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Gender Equality Articles

from the Guardian

The day the women went on strike

On Oct. 24, 1975, 90% of Icelandic women went on strike, refusing to do any work at their homes or their jobs. It was the largest demonstration in the nation's history and shut down the entire country.

from birminghammail

Gender-neutral clothing: We try out Selfridges new Agender range

Gender neutral clothing range, Agender. Why does clothing have to be he/she and not just a 'ME'? I would so shop at a store like this

from Upworthy

Remember That Time A Rapist Got Convicted And The Internet Threatened To Kill The Victim For It?

Rape Culture 101 Jessica Valenti says the truth, once again. Anyone else think the difference is messed up?<<< I do despite the fact I only go to the birthday parties of my friends. Random parties are no fun. Where's the cake? (Lol I don't even like cake)


Top 100 Marketing Trends in April

Don’t Measure A Woman’s Worth By Her Clothes: A brilliant ad campaign created for Terre Des Femmes, a Swiss human rights organization focusing on gender equality and feminism, reminds us that the worth of a woman should never be measured by something like the neckline of her blouse or height of her heels.

from CollegeHumor

6 Ways 'Gender Equality' is Different From Feminism

What You're Really Saying When You Support Gender Equality, But Not Feminism. The idea that feminism put women on a pedastool over men is just not true. People need to educate themselves on what feminism really is before judging it.

from Cosmopolitan

These inspirational illustrations are AMAZING

from Levo League

Learning to Ask for the Pay You Deserve

WHITE women work 59 days for free. Black women, 94 days Hispanic women 117 days. Put another way, it's as if after July 21 (Hispanic women) August 21 (Black women) or October 16 (white women) don't receive a paycheck. Annually.

from BuzzFeed

Emma Watson Told A Young Girl To Ignore Her Dad's Advice And Be An Engineer

I love this. Emma Watson stands up for what is right, always. That is why she is my Role Model and Idol as well. In the mirror of Erised I would see myself with her. I love you Emma Watson!!!!!!! I wish I could meet you. -Tatum_Potter

from Jezebel

Toni Collette Used To Think Being Called a Feminist Was Sexist

A quote from USAID: "Gender analysis is most effective if it is included as a part of each and every technical assessment used in program planning and design". Check out how they integrate gender analysis into their program's design: