Salma Hayek Says She's Not A Feminist Before Receiving Women's Equality Award

November 6, 2014 10:54 PM

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Laura Bates, founder of the Everday Sexism Project, has a simple mission - to raise awareness of the sexism that still exists "in a modern society that perceives itself to have achieved gender equality". Bates seeks to overturn this perception with an open invitation for all women to record their personal daily experiences of inequality online. The project has already garnered a collection of over 10,000 women's anecdotes. Aiming to remove the 'uptight', 'prudish', 'militant', 'bra burning' labels historically associated with feminists, Bates is one of a new wave of feminist activists using social media and technology to make feminism more accessible to all women.

... And Caitlin Moran's view seems to be part of a growing global ideology. Over on the other side of the pond, rising star, Lena Dunham, creator and star of HBO series, 'Girls' said: “Do you believe that women should be paid the same for doing the same jobs? Do you believe that women should be allo...

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