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Posts Tagged ‘ discrimination against boys ’

NCFM Honorary Member Peter Allemano explains why Tinkers’ bell has a poisonous gender biased tinkle

November 11, 2011
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NCFM Honorary Member Peter Allemano explains why Tinkers’ bell has a poisonous gender biased tinkle

By Peter Allemano NCFM Honorary Member This Fall, I began my seventh academic year of volunteering for the Power Lunch literacy program, which is operated by the “Everybody Wins! Foundation.”  Under the sponsorship of my employer, one day every week I visit a nearby elementary school and read one-on-one with my designated “buddy” during...
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Posted in Discrimination Against Boys, Discrimination Against Men, Education, Peter Allemano | 2 Comments »

NCFM Book Review, “Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System…””

October 25, 2011
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NCFM Book Review, “Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System…””

Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System that’s Leaving Them Behind. By Richard Whitmire. New York: AMACOM, 2010. 238 pp. $24.95. www.amacombooks.org. Review by J. Steven Svoboda NCFM Public Relations Director Journalist Richard Whitmire has written and the American Management Association’s publishing wing AMACOM has published a nuts-and-bolts book about boys’...
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Posted in Action, Discrimination Against Boys, Education, Steven Svoboda, Esq. | 2 Comments »

Top Norwegian doctor wants circumcision phased out

September 1, 2011
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Top Norwegian doctor wants circumcision phased out

Male circumcision could become a thing of the past in Norway. Professor Trond Markestad, head of the Norwegian Medical Association’s (NMA/Den Norske Legeforeningen) ethics committee, would like to see it replaced. “Inappropriate” “It’s against important medical ethics and is unnecessary. There’s no medical reason for having it done, it’s painful for some days afterwards,...
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