|Posted by Artemis on August 24, 2014 at 1:55 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by Artemis on August 18, 2014 at 10:45 AM||comments (0)|
posted by Asif Zaidi | August 6, 2014
#ISIL establishes first Middle Eastern marketplace for maids and captive women.
Much as Islamists term as ‘Islamophobic’ the criticism of many Muslims’ treatment of their women, standing up for Muslim women is the most pro-Muslim thing to do. The women’...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on August 9, 2014 at 11:40 AM||comments (0)|
Women have been detained, tortured and abused for taking on new roles during the three-year conflict
July 3, 20148:00PM ET
by Renee Lewis
Syrian women have borne the burden of the country’s brutal three-year conflict, with many having taken on new roles as political activists, caregivers, humanitari...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on August 1, 2014 at 7:35 PM||comments (0)|
All that stuff we used to call oppression? We’re totes cool with it now.
BY GLOSSWITCH PUBLISHED 7 MARCH, 2014 - 10:51
Do you feel empowered yet? Photo: Getty
Feminism can be terrifying for...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on July 25, 2014 at 7:20 PM||comments (0)|
Psychologically-informed reflections on how we interact.
by Noam Shpancer, Ph.D.
New research challenges old ideas about female sexual desire.
Published on August 22, 2013 by Noam Shpancer, Ph.D. in Insight Therapy
What do women want?
Sigmund Freud famously asked the question, but...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on July 19, 2014 at 7:10 AM||comments (0)|
By Elizabeth Plank June 19, 2014
Why is that whenever a woman is raped, we lead with the follow-up questions? What were you wearing? What were you doing? Where were you going? Why were you at his house?
This instinct — to hold women responsible for th...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on July 18, 2014 at 7:05 PM||comments (0)|
TW for domestic violence, abuse and rape
Robin Thicke is gross.
I mean, we knew that already, of course.
But today he has somehow managed to surpass his former grossitude and shot up through the I Can’t Even atmosphere and into the Outer Space Repository of Hella Gross Dudes.
But what could possibl...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on July 16, 2014 at 9:45 AM||comments (0)|
By Isobel Coleman
updated 5:45 PM EDT, Fri May 30, 2014
Editor's note: Isobel Coleman is the author of "Paradise Beneath Her Feet" and a senior fellow of U.S. foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(C...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on July 9, 2014 at 9:50 AM||comments (0)|
The Huffington Post | By Amanda Duberman
How does a crime committed against nearly 238,000 women a year go unreported 60 percent of the time? According to a new report, many victims of sexual assault may not actually see themselves as victims.
Heather Hlavka, a sociologist at Mar...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Artemis on July 2, 2014 at 9:35 AM||comments (0)|
By Latifa Akay
An artist’s depiction of ‘the feminist table’ today would look decidedly different to how it may have looked fifty years ago. Marriage – formerly perceived as a betrayal of the sisterhood – has been normalised, and even arch-enemy num...Read Full Post »