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5 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die

By Christina Hoff Sommers | Time.com | September 1, 2014

 

Much of what we hear about the plight of American women is false. Some faux facts have been repeated so often they are almost beyond the reach of critical analysis. 1,292 more words

Gender Politics

Urban symbolic violence

“Street harassment”. I like the term used in this article. It also includes the above video on gender harassment in the street. They did a kind of social experiment with a hidden camera to show how many times in a day a woman can get harassed. 259 more words

Observation And Ethnography

National: According to the pre-audience for the People’s Permanent Tribunal (TPP), simulation and impunity prevent the eradication of violence against women

 Between August 4 to 6, there was held in Mexico City the pre-audience “Gender Violence and Femicide” of the the Peoples’ Permanent Tribunal (TPP), Chapter Mexico. 337 more words

Human Rights

Tackling Urban Violence through Citizen Engagement and Community Action

Urban violence is an urgent and growing problem in many cities across the world. It comes in a multitude of forms such as gender-based violence, gangs and drug-related violence, police violence, religious riots, vigilante groups, and others. 65 more words

Urban Issues

Violence and the State: Protecting and Threatening

One of the fundamental questions in conflict today is simply, “How do we develop a state that is strong enough to deter rebels and attackers while assuring the citizens that its power will not be used for ill?” This problem has reared its head in Iraq, Ukraine and now…the U.S. 431 more words

Lavanya Malhotra: India’s lost girls and doctors’ complicity

Lavanya Malhotra: India’s lost girls and doctors’ complicity

According to India’s 2011 census, the sex ratio in India was 943 women for every 1000 men. Yet a recent report by the United Nations reveals that the child sex ratio in India has declined from 927 girls for every 1000 boys in 2001, to 918 in 2011. 535 more words

Female Feticide

IT’S A GIRL- THE WAR ON WOMEN

IT’S A GIRL- THE WAR ON WOMEN

IT’S A GIRL, a 2012 documentary movie on the gendercide and the widespread devaluation, abuse and neglect of women and girl’s in India, China and the rest of the world. 700 more words

Female Feticide