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The Myth of Women’s Empowerment – The New York Times

Since 1980s feminists, the term empowerment has thrived into today’s society; however, political mobilization, which gave women the empowerment, was lost. Many western organizations focus on giving non-western women items that tie in with a one-time economic cost, which no studies conducted have shown that any of these efforts have actually empowered women. How empowerment…
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Ayah Bdeir Explains Why 8 is a Critical Age for Girls – littleBits

In this video, Ayah Bdeir, founder and CEO of littleBits, explains why girls by the age of 8 lose interest in STEM. She also describes that littleBits is successful attracting both girls and boys because it is a gender-neutral product. Watch the video here