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I Am Woman - Helen Reddy (With Lyrics) -YouTube   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Helen Reddy, women's rights, leader, inspirational women, inspirational video )

Barb
- 204 days ago - youtube.com
I am a woman, not a princess. I have an attitude, opinions, and a very loud voice. I am not a liar nor a cheat. I am independent, intelligent, and strong.
Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: Africa, female genital mutilation, Human Rights, Indonesia, Malaysia, United Nations, Women's Rights )

Lynn
- 235 days ago - politicsplus.org
A 27/11/2012 press release by Amnesty International UK said: The adoption yesterday of a resolution against female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UN General AssemblyâEUR(TM)s human rights committee is a major boost to âEUR¦end to the abusive practice, âEUR¦
PETITION : TWO SISTERS TO BE RAPED AS PUNISHMENT - DEMAND JUSTICE PLEASE SIGN & SHARE.
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, safety, petition to sign, women's rights, women, rape, ethics, teenagers )

Christine
- 396 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Your eyes do not deceive you. An unelected all-male village council in India has ordered that 23-year-old Meenakshi Kumari and her 15-year-old sister are raped.
Knesset Votes in First-Ever Arab Committee Chair
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, israel )

Alexa
- 476 days ago - timesofisrael.com
For the first time ever, the Knesset has placed an Arab lawmaker at the helm of a permanent committee, with the appointment of Aida Touma-Sliman of the Joint Arab List as chairwoman of the Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality Wednesday.
Support Working Families! And.... Action!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Make It Work, families, equal pay for equal work, women, women's rights )

Barb
- 504 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Hardworking Americans shouldn't have to choose between being there for family and earning a living. Everyone should get paid enough to have a bright future. That means employers should pay men and women the same for equal work...
Patricia Arquette Makes Impassioned Plea For Wage Equality After Winning Best Supporting Actress ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Oscars, movies, Patricia Arquette, USA, women, women's rights, equal pay, society, culture, celebrity, arts, ethics, government, family, media, freedoms, activists, news, interesting, rights, law )

Carrie
- 584 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America," she said to a strong show of support from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fight for Equal Pay This Valentine's Day!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, society, politics, women, equal pay for equal work, women's rights, law, government, news, rights )

Cal
- 595 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
This ValentineâEUR(TM)s Day, thereâEUR(TM)s something women want more than roses, diamonds, and candy. It can be found in their own walletsâEUR"or rather, it should be.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING: Combating the Scourge of Sexual Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: college rape, survivors, responsiblity, law, women's rights, college law enforcement, government, ethics, culture, americans, education, police, rights, crime )

Cal
- 613 days ago - cbsnews.com
This Spring, the Association of American Universities plans to question 800,000 college students about the problem of sexual assault on campus.
OP-ED: The Slippery Slope of Twitter's Attempts to Stop Harassment Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: TWitter, women's rights, stopping harassment, sexual harassment online, society, politics, government, women, violence )

Cal
- 676 days ago - theweek.com
The social network's instincts are admirable. But its latest effort could easily end up as a hunt for ideological heresies.
Syria Region Defies ISIS, Issues Women's Rights Decree
Society & Culture  (tags: women's rights, Syria, ISIS, Kurds, Christians, religion, Yazidis )

Beatrice
- 687 days ago - english.alarabiya.net
Officials in a predominantly Kurdish province of northeastern Syria have issued a women's rights decree, monitors said on Sunday, in an apparent rebuke to the hardline views of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgents who have advanced in the
British-Iranian Volleyball Prisoner Moved to Notorious Murderers' Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: saria law, women's rights, Iran, imprisonment, activist )

Beatrice
- 687 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Ghoncheh Ghavami, the young Iranian women rights activist jailed for attempting to enter a men-only stadium to watch a volleyball match, has been transferred to a high security prison in south Tehran that holds criminals, according to opposition website
Turkish (Islamist) Deputy PM: Women Shouldn't Laugh in Public
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, immodesty, Turkey, Bulent Arinc, women's rights, laughing, protest )

Beth
- 779 days ago - clarionproject.org
Bülent Arınç said today that women should refrain from laughing in public, because it's immodest. In response to Arınç's remarks, hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on social media platforms.
George Takei: What If Hobby Lobby Was Run By Muslims Imposing Sharia Law on Workers?
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, society, women's rights, Hobby Lobby, SCOTUS, freedoms, religion, media )

Carrie
- 818 days ago - rawstory.com
Former Star Trek actor George Takei blasted Monday's decision by the Supreme Court allowing the craft store Hobby Lobby to opt out of the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act.
HGTV Calls Off Show Starring Twins Who Hate Gays, Muslims, Divorce, and Public Schools (TEXT, AUDIO, and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, HGTV, LGBT rights, women's rights, family, ethics, religion, society, news )

Carrie
- 875 days ago - rawstory.com
HGTV abruptly called off a new reality show featuring twin brothers who have organized prayer rallies against LGBT and reproductive rights and compared same-sex marriage to Nazi German.
 

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