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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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Growing oppression of women in Muslim societies directly correlated to growth in Islamofascism

Posted by Artemis on August 18, 2014 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)

http://lubpak.com/archives/319345

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’...

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Report: Women increasingly on the front lines of Syrian war

Posted by Artemis on August 9, 2014 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/7/3/syria-women-hrw.html

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...

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'Sex-positive' feminism is doing the patriarchy's work for it

Posted by Artemis on August 1, 2014 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.newstatesman.com/lifestyle/2014/03/sex-positive-feminism-doing-patriarchys-work-it

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...

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What Do Women Really Want?

Posted by Artemis on July 25, 2014 at 7:20 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.psychologytoday.com/em/131651

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...

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When Should You Blame a Woman For Her Own Rape? Check This Chart

Posted by Artemis on July 19, 2014 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

http://mic.com/articles/91653/when-is-it-ok-to-blame-a-woman-for-her-rape-check-this-chart

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...

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