Nation Topics - Gender Issues
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While the world looks the other way, sexual violence spreads in the Congo.
This morning I got an e-mail from Feminist Majority asking me to e-mail the President protesting the Iraqi Governing Council's approval of Resolution 137, which would abolish current family law a
I used to think we should get
rid of First Ladies.
Although the film isn't ready this year, there will be an event January 22 at Bluestockings bookstore in New York (172 Allen Street, 7-8:30 pm) and other events as far away as Grand Forks, North Dakota. Laura Flanders's Your Call radio program will also feature a Roe anniversary show. Listen online at www.yourcallradio.org.
Bush projects macho, but it looks forced. Could Howard Dean be the "it" candidate?
Teen girls are the target market for a new wave of stripper-inspired merchandise.
There was plenty of
gloomy news for women in 2003. American women make just under 80
cents on the male dollar for full-time, year-round work.
Fears grow, hopes dim, in occupied Iraq.
When did Christmas shopping become a patriotic duty, the contemporary equivalent of collecting tin cans in World War II?
Why is it that "think pieces" about women and work and kids and marriage
always leave one suspecting that the minute these
corporate-lawyers-turned-stay-at-home-moms hang up the phone on the
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