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We often get bogged down in the problem we’re trying to solve and one of the best ways to snap out of it is to find inspiration in a completely unrelated context.

We often get bogged down in the problem we’re trying to solve and one of the best ways to snap out of it is to find inspiration in a completely unrelated context. Look at highly innovative approaches that have worked in very different communities or analogous problems in other fields. For example, think about other densely-populated spaces – like music festivals or conventions – and explore how they deal with safety, access to resources or network-building.

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"Current figures tell us 89 percent of female college students feel overwhelmed by trying to be perfect, look perfect, get perfect grades and make it all look effortless."

"Current figures tell us 89 percent of female college students feel overwhelmed by trying to be perfect, look perfect, get perfect grades and make it all look effortless."

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Aging women, after their 60s, are one of the largest and less studied groups of our society, and their needs and sufferings are still outside of the realm of studies of social sciences in general. Most of the times, they are tossed in other paradigms

Aging women, after their 60s, are one of the largest and less studied groups of our society, and their needs and sufferings are still outside of the realm of studies of social sciences in general. Most of the times, they are tossed in other paradigms

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Due to harsh inequalities and gender discrimination in the Middle East, women only make up a quarter of the workforce. Because of these factors, female empowerment in the Middle East is a very hot topic and something to be explored.

Due to harsh inequalities and gender discrimination in the Middle East, women only make up a quarter of the workforce. Because of these factors, female empowerment in the Middle East is a very hot topic and something to be explored.

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Maybe there shouldn't be a gender equality, and we have been wrong for years! It is not a competition between men and women and it is not a scale which has women on one side and men on the other side.  Empowering women doesn't necessarily mean enslav

Maybe there shouldn't be a gender equality, and we have been wrong for years! It is not a competition between men and women and it is not a scale which has women on one side and men on the other side. Empowering women doesn't necessarily mean enslav

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The video shows what happened to Kate. But, Who is the stranger? and why did the person do it? is still a mystery.

The video shows what happened to Kate. But, Who is the stranger? and why did the person do it? is still a mystery.

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This idea was built off of the campaign of "Ban Bossy," which encourages girls at a young age to become leaders despite the stereotypes of girls in leadership roles are considered bossy.  I think gender stereotypes start before a child is even born.

This idea was built off of the campaign of "Ban Bossy," which encourages girls at a young age to become leaders despite the stereotypes of girls in leadership roles are considered bossy. I think gender stereotypes start before a child is even born.

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In India in quite a few lower income societies and maybe even higher income societies it is considered macho to break rules. I am like a small king. I can break rules and no one can touch me. Would enforcing rules like stopping at pedestrian crossing

In India in quite a few lower income societies and maybe even higher income societies it is considered macho to break rules. I am like a small king. I can break rules and no one can touch me. Would enforcing rules like stopping at pedestrian crossing

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‘Siamo sicure’ is a free application designed by Kulta, a Genoese start-up, that wants to help woman to be safe. Just a touch on the screen to activate the alarm, to start the call and send a text message.

Official web site: http://www.siamosicure

‘Siamo sicure’ is a free application designed by Kulta, a Genoese start-up, that wants to help woman to be safe. Just a touch on the screen to activate the alarm, to start the call and send a text message. Official web site: http://www.siamosicure

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On what seems to be just another ordinary day, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women... (10 minutes)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4UWxlVvT1A On what seems to be just another ordinary day, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women... (10 minutes)

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When Katie, who is working on gender issues, focusing on empowering women and girls in Rwanda, told me that most sexual assaults against women and girls are done by people they know, including relatives, friends, or people they met before, rather tha

When Katie, who is working on gender issues, focusing on empowering women and girls in Rwanda, told me that most sexual assaults against women and girls are done by people they know, including relatives, friends, or people they met before, rather tha

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This article talks about holding regular doctors appointments, in groups.  The idea behind this practice is power of stories.  Consider the idea of support groups and doctors appointments combined.  Patients are receiving the regular attention they w

This article talks about holding regular doctors appointments, in groups. The idea behind this practice is power of stories. Consider the idea of support groups and doctors appointments combined. Patients are receiving the regular attention they w

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A project by Indian artist Shilpa Gupta called "I Want To Live With No Fear" uses balloons as a powerful messaging tool. But could her project also be a launching point to think about analog methods to empower women moving from one destination to ano

A project by Indian artist Shilpa Gupta called "I Want To Live With No Fear" uses balloons as a powerful messaging tool. But could her project also be a launching point to think about analog methods to empower women moving from one destination to ano

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When you have a guardian looking after you, they contact you primarily using means of mobile phones/triangulation signals. Since these are scarce in low-income communities, there should be a way to pass that emergency message. In my village growing u

When you have a guardian looking after you, they contact you primarily using means of mobile phones/triangulation signals. Since these are scarce in low-income communities, there should be a way to pass that emergency message. In my village growing u

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Recent breakthroughs in fabric technology have allowed for clothing that is not only comfortable, but incredibly strong. Arwear's protective underwear provides a barrier between the user and attacker, with fabric that is resistant to tear, cutting or

Recent breakthroughs in fabric technology have allowed for clothing that is not only comfortable, but incredibly strong. Arwear's protective underwear provides a barrier between the user and attacker, with fabric that is resistant to tear, cutting or

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