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Why the environment is a feminist issue.

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The UN climate summit COP26, currently taking place in Glasgow, Scotland, dedicated a day last week to discussions about gender and climate change, an important issue, because studies consistently show that women are and will be more affected by environmental shifts. …

The remains of other missing persons, whose demise received far less attention, were uncovered in the desert.

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Van life influencer Gabrielle Petito’s remains were found in September in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. She disappeared while on a cross-country adventure with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, who raised suspicion by driving Gabby’s van back to his parent’s house in Florida and refusing to say where she was…

Women should not be forced to alter their behavior to deal with this new, disturbing risk. The onus is on bars, the police, and every single one of us.

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The United Kingdom, over recent months, has witnessed a worrying increase in cases of women being injected with syringes of roofies at crowded night clubs and bars. Roofies, or Rohypnol, is a date rape drug that paralyzes the consumer. They become incapable of resisting, able to observe events but not…

Psychological barriers often stop bystanders from helping, and we need to learn to overcome them.

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Earlier this month, a woman was sexually assaulted on a transit train near Philadelphia. Passengers looked on. Some even took out their smartphones to film the incident. None of them called the police.

At around 10. P.M., surveillance footage from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) train shows a man…

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