Equality

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Name: Equality
First reported 51 mins ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 1 reports

ERG consults community over equal marriage

at 02:54The Equality Rights Group has embarked on a community wide exercise to establish whether it should campaign for the right to a sexual orientation neutral marriage law, as opposed to the present civil partnership provisions. The move aims to determine ... [Published GBC Television - 51 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 57 mins ago - 2 reports

Jeremy Clarkson’s racist term may ‘damage Britain’

JEREMY CLARKSON'S use of a racist word on his BBC Top Gear TV programme risks damaging Britain's role in the world unless properly challenged, the chairman of Chinese for Labour has said.Sonny Leong, speaking at the Labour Party conference, said Mr Clarkson’s ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 57 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

International Week of the Deaf Recognizes Struggle by Deaf People for Equality

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2014) - Toronto Association of the Deaf is coordinating 14 events throughout the greater Toronto area during the week of September 21-27th. These events are in conjunction with the "International Week of the ... [Published I Stock Analyst - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Equality for all

Gender equality specialist Sally Moyle from Australia on gender issues and why men should put a full stop to violence against womenSally Moyle’s has been an active voice in Australia striving for the rights of women there. As the principal sector specialist- ... [Published The Hindu - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

UN: Statement by Emma Watson, UN WOMEN Goodwill Ambassador, Calls Out to Men and Boys to Join HeForShe Campaign

In her new role as UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, British actor Emma Watson will call on men and boys worldwide to join the movement for gender equality today. The actor who built an immense global fan-base through her role as Hermione in the Harry ... [Published Polity.org.za - 4 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Equality under the spotlight

The Positive Action Group is set to discuss the Isle of Man's proposed Equality Bill when it begins its latest series of meetings tonight (Monday).The bill is currently out for public consultation and is set to prohibit discrimination on the grounds of ... [Published Isleofman.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

Copts Urge El-Sissi to Implement Equality for All Egyptians

Millions of Copts, along with Egyptians of all creeds, participated in the demonstrations of June 30, 2013 that toppled the Muslim Brotherhood totalitarian regime, and subsequently supported the El-Sissi presidency. We are pleased that El-Sissi has restored ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Gov. Cuomo's campaign begins grassroots effort to energize women voters

Women's rights symbol.Here is an expanded version of the lead item of my Monday "Albany Insider" column:After having mainly reached out to voters through a massive TV ad campaign, the Cuomo campaign is set to unleash a digital and door-knocking operation ... [Published New York Daily News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Borel says VAT stunt will be a hit with pub customers

VAT cut campaigner Jacques Borel has predicted a wave of support from customers for Tax Equality Day.Jacques Borel says pub customers will welcome the temporary cutThe veteran tax lobbyist said more than 40 operators were taking part in the day of action ... [Published Morning Advertiser - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 23 reports

Emma Watson gives inspiring speech for United Nations

The young British actress speaks publicly about the fight for gender equality, launching the initiative HeForShe this weekJoining her colleagues such as Angelina Jolie, George Clooney and  Leonardo Di Caprio , the UN Women's goodwill ambassador, Emma ... [Published Buro 24/7 - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 18 reports

Emma Watson Promotes ‘HeForShe’ Gender Equality Campaign

Emma Watson, a Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, cohosted and spoke at the ‘HeForShe’ campaign event at the UN Headquarters in New York City on Saturday, September 20.U N Women advocates for gender equality and the organization’s newest campaign encourages ... [Published Business 2 Community - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 3 reports

Emma Watson to men: Gender equality is your issue, too

UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson launches the 'HeForShe' campaign, talking about her experience and views on feminism and equality'FEMINIST AMBASSADOR.' UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon launch the UN's ... [Published Rappler - Sep 21 2014]

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You might be thinking, "Who is this Harry Potter girl, and what is she doing speaking at the U N ?" and it's a really good question. I've been asking myself the same thing. All I know is that I care about this problem and I want to make it better
...information, education, and communication (IEC) materials; and mass education through a partnership with the local radioradio station, Moshi FM. "Targeted communities are given information on the dangers of FGM, on anti-FGM laws, and on the relationship between FGM, religion and the rights of women and children." This is supported by community advocacy and discussions both at family and community levels, usually hosted by community animators chosen by the community...
U.N Secretary-General Ban KiBan Ki moon praised Watson after her remarks saying, "she's been using her magic wand in her movie. I hope she will use [her] magic want to stop violence against women."
So what is feminism? Well, to quote Emma Watson, "feminism by definition is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes." The word equality is of central importance here...

