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#sexwork – Nothern Ireland implements the so-called “Swedish model”

Today, Northern Ireland implemented the so-called “Swedish model” criminalising clients of sex workers. The Telegraph publishes a map to compare law on sex work across the world: read article: Prostitution, pimping and brothels: how legal are they across the world? … Continue reading

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Feminist Digital Initiative Challenges Universities’ Race for MOOCs

FemTechNet, a network of feminist scholars and educators, is launching a new model for online learning at 15 higher education institutions this fall. The DOCC, or Distributed Open Collaborative Course, is a new approach to collaborative learning and an alternative … Continue reading

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#16M #Spain – New protests against European market interests

The Spanish occupy and protest movement acampadasol says “We stand for a Europe that impose rights of all human beings and against the interests of the markets.” and call for new civil wave of protest, the week of protests and … Continue reading

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Vienna: Further protests and solidarity with refugees on hungerstrike

Today, refugees from the refugee protest camp posted their new year’s messages on their blog and there is a new call for further protests today at  4 pm at Sigmund Freud Park, Vienna (Austria). See also: “We want our dignity … Continue reading

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European Women’s Lobby: Political Mentoring Network ahead of 2014 European Elections

The European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union (EU), working to promote women’s rights and equality between women and men. EWL membership extends to organisations in all 27 EU Member States … Continue reading

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Riots and Revolutions – Battle of Ideas Festival London

“Riots & Revolution. Europe’s young radicals?”, this session of the Battle Satellite on October 8th (watch video editing some highlights), forms part of the Crisis in Europe debate series, organised by the European Network of Houses for Debate “Time to … Continue reading

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U.S. movie star Geena Davis calls for gender balance in media | YONHAP NEWS

(Yonhap Interview) U.S. movie star Geena Davis calls for gender balance in media | YONHAP NEWS. reposted via Yonhapnews.co.kr

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