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Women who stay at home taking care of the household and tending to family needs are given no recognition as part of the workforce. If the public would recognize these women  with the same respect and recognition as they give to working men, women wou

Women who stay at home taking care of the household and tending to family needs are given no recognition as part of the workforce. If the public would recognize these women with the same respect and recognition as they give to working men, women wou

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Menstruation is not only a barrier to education for girls in the Global South but the lack of affordable sanitary products and facilities for girls and women also keeps them at a disadvantage by preventing their mobility and productivity as women. Th

Menstruation is not only a barrier to education for girls in the Global South but the lack of affordable sanitary products and facilities for girls and women also keeps them at a disadvantage by preventing their mobility and productivity as women. Th

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In time for Valentine's Day, an interesting article about calling cards that men used to reach out to women offering to escort them in their walks home.  19th century analog match.com?   An example of how men can support women's safety in the whole c

In time for Valentine's Day, an interesting article about calling cards that men used to reach out to women offering to escort them in their walks home. 19th century analog match.com? An example of how men can support women's safety in the whole c

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Several well-made films show flipped genders to create a humourous viewpoint of men as women and women as men. The films make us re-think the very small things that possibly go unnoticed that each gender barey think twice about, but see the same beha

Several well-made films show flipped genders to create a humourous viewpoint of men as women and women as men. The films make us re-think the very small things that possibly go unnoticed that each gender barey think twice about, but see the same beha

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Can we ask women to SMS  red  if they are feeling more unsafe this week than last week and SMS  green  if feeling more safe. If we know location of the reporting women we can take preventive action if women areS MS ing red and repicate good stuff if

Can we ask women to SMS red if they are feeling more unsafe this week than last week and SMS green if feeling more safe. If we know location of the reporting women we can take preventive action if women areS MS ing red and repicate good stuff if

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ts4ff

This BBC Radio 4 programme explores how toilets help increase health in heavily populated areas, but also help keep women and children safe. They provide a safe place to go to, as opposed to hiding somewher

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03ts4ff This BBC Radio 4 programme explores how toilets help increase health in heavily populated areas, but also help keep women and children safe. They provide a safe place to go to, as opposed to hiding somewher

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The issue of women safety is multi fold and in my opinion cannot be solved with just education or empowerment. Both need to happen simultaneously.

In most cultures, women harassment is part of the culture and this can be changed through a multidim

The issue of women safety is multi fold and in my opinion cannot be solved with just education or empowerment. Both need to happen simultaneously. In most cultures, women harassment is part of the culture and this can be changed through a multidim

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In Packaging Design the power of words - fonts can be very empowering. This is an age ( 14-20) experience that an initially girl to boy out reach for behavior change. With the rise of mobile and social media, letter writting is left to be a niche and

In Packaging Design the power of words - fonts can be very empowering. This is an age ( 14-20) experience that an initially girl to boy out reach for behavior change. With the rise of mobile and social media, letter writting is left to be a niche and

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Protect your information to keep others from using it against you.

Protect your information to keep others from using it against you.

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Alliances with male supporters will enhance any initiative that seeks to empower women and girls as little can be accomplished without their support, whether in the public or private space.

It's important to recognize the ways in which gender ineq

Alliances with male supporters will enhance any initiative that seeks to empower women and girls as little can be accomplished without their support, whether in the public or private space. It's important to recognize the ways in which gender ineq

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When we talk about safety, violence, we assume that we all share the same definition and that we all agree and what is "right" and "wrong". Yet, it might be that what we think is "abnormal" for other is "normal". Acknowledging this variation in persp

When we talk about safety, violence, we assume that we all share the same definition and that we all agree and what is "right" and "wrong". Yet, it might be that what we think is "abnormal" for other is "normal". Acknowledging this variation in persp

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