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Americans Demonstrate Changed Attitudes Towards Poverty Since the 2008 Economic Crisis

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Since household income has been declining over time (and proportionally fewer individuals earn more than twice the poverty level), the silver lining of the 2008 economic crisis might be that more Americans start seeing poverty for what it is: not something anyone “deserves.” 

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Selecting for Sons: Indian Women in the US

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Indian immigrants to the US face no official barriers to using reproductive technologies to ensure the births of sons.

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Workers’ Rights, Women’s Rights, and the Social Roots of Economic Inequality

In spite of all the gains we’ve made in the past fifty years, in spite of greatly improved access to education and employment, male privilege is still very much alive and well.

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Gary and His Guys: Anti-Choice Masculinity Passion Play

As men and women move closer to equality, the traditional gender-inequality holdouts are positioning themselves as the ones who will “make men, men again.”

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Women and HIV: New Commitments on an Old Issue?

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS recently launched an action plan that targets the AIDS pandemic where it is most devastating: among women.

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Not Vectors, But People: The Need to Move from PMTCT to Comprehensive Care for Women with HIV

A truly gender-based approach to women and HIV/AIDS must approach women and girls both as persons independent of their societal roles and in relation to their multiple roles and needs.

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Would a Movie Do It?

Hundreds of activists and NGOs around the world are working on issues related to gender inequality. A film could bring them all together.

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