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ISIS Captors Cared Little About Religion, Says Former Hostage
Society & Culture  (tags: world, prisoners, ISIS ISIL, violence, religion, politics, humans, ethics, sadness, safety, women, news, health, freedoms, culture, abuse )

CarrieSic
- 27 days ago - edition.cnn.com
A French journalist's ISIS captors cared little about religion, Didier Francois -- who spent over 10 months as the group's prisoner in Syria -- told CNN's Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview on Tuesday.
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
- 19 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.
Duggar Daughter Casts Judgment Against Liberal Christians: You're Going to Hell, But I'M Not
Society & Culture  (tags: women, 'Duggar Family', 'Quiverfull Movement', Jessa Duggar, religion, society, sadness, ethics, rights, freedoms, culture, education, humans, interesting, family, children )

CarrieSic
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Reality TV star Jessa Duggar lectured Christians in a lengthy Facebook post about GodâEUR(TM)s wrathful judgment. Duggar said the Bible teaches that God must punish sin with eternal damnation, and she sneered at "distorted" translations of the Bible that ...
ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller's Death Confirmed By Photo
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Kayla Mueller, death, terrorists, ISIS/ISIL, society, culture, sadness, abuse, women, rights, news, violence, world )

CarrieSic
- 21 days ago - thedailybeast.com
U.S. officials confirmed that the 26 year old American aid worker is deceased, but say there's no evidence she died in a Jordanian airstrike as the terrorists claim.
How Men's Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being A Deadbeat Dad Into A Moneymaking Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, men, women, children, family, divorce, men's rights movement, ethics, society, culture, activists, law, rights, corruption, ethics )

CarrieSic
- 24 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Paul Elam has become the face of the modern menâEUR(TM)s rights movement by rallying against false rape accusations and divorce courts that favor mothers. An exclusive BuzzFeed News interview with his estranged daughter and ex-wife show that his pet causes...
Married at 13, a Girl Speaks Out Against Early Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: marriage, girls, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 2 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This video by UNICEF features a clip of a girl in Yemen who was married at 13 years old. Her powerful story highlights her own experience and the harmful effects childhood marriage has on girls.
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 )

CarrieSic
- 9 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.
Help Stop Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, society, women, violence, world )

Sabine
- 24 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
According to the World Health Organization, female genital mutilation, or FGM, can cause severe bleeding and problems urinating, and later cysts, infections, and infertility as well as complications in childbirth and increased risk of newborn deaths.
Israel Sentences Palestinian Teen Lina Khattab to 6 Months in Prison for Protesting ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: women, protest, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, Lina Khattab, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, safety, sadness, news, rights, dishonesty, abuse, law )

CarrieSic
- 12 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Lina Khattab, an 18-year-old Birzeit University student and dancer in the prominent El-Funoun Palestinian Popular Dance Troupe, was arrested by Israeli troops on December 13 2014.
Isis Chops Off Women's Hands
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIS, Islam, Muslims, abuse, culture, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence, women )

Penny
- 16 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
"Today evening, the IS militants cut three women's hands off for unknown charges," an anonymous source in the Nineveh province told the Iraqi News, while later reports suggested they were punished for using mobile phones.
Angelina Jolie's Powerful New Films Tell The Stories Of Women Captured By ISIS ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Documentary Films, Angelina Jolie, world, women, sadness, safety, society, culture, family, freedoms, abuse, violence, ISIS/ISIL, Iraq, rights, crime, death, humans, movies, news, murder )

CarrieSic
- 12 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Jolie's documentaries tell the stories of some of the women captured by the Islamic State group as well as their families. They provide a devastating glimpse of the horror endured by over 2 million Iraqis who fled their homes during the onslaught.
5 Facts of Life for Women in Saudi Arabia Call Into Question Late Kings Legacy of -- Womens Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Saudi Arabia, women's rights and safety )

Hilary
- 18 days ago - ijreview.com
Via polls, studies, and looking at its laws and cultural norms, five particular aspects of life for a woman in Saudi Arabia bring into question Christine LagardeâEUR(TM)s tribute to the late king, referring to his discreet support for women.
Suave French Actor Louis Jourdan Dies at 93 ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, Louis Jourdan, celebrity, arts, culture, society, sadness, death, women, world, movies, news )

CarrieSic
- 16 days ago - people.com
Hollywood has had many quintessential young Englishmen, but from the late 1940's through the early 60's, there was only one quintessential young Frenchman: Louis Jourdan.
There's No Honor in Honor Killings - Please Sign
Society & Culture  (tags: Honor killings, honour killings, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, family, freedoms, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Penny
- 23 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Urge the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to continue advocating for an end to the barbaric practice of honor killings.
 

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