Feminist Reader: February 2014

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Each month, the Rhodes Project publishes a selection of articles that approach issues of gender and feminism from informed, opinionated and novel angles.  Visit the Feminist Reader to find out about women’s responses to current challenges and catch up on gender-related news from around the world.

On the Rhodes Project Blog:

'The many versions of what women can be': A retrospective of our first 200 profiles of Rhodes women.

From elsewhere:

Emma Barnett calls on us to stop defining ourselves and everyone we meet by our jobs. 

Why we have to stop romanticising women's labour.

The secret history of sexism in the US Senate.

A review of Anita Anand's new book, a biography of the daughter of an Indian Maharaja who became a leading suffragette. 

The Telegraph analyses the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations.

Pew's latest research indicates that people perceive women to have equal ability, but that barriers still persist.

A former law clerk to Ruth Bader Ginsberg shares the lessons he learned from the Supreme Court Justice.

Rebecca Solnit reflects on 2014 as a year for women and celebrates the growing voice for women in the world.