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Posted by Artemis on October 22, 2014 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

If you're going to warn girls about being "sluts", warn them about the dangers of marriage

Posted by Artemis on October 15, 2014 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/09/if-youre-going-to-warn-girls-about-being-sluts-warn-them-about-the-dangers-of-marriage/

Amanda Marcotte

16 Sep 2014

Sadly, not actually a sign of respect.

Tracy Moore at Jezebel wrote a post titled “What Forme...

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Dispatches: A Step Forward Today in Ending Violence Against Women in Europe

Posted by Artemis on October 8, 2014 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/08/01/dispatches-step-forward-today-ending-violence-against-women-europe

August 1, 2014

Gauri van Gulik

While wars in Gaza, Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere grab the attention of the world, a different, everyday struggle rages in Europe: violence against women. One in three women in the European Union has experienced some form of physica...

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New Domestic Abuse Law Could Include 'Psychological Abuse' - But What Exactly Does That Mean?

Posted by Artemis on September 30, 2014 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/08/22/domestic-violence-law-psychological-abuse-coercive_n_5698819.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

The Huffington Post UK

Posted: 22/08/2014 11:05 BST Updated: 22/08/2014 11:59 BST

A new domestic abuse law could criminalise 'psychological abuse' in intimate relationships.

This move h...

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10 Everyday Sexisms and What Do You Do About Them

Posted by Artemis on September 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Soraya Chemaly

Feminist, writer, and satirist (not always in that order)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/soraya-chemaly/10-everyday-sexisms-and-what-to-do-about-them_b_5635019.html

This post is updated from an earlier version that appeared on Role Reboot.

Research show...

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Kerry Washington Sheds Light On An Invisible Kind Of Domestic Abuse

Posted by Artemis on September 17, 2014 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/kerry-washington-domestic-violence-abuse_n_5823600.html


Melissa Jeltsen

Posted: 09/16/2014 9:08 am EDT Updated: 09/16/2014 11:59 am EDT

Kerry Washington wants to keep the conversation about domestic viole...

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Dispatches: A Step Forward Today in Ending Violence Against Women in Europe

Posted by Artemis on September 12, 2014 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/08/01/dispatches-step-forward-today-ending-violence-against-women-europe

August 1, 2014

Gauri van Gulik

While wars in Gaza, Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere grab the attention of the world, a different, everyday struggle rages in Europe: violence against women. One in three women in the European Union has experienced some form of ...

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Female Troubles: Women's Rights as Human Rights

Posted by Artemis on September 6, 2014 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jack-healey/female-troubles-womens-ri_b_5637460.html

Jack Healey

Founder, Human Rights Action Center

Why does the world seem to have so much trouble recognizing women's rights as human rights? It's not as if any can claim that women are an imported or forei...

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15 Signs You're In An Abusive Relationship

Posted by Artemis on August 29, 2014 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.yourtango.com/experts/wendy-kay/avoid-abusive-relationship-15-signs-abuser-expert#.U_mUpssk-y8.mailto

Wendy Kay

 

If you or someone you love identifies with these signs, it may be time to escape.

Women don't plan to enter into abusive relations...

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