Republican-Controlled Arizona Legislature On Cusp Of Defunding Planned Parenthood (Thinkprogress.org)
Arizona is the latest battleground in the conservative war on women as the state legislature appears poised to strip funding from the women’s health care provider Planned Parenthood.
Ban of abortion after 6 weeks passes Mississippi House (The Arkansas Online
A Mississippi House bill would effectively ban abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.
How To Be A Feminist Man (FeministActionCambridge)
Recently a man friend asked me if I thought he was being a feminist in his behaviour, and if not, how he could improve. That conversation led to me writing this post.
Men Still Make the Decisions on Reproductive Rights in Cote d’Ivoire (IPS News)
“I would like to use contraception, but my husband is against it,” says Bintou Moussa. The 32-year-old mother has just given birth to her sixth child at the Abobo General Hospital in Cote d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan
Those Bodies in Baghdad Are of Gay Men
Dozens of bodies bludgeoned to death pop up in Baghdad’s dusty streets like the remains of a wreckage on a beach. They are the corpses of homosexuals and followers of the ‘emo’ fashion who dare to break with the strict canons of the Shia orthodoxy in power.
Parties ‘failing to push for more women’ in Scottish and Welsh parliaments (The Guardian)
Electoral Reform Society accuses all the large parties of allowing the issue of equal representation for women to ‘fester’.
How we can connect with feminism’s global future (Naomi Wolf)
In the west, feminism has stalled. But elsewhere, women have found in it a new model of Enlightenment rights and freedoms
I’m not racist, some of my colleagues are white – what is ‘diversity’ anyway? (The Guardian)
The Harvard Business Review is right – diversity schemes can be dangerous if they ignore socioeconomic divisions.
The UK’s hidden cancer (The Guardian)
Why is there still so little awareness of ovarian cancer? Two women who have had it talk about the importance of an early diagnosis.
Feminists and Plastic Surgeons Unite to Outlaw Cosmetic Surgery Ads (UkFeminista)
UK Feminista has launched a campaign today calling on the Government to outlaw the advertising of cosmetic surgery.