Girl Power: Female Anti-poaching Unit Tackles Wildlife Poaching in Africa

By | November 4th, 2016|Categories: Environment, Featured Author, Nature, Popular, Science, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Illegal poaching in Africa has decimated wildlife such as rhino and elephant, which are targeted for their horns and tusks respectively. These items are smuggled to Asia, where they fetch high prices on the black market. Now a specially trained anti-poaching unit — the Black Mambas — comprised almost entirely of women, is taking the poachers head on, with remarkable success in the area in which they operate.

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Movie Review: Queen of Katwe

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Featured Author, Movies & Film, Review, Review Headline, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The unlikely heroine of Queen of Katwe, a little girl named Phiona Mutesi— played with subtle and compelling intensity by young actress, Madina Nalwanga— has grown up with every obstacle to success imaginable

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The Iphigenia Complex: Why Hillary Is Held To Male Standards

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Arts, Culture & Life, Literature, Psychology, Science, Science & Technology, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

François Perrier's The Sacrifice of Iphigenia (17th century), depicting Agamemnon's sacrifice of his daughter Iphigenia. Much of the concern and criticism of Hillary Clinton stems from the ways in which she deviates from traditional and acceptable American views of what it means to be a woman. Despite her enduring commitment to women’s [...]

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