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The 39 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014

The 39 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014
In 1998, Time magazine declared feminism dead. Nearly 15 years later, it wondered if instead, perhaps feminism should be banned. Constantly on attack from all sides, feminism has spent the past few decades proving its importance and relevance over and over and over again. If there's one thing history has taught us, it's that the backlash against feminism will always be a measure of our success. That's the thing with progress — it is perceived as a threat by those too weak to embrace it. Indeed, it's clear 2014 was a historic one for feminism. 1. The Nobel Peace Prize is "not going to help in exams" Yousafzai joked to reporters after becoming the youngest person to win the award. 2. When the 13-year-old Davis led her team to the Little League World Series, it's safe to say she captivated the nation. 3. 4. Frustrated by what she saw as an unacceptable response from school officials to her alleged sexual assault, Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz took matters into her own hands.

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She Tattooed Half Her Face And You'd Never Know It. Her Skills Are Just That Good. The 17-year-old was the victim of a horrific bullying incident. A group of girls threw boiling water on her, leaving her badly burned and covered in scars and discoloration. She thought the physical scars would be with her forever — until she met Basma Hameed. Thérèse d'Avila Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Sainte Thérèse d'Ávila (en religion : Teresa de Jesús, baptisée : Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda Dávila y Ahumada[2]), née le 28 mars 1515 à Gotarrendura (Vieille-Castille) et décédée la nuit du 4 au 15 octobre 1582[3] à Alba de Tormes (Espagne), est une religieuse carmélite espagnole et réformatrice de l'Ordre du Carmel au XVIe siècle. Profondément mystique elle laissa des écrits sur son expérience spirituelle qui la font considérer comme une figure majeure de la spiritualité chrétienne. Canonisée en 1622, elle fut la première femme reconnue, au xxe siècle, comme docteur de l'Église catholique. Liturgiquement sainte Thérèse d'Avila est commémorée le 15 octobre. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code]

8 Famous Women Who Popped The Question Hypothetically, there's no stigma against women proposing to men -- indeed, three out of four Americans say it's perfectly fine. But it's not all that common in practice; just one out of 20 American women say they would actually do it, according to an AP-WE tv poll. In this day and age, women shouldn't have to wait for an old-fashioned, get-on-one-knee proposal. In celebration of women who take their relationships into their own hands, we bring you eight female celebrities who proposed to their men:

Catherine de Sienne Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Vous lisez un « article de qualité ». Catarina Benincasa , plus connue sous le nom de Catherine de Sienne To Call Out Male Entitlement, Women Are Creating a Flurry of Social Experiments Women are so fed up with male entitlement that they’ve not only begun coining terms to classify it—“manspreading” or “mansplaining,” for example—but they’ve also started devising social experiments to find out what happens when women stop being polite and start acting like, well, men. In an unscientific (but revealing) experiment launched on Friday, Tumblr user Claire Boniface announced that whenever she received a compliment from a male stranger online, she’d agree with him rather than simply ignore the comment or accept it with a gracious “thank you.” Like many other girls and women online, Boniface was sick of getting criticized by strangers who complimented her photos and then expected a conversation in return. “If a guy messages me I usually don’t reply because most of the time they are complete strangers to me,” 18-year-old Gweneth Bateman, a British teenager who undertook the Tumblr-based social experiment, told BuzzFeed News.

These Men Freak Out When They Discover The Women They Are Harassing Are Their Moms In Disguise Street harassment is something that happens to women all over the globe. It may begin to occur a lot less in Lima, Peru after an extremely creative Public Service Announcement, which was sponsored by Everlast aired. The video shows what happens when men harass an attractive woman in the street, only to soon find out that the woman is in fact their own mother in disguise. The results are nothing short of hilarious. The video is called Harassing Your Mother.

Inspiring Quotes From 100 Extraordinary Women  Most lists of motivational quotes are dominated by the counsel of men, and it certainly isn’t because women lack words of wisdom. So, I curated a list of my favorite quotes — from luminaries living and dead, activists and athletes, authors and actors, leaders and lovers — all women. Each of these is powerful in its own right; together, they form a motivational stew, encouraging you to seize life and sprint towards success. 1. “If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going.” - Jackie Joyner-Kersee 2.

Congressman Tim Ryan Changes Position On Abortion After Talking To Women Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), a longtime opponent of abortion, announced in an op-ed on Tuesday that he now supports abortion rights after having talked to women in difficult circumstances throughout his home state. "I have sat with women from Ohio and across the nation and heard them talk about their varying experiences: abusive relationships, financial hardship, health scares, rape and incest," wrote Ryan. "These women gave me a better understanding of how complex and difficult certain situations can become. And while there are people of good conscience on both sides of this argument, one thing has become abundantly clear to me: the heavy hand of government must not make this decision for women and families."

Meet The 5 Oldest People In The World And Learn Their Secrets To A Long Life We can all agree that it's a great feat to live to be 100 -- but it's an even greater feat if you live well, well past it. Believe it or not, the five oldest people in the world today were all born in the 1800s! These supercentenarians, as they're called, have lived through world wars, the sinking of the Titanic, the space race and much much more. But what's even more astounding is that when they were born, the life expectancy for people in the U.S. was just around 60. The oldest among them, Misao Okawa of Japan, has nearly doubled that as she heads toward her 117th birthday in March. Here are the five oldest people in the world and their candid tips for living a long, long life:

Two of the five oldest people in the world are African-American women There are still a few people alive who actually lived in the 1800s. The five oldest women in the world — all women — were born in the 19th century and are still around to show their wisdom about what they’ve learned over the past 100 plus years. The list consist of two 116-year olds Misao Okawa of Japan, Gertrude Weaver of Arkansas, and three 115-year olds Emma Morano-Martinuzzi of Italy, Jeralean Talley of Michigan, and Susannah Mushatt Jones of New York.

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