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WaPo’s Richard Cohen Reveals How Even Smart Men Can Be Really Dense

What is it about otherwise highly educated and articulate men (a description not to be equated with my agreement on positions taken by said men) that leads them to excuse at all costs the poor and sometimes outrageous behavior by other men toward women?

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Personal Story: Parental Alienation Does Exist for Women

Don’t think as a parent that you can be alienated?  You are wrong.  Women need to wise up as well as men.  There are judges and attorneys out there that will do whatever they can to violate your rights as a parent, an American, and as a human being.  Step up and become aware. 

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Roundup: Women’s Groups Who Don’t Like Women

At least 78 candidates running for congress think a woman should give birth to their rapist’s child.  And there are “women’s groups” just not helping.

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Roundup: Colorado Personhood Sues State Voter Guide

The egg-as-person folks in Colorado are upset about a voter guide that describes how women will lose the rights to their own bodies if the amendment passes, and a rally will be held to protest the amendment.

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UPDATED: Former Chilean President Bachelet to Head New UN Women Agency

Four UN agencies that focus on women will be merging into a new entity, called UN Women, and it will be led by the former president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet.

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Glenn Beck, Alveda King, and Reproductive Rights

Even if you just wanted Glenn Beck and his over-publicized rally to go away, please take a minute to read what African American clergy, and civil rights and women’s health leaders have to say. It’s important.

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Celebrating the 19th Amendment: The Struggles of our Grandmothers, the Rights of Our Daughters

Every day, I’m grateful to all the women who fought so tenaciously for universal suffrage; we are the beneficiaries of their vision for a better world. I’m grateful to my great grandmother for helping me understand civic responsibility and the tenuousness of our rights if we do not remain diligent. Without our foremothers, we would not have gained the rights we enjoy today.  Yet even today, millions of women do not enjoy these same rights.

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The Live & Living MDG5 Shadow Report in Asia!

The Live & Living MDG5 Shadow Report in Asia!

 

The Live & Living MDG 5 Shadow Report is an interactive, web-based report on the progress of the Millennium Development Goals 3 & 5 in twelve countries in Asia. The countries covered include the South Asian countries of Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan; the Southeast Asian countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines; the Mekong countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam as well as the East Asian country of China.  

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Rights Here, Rights Now, Rights… Maybe?

The centrality of human rights in the “public health” response to an epidemic that has largely marginalized the individual, especially the already marginalized individual was seen as key to addressing the HIV epidemic at the IAC.

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Conservative Feminism: The Idea That Women Are Too Stupid To Know the Difference

Anti-feminist women making anti-feminist claims while pretending they’re being feminist is about creating so much confusion about what feminism is that the public just gives up altogether. 

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