The Other Half

Looking at noteworthy initiatives for fairer gender opportunities

This week’s roundup: Sexual empowerment for gender equality; Pinksourcing by Kristen Bell; Wrangler says women are #morethanabum;

This week, we have seen:

WORKPLACE

How did Blackrock boost their number of female leaders? Fairygodboss explains how Blackrock managed to boost the number of women in leadership roles.

ACTIVISM/EDUCATION

Using sexual empowerment to promote gender equality Channel NewsAsia reports on ‘Orgasm Lady’, who campaigns in the region for equality in the bedroom, insisting that sexual empowerment is crucial to reach equality in other domains too

 

Kristen Bell introduces Pinksourcing In the first episode of this new serie, Comedian Kristen Bell stars as an hilarious advocate for the unfunny issue of women’s rights. Why outsource jobs when you can benefit from cheaper workforce at home? Women are only paid 77 cents on the dollar after all, it’s a bargain!

REBRANDING

Wrangler says women are #morethanabum Wrangler partnered with artist Kimbra to change the conversation about women from how they look to what they can achieve.

H&M moves beyond traditional gender roles H&M’s most recent commercial shows women that have evolved beyond traditional gender biases and clichés: women of colors, women with shapes, powerful women, transgender women, older women and women who don’t live by the rules…

POLITICS

Hillary’s campaign attacks Trump on sexist language The latest video from Hillary Clinton’s campaign raises important questions about Trump’s sexist language: ‘Is THIS the president we want for our daughters?’

Hillary’s campaign attacks Trump on sexist language

The latest video from Hillary Clinton’s campaign raises important questions about Trump’s sexist language: ‘Is THIS the president we want for our daughters?’

Wrangler says women are #morethanabum

Wrangler partnered with artist Kimbra to change the conversation about women from how they look to what they can achieve.

Kristen Bell introduces Pinksourcing

In the first episode of this new serie, Comedian Kristen Bell stars as an hilarious advocate for the unfunny issue of women’s rights. Why outsource jobs when you can benefit from cheaper workforce at home? Women are only paid 77 cents on the dollar after all, it’s a bargain!

H&M moves beyond traditional gender roles

H&M’s most recent commercial shows women that have evolved beyond traditional gender biases and cliches: women of colors, women with shapes, powerful women, transgender women, older women and women who don’t live by the rules…

Using sexual empowerment to promote gender equality

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Photo credit: http://www.culturecrit.com/2014/07/beyonces-partition-form-of-sexual.html

Channel NewsAsia reports on ‘Orgasm Lady’, who campaigns in the region for equality in the bedroom, insisting that sexual empowerment is crucial to reach equality in other domains too.

How did Blackrock boost their number of female leaders?

Fairygodboss explains how Blackrock managed to boost the number of women in leadership roles.

This week’s roundup: protest against burkini ban; passing feminism to our daughters; photographing women of colors and Irish women tweeting abortion journey

This week, we have seen:

ACTIVISM

Beach party protest against French Burkini ban The Independent reports on women in London throwing a beach party in front of the French embassy in protest against recent bans against Burkini.

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Photo credit: French agency AFP saw a ticket given to the woman by police, which said she was not ‘wearing an outfit respecting good morals and secularism’. Photograph: Vantagenews.com

EDUCATION

How do we pass feminism onto our daughters? Beautiful poem about transmission and education for our future feminist daughters, reported by Quartz.

Photographing women of colors so that they are truly seen The Guardian writes the beautiful portrait of Amaal Said, a Danish-born Somali poet and photographer living in London, who “is quietly revolutionising the way Muslim women and women of colour are portrayed in our culture”.

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS

@TwoWomenTravel live tweets a typical journey to legal abortion Quartz reports on two Irish women live tweeting about their journey to England to get an abortion.

@TwoWomenTravel live tweets a typical journey to legal abortion

Quartz reports on two Irish women live tweeting about their journey to England to get an abortion.

Photographing women of colors so that they are truly seen

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Amaal Said. Photograph: Amaal Said

The Guardian writes the beautiful portrait of Amaal Said, a Danish-born Somali poet and photographer living in London, who “is quietly revolutionising the way Muslim women and women of colour are portrayed in our culture”.

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