Welcome to a new weekly feature – 5 links I loved this week about feminism, books, and international affairs.

World Bank Group, SVRI Give Awards for Innovations to Prevent Gender-Based Violence(The World Bank Group)

First Lady Michelle Obama says “Let Girls Learn” at the World Bank Group. (The World Bank Group)

“Denying women their humanity costs humanity a lot.” Why aren’t corporations defending reproductive rights? (The Establishment)

File under “unclear on the concept”: The Nigerian “Senate rejected the Gender Equal Opportunities Bill because some lawmakers feared the legislation because…women would ignore their immediate responsibilities and turn to prostitution and homosexuality.”(Premium Times)

Excellent analysis of the commodification of “empowerment.” (The New York Times)


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