The Weird Familiarity of 100-Year-Old Feminism Memes - The Atlantic. It seems almost farcical that the 2016 presidential campaign has become a referendum on misogyny at a moment when the United States is poised to elect its first woman president.
The 1920s Women Who Fought For the Right to Travel Under Their Own Names - Atlas Obscura. The current U.S. passport includes 13 inspirational quotes from notable Americans.
Only one belongs to a woman, the African-American scholar, educator, and activist Anna J. Cooper. On pages 26-27 are words she wrote in 1892: “The cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class—it is the cause of humankind, the very birthright of humanity.” Log In - New York Times. Other Countries Aim To Fill Aid Shortfall Caused By U.S. Abortion Rule. President Trump signs an executive order alongside Vice President Pence administration officials.
One of the documents Trump signed that day was a memorandum reinstating the "Mexico City policy. " Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images President Trump signs an executive order alongside Vice President Pence administration officials. After President Trump blocked U.S. aid money from supporting any group that provides or "promotes" abortion in other countries, The Netherlands announced it would launch a fundraising initiative to support any affected organizations.
Now, several other countries — including Sweden, Finland, Belgium and Canada — have signaled their participation. Log In - New York Times. Log In Don't have an account?
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On A Mighty Girl, we feature thousands of books for children and teens about smart, confident, and courageous girls and women, but we are also often asked for reading recommendations for adults about inspiring women of the past and present. To that end, in this blog post, we're sharing fifty of our favorite biographies for older teen and adult readers about Mighty Women that were published in 2016. Among these titles are insightful introductions to oft-neglected female scientists, gripping tales about heroism during wartime, and thoughtful reflections on the quest for women's rights.
Since A Mighty Girl's website does not have a book section for adult readers, you won't find these recommendations on our site; however, we've included links below to Amazon so you can learn more or order individual titles. Biographies for Adult Readers Written by: Tilar J. Recommended Age: Adults My Own Words Written by: Joe Starita K. Mapping child marriage in West Africa - New Ford Foundation study. Sexual Violence Is Not Politics; It's Humanity And On Us To Act. You Don’t Hate Feminism. You Just Don’t Understand It. The latest anti-feminism campaign is a Tumblr called Women Against Feminism.
But the participants aren’t against feminism, exactly. The Third Wave Of Feminism Is Now, And It Is Intersectional. Fighting back against anti-feminist backlash: Women can win the Trump era’s new culture war. Some things in life are unfortunately inevitable: Pet lives are short, people get miffed too easily on the internet, and you left someone off your holiday gift list and will be scrambling to get them something at the last minute.
In this category, we must also include the inevitability of reactionary backlash to feminist progress. History makes it clear that when women surge ahead towards equality, conservative forces will rise up to slap them down, limiting and even, at times, rolling back the progress that was made. It happened in the 1950s, when shift towards women in the workforce in the 1940s was met with the romanticization of housewifery and Marilyn Monroe-style female submissiveness. It happened famously in the 1980s, when Phyllis Schlafly and the religious right were able to stall a decade of feminist progress by killing off the Equal Rights Amendment and getting Ronald Reagan elected president.
Katherine Johnson, the NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Sl... When I was growing up, in segregated South Carolina, African-American role models in national life were few and far between.
Later, when my fellow flight students and I, in training at the Naval Air Station in Meridian, Mississippi, clustered around a small television watching the Apollo 11 moon landing, little did I know that one of the key figures responsible for its success was an unassuming black woman from West Virginia: Katherine Johnson. Hidden Figures is both an upcoming book and an upcoming movie about her incredible life, and, as the title suggests, Katherine worked behind the scenes but with incredible impact.
The true story of how Teen Vogue got mad, got woke, and began terrifying men ... “A woman’s preaching is like a dog’s walking on his hind legs,” Samuel Johnson said back in 1791.
“It is not done well; but you are surprised to find it done at all.” Over two centuries later, denigrating women who dare to express their thoughts remains a popular cultural pastime. This is especially true when women speak publicly about “serious” topics like religion, business, and politics. Good Girls Revolt Gets Canceled With No Women at the Table - The Atlantic. In early December, Amazon Video announced that it would not be renewing its new series Good Girls Revolt for a second season.
