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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet The best Royal Baby newspaper front page. Katie on why the Royal Baby should have been a girl. What you need to know about military sexual trauma. SURJ has released a Justice for Trayvon Martin activist toolkit for white people. Dreamers take a huge risk to return home. “Why I support the #BringThemHome campaign.” [...]
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Can an app stop rapes in India?

Tweet*Trigger warning* It’s been another week of protests in India as the rape of a 5-year old girl is investigated. To suggest, “rape is an epidemic” would be an unjust reduction of the very complex, harrowing and difficult situation faced by sexual assault survivors and their allies in India — as they work against a [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetThree teens have been arrested for raping Audrie Potts, who killed herself in September. Check back in for more on Potts tomorrow from Maya. Janet Mock is the Racialicious Crush of the Week! “Girls — and later women — decide not to run for office because they don’t want to be unlikeable, not because they [...]
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The International Violence Against Women Act: coming soon to a Congress near you

TweetCongress finally passed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in February, despite massive opposition from House Republicans; and President Obama signed it into law in March. But the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) has yet to be passed. It is expected to be re-introduced in Congress in the next couple of weeks. But will [...]
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Quick hit: New protests over sexual violence in India

Tweet**Trigger warning** New protests have erupted in Delhi after a seven-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted at her school. The BBC reports: Police used batons to break up angry crowds outside a hospital where the girl had been taken for treatment. Teachers and security guards at the government school are being questioned over the alleged assault, [...]
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