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Fearless Carla Cunningham and introduction of ERA in NC

ERA is ‘in the air,’ according to the NC National Organization for Women.

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is the topic of a new book – “Equal Means Equal, Why the Time for the Equal Rights Amendment is NOW” by Jessica Neuwirth in 2015. 588 more words


Being a woman in Nepal

As always greetings to you all, hope all is well

It’s been two weeks since I returned from Nepal and I must admit I miss village life. 909 more words

My Body My Rights: El Salvador’s Perpetual Denial of Women’s Rights to their Own Bodies

By Deepa Mahadevan

The issue of international women’s rights and equality has risen to the forefront of the global human rights arena. Many advances have been made – Morocco banned its heinous Article 475 earlier this year, which had previously allowed rapists to avoid charges if they married their victims, and countries like Tunisia and Mozambique show signs of following along the same path. 1,005 more words

Hollaback: Street Harassment Must End!

Even as a grown woman I am not immune to being harassed walking down the street. Ever since I was 12 years of age street harassment has been a part of my life and I don’t want that to continue for anymore girls. 168 more words

Sexism And Harassment

Atrocities inflicted on suffragettes in Walton jail

 WSPU poster depicting the force feeding of Suffragettes in prison

Watching Suffragettes Forever! The Story of Women and Power on BBC 2 last night I was reminded that I recently re-discovered in the back of a cupboard an unpublished piece of original research I had done in in 1975 into one of the more barbarous episodes in the attempted repression of the suffragette movement by the Liberal government during the years leading up to the First World War. 4,231 more words

Ideas And Politics