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Take Five: “To End Female Genital Mutilation, We Have To Break The Culture Of Silence”

Cross-posted from UN Women In Western Kenya FGM rates among younger girls is going up. Janet Anyango talks about what it will take to root out the practice. The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is observed across the world on 6th February, to raise awareness and boost efforts to end the harmful practice. Show More Summary

North Korean Diplomat Joins List Of Suspects In Kim Jong Nam's Death

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

It's the latest twist in the inquiry into the killing of Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother, who died 10 days ago shortly after being approached by two women at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

How to mark International Women's Day. Not.

What do you notice about this programme?• It's taking place on 8 March and the poster says it's a special concert "From Haydn to Piazzolla, to mark International Women's Day..." • It consists of music entirely by men. • It is led byShow More Summary

Women’s March Announces the Date for the Women’s Strike: International Women’s Day - That's a lot of women.

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

A short while back, the Women's March organizers put out a cryptic tweet about A Day Without a Woman—a general strike for women. That was all the detail we got at the time, but now we at least know when the event will take place, and it couldn't be a more perfect date: March 8, International Women's Day.

Take Note — Women Are Going On STRIKE March 8!

Chickies are checking out!! After the success of the Women's March on January 21, bad ass bitches have organized a strike day for March 8 AKA International Women's Day. Related: Melania Is Miserable As FLOTUS… Surprised? Over 30 countries around the world have already reportedly agreed to participate, and a gender strike is nothing new/radical. Notably, in 1975, [...]

Burger King Instagram Post Getting Lots of Attention

Juggling two women can be so tricky. These days, one must divide and conquer on social media as well as in the physical world. UPI International reports that one man found this out the hard way, via Burger King's Instagram page, though a blogger at Munchies smells either a hoax...

#WomenScienceDay (Update x 2)

It’s the International Day of Women & Girls in Science. Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, the global community has made a lot of effort in inspiring and engaging women and girls in […]

Why Canada’s digital economy rests in the hands of our girls

For International Day of Women and Girls In Science, Jennifer Flanagan urges Canada to invest in the STEM talents of our young girls The post Why Canada’s digital economy rests in the hands of our girls appeared first on Macleans.ca...

Grandma's First Protest March

On Inauguration Day, at 0-dark-30 women armed with nothing but pink hats and attitude, showed up at Los Angeles International Airport to start the long trek to Washington. My daughter and I drove to LA the day before from California's Central Coast. Show More Summary

Trump's Anti-Woman Cabinet: How it All Adds Up

In his first three days in office, President Trump cut off funding to all international health care groups that provide — or even refer or counsel women — on abortion. The impact of reinstating and expanding the Global Gag Rule will be to deny some of the world’s poorest women the health care they need. Show More Summary

Amnesty International USA Signs On as Women’s March Partner

Amnesty International USA announced on Friday that it will “co-sponsor” the Women’s March on Washington, set to take place the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, Jan. 21.

2016 Ontario Junior International: Day Two Finals Recap

By Mitch Bowmile on SwimSwam It took a senior Canadian national record for 17-year-old Mary-Sophie Harvey to win the women's 400m freestyle, dropping a total of 13-seconds off her entry time. Read the full story on SwimSwam: 2016 Ontario Junior International: Day Two Finals Recap

Why We Need to Address Gender-Based Violence, Now More Than Ever

The 16 Days campaign is exactly that —16 days of global activism, starting with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25th and leading up to Human Rights Day on December 10th

On Parliament Floor, Scottish MP Recounts Her Rape

Two women shared extremely personal stories of rape in the UK House of Commons on the United Nations' International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Thursday. Their stories left fellow MPs in tears, but it was Scottish MP Michelle Thomson, who represents Edinburgh West, whose words are being...

Style with a Conscience: "Orange Your Heart!" with SeeMe and Caterina Occhio

We may have marched on November 25th in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and we can find agreement to #bringbackourgirls when we tweet about the Nigerian students kidnapped by Boko Haram. Show More Summary

Moroccan Women Shouldn't Be Asked To Camouflage Evidence Of Domestic Violence

Unfortunately, women in Morocco had multiple reasons to observe the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25. A segment on the daily TV program Sabahiyate, aired on Channel 2M, demonstrated how women could use makeup to cover up wounds and bruises brought about by domestic violence. Show More Summary

What the domestic-violence makeup show tells us about women's rights in Morocco

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, state TV aired a lesson in applying concealer facial bruises. Why did anyone think this was a good idea? Makeup tutorials have been big business for years. And with so many of them now out there, there’s a pressure to make them ever bolder. Show More Summary

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