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Manager Training Guide Blames Women For Coworkers Who Come On To Them

By Bryce Covert Jhana, an online resource with articles and tools for managers used by employees at Google, Groupon, Eventbrite, Modcloth, and Ask.com, published an article called “What if a male colleague gets the wrong idea?” to help women deal … Continue reading

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Sheryl Sandberg: Why we have too few women leaders

Interesting presentation, considering she’s been extremely lucky by being employed by both Facebook and Google in her career. Some points are valid and others are not.

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When Male Unemployment Rises, Domestic Violence Rates Fall

By Olga Khazan There was some relatively good news a few days ago that the European Union’s unemployment rate fell in June for the first time in more than two years — that is, until you consider that 10.9 percent … Continue reading

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WHO Finds Violence Against Women Is ‘Shockingly’ Common

By Michaeleen Doucleff and Rhitu Chatterjee Thirty-five percent of women around the world have been raped or physically abused, according to statistics the World Health Organization released Thursday. About 80 percent of the time this violence occurs in the home, at the hands … Continue reading

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Jackson Katz – Violence against women—it’s a men’s issue

Excellent presentation with very valid and provocative points. I agree with Mr. Katz; now guys how do we solve this problem?

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Maya Angelou-Phenomenal Woman

I read this poem when I was 19 and it stuck. Dedicated to all my sisters everywhere you are beautiful and phenomenal!! Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion … Continue reading

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Kakenya Ntaiya: A girl who demanded school

This is an amazing and inspiring personal story. Education frees your soul and empowers you to free others.

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NZ sexism row: EMA boss Alasdair Thompson sacked

Alasdair Thompson deserved to be fired for his comments. They were sexist (by his own admission), crude, and disrespectful. Women have many obstacles in the workplace and to attribute a woman’s lack of performance on natural processes is beyond belief. … Continue reading

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Commentary: Negative portrayals of black women on reality TV

Interesting commentary by Shaunie O’Neal. My view is that most of the portrayals of black women as well as men reinforce stereotypes, are one-dimensional, superficial, sensationalist, and are not attempting to portray anything different in fear of losing revenue & … Continue reading

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Tribute to black beauties

Women of color are really not featured in many high fashion magazines. Italian Vogue (no wonder?) features a sampling of black women in this months issue. To be honest all I would have to do is walk down the street in … Continue reading

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