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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 started blogging with Feministing in 2008, and now runs partnerships and strategy as a co-Executive Director. She is also the Director of Youth Engagement at Women Deliver, where she promotes meaningful youth engagement in international development efforts, including through running the award-winning Women Deliver Young Leaders Program. Lori was formerly the Director of Global Communications at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and has also worked at the United Nations Foundation on the Secretary-General's flagship Every Woman Every Child initiative, and at the International Women’s Health Coalition and Human Rights Watch. As a leading voice on women’s rights issues, Lori frequently consults, speaks and publishes on feminism, activism and movement-building. A graduate of Harvard University, Lori has been named to The Root 100 list of the most influential African Americans in the United States, and to Forbes Magazine‘s list of the “30 Under 30” successful mediamakers. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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

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