a title and abstract (of no more than 200 words) to Fran Amery by November … Continue reading

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15 Black Feminist Books Everyone Should Read. Afghan female stars defy clerics’ pressure.

World Empowered women Philippine Star At the Senate hearing yesterday on the so-called sex-for-flight scandal, one of the three accusers, called Michelle, removed her veil and showed her face to the public as she confronted her alleged tormentor, Riyadh-based assistant labor attaché … Continue reading

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UK: Miliband plans 4th reshuffle to shake up shadow cabinet. Carney Bemoans All-Male Panel, Seeks More Women at BOE

Afghanistan’s pioneering female MP seeks asylum as progress for …Telegraph.co.uk Not only are conservatives agitating to close women’s shelters, which they describe as whore houses, the country’s parliament is considering a change in the … Miliband plans fourth reshuffle to shake up shadow cabinet The Guardian …Rachel Reeves, the shadow chief … Continue reading

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US: The Power of Pissed-Off Women. 12 cruel anti-suffragette cartoons. GOP Confront Lady Problems in Congress.

The Power of Pissed-Off Women Huffington Post (blog) ..Beyond our electoral challenges, NOW is doubling down on fighting for women’s economic security. We support the initiative launched last week by House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Congresswoman … Continue reading

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