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The Future of Women on Earth May Be Darker Than You Thought

Posted by Artemis on April 25, 2015 at 11:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Annalee Newitz

1/02/15 12:00pm

Illustration by Steven Belledin

It's easy to get caught up in the internet gender war trainwreck, where we're still arguing over whether women belong in tech or rap...

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ISIS Women's Guide: 'Emasculation of Muslim Men ... Tearing Society Apart'

Posted by Artemis on April 12, 2015 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)


by Phyllis Chesler


February 6, 2015

Members of the ISIS' all-female al-Khansaa' Brigade, operating in Raqqa, Syria

ISIS has released a Manifesto on women and girls. Titled "Women in the Islamic State," it i...

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Mansplaining domestic violence. The 2015 Award.

Posted by Artemis on April 5, 2015 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)


It’s very early in the new year to be handing out awards for anything, however this piece by psychiatrist and White Ribbon ambassador Tanveer Ahmed on domestic violence earns the author the 2015 No Place...

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Feminists refuse to confront sharia

Posted by Artemis on March 29, 2015 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Thursday, August 14, 2014

A woman writing for the Irish Independent points out the failure of alleged feminists to condemn sharia:

Last week the Council of Europe brought into effect the Istanbul Convention which aims to combat violence against women. Fourteen countries have so far ratified the convention and 36...

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The Syrian-bound schoolgirls remind us that feminism isn't for everyone

Posted by Artemis on March 15, 2015 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Melanie McDonagh 25 February 2015 17:01

There is much to be said for Rod Liddle’s view that the fuss over the aspiring jihadi brides fro...

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I don't effing care if you call yourself a feminist or not.

Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Like Groundhog Day, International Women’s Day yet a fucking gain, finds itself hijacked and imprisoned in the eternally recurring culture war chatter, I won’t dignify it with the term debate, as to whether you call yourself a feminist or...

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12 Issues Facing Women That Are Just As (If Not More) Important Than Body Image

Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


The Huffington Post UK | By Rachel Moss

This feature has been specially commissioned by Jameela Jamil as part of her guest editorship of HuffPost UK Lifestyle for International Women's Day.

Women are consta...

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Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)


by Nadia Shabana

Four years into the Syrian civil war and there are still no signs of improvement for the lives of millions of civilians – particularly Syria’s women.

Unlawful conduct by warring parties involved in the conflict has resulted in more than210,000...

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It's Time to Step It Up for Gender Equality

Posted by Artemis on March 7, 2015 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women

If we look at the headlines or the latest horrifying YouTube clip, International Women's Day may seem a bad time to ce...

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