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U.N. Climate Talks Advance Link Between Gender and Climate Change
Society & Culture  (tags: Poverty & MDGs, TerraViva UN, Women & Climate, Aid, Civil Society, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Energy, Food & Agriculture, Gender, Global, Global Governance, Green Economy, Human Rights, IPS, Labour, Natural Resources, population )

- 1158 days ago -
"Women and girls are differentially impacted by climate change. More importantly, they are agents, they have been contributing to climate solutions, especially at the community level."
Sign Petition: Equality for All Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: government, obama, americans, politics, military, human, rights, citizenship, gender, discrimination, gender, race, religion, color, creed, sexual, orientation, constitution, ethics, society, culture, americans )

- 3243 days ago -
Full citizenship rights should not be dependent and contingent upon one's sexual orientation. American history has chronicled the painful and unjust suffering of women (gender discrimination), Native Americans and African-Americans (race discrimination).
Sign Petition: Protect All People From Hate Crimes
Society & Culture  (tags: hate, crime, fear, prejudice, rascism, gay bashing, anti-semitism, violence, society, rights, safety, police, law, humans, government, freedoms, culture, americans, abuse, sexual orientation, gender, disability, color, religion, national origin )

- 3259 days ago -
The House of Representatives passed the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act. The Senate version, the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act (S. 909) is currently under consideration and senators need to hear from their constituents.
Clinton Battles Unconscious Bias Against Strong Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, politics, discrimination, gender, gender discrimination, strong leaders, assertive women )

- 3723 days ago -
people discriminate against female leaders because qualities stereotypically associated with women (nurturance) conflict with stereotypically masculine qualities associated with effective leaders (assertiveness)..They achieve success/lose popularity.
A Kiss Is Just a Kiss...or Is It?
Society & Culture  (tags: kiss, kissing, gender, research, Albright College, Pennsylvania )

- 3725 days ago -
90% of human cultures do it, but the reasons for kissing and gender differences involved have now been explored by a research team at Albright College in Pennsylvania.
What Is the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign?
Society & Culture  (tags: society, violence, humandrights, abuse, gender, men, children, humans )

- 3801 days ago -
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign originating from the first Women's Global Leadership Institute sponsored by the Center for Women's Global Leadership in 1991. Participants chose the dates, November 25,
Razor's Edge - The Controversy of Female Genital Mutilation - Film
Society & Culture  (tags: FGC, FGM, women, children, Health, Gender, Religion, Culture )

- 3882 days ago -
Razor's Edge focuses on the issues that surround the widespread practice of female circumcision that still affects millions of women, girls and infants every year, particularly in Africa.

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