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Apple fires employee Janneke Parrish, leader of #AppleToo movement

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Apple has fired one of the leaders of #AppleToo, an employee movement organized in response to alleged patterns of discrimination, racism and sexism at the company. The tech company terminated Janneke Parrish, a progr...

Amlo ridiculed for saying Mexico’s feminist movement began two years ago

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Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has picked yet another fight with the country’s burgeoning feminist movement, saying it only started “two years ago” and bizarrely claiming it had been formed to oppose h...

Court rules against woman who became face of China’s #MeToo movement

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A Chinese woman whose sexual harassment case against a popular TV host sparked a nationwide debate over #MeToo has accused a Beijing court of unfair treatment and vowed to appeal after it ruled against her. The Haidia...

There’s a straight line from US racial segregation to the antiabortion movement

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The supreme court’s refusal to block Texas’s restrictive new abortion law suggests that the end to country-wide legal abortion might be at hand. For white evangelicals, the rank and file of the anti-abortion movement ...

Unstoppable movement: how New Zealand’s Māori are reclaiming land with occupations

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Two years ago, a small pocket of land three kilometres from Auckland’s international airport became the most prominent site of a struggle by Māori, New Zealand’s indigenous people, to reclaim land confiscated by the c...

Teachers in England encouraged to tackle ‘incel’ movement in the classroom

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Teachers can help counteract the rise of the “incel” movement and the dangers of misogyny with school lessons on respect for women and healthy relationships, ministers believe. A government source said that Gavin Will...

US targeted Black Lives Matter activists in bid to disrupt movement, report finds

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The federal government deliberately targeted Black Lives Matter protesters via heavy-handed criminal prosecutions in an attempt to disrupt and discourage the global movement that swept the nation and beyond last summe...

The incel movement is a form of extremism and it cannot be ignored any longer

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The term “involuntary celibate”, or incel for short, used to describe somebody who isn’t having sex but would like to be, was first coined by a young woman named Alana in the mid-1990s. The small, supportive, mixed-se...

Kris Wu arrest raises hopes for China’s #MeToo movement

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It felt like a turning point. The arrest of one of China’s biggest pop stars on rape allegations had raised hopes that authorities were finally addressing the country’s #MeToo movement. So many recent cases of harassm...

More than 250 convicted of child sexual abuse in UK and Ireland while in Scout movement

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More than 250 people in the UK and Ireland have been convicted of child sexual abuse offences committed while they were Scout leaders or in other positions of responsibility within the Scout movement, according to ana...

At least 250 convicted of child sexual abuse in UK and Ireland while in Scout movement

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More than 250 people in the UK and Ireland have been convicted of child sexual abuse offences committed while they were Scout leaders or in other positions of responsibility within the Scout movement, according to ana...

‘We can do anything’: the Indian girls’ movement fighting child marriage

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Priyanka Bairwa was 15 when her family, began to look for a husband for her. The pandemic sped up the process, as schools shut and work dried up. By October 2020, her parents had settled on a suitable boy from their v...

‘Radicalized’ anti-abortion movement poses increased threat, US warned

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The president and chief executive of an international reproductive rights non-profit has warned that the American anti-abortion movement has significantly radicalized and is working to spread its ideology around the w...

Cosby’s prison release is a ‘battle cry’ for victim rights movement, advocates say

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Sexual assault advocates and survivors said Bill Cosby’s release from prison should be a “battle cry” amid concerns the decision could have a chilling effect on survivors seeking to hold their abusers accountable. Cos...

A movement, not a moment: Indigenous design in the spotlight at Australian Fashion Week

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Grace Lillian Lee is used to standing ovations; Australian Fashion week is not. On Wednesday 2 June, the designer and creative director of First Nations Fashion and Design, along with her CEO and fellow designer Teaga...

Anti-abortion movement bullish as legal campaign reaches US supreme court

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The anti-abortion movement in the US is emboldened and optimistic after the supreme court announced it would hear a direct challenge to laws underpinning the right to abortion in the US, and Texas enacted a law intend...

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