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What does the Fifa World Cup Tournament mean for Women? More Male Violence.

The international men’s football tournament, the 2014 Fifa World Cup, is about to take place in Brazil (12th June-13 July). This will include a total of 64 matches played in 12 cities across the country. Many women may enjoy the … Continue reading

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The All Women Gulabi Gang: The Pink Vigilante Activists of India.

The Gulabi Gang (pink gang) is a women’s movement based in India’s Uttar Pradesh region. It’s estimated that they now have many thousands within their group. Known for dressing in pink saris, they were founded by former health worker and … Continue reading

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Ana Mendieta: Women and the Politics of Life, Death and Male Violence.

Ana Mendieta(1948–1984) was a Cuban born artist who lived in political exile in the United States. She created her artwork, combining feminism with photography, land, body and performance art. Ana was a member of the AIR all-women gallery in New … Continue reading

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How a 17th century woman’s rage paints a picture of ongoing male violence

Despite her exclusion from art education, academies and resources on the grounds of her sex, the Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1656) became one of the most accomplished painters of the Italian Baroque period. She often painted herself for her work … Continue reading

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