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Category Archive: Country

Oct 21 2012

The speech!

BBC says: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s fiery speech on misogyny has prompted Australia’s leading dictionary to update its definition of the word. Footage of Ms Gillard lambasting the opposition’s Tony Abbott as a misogynist in parliament last week drew global attention. The Macquarie Dictionary describes misogyny as ”hatred of women” but editor Sue Butler …

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Oct 17 2012

Some female leaders!

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Women are not inherently passive or peaceful. – Robin Morgan Female political leaders are not different from male political leaders in South Asia. Their acts are not less misogynistic than male leaders. Like male leaders they have no agenda to change patriarchal structure of society, or to get rid of anti-women laws, or to fight …

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Sep 29 2012

Women’s physical security

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