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UN Gender Inequality Campaign Geared Towards Re... [Published SA Breaking News - 49 mins ago]
ERG consults community over equal marriage [Published GBC Television - 51 mins ago]
Jeremy Clarkson’s racist term may ‘damage Britain’ [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 57 mins ago]
Watch Emma Watson give a spot-on speech about f... [Published The Week Magazine - 1 hour ago]
Glasgow Uni comes out top for being gay friendly [Published Third Force News - 1 hour ago]
Canada: Vancouver LGBT activist Jim Vega dies i... [Published Pink News - 1 hour ago]
Ó Riordáin congratulates newest Irish citizens [Published Labour Ireland - 1 hour ago]
How Does the People's Climate March Stack Up Ag... [Published The Energy Collective - 1 hour ago]
My Happiest Moment? Finding Out My (Gay) Wife W... [Published Your Tango - 1 hour ago]
Pro-independence Scots launch new ‘45%’ campaign [Published Russia Today - 1 hour ago]
Watch Emma Watson give the U.N. a spot-on speec... [Published The Week Magazine - 1 hour ago]
Protecting Girls from Undergoing Female Genital... [Published Comminit - 1 hour ago]
No employment claims for US employee working in... [Published Lexology - 1 hour ago]
International Week of the Deaf Recognizes Strug... [Published I Stock Analyst - 1 hour ago]
International Week of the Deaf Recognizes Strug... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 1 hour ago]
Emma Watson talks feminism, gender equality in ... [Published UPI - 1 hour ago]
Reclaiming the F Word: In Defence of Feminism [Published Huffington Post UK - 1 hour ago]
Housing the Nation: greenfield or brownfield? [Published ePolitix.com - 1 hour ago]
Can Martin’s Place 'Keep the Dream Alive' for N... [Published Ebony - 1 hour ago]
Equality for all [Published The Hindu - 1 hour ago]
It is cyclists who need to check their privilege [Published RedState Blog - 1 hour ago]
Why the hypocrisy, TOI tells Deepika [Published New Age Bangladesh - 1 hour ago]
Jim McMahon: Scotland and England can't play by... [Published Local Government Chronicle - 1 hour ago]
WATCH: Emma Watson calls men to join the fight ... [Published Haaretz - 1 hour ago]
Injured South African returns to SCOAN [Published Citizen.co.za - 1 hour ago]
Concerning EFF. What are we to do? [Published News24 - 1 hour ago]
"Revamping Europe’s Tattered Social Contract" b... [Published Social Europe Journal - 1 hour ago]
Equality under the spotlight [Published Isleofman.com - 1 hour ago]
Should we care about celebrity feminism? [Published Women24.com - 1 hour ago]
Cote d'Ivoire's Schools for Husbands [Published Africa Review - 2 hours ago]
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International Week of the Deaf Recognizes Strug... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - 1 hour ago]
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 22, 2014) - Toronto Association of the Deaf is coordinating 14 events throughout the greater Toronto area during the week of September 21-27th. These events are in conjunction with the "International Week of the ...
It is cyclists who need to check their privilege [Published RedState Blog - 1 hour ago]
My first reaction to this post someone actually wrote and published was that the title – What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege – is so ridiculous in its intersection of two groups of online jerks, that it can’t possibly be real. It is ...
"Revamping Europe’s Tattered Social Contract" b... [Published Social Europe Journal - 1 hour ago]
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Copts Urge El-Sissi to Implement Equality for A... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 3 hours ago]
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President El-Sissi addresses the UN this week. We support the overall progress he has brought to Egypt and recognize the plethora of issues he has to address.  Yet, Copts remain disappointed with the lack of ...
Texas woman denied driver’s license over same-s... [Published Off the Kuff - 4 hours ago]
That’s the headline of this Observer story , and it’s just as infuriating as you think it is. A woman who recently relocated from California says the Texas Department of Public Safety refused to issue her an accurate driver’s license because ...
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Michael Brown remembered with calls for peace, ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 25 2014]
Supreme Court Breakfast Table [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 30 2014]
Want more women leaders? 'Leaning in' won't cut it [Published Money, Markets & More - Apr 23 2014]
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Girl Guides of Canada - A new Guiding year brin... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Sep 15 2014]
Avis Budget Group Honored by Association of Wom... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Aug 13 2014]
USHCC Applauds President Obama for Supporting L... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 21 2014]
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:Women in Lead... [Published Financial Services - Jul 16 2014]
Signature OB/GYN Ensures Communication Equality... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 03 2014]
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