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World Pulse News and Commentary, 2/19

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This Week's News:

Widows Face A Life of Quiet Destitution:
IPS News
http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=41166

Lost Girls of Sudan Pursue Education in America
New Sudan Vision
http://www.newsudanvision.com/news/lost-girls-sudan-pursue-work-and-educ...

Digging Trenches: Women in a Men's World
AllAfrica
http://allafrica.com/stories/200802180686.html

Women Absorb Country's Shock Waves
Women's eNews
http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm?aid=3498

Kurdish Women in the Diaspora
WNN
http://womennewsnetwork.net/2008/02/14/suffering-without-a-nation-%E2%80...

An Invisible Refuge
Tehelka
http://www.tehelka.com/story_main37.asp?filename=Ne230208An_Invisible.asp

Activist Moms Merge Online to Make Meaningful Change
Orlando Sentinel
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/features/lifestyle/orl-momactivists08feb1...

This Week's Commentary:

USA: "The Vagina Monologues," 15 Years Later
Eve Ensler
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23124944/

Why I Go
Jimmie Briggs
http://v10.vday.org/meet-vday/v-men/briggs

Review: Benazir Bhutto's "Reconciliation"
Michiko Kakutani
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/19/books/19kaku.html?_r=1&em&ex=120348360...

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