Newsbrief: Nawal El Saadawi on Counter Revolution, Gendered Favoritism at MIT
March 22, 2011
3/17/11 Bloomberg: Egyptian activist Nawal El-Saadawi discusses her thoughts on the counter- revolution and the future of Egypt at a WMC event.
3/21/11 Jezebel: MIT started a program in 1999 to have a gender-equal faculty. It has become so successful, people question if it is right.
3/18/11 Alternet: Elizabeth Warren, a former banker for Goldman Sachs and now chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, is known for scrutinizing Goldman Sachs. Members of Goldman Sachs retaliate.
3/16/11 Women’s eNews: Pregnant Black women suffer more than the national average. There are several explanations, but few sound promising.
3/10/11 NYT: In all countries, women do more unpaid work than men.
3/21/11 The Daily Beast: Princeton women may beat their male classmates in GPA, honors, and leadership positions, except males still take the top positions.
3/18/11 Mother Jones: Taxpayers may have to prove they did not use tax benefits to pay for an abortion.
3/16/11 Alternet: Florida lawmaker Kathleen Passidomo blames victim of 18 person gang rape for dressing above her age.
3/21/11 Jezebel: A new book looks at romance between female guards and male prisoners.
2/2/11 Newsweek: Video of Egyptian activist Nawal El-Saadawi talking about her experiences during the Mubarak protests.
3/15/11 Alternet: Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice, and Samantha Power believe there is a need to attack Libya, while Robert Gates and Tom Donilon believe there is not.
3/18/11 Women’s eNews: Almost half of female adolescents in India are married before the age of 18 leading to serious problems regarding mothers’ and childrens’ health and quality of life. Center for Health, Education, and Nutrition Awareness brings aid.
3/18/11 Huffington Post: Afghan political activist not allowed to enter the U.S. on the grounds that she is ‘unemployed’ and ‘lives underground’.
3/18/11 Huffington Post: Women were treated as equals in the beginning of the revolution against Mubarak. Egypt and UN take measures to push for gender-equality in Egyptian government.
3/20/11 Women’s eNews: Women and girls are forced into isolation while menstruating leading to dangerous health problems and even death.
3/17/11 AWID: While bringing light to LGBT rights, Moldova gets closer to becoming part of the European Union.
3/15/11 Alternet: South Dakota leads U.S. in having the most restrictive anti-abortion laws. South Dakota lawmakers argue that by prosecuting abortion doctors, they are fending off potential attackers.
3/18/11 WMC: A WMC Exclusive discusses photography exhibits on both coasts—one massive, the other showcasing one artist’s vision. Both reveal the quality of women’s insights that shed light on our times.
3/16/11 Feministing: A major UK network decides to take a step in fighting against discrimination.
3/21/11 Huffington Post: In an interview, Kate Walsh talks about her career, personal life, and not having kids.
3/14/11 Ms.: Media concentrates on Men’s teams during March Madness.
3/20/11 Jezebel: Female coach molds mediocre basketball team and brings them to state.
3/17/11 Sportifi: Amidst international crisis, Obama makes sure to give his March Madness input.
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