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Emma Watson, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and 74 More Urge World Leaders to Protect Women

By Leah Rodriguez ~ Global Citizen ~  “In no country in the world do women enjoy the same rights or opportunities as men.” This International Women’s Day, an impressive roster of 76 influential women banned together to push governments to stand up for women’s rights around the world. Emma Watson, Keira Knightley, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie are a few of the powerful actors, writers, business executives, and activists who signed a letter published in the Guardian on…

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Crowdsourced Twitter Study Reveals Shocking Scale of Online Abuse Against Women

By Amnesty International ~ Common Dreams ~ Amnesty International released a ground-breaking study into abuse against women on Twitter today, conducted with Element AI, a global artificial intelligence software product company. The findings showed that although the abuse cut across the political spectrum, women of color were much more likely to be impacted, and black women are disproportionately targeted. More than 6,500 volunteers from 150 countries signed up to take part in Troll Patrol,…

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