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Money, Movie-stars, Moms & Movements: We Need A Little REWIND

This week we’re rewinding on pandering politics, promising new paid leave and wage gap initiatives, insensitive movie star moves, finally some affordable IUD access, and, as always, the reprorights movement.  Welcome to the Rewind: October 3-9, 2015. D.C. LOOKS TO LEAD ON PAID FAMILY LEAVE: The likely-to-pass Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 would guarantee […]

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Republicans Admit to Abusing Congressional Power to Derail Clinton’s Presidential Campaign

The Special Committee on Benghazi, tasked with investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, accidentally had a vital secret exposed by the politically ambitious Republican, Kevin McCarthy. Last week, McCarthy exposed the deviant truth of the committee’s purpose: disrupt Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign by attacking her personal integrity.  The committee is headed by Republican Chairman, […]

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Creating a 21st Century Women’s Movement

The inaugural Seize the Conversation event, “Creating a 21st Century Women’s Movement”, brought world-renowned experts in women’s issues together in Washington, DC to discuss the topic from both domestic and global perspectives. Despite the great accomplishments of the last few decades by women worldwide, they are still grossly unprivileged in developed and developing countries. The […]

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The Rewind 9.26-10.2: On Testimonies, Activism, Threats & Money

Welcome to the Fem2 Friday Rewind – your source for fast facts in feminist news – for Saturday, September 26 through Friday October 2, 2015. In Feminist News this Week: CALLING OUT THE CALL-OUTS: 77% of women under 40 in the US have been followed by a man on the street.  50% of them have been […]

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The Rewind: On Diversity, “Smarts”, The Glass Cliff & Pope Francis, Feminist(?)

Welcome to the Fem2 Friday Rewind – your source for fast facts in feminist news – for Saturday, September 19 through Friday, September 25! In Feminist News this Week: EMMY HISTORY MADE: Two black women made Emmy History on Sunday. Viola Davis of How to Get Away with Murder is the first black woman to win the […]

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The #365FeministSelfie: Join the Party!

The project now has a logo and a fundraising shirt. Arreola talked about the hope that women can learn “to love that one little thing that they grew up hating,” and then reframe how they see it.  For the past twenty months, Veronica Arreola has been the driving force on a project that has the hybridity of an art […]

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Doulas Save the World One Birth at a Time

Imagine you’re in the most vulnerable, intense, emotional, and possibly painful moment in your life. How do you cope? Some turn to drugs, some turn to doctors, but some turn to a doula (pronounced Doo-La). Childbirth is often that moment of physical and mental truth for women. In the twentieth century natural childbirth declined in […]

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The Rewind: On ReproHealth, Wages, Harassment & Trumping Trump

Welcome to the Fem2 Friday Rewind – your source for fast facts in feminist news – for Saturday, September 12-Friday, September 18! In Feminist News this Week: BREASTFEEDING ON BASE:  Fort Bliss in El Paso, TX, recently installed a lactation room with comfy chairs, refrigerators to store breast milk and a sink.  Tara Ruby, former active […]

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Welcome to the Rewind & TGIF

Welcome to the Fem2pt0 Friday Rewind, where the Fem2 team bring you snips of this week’s feminist news to keep you informed of women’s movements across the world, perfectly timed for weekend opportunities to wow your friends, family and colleagues with your knowledge of feminism’s important topics. We’ll also be sure to let you know […]

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Never Too Old to Learn How to Code

A couple of years ago, while picking out meat in the deli section at the grocery store I started speaking with a lady who was searching for employment but was finding  she couldn’t get a job because she had no current job skills. We discussed her years of being a stay at home mom, and […]

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