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Sexism In The Nigerian, Kenyan And South African Press

Sexism In The Nigerian, Kenyan And South African Press

Uncovering systemic abuse against disproportionately women and girls, but also men and boys, has been coined the Me Too movement. Started in 2007 by American Tarana Burke, #metoo has empowered many survivors to speak up about their abuse, and hold their abusers accountable. Powerful figures, whose abuse spanned decades and affected thousands of lives, have been implicated. In […]

This Sexism In Silicon Valley

This Sexism In Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is the world capital of transformation, shaping the technologies that change how we live, work and play. And yet here are some of the headlines that have screamed across the globe in recent months: “Silicon Valley’s Sexism Problem,” “Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?” and “Women Engineers on the Rampant Sexism […]

These Female Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Co-Founder To Work Around Sexism

These Female Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Co-Founder To Work Around Sexism

From the scandals involving gender bias at Uber and Google and the resignations of two prominent investors as a result of accusations of sexual harassment, the last few months have seen an intense focus about how issues of workplace sexism and discrimination are addressed, especially in Silicon Valley. The sexism at play in the tech industry can manifest in a number […]

Hillary Clinton Faces Social Media Sexism Which Cannot Be Minimized

Hillary Clinton Faces Social Media Sexism Which Cannot Be Minimized

The Washington Post presented a 6-chart study documenting how much sexist verbiage Hillary Clinton receives on social media, and how many of these slurs can be blamed on “Bernie supporters” versus “Right Wingers.” While this study offers useful information, it cannot capture the long term effects of what Clinton and her supporters endure by way […]