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Revenge Porn: Same Old Sexism, New Medium

The Internet can be a hostile place—a survey by Rad Campaign, Lincoln Park Strategies and Craig Newman found that 47 percent of Americans under 35 have been abused online—but it’s more overwhelmingly so for women, who made up 57 percent of those Americans. One respondent said men she turned down …

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Do Not Be Afraid of Feminism, Join It!

Because a lot of people still have a lot of misunderstanding about feminism, it is necessary that we explain it again and again. Before explaining feminism I wish to remember and pay my tributes to all our feminist foremothers and fore-sisters on whose shoulders we stand tall. Whatever we have …

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The Turn to Men in Gender Politics

There has recently been a ‘turn to men’ in gender politics, an increasing emphasis on the roles that men can play in building gender equality. The turn to men has two overlapping dimensions. One is a shift in cultural and community discourse regarding feminism and gender. Another is the emergence …

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The Fight Against Victim Blaming

In light of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, particularly sexual violence against women on November 25, the latest most disturbing case was the rape of a five-month pregnant woman. Young girls, older women, pregnant women, differently abled women are all potential victims of sexual attacks …

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Feminism and Gender Equality: How We Have Been Mislead

For someone who has been working on the issues of gender equality and women’s empowerment for a number of years, finding out that there has been a campaign against feminism by a group of women can be quite heartbreaking. The campaign “Women against Women” was posted via Tumblr with blog1 …

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