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Fantasies of the Good Life

Responding to Rape Culture in 13 Reasons Why

Cameron Greensmith and Jocelyn Sakal Froese

Hannah experiences, through the circulation of images of her body, as well as the ongoing torment by her peers, makes the school an especially unwelcoming place. The mantra of girl power, which is used to focus on girls’ individuality and strength

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(Para)normalizing Rape Culture

Possession as Rape in Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Annika Herb

romance, abuse and unequal gender dynamics are rationalized and romanticized. The male love interest is supernatural, powerful, and immortal; his strength, knowledge, and age far outstrip that of the female mortal protagonist. This, and his interest in

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Intersectional Pandemics in Bangladesh

The Effects of COVID-19 on Girls

Nasrin Siddiqa

inner strength and commitment still exist. They will resume their dignity, come back to reopen factories, create new jobs, protect each other, and work towards gender equity.

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Digitizing the Western Gaze

The End FGM Guardian Global Media Campaign

Jessica Cammaert

-motion scene of girls’ crying from within the room where they were cut, Sembène does not rely on images or audio of pain to communicate his point. Emotion is clear, but not terror, as he relies more on the strength of his female heroine, Collé (Fatoumata

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Screening Vulnerability

Brian Bergen-Aurand

rather than capability or ability—with their links to energy, strength, power, and vitality—began to hold a more central place in my research and critical thought. I began rethinking what bodies do and what they do to us when we experience them

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Karen Pearlman

, strengths, and limitations before rewriting by removing some dialogue and changing the trajectory of the characters’ movement through the scene (© This Guy Edits) . For the purposes of this discussion, I focus primarily on scripted narrative drama

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Film as the Engine for Learning

A Model to Assess Film's Interest Raising Potential

Winnifred Wijnker, Ed S. Tan, Arthur Bakker, Tamara A. J. M. van Gog, and Paul H. M. Drijvers

confused and frustrated. Subsequently, the positioning of that moment of closure is responsible for the strength and scope of the film's interestingness. This brings us to the second claim. 2. Interestingness increases across the film . An increase of

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Hopeful, Harmless, and Heroic

Figuring the Girl Activist as Global Savior

Jessica K. Taft

hand, Black girls’ critical agency has been treated primarily as a social problem, rather than a strength ( Jones 2009 ; Brown 2013 ; Morris 2016 ), leading to their generalized exclusion from the public figuration of the girl as a community leader

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Linda Howell, Ryan Bell, Laura Helen Marks, Jennifer L. Lieberman, and Joseph Christopher Schaub

in the eroticization of nostalgia, especially among a fandom that has become more visible with the recent coalescence of a niche market for vintage adult films” (14; emphasis in original). One of the book’s greatest strengths is its focus on

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“For Girls to Feel Safe”

Community Engineering for Sexual Assault Prevention

Day Greenberg and Angela Calabrese Barton

René exuded ownership and strength, smiling and caressing their jacket as they pointed out its most important components. They voiced their expertise with agentic power. René: If you’re in danger and someone is trying to kidnap you … or someone is