Category Archives: women’ rights

Scotland: First county in world to make period products free

Period poverty is what it is called. It makes sense to do so during a time of economical distress. There is now a legal duty on local authorities to ensure that free items such as tampons and sanitary pads are … Continue reading

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If I do not report to work I might be dead’: chilling facts about UK femicide

If I do not report to work I might be dead’: chilling facts about UK femicide. It’s sad that ‘femicide’ is not recognized as a legitimate word by many spell checkers. I know I mentioned this topic earlier this year … Continue reading

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Rachel Hightower~author of “Girl Child In The UnPromised Land”- contact information

Some of you asked me about getting in touch with Ms. Hightower. I can’t give you her email addy, so, here’s the URL to her blog. There’s a way to get in touch with her on it. https://rachelhightowerbooks.blogspot.com/

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Day Of The Girl

600 million adolescent girls are preparing to enter a world of work transformed by innovation and automation. They are the largest generation in history and a vast source of ideas and solutions for all career fields. Yet far too often, … Continue reading

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We all know about the stockades and the letters sewn on clothing, but not many know about the ‘scold’s bridle’ or ‘branks’ used on uncontrollable women.

When writing and sitting novels in certain eras and one want to remain authentic to the time period and its customs you will find that some of the practices were very demeaning, dehumanizing, and plain old cruel. The scarlet letter … Continue reading

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