On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Good morning Bitch readers! Here’s your daily feminist news, fresh off the press. 

• The Pakistani schoolgirl activist attacked by the Taliban speaks out and announces the creation of a new foundation for children. [Democracy Now]

• Shocker: Teen pregnancy declines in NYC thanks for use of contraceptives.  [NY Daily News] 

• Do you want a dolphin or a tiger with those fries? Sounding off on gender stereotyping in kids’ meals. [The Baltimore Sun]

• Ugh. Take a look at the Western coverage of South Korean beauty standards.  [Racialicious]

• In Britain, people are having sex-selection abortions. [The Telegraph]

• Writing characters of color on TV is not as hard as it’s made out to be.  [Geek Quality]• Activists in Nepal are trying to eradicate the practice of child marriage. [Global Press Institute] 

• Getting Closure: Oregon has a new program where domestic violence survivors can ask questions of their abusers. [Willamette Week]

• Call for submissions! Share your strategies for wealth redistribution in Dean Spade’s project Enough: The Personal Politics of Resisting Capitalism.  [Enough]

That’s all for today folks! Stay tuned for more news from our radar.

by Hannah Forman
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3 Comments Have Been Posted

Thanks for the great

Thanks for the great links!

FYI, though, the link for Writing Characters of colors on TV isn't coded properly and doesn't work.


I just fixed the link. Thanks for the note!

Awesome News Links as Usual

Unfortunately, the link for the sex-selection abortions in Britain article didn't work for me.

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