MPs thrown out of New Zealand’s parliament after sharing experiences of sexual assault (Nov 2015)

MPs thrown out of New Zealand’s parliament after sharing experiences of sexual assault (Nov 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Andrii111 Female MPs in New Zealand are told to leave the parliamentary debating chamber on Wednesday after revealing their experiences of sexual assault and violence and demanding the prime minister, John Key, apologise for comments he made on Tuesday. The opposition MPs repeatedly raise points of order and demand and apology despite Speaker David Carter refusing to entertain the request, prompting him to eject them

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Nobel scientist Tim Hunt made some sexist comments – so ‪#‎DistractinglySexy‬ female scientists did this in response (June 2015)

Nobel scientist Tim Hunt made some sexist comments – so ‪#‎DistractinglySexy‬ female scientists did this in response (June 2015)

Video uploaded to Facebook by AJ+ 

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Mothers stage mass breastfeeding protest in Sofia, Bulgaria (March 2015)

Mothers stage mass breastfeeding protest in Sofia, Bulgaria (March 2015)

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by Zoomin.TV World News Public breastfeeding raised a nation wide debate in Bulgaria after a women was asked to stop breastfeeding in a mall in Sofia. The incident sparked a mass breastfeeding protest in the country’s capital on Monday.

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Students Protest Sexist Billboard Ad by Teakwood Builders (March 2015)

Students Protest Sexist Billboard Ad by Teakwood Builders (March 2015)

Video uploaded to YouTube by Reid Mene

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A Speech Ed Miliband Never Made by @grahamscambler (Oct 2014)

A Speech Ed Miliband Never Made by @grahamscambler (Oct 2014)

Professor Graham Scambler is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology at UCL and a Visitor Professor of Sociology at Surrey University.  For more blogs, visit Professor Graham Scambler’s website http://www.grahamscambler.com In this second decade of the twenty-first century we have reached a crossroads. The end of the cold war has not led to a new and more stable world order but instead to widespread disorder and human suffering. Our global world is fragmenting and life is becoming…

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Boys wear skirts for school in France in pro-equality protest

Boys wear skirts for school in France in pro-equality protest

Video and text uploaded to YouTube by euronews (in English) Male students have turned up to school in Nantes, western France,wearing skirts in an anti-sexism move called “Lift the Skirt.” The pro-equality initiative aimed to reduce sexism in French schools received the backing of the local education authority, and the majority of the boys: “I thought wearing a skirt is no big deal and if it does some good…then great,” said one young man in fetching…

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