CHAYN RECOMMENDS: WEEKLY ROUNDUP #3-5
This blogpost is part of a weekly series on new stories, blog posts and media we’ve come across and found interesting.
Here’s what we have for you this week:
- Have you ever wondered why victims of domestic violence don’t leave their abuser? Or why they go back? This book containing letters of apology from abusers to their victims followed by the gut-wrenching violence endured by the women later on shows the complexity of abusive relationships: http://aplus.com/a/Domestic-Violense-Book-No-Te-Mueras-Por-Mi?utm_campaign=i102&utm_source=a46468
- The Nigerian army have rescued 200 girls and 93 women in a strike against Boko Haram: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/28/nigeria-army-rescue-boko-haram-girls-sambisa-forest
- Shocking > Beat the Berlaymont: Five easy ways to skirt the EU lobbying rules.
- How Western media would cover Baltimore if it happened elsewhere: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2015/04/30/how-western-media-would-cover-baltimore-if-it-happened-elsewhere/?postshare=7591430415976021
- This awesome young man made us all proud last week when he urged other boys to embrace feminism and keep a stash of feminine hygiene products at the ready for female friends and relatives!: http://www.dailydot.com/lifestyle/teen-boy-pads-tampons-instagram/
- In face-palm worthy news of the week, female scientists at the University of Sussex were told to get male co-authors for their paper in order to get it published. Here’s the kicker – their research was centered on how gender affects PhD students transitioning into post doctoral jobs.: http://womenrockscience.tumblr.com/post/117791696088/female-scientists-told-paper-is-no-good-unless
- Looking at Gender Makes You a Smarter Investor says Anderson:
- Here’s an excellent post by our friend Steve Benton on learning from Wikipedia’s volunteering movement:
“Wikipedia is a volunteering success story. Every month, around 100,000 people contribute to the online encyclopaedia. Let’s take a look at how this works, and what parts of that your organisation might be able to adapt and use in your own work.”
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