companie de ne-sustinut: oriflame

“Monica Tatoiu: Femeile nu judeca normal trei zile”

Monica Tatoiu revine cu declaratii impotriva femeilor din Romania. Ea considera ca le lipsesc valorile reale si ca nu sunt modele demne de urmat.

de asemenea, “femeile sunt facute sa procreeze”.

in mod ironic, Monica T. — un “model de succes” si “una din primele doamne ale mediului de afaceri romanesc” datorita jobului de Managing Director in Romania a “uneia din cele mai mari companii de cosmetice din lume”, Oriflame [jobul ei depinzind deci in totalitate de clientela alcatuita din… femeile din Romania] — declara “sunt plecata in concediu patru luni pe an”.

ar trebui ca nici o femeie din Romania sa nu mai cumpere produse Oriflame, asa Monica Tatoiu ar avea chiar mai mult timp liber (din pacate, ea deja s-a imbogatit multumita femeilor din Romania si n-ar afecta-o pe ea cit pe restul angajatelor).

five sexist trends the advertising world just can’t shake

This was a big year for women: The first serious female presidential candidate, the first predominately female state senate, the first female Top Chef. Yet the advertising world has not caught up to the advances of half our population and continues to use stereotypes and violence to prey on our most vile desires. Here are the worst of them–the trends that won’t die despite our cultural outrage, and personal boredom.

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16 days: women of zimbabwe arise!

WOZA AND MOZA commemorate Human Rights Day in the streets of Bulawayo – no cause for celebration

OVER 1,000 members of WOZA marched through the streets of central Bulawayo today to the offices of the state-owned Chronicle newspaper. The peaceful group distributed flyers calling on the so-called government to stand aside to allow the United Nations to deal with the humanitarian crisis. Other flyers distributed by the group demanded the immediate release of Jestina Mukoko, Violet Mupfuranhehwe and her two-year old baby and the other pro-democracy activists abducted in the last few weeks. They also sang custom-composed songs to portray their message. No arrests have been reported at the time of this release.

The peaceful protest also commemorated Human Rights Day and the 60th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights under the theme – Human Rights of Women – Human Rights for All. Zimbabweans – stand up for the TRUTH and it will set you free of this regime.

see also: “A High Court judge in Zimbabwe has ordered police to launch a search for a human rights activist Jestina Mukoko abducted from her home last week”, “Women refuse to be silenced by Robert Mugabe”

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16 days: nov. 25 in mexico

Pain and Protest on the Day of the Butterflies: Violence Persists Against Women in Mexico

A 1995 novel by writer Julia Alvarez retold the story of the three Mirabal sisters brutally assassinated by the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic in 1960. Decades later, the date of the murders, Nov. 25, was declared the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by the United Nations.

In Mexico, more than 200 women’s and human rights activists kicked off a cross-country caravan in Ciudad Juarez to protest femicide and ongoing violence in all its forms against women.

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