The show, inspired by veteran journalist Lynn Povich’s book, told the story of the landmark sex discrimination lawsuit she and 45 other women filed against Newsweek in 1970. Good Girls Revolt captures the cultural awakening of that time period and centers on a group of young women who, despite doing work similar to that of their male coworkers, are paid less and are relegated to the title “researchers,” while their male colleagues are “reporters,” getting all the credit and bylines. Gloria Steinem: 'Fewer people will say we live in a post-racist, post-feminis... Gloria Steinem intends to be at the forefront of a “full-on revolt” in the US against the incoming administration of Donald Trump, and the celebrated feminist has no plans to slow down at the age of 82. Clinton's Loss Has Motivated Thousands Of Women To Consider Running For Office.
M.facebook. Photo In the world of pop music, women are enjoying a moment of dominance. Beyoncé, with her towering album and short film “Lemonade,” rewrote the playbook (again) in April. Adele’s album “25” has soared since its release about a year ago, selling more than 10 million copies in the United States alone. The two artists will square off in the top categories at the Grammy Awards in February. These Are the Female Politicians Inspiring the Next Generation of Women. My mother, the Nobel Peace Prize pioneer. BDPfA E. Kimberlé Crenshaw: The urgency of intersectionality.
Chimamanda Adichie Brilliantly Shut Down A Man Who Said Trump Isn’t Racist - ... Granddaughters of the Revolution. It’s fitting that — on the eve of the first presidential election in which we can vote for a major-party female candidate — the power of the female vote has been made triumphantly clear. If only women went to the polls next week, they’d turn the Election Night map almost entirely blue, and sweep Hillary Clinton into office with a landslide victory. ‘Ladies First’: Saudi Arabia’s Female Candidates - Video.
Why 'Feminism' Is Still A Dirty Word In Many Countries : Goats and Soda. Last week, we asked a question: What does it mean to be a "feminist" in your country? How do your belief systems and cultural traditions shape your view of how a woman should exercise her rights? Goats and Soda received hundreds of replies with the hashtag #FeminismInMyCountry. Men and women from Portugal to Tanzania not only answered our question but offered their view of how girls and women still suffer from discrimination, prejudice and stereotyping. The hashtag particularly struck a chord in South Korea, where citizens are reeling from two incidents concerning women: Last month, a woman was out of a job after wearing a T-shirt that said "Girls Do Not Need A Prince.
" Is Wonder Woman Suited To Be A U.N. Ambassador For The Empowerment Of Women And Girls : Goats and Soda. A Wonder Woman display at Comic-Con International 2016 shows the evolution of her incredible shrinking costume. Matt Cowan/Getty Images hide caption. Every 7 seconds, a girl younger than 15 gets married. To the First Lady, With Love. "We All Knew About the Trafficking"-The Untold Story of Trump Model Managemen... Many men talk like Donald Trump in private. And only other men can stop them. Humanity for Hillary - Journal. The Rep Test 2.01. Meet The Cool Girls At A High School In Kabul: #15Girls : Goats and Soda.
8 Quotes for International Women's Day. Every year we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th. Finland's parliament: pioneer of gender equality. Girl effect factsheet. Egypt's first convicted FGM doctor Fadl loses licence. Image copyright Al-Masry Al-Youm. Annual Report 2015. Sweden Gives 'We Should All Be Feminists' To Every 16-Year-Old Student. Milana Vayntrub, AT&T Girl, Is Taking On The Syrian Refugee Crisis. Women as a Force for Change. Glogin?URI= Young Rural Women in India Chase Big-City Dreams. What the movie ‘Suffragette’ doesn’t tell you about about how women won the right to vote. HuffPost Women - Timeline. Propaganda Postcards From The Early 20th Century Show The Dangers Of Women’s ... Sixteen girls from six continents tell TakePart about the most surprising—and empowering— aspects of being 16 in 2016. We should all be feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at TEDxEuston.
Four Waves of Feminism. WWII pilot Elaine Harmon breaks one last barrier at Arlington National Cemetery. Founder of Denmark’s first mosque for women: ‘I will not listen to naysayers’ From Bikinis to Burkinis, Regulating What Women Wear. FACT SHEET: As part of the First Lady's Visit to Morocco, the U.S. Government Announces New Programming to Help Address the Barriers that Prevent Adolescent Girls from Attaining an Education. Closing the Gender Data Gap (Paid Post by Gates Foundation From The New York Times) Can We Finally Stop Doing Things 'Backwards And In Heels'? : Monkey See. Pope Francis Open to Studying Ordination of Women as Deacons. Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice.