HuffPost Women - 48 Things Women Hear In A Lifetime (That... Video features unborn girl pleading with her father to protect her from sexism. A powerful new video released by the humanitarian group CARE Norway, part of CARE International, depicts the life trajectory of a girl growing up amid a culture of derogatory comments and jokes about women that lead to rape and violence.
The video is narrated by a girl asking her father to please stand up to other men who make comments and jokes because, though he would do anything to protect his daughter, the silent acceptance of such remarks leads other men to act violently toward women. “You see, I will be born a girl, which means that by the time I am 14 the boys in my class will have called me a whore,” she says. The daughter explains that she will go on to be raped by someone who was raised by a man who told sexist jokes, and how she falls in love with a man who becomes abusive, even though she was raised to be an independent woman and is surrounded by loving friends and family. Read the full story at Daily Life. 6 Reasons Telling Women Their Power Is in Their Sexuality Is Not Empowering. No Cookies.
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To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8 & 9 Open the Internet BrowserClick Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > AdvancedCheck Override automatic cookie handlingFor First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click AcceptClick OK and OK Enabling Cookies in Firefox Open the Firefox browserClick Tools > Options > Privacy > Use custom settings for historyCheck Accept cookies from sitesCheck Accept third party cookiesSelect Keep until: they expireClick OK. Now our vaginas are being photoshopped. Great. The 10th most read post on Mamamia this year, was about a different kind of photoshopping.
In it, we asked you to consider whether the western world even knows what a real vagina looks like any more? The world famous Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition cover has leaked for 2012 and it shows model Kate Upton in all her bikini-clad glory, but er, without her vagina. Jezebel asks: “So did they photoshop out part of Kate’s cleft of Venus, to put it delicately? 9 Powerful Warnings About Womanhood To Teenage Girls. Young Feminists Changing the Game - Feminists to Watch in 2016. We Are FUSE - Journal. Jody Steel - Journal. Reshma Saujani: Teach girls bravery, not perfection. Project Forgive - Journal. Vince D. Fauci - REALLY AMAZING, SHE MAKES THE BEST POINT... HuffPost Women - Journal. Refinery29 - Journal. This Parody of What The Game of "Life" for Girls Would Be Like is Everything - Comedy Central's Glass Ceiling Game For Girls Is Great. I never played the game of Life growing up and honestly had no idea it existed, but I get the idea.
You pretend to be an adult doing adult things, and that's supposed to be fun, which is hilarious because being a kid is actually way better in almost every way. Anyway, The Daily Dot featured a new video from Comedy Central that shows a game like Life that is specifically for young girls to get a better idea of what being an adult woman would be like, and it's pretty great. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The game is called Glass Ceiling and basically tells the young girls they can be anything they want to be … kind of. As they proceed through the game, one girl gets a card that says her Ivy League education makes her boss feel emasculated, so her male coworker, who "didn't even get a degree," gets the promotion instead. CBC News - Journal. Plastic - Short Film. BuzzFeed Books - Journal. Clementine von Radics - "For Teenage Girls" God Needs Women. Occasionally, in conversations about God and gender, someone will attempt to conclude the matter by noting that Jesus was a man, as though the incarnation proves something about the gender of God or the ultimate superiority of maleness over femaleness.
Fight The New Drug. Action for gender and social justice through education. Association of Women Educators (AWE) The AWE, through its branches and executive, works actively to further the participation of women and girls in education and society - Encourages and supports women, so that they can effectively pursue careers in education; Works to eliminate all forms of discrimination in curriculum, in institutional practices and in policies; Undertakes research projects to make difference for girls' education; Responds to issues of concern for women both in education and the community; Lobbies for further reforms and change generally to enhance the position of women in education and society. www.awe.asn.au Women in Adult and Vocational Education (WAVE) WAVE is a national network of women involved in VET, ACE and the broad field of work-related education and training.
WAVE provides seminars & workshops, research, policy advocacy and advice, as well as networking on a national and state basis. National Women’s Alliances – Australia Australian Human Rights Commission. Watch A Bunch Of Little Girls Curse Like Sailors To Promote Feminism. Ten direct actions by women that changed the world. For as long as the world has been unequal and governments have allowed inequality to flourish, women have protested.
We’ve marched, starved, petitioned, written letters, devised legislation and even gone entertainingly off-piste to raise awareness and register our rage. Just over a century ago, the campaign for women’s votes was reaching its radical peak, with women disrupting public meetings, chaining themselves to railings and destroying artwork and public property. Last week, at the premiere of the film Suffragette, feminist campaigners demonstrated on the red carpet for women’s right to refuge provision. Women’s direct action and protest has changed the world – like the strikes by machinists at Ford’s plant in Dagenham in 1968, which led to the landmark 1970 Equal Pay Act. Here are some of the best examples in a century of campaigning. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. This Girl Can. The Sexy Lie: Caroline Heldman at TEDxYouth@SanDiego. Katie Makkai - Pretty.