Jihad Cosmo, marriage, pas de deux, the noisy kids, gender gaps, garderies, mamans et putains

In the news | Dans les médias (1-15 MARCH/MARS 2011)

Many thanks to friends, colleagues and tweeters for their fabulous news links and as ever, to the invaluable news round up from the Women's Funding Network and to Andrea, Janine and Karine for their amazing French news links.

SEXUALITY | SEXUALITÉ
La sexualisation des magazines ne date pas d'hier (Mathieu Perreault, La Presse)
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/vivre/sexe/201103/14/01-4379109-la-sexualisati...

La sexualité des ados sous la loupe (Mathieu Perreault, La Presse)
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/vivre/sexe/201103/14/01-4378936-la-sexualite-d...

It's Healthy Sexuality Month . . . so let's talk about it! (Candice Barlow, Chatham Daily News)
http://www.chathamdailynews.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3005092

Sex education is about a lot more than the mechanics: The Christian Institute may hope to provoke an outcry about sex education from frightened parents but there is no cause for alarm (The Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/mortarboard/2011/mar/09/sex-educatio...

Explicit sex education images criticised by Christian group: Christian Institute says images in teaching material are too explicit and encourages parents to intervene (Jessica Shepherd, The Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/mar/09/sex-education-criticised...

Credit: Babette Cole/Random House

Ottawa's latest citizenship guide restores reference to same-sex rights (John Ibbitson, Globe and Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-notebook/ottawas-lat...

Room for improvement in Canada's sexual equality: Global report (Tobi Cohen, Montreal Gazette)
http://www.canada.com/life/Room+improvement+Canada+sexual+equality+Globa...

GENDER | SEXE
Where are the roles? Hollywood missing strong scripts for women (Katherine Monk, Postmedia News)
http://www.windsorstar.com/entertainment/movie-guide/Where+roles/4434009...

Horror Stories From Women In Tech (Irin Cameron, Jezebel)
http://jezebel.com/#!5781523

Too Few Women in Publishing (Michael Enright, CBC)
http://www.cbc.ca/video/news/audioplayer.html?clipid=1803714396

Women still scarce in top ranks at Canada’s biggest companies (Janet McFarland, Globe & Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/women-still-scarce-in-...

Gender divide no joke: Women poorly represented in comedy (Melissa Leong, Edmonton Journal)
http://www.edmontonjournal.com/entertainment/Gender+divide+joke+Women+po...

Printed Minority: Young Women and the Web (Medeline Coleman and Andrea Zoellner, The Link)
http://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/1136

Title IX Reality: In 2011, Girls Still Shortchanged in Sports, Says Ex-Olympian (Carla Baranauckas, Politics Daily)
http://www.politicsdaily.com/2011/03/08/title-ix-reality-in-2011-girls-s...

Which dads help out most around the home? (Stephen Evans, BBC News)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-12664827

Thumbs Down - Representation of Women Film Critics in the Top 100 U.S. Daily Newspapers (Alliance of Women Film Journalists)
http://awfj.org/hot-topic/thumbs-down-representation-of-women-film-criti...

Where are all the daring women's heroines? There are plenty of brave, adventurous female role models for children - but something peculiar happens to all these fearless heroines (and their fearless readers) when puberty strikes (The Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2011/mar/08/daring-women-s-her...


YOUNG WOMEN
| JEUNES FEMMES
Explorer de nouvelles voies, orientez-vous vers les métiers techniques et scientifiques (Net Femmes)
http://netfemmes.cdeacf.ca/les_actualites/lire.php?article=17496

Aboriginal Teen Named Model Global Citizen (Indian Country Today)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/03/aboriginal-teen-named-...

Let's stop manicuring little girls' childhoods (Naomi Lakritz, Calgary Herald)
http://www.calgaryherald.com/health/Lakritz+stop+manicuring+little+girls...

