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Gender equality and human rights approaches to female genital mutilation: a review of international human rights norms and standards

Reprod Health. 2017 May 12;14(1):59. doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0322-5.

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Hell in a Handbasket: Thoughts on Order, Chaos and Control

Looking back, I’ve written a number of posts that take aim at the comments sections of online news articles. In the back of my mind, I know that the Internet is riddled with hate-spewing trolls, but I still find myself drawn to them. 529 more words

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Swaddled in heteronormativity (and so it goes)

My favorite clothes as a kid included my yellow bucket hat and a white T-shirt from Amelia Island that had three blue fish on it.  When I was eight, I wore a tiny flower print shirt with Hawaiian flower print shorts one day because I thought they matched – my sisters promptly told me to take them off.  391 more words

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Weighing in on John Lewis "girls and boys" clothing range

One story that’s hit the news in the past few days is that John Lewis, a British retailer, has produced a line of gender-neutral clothes for children. 763 more words

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The Trickery of Gender Norms

As a child i guess i would have been considered a ‘tomboy’.  A girl who happened to love being adventurous, competitive and always, always outdoors.  Why this was considered male-centric behaviour was then, and remains a mystery to me.   345 more words

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The Global Shapers Survey from the World Economic Forum is one of the biggest surveys of young people and the 2017 results have just been released. 130 more words

'Genderfluid isn't real'

The most common misconception about Genderfluid individuals is that they don’t exist. But this is far from the truth, in fact there are thousands of us throughout the world & we are very much real. 528 more words

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