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Feminist Reads This Week


Some call it the “Bill Cosby effect” – delayed reports of rape and sexual assault are on the rise. And police will have to change how they investigate them as a result. Over the weekend,... read more

Cal Women’s Field Hockey Team Gets a Field of Their Own


On this year’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day, we celebrate the important role that sports can play in young women’s lives. Participation in team sports not only teaches invaluable life... read more

Will The Domino Effect Close the Wage Gap?


This post originally appeared in The Huffington Post.  Not to oversimplify, but there really is something about the domino effect. The chain reaction when one event sets off a chain of similar... read more

Feminist Reads This Week


What young girls watch and hear can have a lasting impact. New research looks at how often women characters speak in Disney films versus male characters, and finds a concerning trend. Eater examines... read more

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  • Female Lawyers’ Suit Tests New Fair Pay Act
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  • Attorneys React To EEOC’s Equal Pay Data Reporting Proposal
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  • Obama Moves to Close Gender Wage Gap
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  • In the News: How Many Victims Does It Take?
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