We're Talking About: March 8, 2010

We're Talking About: March 8, 2010

We're Talking About: March 8, 2010

The XX Factor
What Women Really Think
March 8 2010 11:48 AM

We're Talking About: March 8, 2010

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-At last night's Oscars ceremonies, The Hurt Locker won big . The war film was loved by the critics and pushed back the crowd-pleasers. [ New York Times ]

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- Happy International Women's Day . This day celebrates all women but especially commemorates those who have fought for equal opportunities. [ Boing Boing ]

-The U.S. government may see a terror threat in Aafia Siddiqui , but Pakistan is celebrating this MIT graduate as a heroine. With possible Al Qaeda ties, she was convicted in a New York court. Pakistan has made her a symbol of innocence and victimization. [ New York Times ]

-In the past 100 years, what has changed for pregnant women ? For many developing countries, the answer is not too much. [ Amnesty International ]

Photograph of Kathryn Bigelow by Gabriel Bouys/AFP.