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Walking a Fine Line: SlutWalks Mix Anti-Rape Messages with Provocative Attire

SlutWalks are going global. These protests, held in Delhi, Boston, London and many other major cities, are spreading the message that women’s clothes and sexual appetites are not an invitation to sexual assault, rape or discrimination. The protests stemmed from … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom 150 Years Old

Editor’s note: This guest blog post is written by Debra Brenegan, an Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator of the Women’s Studies Program at Westminster College in Missouri.  Her recently released historical novel Shame the Devil (SUNY Press) is based … Continue reading

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Got Stereotypes? New Milk Campaign Enforces Them

It seems that more has changed in the California Milk Processor Board’s newest “got milk” ad campaign than the abandonment of the milk mustache.  While previous ad campaigns have depicted milk as a promoter of bone strength and power, using … Continue reading

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If Women Ruled the World, Would Debt be Different?

The current congressional debates over the debt ceiling are arguably some of the most important issues with which this Congress has had to deal.  In a decision-making process with so much potential for impacting every-day Americans, one would hope that … Continue reading

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Boys-Only Boards

“Aida thinks like a man.”  This was one teacher’s response to a 16-year-old, Aida Alvarez, about why she asked so many questions in class, according to a Businessweek article published earlier this week.  Alvarez, who was a former administrator of … Continue reading

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Hawaii Adopts Human Trafficking Ban; Vision 2020 Delegate Part of Effort

After months of apparent legislative stagnation, Hawaii has finally adopted a ban on human trafficking.  Until this past Monday, when Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed bills that significantly increased consequences for offenders of human trafficking and sexual exploitation, Hawaii was one … Continue reading

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We Need a Market Correction

This blog entry comes from Vision 2020 Kansas Delegate Rania Anderson who took part in The Wall Street Journal’s Women in the Economy Task Force earlier this year. Learn more about her State Initiative: http://thewaywomenwork.com/  https://twitter.com/#!/thewaywomenwork Want to share news … Continue reading

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