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The Wednesday 5: Women in the News

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: Claudia Chan is aiming to change the media's depiction of women; 'Honor Diaries,' the first film to break the silence on ‘honor violence’ against women and girls, is now on Netflix; the history of women dining in public; the current environment for women and girls in Chechnya; and confronting make-up's dirty little secret: those concealers cover up abuse scars.
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Aung San Suu Kyi: Justice Elusive

By Chris Lombardi
This week, we’re continuing WVFC’s Nine Women to Run the World campaign, first with Monday’s piece about Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Now, our friends at On The Issues Magazine talks about another of our nominees, Aung San Suu Kyi, in the piece below by Janet Benshoof (from the current issue, which also includes audio memoirs from Gloria Feldt about…
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Don’t Celebrate International Women’s Day, Make it Count

By Diane Vacca
by Diane Vacca It’s been a particularly trying day. After hours of wheedling and tweaking, my fancy electronic devices still refused to communicate civilly with each other. Tech support basically threw up its hands and advised me to reinstall the computer’s operating system, a last-ditch resort I’m not ready to adopt. Instead, I’ve turned the clock back more than 30…
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