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    It Was Never a Dress

    What’s unique about this campaign is its simplicity, which is meant to foster conversation about women’s contributions to “science, technology, arts, mathematics, politics, houses of workshop, on the streets, and in our…

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    Every Mother Matters

    When you support Chrysalis, you help women facing obstacles impacting their safety, security, education, and economic empowerment. Every Mother Matters! Whether you have children of your own or support children of our community…

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    It’s about boys and men too

    A new film by MissRepresentation director Jennifer Siebel Newsom will debut at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in January that asks the question: as a society, how are we failing our boys?

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    Feminist Ads of the Year

    We’ve been watching some of these entertaining videos from Ms. blog, published online by Ms. Magazine. The videos came from an article posted revealing The 10 Most Feminist Ads of 2014.

    Presented as “the palatable version of feminism …

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    Disparities faced by girls and women of color

    Last month, the White House Council on Women and Girls released a report entitled Women and Girls of Color: Addressing Challenges and Expanding Opportunity. Although the report highlights work over the last 6 years to eliminate barriers to success …

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    International Day of the Girl

    Two years ago, the United Nations declared October 11 as the “International Day of the Girl,” to raise awareness about the issues of gender inequality worldwide. This monumental task is critical for a number of reasons, and the movement provides a number of reasons why …

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    Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math/Medicine (STEM)

    The newest toys and games for children are making an effort to avoid gender stereotype. They specifically intended to teach girls about careers and new concepts in what we define as “beauty.”

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    1 is 2 many

    1 is 2 many. This is the title of a new White House initiative about how we must reduce violence against women. According to the latest statistics, 1 in every 5 college women will be sexually assaulted, 1 in 9 teenage girls will be forced …

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    What do you think is “normal?”

    What do you think is “normal?”  Today, many of us leave it up to media to show and tell us what is “normal” or “average,” most often when compared with what is deemed “beauty.”

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    Negative Body Image

    If cyberbullying and “revenge porn” don’t already do enough to damage the psyche of females, a new survey of nearly 900 female college students conducted by the University of Iowa in partnership with Ohio University reports a link between …

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