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Campaign Rebirth...almost a year ago...

From movie screenings (Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn) and the internationally acclaimed documentary – It’s A Girl… to discussion panels and sessions at Oxford Bookstore celebrating international Women’s Week (Gendercide: The war on Baby Girls in India), we took to different forms of activism and advocacy in universities and public gathering spaces. 322 more words

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Harm reduction in focus: Final ATOME conference held in Poland

Lisa Linge-Dahl, Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Germany

The last of the 11 national conferences linked to the ATOME project (Access to Opioid Medication in Europe) was held at the Foksal Centre in Warsaw, Poland, on 25 April 2014. 480 more words

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I Substantiate...

This has been one of the first drafts of my Elevator Pitch, as part of the Kansas Women’s Leadership Institute.

Somewhere, I see myself evolving everyday out of this experience… 256 more words

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State's Highest Court Says Panhandling Protected as Free Speech

By Meghan Quinones

Panhandling has become an issue in Worcester, Massachusetts. People carry cardboard signs asking for help or money but according to the United States Supreme Court they have the right, and freedom of speech to hold a sign. 571 more words

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Forcing Out Forced Norms

By Kayden Borelli

A “boy” walks into the classroom wearing a pink, flowing skirt and lipstick to match, only to be met with harsh teasing and labels like “gay” and “fag”, no matter how much he tries to tell them that he has a beautiful girlfriend, assuring them he has the pictures and text messages to prove it. 822 more words

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Disabled Girls Talk: #BecauseOfTheADA tweets

On the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Emily Ladau and Maddy Ruvolo launched Disabled Girls Talk podcast & tumblr. Kicking things off, they started a twitter conversation using the hashgtag… 287 more words

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