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The #3Wedu Podcast No 15: Gender Bias and Sexism in 2017

During women’s history month, we’ve celebrated the women who successfully challenged the status quo, the ‘hidden figures’ we never knew were the real heroes and questioned why women still face so much discrimination and harassment. 259 more words

Podcasts

Feminists HAVEN'T LOOKED IT UP

Everyone knows that a theory or statistic that claims to explain everything, in effect says nothing. Because it oversimplifies complicated problems. “Every Complex problem has a simple solution – usually the wrong one.” (Warren Farrel, … 341 more words

Language

We need to pick our fights

I consider myself to be a semi-feminist. I believe that there are things that men are better at and things that women can do better. For me, that equates to a slightly different role for men and women in society. 346 more words

Chronically Single

Women are less likely to choke under pressure than men, study finds

Despite women being under-represented in some high-pressure work forces, a new study suggests women are less likely to choke under pressure than their male counterparts. 585 more words

World

The UN Has a New Campaign to Stop Women from Being 'Robbed' of Equal Pay

Women across the world only make $0.77 for every dollar a man earns for work of equal value—and the United Nations wants to #StoptheRobbery.

UN Women, an entity of the organization, launched a new, month-long campaign on Monday to raise awareness around the gender pay gap. 384 more words

MPW

Sociology professor orders students to only use feminist sources for assignment

The Toronto Sun reports on a sociology professor who gave her students an assignment – an assignment with some very peculiar constraints.

Excerpt:

A Ryerson University student who wanted to write a paper on the “myth” of the male-female wage gap was told by her prof that not only was she wrong, she should only rely on feminist journals for her assignment instead of business sources which “blame women,” her sister says.

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News

Response to Feminism

Are American women third world women?  Reading various articles about women’s rights and the women’s march in January would lead one to think just that. As I began my readings, I discovered I was, as a woman, a minority. 2,043 more words