Tag Archives: Gender inequality

UN’s Women Rights Campaign

21 Oct

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Gender equality is not only a basic human right, but it’s achievement has enormous socio-economic ramifications. Empowering women fuels thriving economies spurring productivity and growth. Yet gender inequalities remain deeply entrenched in every society. Women lack access to decent work and face occupational segregation and gender wage gaps. They are too often denied access to basic education and health care.

This campaign uses the worlds most popular search engine (Google) to show how gender inequality is a worldwide problem. The adverts show the results of genuine searches, highlighting popular opinions across the world wide web. ( » UN Women: Search Engine Campaign Gute Werbung  ) ”

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“This campaign uses the world’s most popular search engine (Google) to show how gender inequality is a worldwide problem. The adverts show the results of genuine searches, highlighting popular opinions across the world wide web.” (Powerful Ads Use Real Google Searches to Show the Scope of Sexism Worldwide | Adweek )”

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22 Feb

Humble attitude: ” If it sounds like I am great person, I’m not. I just try to be an ally. I try to do what I can to take action.”

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Basta violenza | Stop Violence (Photo credit: Magdalene Photography)

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A Trans Woman Calls On Her Sisters To Act In Support Of Missing And Murdered Aboriginal Women

By Cindy Bourgeois

Wednesday February 13, 2013

My Dear Sisters,

I am writing you today in solidarity with Missing and Murdered Aboriginal women in Canada. Since the 1970’s over 800 Aboriginal women have been murdered and disappeared, an alarmingly inordinate number of crimes. The response from the Canadian authorities has been a travesty. Way too many of these crimes have gone unprosecuted.

We should all be outraged.

We should all be outraged at the loss of daughters, mothers and aunties. We should all be outraged at the ongoing genocide of the First Peoples of Turtle Island, especially of our Aboriginal sisters.

I believe that as trans women we have particular reasons to be outraged…and to empathize. We know what it is to face discrimination. Granted, the discriminations we face…

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Pseudoscience and stereotyping won’t solve gender inequality in science | Chris Chambers and Kate Clancy | Science | guardian.co.uk

11 Feb
Stereotype

Stereotype (Photo credit: *Bitch Cakes*)

A parenting guide aimed at drawing more girls into science lacks evidence and promotes old-fashioned gender stereotypes

via Pseudoscience and stereotyping won’t solve gender inequality in science | Chris Chambers and Kate Clancy | Science | guardian.co.uk.

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