Month: March 2009

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Rounding up on Sunday

A US congressman is pushing legislation to restrict the role of first lady. Millenium Development Goal 5, to improve maternal healthcare and meet some specific...
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The rape myth in action

In what to me seems like a clear example of how rape myths contribute to the appallingly low rape conviction rate, a man has been acquitted of raping a woman wh...
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Ada Lovelace Day

Today is the "international day for drawing attention to women excelling in technology". Ada Lovelace Day was started by Suw Charman-Anderson, who has been in ...
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Tuesday round-up

Feminist Peace Network posts about some of the unbelievably vile t-shirts which Israeli soldiers are adopting: The slogans accompanying the drawings are not ex...