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Proposal to Amend DU TOS Language 23 Gormy Cuss Dec 2012 Nov 2020 11 20549
She survived a throat-slashing at age 10. Years later, a man started sending her pictures. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Saturday Saturday 12 811
Pakistan PM Imran Khan criticised for rape 'victim blaming' 1 Eugene Wednesday Thursday 2 483
Who got blamed for the Ever Green wreck? A woman driver of course. 1 JohnnyRingo Monday Monday 9 816
Women's anger at 'abuse of power' during Bristol police raids 1 Emrys Apr 4 Apr 4 3 466
Secretary Deb Haaland Launches Missing & Murdered Unit at Interior Dept 2 mucifer Apr 3 Apr 3 7 562
Courting an Ex 5 TexasTowelie Mar 30 Apr 3 6 591
I shouldn't post this. It's too negative. But I'm FED UP. 5 ancianita Mar 27 Mar 28 13 1231
Pink Boots Society Wants Its Brewing Circle to Be Even More Inclusive 3 Celerity Mar 27 Mar 27 3 752
'Ugliest crime': Outcry in Sudan over lack of justice for killing of teenage girl 1 Eugene Mar 26 Mar 26 5 528
Strauss-Kahn accuser Tristane Banon helps shape new French rape law 1 Eugene Mar 26 Mar 26 2 610
American female politicians were two to three times more likely to receive abusive Twitter comments 3 LessAspin Mar 25 Mar 26 3 521
Cross post: This: Powerful Women. 3 sheshe2 Mar 24 Mar 25 6 402
Conservatives Tried to Use the Pandemic to Crush Abortion Access. Abortion Funds Fought Back. 1 Demovictory9 Mar 24 Mar 24 8 563
Jessica Valenti: How Many Women Have to Die to End 'Temptation'? 1 Eugene Mar 23 Mar 24 9 644
Wife Selling, Wife Auctioning, English Custom 17th -19th Centuries; Worldwide 3 appalachiablue Mar 22 Mar 22 3 723
Firefighters should not face charge of raping girl, French court rules 5 Eugene Mar 20 Mar 20 5 820
Turkey leaves Istanbul Convention on Domestic Violence since it holds women equal 2 muriel_volestrangler Mar 20 Mar 20 6 571
Sarah Everard. #MeToo Australia. Atlanta. VAWA. OneBillionRising. Each of these exemplifies the 0 niyad Mar 17 Mar 17 3 493
xPost: House set to vote to reauthorize Violence Against Women Act & CLOSING the boyfriend loophole. 4 riversedge Mar 17 Mar 17 7 671
Women Dominated Beer Brewing Until They Were Accused of Being Witches 7 demmiblue Mar 17 Mar 17 8 523
On March 15, 1933, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 16 Mar 16 2 340
The War on Indigenous Women 4 Judi Lynn Mar 14 Mar 16 6 372
Bill to prohibit drug-induced abortions advances in Wyoming Legislature 11 TexasTowelie Mar 15 Mar 15 6 634
'care work done by poor women is worth 10.8 trillion US dollars: 3X bigger than whole tech industry' 2 Donkees Mar 14 Mar 14 11 710
The Case of Sarah Everard: London Abduction Brings Wave of Women's Safety Concerns 3 question everything Mar 13 Mar 13 7 762
A Women's March in Mexico City Turns Violent, With at Least 81 Injured 2 Omaha Steve Mar 9 Mar 11 3 662
She was Demoted, Doubted and Rejected But Now Her Work is the Basis of the Covid-19 Vaccine 1 NNadir Mar 9 Mar 9 14 946
"Fearless Girl" breaks glass ceiling... 2 brooklynite Mar 9 Mar 9 11 767
Fair Pay Political Round table - CSW65 Parallel Event 1 Celerity Mar 9 Mar 9 2 443
X-Post: Gazing upon 'Portraits of Change; Women's History Month; Union Station in Washington, DC, 1 riversedge Mar 9 Mar 9 2 526
Celebrating the 'Radium Girls' and Working Women Who Fought for Their Rights 12 TexasTowelie Mar 2020 Mar 9 18 1600
Women's day: Mexico barrier turned into women's memorial 1 Eugene Mar 8 Mar 9 5 248
March is National Women's HERstory Month. This year's theme is "Valiant Women Win The Vote: 7 niyad Mar 1 Mar 8 8 677
"Your body is a battleground" 2 Celerity Mar 8 Mar 8 10 563
On this day, March 4, 1933, Frances Perkins became Secretary of Labor. 1 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 4 Mar 5 1 755
20 Women-Owned Businesses to Support in Atlanta 2 Celerity Mar 5 Mar 5 3 528
Cawthorn: Reports of my sexual misconduct are just about 'attacking a Republican' 8 turbinetree Mar 3 Mar 4 6 931
Who Made the Hats for Scarlet O'Hara? Meet Mildred Blount 2 Me. Mar 1 Mar 4 6 730
Facebook doesn't seem to mind that facial recognition glasses would endanger women 4 turbinetree Feb 28 Mar 1 6 590
