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.


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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.

Thanks!

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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