Girls’ blog takes action on the issues (Lois Legge, The Chronicle Herald)
http://thechronicleherald.ca/ArtsLife/1232000.html

Fury as Matalan sells padded bras to EIGHT-YEAR-OLD girls (Daily Mail)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1366012/Fury-Matalan-sells-padde...

WOMEN | FEMMES
Ne pas vouloir d'enfant est encore un sujet tabou (You)
http://www.7sur7.be/7s7/fr/1523/Famille/article/detail/1236592/2011/03/1...

Cirque du Soleil's Stunt Woman in Chief (Alexandra Alter, Wall Street Journal)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870475890457618872247773766...

Somewhere between Barbarella and Cinderella lies the real chalet girl, graduate of the coldest boarding school in Europe, and butt of jokes. Who is she? (Tanya Gold, The Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/mar/08/chalet-girl-the-real-...

From Afar, Moneymaker and Mother (Katrin Bennhold, New York Times)
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/08/world/europe/08iht-ffhelp08.html?ref=w...

VIOLENCE | VIOLENCE
L'horreur pour sauver l'honneur (Laura-Julie Perreault, La Presse)
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/actualites/201103/06/01-4376665-lhorreur-pour-...

Valerie Taliman’s 2010 Series on Missing and Murdered Women (ICTMN - Indian Country Today Media Network)
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/02/valerie-talimans-serie...

11-Year-Old Girl Horrifically Gang-Raped; New York Times Article Blames the Victim (Shaker mmy, Alternet)
http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/513829/11-year-old_girl_hor...

Vicious Assault Shakes Texas Town (James C. McKinley Jr., New York Times)
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/09/us/09assault.html?_r=1&hpl

Gang Rape Story Lacked Balance (Arthur S. Brisbane, New York Times)
http://publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/11/gang-rape-story-lacked-...

Texas Gang Rape Coverage Continues To Appall (Irin Carmon, Jezebel)
http://jezebel.com/#!5780291/texas-gang-rape-coverage-continues-to-appall

MEDIA & CULTURE | MÉDIAS & CULTURE
Kanye West's "Monster" Video Banned From MTV Due To Feminists' Protest (24 Hour Hip Hop)
http://24hourhiphop.com/article.php?id=9952

Video Response from "The Noisy Kids" (The Noisy Kids are: The Pametha, Queen Lush, Missy HD)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miePHRyFeGg&feature=player_popout

‘Jihad Cosmo’ magazine tells women how to raise warriors (Lesley Ciarula Taylor, Toronto Star)
http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/954118--jihad-cosmo-magazine-t...

When will fashion wise up to creepy Terry Richardson? (Katrina Onstad, Globe and Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/relationships/news-and-views/katrina...

Shows That Defy Stereotypes (Lee Rosenbaum, Wall Street Journal)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870355960457617651143178184...

Study shows why people read magazines featuring envy-inspiring models (Press release, Ohio State University)
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-03/osu-ssw031411.php

‘iCover’ and everything it represents: Sadaf Syed is recognized at the White House for groundbreaking photo documentary (Shazia Kamal, Dawn.com)
http://www.dawn.com/2011/03/15/%E2%80%98icover%E2%80%99-and-everything-i...

Traditional marriage is dead. Let's celebrate: A US report shows more liberated times have brought a new marriage model that is better for men, women and children (Jill Fillipovic, Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/mar/09/tradition...

Sarah McLachlan's pas de deux with the Alberta ballet (Marsha Lederman, Globe & Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/theatre/sarah-mclachlans-pas-de...

HEALTH | SANTÉ
Boulimie : quand manger devient une addiction (Tendance Santé, France)
http://www.tendance-sante.fr/psycho-sexo/article/detail/boulimie-quand-m...

L'angoisse des rides dès l'adolescence (Isabelle Maher, Rue Frontenac)
http://www.ruefrontenac.com/nouvelles-generales/societe/34100-rides

De plus en plus d'avortements chez les moins de 25 ans (Famili.fr)
http://www.famili.fr/,de-plus-en-plus-d-ivg-chez-les-femmes-de-moins-de-...

