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Infographic of the Day: The incarceration of domestic abuse survivors

Marissa Alexander should never have been convicted for shooting at the ceiling to scare off her abusive husband. On Tuesday, Alexander was “allowed” to fill the rest of her sentence at home, under house arrest. Sadly, the incarceration of women like Alexander is an epidemic.

Marissa Alexander should never have been convicted for shooting at the ceiling to scare off her abusive husband. On Tuesday, Alexander was “allowed” to fill the rest of her sentence at home, under ...

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Infographic: Sexual violence on college campuses, by the numbers

As some begin questioning the recent Rolling Stone account of a gang rape at the University of Virginia — apparently based on the perplexing notion that the journalist’s failure to do everything she could to get comment from the accused men has anything at all to do with the credibility of survivor’s narrative — Mother Jones pulls together some of the best data on campus sexual violence to show that, as regular readers of this blog are probably well aware, the environment described at UVA is not unique among college campuses.

As some begin questioning the recent Rolling Stone account of a gang rape at the University of Virginia — apparently based on the perplexing notion that the journalist’s failure to do everything she could to ...

Infographic of the day: women’s rights by country

Pop quiz: which country mandates that employers give women breaks to nurse their babies? Kazakhstan? Or Canada? Where is it easier to get an abortion? Argentina or Bolivia? I bet the answers will surprise you. Check out this excellent interactive chart, which looks at laws (or the lack thereof) on abortion, property rights, harassment, discrimination, domestic violence, work and more, country by country.

Pop quiz: which country mandates that employers give women breaks to nurse their babies? Kazakhstan? Or Canada? Where is it easier to get an abortion? Argentina or Bolivia? I bet the answers will surprise you. Check out ...

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Infographic: How to win a Best Actress Oscar (spoiler alert: play a wife)

Hey ladies! If you want to win an Academy Award for Best Actress, get cast as a wife, mother, sister, daughter, or girlfriend STAT! Fellas! If you want to win an Academy Award for best Actor, get cast as a husband, father, brother, son, or boyfriend STAT an important historical figure. That’s the lesson from these two fascinating infographics at The Huffington Post.

Hey ladies! If you want to win an Academy Award for Best Actress, get cast as a wife, mother, sister, daughter, or girlfriend STAT! Fellas! If you want to win an Academy Award for best Actor, ...

Infographic: This is what slavery today looks like

As I write this, more than 29 million people are living in slavery. This statistic comes from the first index on modern-day slavery in 162 countries, released by the Australia-based Walk Free Foundation on Thursday. According to the Foundation, slavery today includes forced labor and human trafficking. While India has the greatest number of slaves, the country with the biggest percentage of the population living in slavery is Mauritania. Infographics after the jump.

As I write this, more than 29 million people are living in slavery. This statistic comes from the first index on modern-day slavery in 162 countries, released by the Australia-based Walk Free ...

Infographic: Tech companies setting new standard for parental leave

Mother Jones just posted some pretty startling infographics comparing the U.S. government and tech companies’ parental leave policies. The federal government doesn’t mandate any paid leave for new moms and dads, but corporations like Facebook, Instagram, and reddit are setting a new standard by offering all employees, regardless of gender, 17 weeks with their new baby. These three companies are also leading the pack by providing the same leave time to adoptive parents and those who have a surrogate birth. I’m not convinced that major tech companies are great feminist heroes (see: #FBrape and the 11 extra weeks of leave Google will give you only if you’re a biological mother whose fetus grew in your own ...

Mother Jones just posted some pretty startling infographics comparing the U.S. government and tech companies’ parental leave policies. The federal government doesn’t mandate any paid leave for new moms and dads, but corporations like Facebook, ...

Infographic: Visualizing the gender gap in Congress

Women of the 113th has created an infographic depicting the gender breakdown of the 113th Congress, an update on a similar design for the 112th. In a way that statistics alone can’t, the chart shows how few women can be found on either side of the aisle despite gains in the 2012 election.

You can find the large original here. Make sure to explore the rest of the site for infographics on Congressional moms, party distribution, and more.

Women of the 113th has created an infographic depicting the gender breakdown of the 113th Congress, an update on a similar design for the 112th. In a way that statistics alone can’t, the chart shows ...
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Infographic: Oregon is the only state without anti-choice laws

Remapping Debate has published a well-designed but absolutely terrifying graphic illustrating anti-choice legislation in all 50 states. Oregon is the only state that hasn’t passed any restrictions on Roe (supposedly allowed by the “undue burden” standard set by Planned Parenthood v. Casey). On the other end of the spectrum, Oklahoma has passed 22.

You can find a large, interactive version of the graphic here. 

Remapping Debate has published a well-designed but absolutely terrifying graphic illustrating anti-choice legislation in all 50 states. Oregon is the only state that hasn’t passed any restrictions on Roe (supposedly allowed by the “undue burden” standard set ...

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