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Act NOW to pass the Tribal Law and Order Act

Two Native American women were gang-raped by three non-Native men in Oklahoma. … Read More»

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Showing Up - Lisa Shannon on conflict minerals, Congolese women, and activism

I had a conversation the other day with Lisa Shannon, independent business owner turned activist for the cause of war-effected Congolese women. She was in Washington, D.C. … Read More»

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Name slurring for women

I am sick and tired of women talking shit and berating other women. I always hear the oh so common taunts of "slut" whore" "cunt" or my favorites "fat" and "ugly. … Read More»

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Burqa, purdah & Manhood

Have you ever wondered why muslim women wear burqas? Don’t they feel hot in all that black? Some may say that it is forced upon them or some may say it is by choice. … Read More»

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Poverty Versus Violence

The little girl grew up in the harsh high plateau of Bolivia, within mountains and cold winds year round. … Read More»

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Story of violence

Why life for her was different ……….why she suffered a lot……….. Is it just because she was a woman ………though she was, a daughter, a wife, a sister, and a mother too. … Read More»

Saleha Ahmadi's picture

violence against women.

As a Muslim woman and mother, I have noticed the following points as violence against women. • Preclusion of young girls from continuation of their education. … Read More»

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Women Giving life

A couple of months ago, I took a young woman of 19 who was in labour to the hospital. She was single, unemployed and with no family to speak of at the time. … Read More»

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Been through hell

Sometimes when you hear or read women’s mistreatment under the hands of fellow women or men, it really doesn’t hit like when you encounter face to face with victims of such violence. … Read More»

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Sexual Abuse 23 years old Zehra.

July 2007. Zehra is 23 years old married woman. She has one daughter at the age of nine and belongs to very poor family. This case is referred to helpline by myself. … Read More»

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