The Changing Face of Medical Care (Doreen Carvajal, New York Times)
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/08/world/europe/08iht-ffdocs08.html?_r=1&...

INTERNATIONAL | INTERNATIONAL
Sudan : La femme africaine, un atout pour propulser le continent vers la prospérité (Obiageli Ezekwesili, SudOnline.sn)
http://www.sudonline.sn/la-femme-africaine-un-atout-pour-propulser-le-co...

Bahrain: Two killed as Bahrain's king declares martial law: Government-backed security forces clash with Shia demonstrators in the capital city, Manama (Martin Chulov, The Guardian)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/15/bahrain-king-declares-martia...

Egypt: Women Fight to Maintain Their Role in the Building of a New Egypt (Sharon Otterman, New York Times)
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/06/world/middleeast/06cairo.html?_r=4&ref...

FEMINISM | FÉMINISME
Un nouveau souffle pour le Feminisme (Liochem, Le Post)
http://www.lepost.fr/article/2011/03/16/2436231_un-nouveau-souffle-pour-...

On being feminism's "Ms. Nigga" (Latoya Peterson, Racialicious)
http://www.racialicious.com/2011/03/08/on-being-feminisms-ms-nigga/


ECONOMICS | ÉCONOMIE
Working conditions drive women from engineering, UWM survey says: Patronizing attitudes push females out (Rick Barrett, Journal Sentinel)
http://www.jsonline.com/business/117734333.html

The 15 Jobs Where Women Earn More Than Men (Jenna Goudreau, Forbes)
http://blogs.forbes.com/jennagoudreau/2011/03/14/jobs-where-women-earn-m...

Women Lead in Unpaid Work (Catherine Rampell)
http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/10/women-lead-in-unpaid-work/?...

Do Daughters Help Ease Gender Pay Gap? (Rachel Emma Silverman, Wall Street Journal)
http://blogs.wsj.com/juggle/2011/03/09/do-daughters-help-ease-gender-pay...


POLITICAL
| POLITIQUE
Garderies et liberté (Marie-Claude Lortie, La Presse)
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/chroniqueurs/marie-claude-lortie/201103/08/01-...

Un groupe de femmes réclame une politique nationale sur les garderies (La Presse Canadienne)
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/politique-canadienne/...

La maman et la putain : C'est l'histoire d'un pays où 80% des jeunes mamans restent à la maison pour s'occuper de leurs enfants d'âge préscolaire (Agnès Gruda, La Presse)
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/chroniqueurs/agnes-gruda/201103/09/01-4377476-...

Les femmes s'occupent plus des enfants (Canoe.ca)
http://fr.canoe.ca/artdevivre/societe/article1/2011/03/09/17549056-relax...

Quatre-vingt-dix ans après l'élection de la première députée, À voix égales veut changer la donne pour les femmes en politique (Communiqué de presse)
http://www.cnw.ca/fr/releases/archive/March2011/07/c8436.html

Child Care Services Decades Behind Reality, Says YWCA Canada (YWCA, News Wire)
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/March2011/04/c7985.html

Canadian economy threatened by lack of national childcare plan, group says (Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press)
http://www.cjad.com/News/Canada/Article.aspx?id=266731

Canada will suffer without national childcare plan: report (CTV)
http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Canada/20110306/national-childcare-policy-110306/

State has no obligation to protect prostitutes, Ottawa to argue at appeal (Kirk Makin, Globe & Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/state-has-no-obligation-to-...


ACTIVISM
| ACTIVISME
To The Barricades! Revolutionary potential is only limited by our imagination. (Micah M. White, Adbusters)
http://www.adbusters.org/magazine/94/barricades.html


Comments

So interesting...

Merci Amanda. comme toujours, c'est si pertinent de te lire.