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International Laws on Human Rights Crimes Don't Address Female Gendercide

Catharine MacKinnon, the lawyer who initiated the sexual harassment laws in the U.S. has said that the issue of female gendercide is not addressed in International laws. … Read More»

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Dear President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton - You Can Change the Path for Girls Suffering FGM

Dear President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton - This situation is ongoing and calls for your immediate attention. … Read More»

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India is home to 1/3 of the World's Child Brides

The custom of child marriage is about 2000 years old in India. The Laws of Manu, an ancient revered text recommends that the age of the husband be about 3 times that of the bride. So for eg. … Read More»

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Women make up half of the world’s population, they nurture, the earth and its beings, yet burdened by the poverty and problems associated with women, men, children and the environment. … Read More»

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Latin America responds to the project of castration punishment for rapists in Bolivia

Deputy Guillermo Mendoza explained that one special congress commission of Bolivia is studying the possibility of punishing rapists of underage children with chemical or surgical castration, as the fe … Read More»

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