On March 18, NSU’s chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) held “Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum” , its 8th annual celebration of International Women’s Day, featuring keynote speaker Debbie-Wasserman-Schultz, Florida’s 23rd District Congresswoman.
While 1993 was considered “the year of the woman”, with six female senators elected to office, 2013 represents a new victory for women, as 20 female senators were sworn in office this term, on Jan. 3 in Washington, D.C. This is the largest number of females to serve in the Senate at one time.
From paintings of Greek goddesses to photos of pinup girls. From Marilyn Monroe to Angelina Jolie. Mankind’s obsession with the female body has never waned. For years, the Miss Universe pageant has fed this obsession under the guise that the contest represents the empowered women of today’s world.
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