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Mass Protests Erupt In Iceland
Business  (tags: Iceland, women, protest, United States, South Korea, Pakistan )

Dandelion
- 22 days ago - theatlantic.com
The protest put a complex issue into the simple terms of hours and minutes. The lesson across cultures the United States they would have left work at 2:12 PM instead of Iceland 2:38 PM. In South Korea, it would be 12:36 PM and In Pakistan, 10:50 AM.
Tell McDonald's: Enforce a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Harassment
Business  (tags: fast food, workers, women, sexual harassment, retaliation, petitions )

Freya
- 47 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Just last week, a horrifying survey was released showing that 40% of women in the fast food industry experience sexual harassment. Workers also reported staying silent for fear of retaliation. When women report harassment, one in five are punished.
Palestinian Refugees Are Starting An All-Female Food Truck in Lebanon - Your Support Could Help!
Business  (tags: Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, Bourj el-Barajneh, refugee camp, women, catering, self-sufficiency, kick-starter, food trucks, NGOs, Soufra, Women’s Program Association, Alfanar )

Evelyn
- 350 days ago - munchies.vice.com
2 NGOs help the women at the camp establish a self-sufficient catering business. Two years later, Soufra ("dining table" in Arabic) was in full swing, selling meals to the refugees in the camp. Next step - food trucks to provide deliveries in town
America Leads Developed World in Treating Working Moms Like Crap
Business  (tags: women, mothers, discrimination, childcare, maternity leave )

Freya
- 497 days ago - alternet.org
Laura Browder is the latest example of how harsh America can be on working mothers. When an employer called the Houston mother of two to meet up for a job interview, she didnâEUR(TM)t have time to line up childcare.
Women Harmed By Unpredictable Scheduling | Al Jazeera America
Business  (tags: Irregular schedule, unpredictable schedule, US, low-wage economy, Center for Popular Democracy, work, family life, women )

Kathryn
- 565 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Irregular hours and just-in-time scheduling are pervasive throughout the low-wage economy, but they do particular harm to working women, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Center for Popular Democracy.
Want a Raise? Wash Your Vagina. ACTION
Business  (tags: Woman's Day, Summer's Eve, Fleet Labs, labor, jobs, advertising, business, consumers, corporate, women )

Nancy
- 693 days ago - dailykos.com
Fortunately(???), the good folks at Women's Day and Summer's Eve have a few words of advice for you.
Womenomics' Is Starting to Transform the Muslim World
Business  (tags: women, Islam, finance, economics, business woman )

Beatrice
- 750 days ago - ft.com
The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father's business and later expanded it into an even more impressive enterprise. At one point, she offered a job to a man. He accepted and conducted a trading
Indiegogo Campaign: Palestinian Women Sew for Change
Business  (tags: Indiegogo, women, traditional embroidery, fund raising, income, fair trade, Sunbula, cooperatives, marketing, Palestine )

Evelyn
- 781 days ago - indiegogo.com
Help Palestinian women create traditional works of art that support their families. Sunbula, a fair trade organization in Jerusalem, helps link small women's cooperatives, & families with the needles, thread & fabric they need to sew, and with markets
VetsInTech Women Veterans Hackathon
Business  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, women, society, culture, Entrepreneurs, economy )

James
- 804 days ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Women Veterans Show Their Colors in Tech Competition
VICTORY VICTORY Happy Day for Orcas! Southwest Airlines Calls It Quits With SeaWorld
Business  (tags: hard-won victory, “The Blackfish Effect”, Southwest Airlines is the latest in a lo, activists, GoodNews, environment, violence, sadness, safety, women, politics, humans, freedoms, whales, suffering, protection, killed, GoodNews, animalwelfare )

Kelly
- 854 days ago - seaworldofhurt.com
PETA began private discussions and exchanges with Southwest in 2011, and a recent action alert of ours generated nearly 90,000 letters urging Southwest to split from SeaWorld. We were even in touch with the company as recently as last week
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED 5 Things You Can Do to Help Shut Down SeaWorld
Business  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, GoodNews, pollution, politics, protection, wildlife, world, nature, activists, children, family, health, sadness, violence, women, safety, news, humans, media, movies, whales, animalcruelty )

Kelly
- 859 days ago - peta.org
Public opinion of SeaWorld continues to shift in favor of the captive orcas who have been waiting for years--and sometimes decades--to be freed from the tiny chlorinated tanks at inhumane marine-mammal parks.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Enforce Charlemagne's Law and Free the Keeshonds From Marjorie's Kennel
Business  (tags: 100 worst puppy mills, gotten 60 out, dogs, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, endangered, cruelty, suffering, protection, rescued, sadness, environment, death, crime, killed, killing, activists, americans, women, law, internet, dishonesty, corruption )

Kelly
- 866 days ago - change.org
For the last 8 months, a group of dedicated Keeshond Lovers has been working to free dogs from a puppy mill in Harpursville, NY. We have gotten 60 out but now the owner has gone back on her word and we need your help.
Feminism and Corporate PR: The Circus of Empowerment
Business  (tags: women, society, world, ethics, culture, ethics, PR< media, advertising, glass ceiling, role of powerful women in business, portraing powerful women in the media, glitz, truthbusiness, consumers, corporate, corruption )

Cal
- 867 days ago - vice.com
Female CEOs may be sexy, powerful innovators, but there's a risk that highlighting them as such detracts from the equality that their PR people are so keen to publicize.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Avon, Mary Kay, EstéE Lauder, and Revlon Are Paying for Tests on Animals
Business  (tags: sell their products in China, Avon, Mary Kay, Estee Lauder, Revlon, there are still more than 1, 500 companies, research, science, scientists, news, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, money, marketing, lies, treatment, women, rese )

Kelly
- 868 days ago - peta.org
But now we have learned that all four companies have been paying for tests on animals in order to sell their products in China--and they did not inform PETA or consumers that their policies had changed. We have no choice but to downgrade them
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Oppose HR1518 & S1406 The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act
Business  (tags: Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, The Tennessee Walking Horse, violence, sadness, media, government, family, culture, internet, safety, activists, americans, women, politics, law, endangered, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, animalwelfare, cruelty, su )

Kelly
- 878 days ago - change.org
The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act seeks to amend the Horse Protection Act (a commerce law) by banning equipment on three breeds of equines although other breeds use similar equipment; the Horse Protection Act applies to all breeds
 

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