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Do Skimpy/Sexy Halloween Costumes Work Against Feminist Ideas??
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Halloween, halloween costumes, girls, young women, feminist ideas, feminism, society, society's double standard )

K. A.
- 1856 days ago - kstatecollegian.com
Does Halloween costumes for girls encourage an unfair double standard by deeming acceptable one night what would be considered "trashy" most other nights? Are girls supposed to look slutty for Halloween? Why skimpy costumes everywhere?
WOMEN RULE! The White House Project
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, Women Rule, The White House Project, leaadership-training, women, young women, business, philanthropy, politics, community, public awareness, strong women, women as leaders, leadership, inspirational women, training seminars, jobs, work, workplace ri )

K. A.
- 2422 days ago - thewhitehouseproject.org:80
This three-day leadership training program is a contest designed for 80 women who demonstrate leadership potential-have a vision for what to do with it! Women Rule! will reach women who are ready to step forward and lead in business, in philanthropy....
Actress Kate Walsh: Abstinence-Only Not Working for TEEN GIRLS!
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, Kate Walsh, CBS, teen sex-ed, abstinence, teenage girls, girls, young women, birth control, Centers for Disease Control and Preventi, Planned Parenthood, STD's, Abstinence-only, failed programs )

K. A.
- 2433 days ago - cbsnews.com
Walsh is pushing for federal sex education programs to teach strategies beyond abstinence-only. It's a $1.5 billion program over the last ten years that has, quite frankly, failed. Video!
Britain : Wall of Silence Around Victims of Forced Marriages - At Least 3,000 Each Year Unreported
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, young women, forced marriage, victims, "honour" crimes, women's rights, human rights, researcher Nazia Khanum, wall of silence )

LucyKalei
- 2452 days ago - guardian.co.uk
1st UK study ever conducted into prevalence of custom shows far more victims, spread across different ethnic minorities, than official figures suggest. Govt orders national count of missing schoolgirls amid fears 100s living in fear of "honour" violence
Washington Judge Rules Against Access to Emergency Contraception
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Washington state, teens, young women, women, emergency contraception, emergency medicine, lawsuit, NARAL Pro-Choice, Feminist Majority, women's news, women's rights )

K. A.
- 2469 days ago - feminist.org
Pharmacists/pharmacies can continue to refuse to sell EC because of so-called "religious objections." Some still refer to EC as an "abortive agent" even though research shows it will not affect a woman who is already pregnant. "should not be undermined.."
   

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