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The right wing “war on women” was well-publicized during the months leading up to the 2012 presidential elections. This “war”, which largely targeted women’s reproductive rights, did not cease with the reelection of Barack Obama...

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Rob Jones, Moscow It would have been difficult to predict a year ago that a group of “third generation feminist punk rockers” calling themselves “Pussy riot” and dressed in brightly colored balaclavas and wooly stockings...

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Over the last ten years, a lot of books have been written arguing that equality for women has been more or less achieved. Many careers that previously were seen as “”just for men”” had opened...

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The headlines have been blaring with news that pop star Chris Brown (19) beat his girlfriend and fellow pop star, Rihanna (21) during a violent quarrel. It came as a shock to educators and public...

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March is Women’s History Month, and it is appropriate to read, discuss, and reflect on the contributions by working-class women in the struggle for a better society. For those parents who want to teach our...

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A group of around forty women have been leading a struggle for jobs and pay at the Selfex factory in the south east of Caracas for several weeks. The company, which makes women’’s underwear under...

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