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The Wednesday 5: The Week’s Must-Reads

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: Girls in Afghanistan are not allowed to ride bicycles—but a growing organization teaches them how to skateboard; artist Faith Ringgold creates an app for the aging mind and eye; a new book on Rose Herera, formerly enslaved, and her fight to get back her children; the tech company Axosoft is brilliantly reimagining the ladies' room symbol; and TV's best British women police officers.
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Wednesday 5: Powerful Women and their Magazine Covers, Patti Smith, More

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: magazine covers that got it right when depicting powerful women; how presidents talk about women in SOTU speeches; an in-depth interview with Patti Smith; an online site that connects neighbor with neighbor—even in New York City; and a young girl in Afghanistan uses boxing as an avenue to freedom.
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