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A search engine for women
Goo-Woman has created a new search engine for women, both useful and symbolic to remind us how much work must still be done to advance in equality between women and men.
Is the Internet just a mirror of our society, where the equality between women and men doesn't exist nowadays? The creators of Goo-Woman are very sure in this point: "We have advanced a lot, but there is still much work to do". This has been the main reason to start this project. Goo-Woman is a new custom search engine made for women, where female results related with the search will be boosted to be shown in the first places.
Shall it subsitute other search engines? "Definitely not", says Ines, one of its creators. "It's just a symbolic gesture to remember that there is still a lot of work before we can talk of real equality between men and women". "But, beeing symbolic", she continues, "doesn't prevent it from beeing completely useful". For example, you can find there movies made for and by women, female associations for different sports or even women oriented ####.
"We really hope that our work will be usefull for a lot of people" continues Ines, "but our only real desire is that in the near future we can disable our search engine and put instead a very big text: THIS SITE HAS BEEN CLOSED DUE TO THE ACHIEVEMENT OF EQUALITY BETWEEN WOMEN AND MEN".