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This board contains timely articles on women's issues in America and internationally.
Angelina Jolie Pens Essay on Domestic Violence
In her compelling new essay "Addressing Health Inequities in Survivors of Domestic Violence," actor and humanitarian Angelina Jolie delves into the urgent issue of health inequities faced by survivors of domestic violence. In America, 34% of female homicide victims were killed by an intimate partner in 2021. By comparison, about 6% of males murdered that in 2021 were victims of intimate partner homicide. These statistics are reported by the 50-years-old Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Iran Resumes Brutal Hijab Crackdown
Iran’s judiciary has ordered police to “firmly punish” people who violate the country’s hijab law, a news agency reported 1-20-23. Faezeh Hashemi, activist daughter of former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, was sentenced to five years in prison today, charged with “propaganda against the system,” according to the semi-official ISNA news agency. France's Charlie Hebdo has struck back against Iran, publishing cartoons mocking Iran’s ruling clerics and aggression against protesters.
Bella Hadid Searches For Her Truth
Supermodel Bella Hadid share a cover of i-D Magazine’s Fall 2022 ‘Ultra’ issue. In Bella’s case, she is ‘Ultranova!’ This became a think piece by Anne on self-indulgence vs activism.
Alina Gross Flashes 'Life Acquatic' Beauty for Vogue Singapore
Working with Vogue Singapore on their ‘blue is the warmest color’ May-June 2022 issue, photographer Alina Gross [IG] takes a deep dive into the world of beauty with ‘Life Aquatic’. Alli Sim Teal is beauty director for Vogue Singapore, with Aurelie Dehecq on makeup. There’s not an ounce of visible women’s rights-related intention in Gross’ images, but informed creatives understand the symbolism. Beautiful and subversive!
Chanel Sends "A Certain Notion of Femininity" with Spring 2022 Campaign
Even before Russia's invasion of Ukraine, AOC finds Chanel's Spring 2022 Campaign to be out of step with our progressive values. Help has arrived, thankfully. Chanel has a new CEO — Unilever executive Leena Nair, Nair is known for her work in diversity and bringing business into the more progressive values of modern times. There is every reason to believe that Nair will impact the brand positioning of Chanel, while recruiting more progressive-thinking talent into Chanel’s brand leadership.
Michelle Obama's Netflix Food Doc for Kids Is Now 10 Episode 'Waffles + Mochi'
Michelle Obama will play the owner/manager of a “whimsical supermarket” with her own cast of puppet allies. They include Busy, a bee puppet; Mochi, a pink round puppet; and Waffles, a furry puppet with waffle ears. All the characters including Michelle hop aboard a magical shopping cart to seek out ingredients all over the world.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Assume Leadership of USA
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris announced the formation of the White House Gender Policy Council, aiming for what the team is calling a government-wide focus on uplifting the rights of girls and women in the United States and around the world, restoring America as a champion for women and girls.”
Warren Kanders Sues to Revoke Whitney Museum's Nonprofit Status — Anne of Carversville
if the Whitney Museum thought life couldn’t get worse in the middle of a global pandemic, the famed New York cultural institution has a potentially massive new headache. Warren B. Kanders, the Whitney Museum’s former vice chairman, has hired Neal Sher, formerly the head of the Justice Department’s Nazi prosecution unit, to represent him in a lawsuit dealing with the calamitous events of the summer of 2019. In a letter obtained by Hyperallergic, Neal Sher has filed a lawsuit, seeking to revoke
Bill Gates March 2020 TED Connect:Responding to COVID-19 — Anne of Carversville
In 2014, the world avoided a global outbreak of ebola, Stressing the reality that the world — including America — was not prepared for the threat of ebola, the renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist, critical thinking genius and expert on global health said, “There’s no need to panic . . . but we need to get going.” #billgates #globalhealth #gatesfoundation #health #pandemic #news
COVID-19: US "Beset by Denial and Dysfunction" From Oval Office to CDC
While Trump points the finger at Democrats, media, governors, healthcare workers and EVERYONE but his own team and HIMSELF, WaPo details in interviews and with emails, schedules and notes how ONE MAN -- the President of the United States Donald J Trump -- refused to take COVID-19 seriously. #COVID-19 #health #trump #politics #news
Westbourne Cafe's Camilla Marcus Pioneers Workers' Childcare — Anne of Carversville
NYC Restaurateur Camilla Marcus Partners with Vivvi for Employer Subsidized Childcare https://www.anneofcarversville.com/editorials/2019/10/16/3tra4xubu978vemivesb7ojp68tdeo #children #childcare #childcarebusiness #newyork #restaurant #restaurantdesign #workers