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Stop Virginity Exams for Women to Join the Indonesian Police.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, government, religion, rights, police, women, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government )

Gregory
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Many women feel degraded, violated and sometimes painful exams to see if they are still a virgin just to apply to join the Indonesian National Police. Please join in protesting this unnecessary testing for women just to apply to join the police force.
Hold Extreme Republicans Accountable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, Republicans, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 4 days ago - secure.emilyslist.org
The Republicans who won in this election are going to be bad for women and families. Pro-choice Democratic women need to know you're still standing with them.
Teenage Saudi Girl Won't Have to Marry 90-Year-Old
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi, marriage, Islam, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, family, freedoms, religion, rights, women )

Sabina
- 5 days ago - meforum.org
A Saudi teenager, told she would marry a handsome young man whom she had been allowed to meet, was shocked when she discovered that her father had tricked her and that her groom was a man in his nineties. She is 17-years old.
Toplessness - the One Victorian Taboo That Won't Go Away
Offbeat  (tags: Victorian, Sexual fidelity, Topless, Women, Victorian taboo )

Ray
- 5 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Current taboos against female toplessness date from the 19th Century. Is it ever likely to change, asks the novelist Sara Sheridan.
Meet the 'Turducken of Desserts'
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, culture, food, humans, interesting, off-beat, performance, society, unusual, women, world )

Frank
- 6 days ago - cnn.com
Meet the "Pumpecapple Piecake," a unique dessert in Texas composed of three pies baked into three cake layers.
4 Major Lies About Abortion That Have Made Their Way Into Our Laws
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproduction, reproductive rights, anti-choice, lies, breast cancer )

Freya
- 8 days ago - thinkprogress.org
In order to successfully enact an increasing number of state-level restrictions on abortion, the anti-choice community has relied on a tight network of biased sources who peddle false information about the medical procedure, according to a new...
Womenomics' Is Starting to Transform the Muslim World
Business  (tags: women, Islam, finance, economics, business woman )

Beatrice
- 8 days ago - ft.com
The first convert to Islam was a businesswoman. She was a wealthy trader who inherited her father's business and later expanded it into an even more impressive enterprise. At one point, she offered a job to a man. He accepted and conducted a trading
MUSLIM WOMAN Echo's the THOUGHTS OF MANY
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, freedoms, sadness, women, world )

Jan
- 8 days ago - ijreview.com
What is so wrong with wanting to step into the current century? There should be no shame. There is no denying that violence, misogyny and homophobia exist in all religious texts, but Islam is the only religion that is adhered to so literally, to this day.
Fire Police Officers Who Joked About Rape - ForceChange
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, women, safety, protection, children )

Stacy
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
FIRE these "Law Enforcement" officers, who have been recorded joking about serious crimes against women... rape! :( How can we expect women & children to be safely protected, if jokers like this work as police officers in our criminal justice system!?
These Are The Questions Veterans Are Tired Of Hearing
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, military, veterans, men, women, society, culture, education, interesting, news, freedoms, world, rights )

CarrieSIC
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Common misperceptions about men and women in uniform can have harmful effects -- just ask a vet. Judging from a 2012 survey by veterans advocacy group The Mission Continues, civilians have a lot to learn about those who've served in the armed forces.
It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Be A Female Veteran In America
Society & Culture  (tags: women, America, military, veterans, society, culture, homelessness, health care, unemployment, ethics, news, freedoms, government, education )

CarrieSIC
- 9 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The number of women serving in the U.S. military has increased dramatically in recent years, yet the services they need upon returning home are not keeping up with the unprecedented demand.
How to Improve Vision Naturally
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, abuse, babies, children, disease, exercise, illness, healthcare, humans, health, interesting, family, news, women, warning, treatment, protection, prevention, risks, science, safety, medicine, investigation, ethics, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMe )

Leopold
- 11 days ago - healthy-holistic-living.com
Contrary to popular belief, your vision doesn't have to decline over time. With regular exercise of the muscles that control your eye movements and visual acuity, you can reduce eyestrain and maintain or even improve your vision. Utilization of a few acup
Saudi Arabia Arrests Prominent Female Human Rights Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, abuse, activists, corruption, crime, culture, freedoms, Islam, Muslims, human rights, government, religion, rights, safety, society, violence, women )

Sabina
- 11 days ago - clarionproject.org
Suad al-Shamari, co-founder of the Saudi Liberal Network along with Raif Badawi, is being held in a Jeddah prison, on charges of insulting Islam.
Free Ghoncheh From Prison for Attending a Volleyball Match
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, culture, death, dishonesty, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, Islam, Muslims, Iran, Sharia law )

Sabina
- 11 days ago - change.org
Since June 2014 my younger sister is in solitary confinement in Tehran. She was arrested for going to a men's volleyball match. Ghoncheh is a British Iranian dual citizen. She was there to watch a game. She was arrested because of a misunderstanding.
Life of Fear and Darkness for Women Under ISIS
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, Syria, ISIS, environment, government, protection, safety, society, women )

Sabina
- 12 days ago - clarionproject.org
Daily life for women under ISIS includes crushing laws and the fear of being kidnapped, sold or married to a jihadi.
 

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