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Sareena Rai.

Sareena Rai. Photo by Arantxa Cedillo. 

I am absolutely loving “Women who broke the rules in Nepal“, a photojournalism series from NPR.

Does the conversation around “having it all” leave out unambitious women

Thanks to a regressive, 11th hour change to the draft criminal code, abortion after rape is still criminalized in Ecuador. Click here to sign a petition to ask Ecuadorian leaders to make safe abortion legal and accessible for victims of rape. Additional background here

Disney apparently has a really difficult time animating female characters. 

As family planning initiatives gain traction, women’s health advocates say it’s time to reconsider IUDs. 

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Lori Adelman is a writer and advocate focusing on race, gender, and sexual and reproductive rights. In addition to serving as an Executive Director at Feministing, Lori is the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Lori has previously worked at the United Nations Foundation, the International Women’s Health Coalition, and Human Rights Watch, and has written for a host of print and digital properties including Rookie Magazine, The Grio, and the New York Times Magazine. She regularly appears on radio and television, and has spoken at college campuses across the U.S. about topics like the politics of black hair, transnational movement building, and the undercover feminism of Nicki Minaj. In 2014, she was named to The Root 100 list of the nation's most influential African Americans, and to the Forbes Magazine list of the "30 Under 30" successful people in media.

Lori Adelman is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Partnerships.

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