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Sexual Harassment Assault Are Common On Scientific Field

Sexual Harassment, Assault Are Common On Scientific Field Studies

University of Illinois A survey of 142 men and 516 women with experience in field studies in anthropology, archaeology, geology and other scientific disciplines reveals that many of them – particularly the younger ones – suffered or...

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2014-06-06 23:08:58

Ticketability.com is delighting fans with Lorde tickets for sale at reduced prices. Lorde tour tickets go on sale today for 17 new shows. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Ticketability.com welcomes concertgoers with affordable prices for Lorde tour tickets. The website has a large selection of tickets for the young star’s North American tour coming up this fall. In March of this year, the talented songstress completed a U.S. tour that included 16 dates. Her sold-out events...

2014-06-05 23:06:19

Lorde will headline at the following venues: Mann Center, Artpark, Ottawa Folk Fest, TD Echo Beach, JBL Live at Pier 97, United Palace Theatre, Red Hat Amphitheatre, Grand Ole Opry House, LC Pavilion, Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica, BMO Harris Pavilion, Harrah’s Casino – Stir Grove, 1st Bank Center, The Joint, The Greek, Santa Barbara Bowl, Cal Coast Credit Union & Austin City Limits. Ticket Down announces that concertgoers can add promo/coupon code LORDE-2014 for special savings. New...

2014-06-04 23:11:52

Popular ticket exchange QueenBeeTickets.com is featuring Lorde presale tickets at discounted prices for 16 north american concerts for 2014. Customers can enjoy additional savings on any Lorde concert tickets by using promotional code “DISCOUNT” during any online purchase or phone order. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com has an extensive array of Lorde concert tickets for sale that fans can obtain for the singer’s fall tour. She will begin North American...

2014-06-03 23:05:20

Researchers find that lawmakers rely on flawed racial assumptions to further abortion restrictions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF), and Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, released a groundbreaking report on sex-selective abortion laws and policies in the United States today. Legislation...

2014-05-30 16:24:39

WICHITA, Kan., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we look back on the last five years, we are once again struck by Dr. George Tiller's deep commitment to serving women. We will never truly understand Dr. Tiller's impact, but we can look at the thousands of women who he helped as a small measure of his lasting legacy. "South Wind Women's Center is honored to be caring for women in the same community where Dr. Tiller practiced for decades," stated Julie Burkhart, CEO and...

2014-05-29 20:23:03

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 70 leaders of U.S. and international organizations committed to human rights and the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls globally sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to "accelerate U.S. leadership in ensuring women and girls who are raped have access to post-rape care that is comprehensive and rights-based," calling U.S. leadership for care that includes abortion access...

2014-05-21 13:39:58

Springer Two decades’ worth of court records show dramatic decline in mother-sole custody cases It’s no longer a certainty that American mothers will get custody over their children during a divorce. In fact, if Wisconsin Court Records of the past 20 years are anything to go by, joint custody is becoming the norm. So says Maria Cancian and colleagues from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the US, whose findings are published in Springer’s journal Demography. For most of...

2014-05-05 12:28:20

LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today, we're launching our second annual International Clitoris Awareness Week, May 5-11," said Nadine Gary, Clitoraid spokesperson. "We invite women worldwide to defend, explore and rejoice in their right to sexual pleasure." Although Clitoraid focuses on clitoral repair surgery for women suffering effects of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), its central mission is to raise public awareness. "In some African countries, 98 percent...

2014-03-20 20:22:01

Initiative Supports Victims of Extreme Forms of Gender-Based Violence and Creates Global Criminal Justice Responses in India, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa and other countries WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women, a collaboration of Vital Voices Global Partnership, the Avon Foundation for Women and the U.S. Department of State, today presented a new initiative to address gender-based violence: the Gender-Based Violence...

2014-03-18 23:26:47

"Stand Up for Reproductive Justice" will be held on Saturday, April 12th at 7p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. General admission tickets are $35 and can be purchased online. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 On Saturday, April 12 at 7:00pm, the Feminist Health Center will hold its annual awards celebration, “Stand Up for Reproductive Justice” (SURJ). The event will feature musical performances by BETTY, Madam Cj, and the Love Supremes; a...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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