Indigenous women

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet: International Women’s Day

Indigenous womenHappy International Women’s Day!

Here’s an awesome image recognizing the work of indigenous women from F.A.I.R Media.

Listen to the UN’s official “One Woman” song.

A reminder of IWD’s roots in the Left.

16 of history’s most rebellious women.

Melinda Gates at CNN on why we celebrate IWD.

The UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet calls for an end to gender-based violence: “Enough is enough.”

A beautiful photo essay celebrating tribal women around the world.

Seven depressing charts showing how we’re still far from equality.

It’s not just about “women”–our advocacy efforts must think “about gender in a broader sense, as a dynamic system of power relations.”

Ten fierce women profiled by Mother Jones.

Join Amnesty International in sending messages of solidarity to women in the Middle East and North Africa.

A few ways gender equality could change the world.

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Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director in charge of Editorial at Feministing. Maya has previously worked at NARAL Pro-Choice New York and the National Institute for Reproductive Health and was a fellow at Mother Jones magazine. She graduated with a B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. A Minnesota native, she currently lives, writes, edits, and bakes bread in Atlanta, Georgia.

Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Editorial.

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  • John

    “The UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet calls for an end to gender-based violence: “Enough is enough.”

    “UN Women Executive Director calls for action on ending violence against women in message for International Women’s Day”

    Not quite the same thing. I watched the video. The second quite is more accurate at least you got it almost half right.

  • tameka mullins

    Every college student needs to save a copy of this post. Thanks!

  • Varda Epstein

    Single sex education can actually free women to explore their talents in areas more traditionally associated with boys and men. I wrote about this when I wrote for CogniBeat: I’m not at CogniBeat anymore, but the topic is still near and dear to my heart as a mother of four daughters.