Monthly Archives: January 2011

Weekly Roundup: News for Younger Women

GWU is failing sexual Assault Victims, Change.org UN Launches Women’s Organization, VOA News Abortion Mental Health, Huffington Post   Breast Implants and Cancer, WSJ.com

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Violence Against Women Increasing in Haiti

Among the many issues that Haiti faces currently, violence against women is a major problem. In the many tent cities something as simple as walking around at night can be dangerous for a woman trying to survive sexual violence. Rapes … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: News for Younger Women

 Abortion-rights group sees tough political terrain , The HIll.com   Time to lift restrictions on Women’s Military Service, The Huffington Post   Health care battle in congress directly affects womens health, Feministing   The Ladies who legislate: a powerful bond between Gabby … Continue reading

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Younger Women Who Rock Simmy Singh, YWTF — Washington D.C. Outreach Director

Our second interview for the weekly Younger Women Who Rock is with the YWTF-Washington D.C. Outreach Director, Simmy Singh. Name: Simmy Singh Age: 24 Where do you live? 2929 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008 How long have you been … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup: News for Younger Women

Israel to Join Executive Board of UN Women , Jerusalem Post                                                                                                                                                             Action Urged on Women’s Rights Measure , The Caucus blogs New York Times                                                                                                                                                       International Rescue Committee Launches Wake up Call, Change.org                                                                                                                                                              Obama: The Hopes of … Continue reading

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Happy 126th Birthday, Alice Paul!

We are a few days late but Happy belated birthday, Alice Paul.  This week (January 11th to be exact), Alice Paul turned 126. In honor of her birthday take a few minutes to read up on all the kick-ass feminist … Continue reading

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It’s a New Year

A new year means new changes for some and for others it could mean learning something new. If you aren’t into making resolutions try engaging in a new activity for 2011. This year take up a new skill such as … Continue reading

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