Japan women's minister opposes plan to allow keeping of birth names 2 Eugene Feb 26 Feb 27 4 787
Syrian Journalist Lin Al-Atrash: Some Girls Shame Their Families and "Deserve to Be Killed" 2 janterry Feb 26 Feb 27 2 580
Should First Lady be capitalized? So we have Dr. Jill Biden. Most people cannot be bothered with 5 niyad Feb 24 Feb 25 3 852
Today's google doodle honours Zitkala Sa, native and women's rights activist, educator, writer, 0 niyad Feb 22 Feb 22 2 657
It's about time. 1 catbyte Feb 18 Feb 22 3 467
Colorado Republican Lawmakers Are Trying to Make Abortion a Felony Again 2 TexasTowelie Feb 20 Feb 20 5 844
Fear of Trump delayed promotions for Female Generals 2 LessAspin Feb 17 Feb 18 3 705
Dismantling patriarchy*. How do we go about it? What do you think we need to do? OneBillionRising 3 niyad Feb 17 Feb 17 4 685
Hamas court says women need guardian's approval to travel 5 Eugene Feb 16 Feb 17 2 709
Misogyny in Michigan 4 LessAspin Feb 16 Feb 16 6 672
Happy birthday to Susan B. Anthony, suffragist. "Failure is impossible." 5 niyad Feb 15 Feb 15 6 548
Today we observe V Day, ending violence against women and girls worldwide. Rising Gardens is 1 niyad Feb 14 Feb 14 3 663
Tennessee Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Allow Fathers To Veto Abortions 18 sarchasm Feb 12 Feb 12 13 929
Women who get COVID-19 vaccine should delay their regular mammogram, Utah doctor says 3 Ohiogal Feb 12 Feb 12 3 669
In historic first, women begin boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego 2 WhiteTara Feb 11 Feb 11 2 730
x-post from LBN: Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights activist released from prison, family 1 Eugene Feb 10 Feb 10 1 640
Skara Brae women archaeologists who were written out of history 2 Judi Lynn Feb 9 Feb 9 9 605
This rebellious female painter of bold nude portraits has been overlooked for a century 7 Demovictory9 Feb 7 Feb 8 17 1318
3 Male Guards Charged in Attacks at Notorious Women's Prison 5 WhiskeyGrinder Feb 5 Feb 5 5 841
VP Kamala Harris - Glass Ceiling Breaker - new art displayed at the National Women's History Museum 7 PunkinPi Feb 5 Feb 5 8 888
Republican bill in Montana may give rapists the right to co-parent the children of their victims. 15 Celerity Jan 28 Jan 31 14 1540
Puerto Rico declares state of emergency over violence against women 3 soothsayer Jan 25 Jan 25 8 987
I AM Woman. 7 Tommymac Jan 22 Jan 22 8 622
Roe v Wade, Jan. 22, 1973. 48 years ago. In those 48 years, we have witnessed relentless, 1 niyad Jan 22 Jan 22 9 656
UK: Activists cheer as 'sexist' tampon tax is scrapped 3 Eugene Jan 2021 Jan 2021 2 1497
Perspective: A shocking 19th-century crime reveals the continued need for gender equality 0 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2020 Dec 2020 4 1164
Honoring Sen Diane Feinstein. Her long fight for Women & LGBTQ & more which.. 7 Budi Dec 2020 Dec 2020 18 1689
It is utterly fitting that we should have a woman VP in the centenary year of the 19th Amendment. 5 niyad Nov 2020 Dec 2020 11 2017
Scotland becomes first country to make tampons and pads available for free 10 Ohiogal Nov 2020 Nov 2020 12 1626
Russia makes bid to water down UN commitments on women's rights in conflict 0 Eugene Nov 2020 Nov 2020 6 1341
Men Who Hate Women by Laura Bates 4 littlemissmartypants Oct 2020 Oct 2020 15 1284
Conversion of pro-life voter to Joe Biden! Yes, you heard me right. 17 Miigwech Oct 2020 Oct 2020 46 3293
El Salvador woman freed after six years in jail following stillbirth 2 Eugene Sep 2020 Sep 2020 8 1074
France street harassment: Strasbourg woman attacked 'for wearing skirt' 1 Judi Lynn Sep 2020 Sep 2020 3 782
The Google doodle for today honours Jovita Idar Vivero, teacher, journalist, civil rights activist, 0 niyad Sep 2020 Sep 2020 1 453
Mexican women's patience snaps at Amlo's inaction on femicide 1 Eugene Sep 2020 Sep 2020 2 575
Labor Day song: "We Were There" 1 DinahMoeHum Sep 2020 Sep 2020 6 670
Today's Women's March in Belarus 1 soothsayer Aug 2020 Aug 2020 2 671
Today's Women's March in Belarus 5 littlemissmartypants Aug 2020 Aug 2020 4 2320
Poland to quit treaty on violence against women, minister says 5 Eugene Jul 2020 Aug 2020 2 1921
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