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Wednesday 5: Applauding Mothers; On Age and Aging; History of CIA Women; and More

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: What happens when mothers hear they are doing a great job—from their own kids; the campaign to educate girls in Pakistan; the secret history of CIA women; feminist scholar Lynne Segal releases her new book, "Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing"; and 10 real-ife female role models are given the Disney Princess treatment.
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Wed 5: Girls Exploited in Primetime TV, Malala Yousafzai, Overshadowed Women Writers

By Women's Voices For Change
The Parents Television Council finds, in a new study, sexual exploitation of underage girls on TV; Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai delivers the most important speech of the year; Latina women are increasingly converting to Islam; For Books' Sake compiles a list of woman authors who should have never been overshadowed; and the awe-inspiring art that umbrellas can make.
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International Women’s Day: ‘One Girl with Courage Is a Revolution’

By Women's Voices For Change
Here’s some bracing—in fact, thrilling—news from the nonprofit 10 x 10 Fund for Girls’ Education, producer of the new documentary "Girl Rising." The film follows nine fiercely brave girls from nine countries—India, Nepal, Egypt, Peru, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Haiti, Ethiopia, and Sierra Leone. Despite staggering cultural and financial odds, these girls are insisting on getting an education—their only hope for a livable income and respect.
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