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The Women of ISIS: Understanding and Combating Female Extremism
World  (tags: Foreign Affairs, ISIS, women, women's brigade, extremists, gender, safety, security, paradox, Iraq, Sri Lanka )

Evelyn
- 95 days ago - foreignaffairs.com
Reports that women have formed their own brigade within ISIS have confounded experts - and worried them. The idea of women as violent extremists seems paradoxical. Why should women want to join a political struggle that so blatantly oppresses them?
PLEASE SIGN: Support Rwandan Training Program to End Domestic Violence
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, women, gender, death, society )

Beverly
- 320 days ago - forcechange.com
Support training program that fights gender-based violence in northern Rwanda
Girls Playing Video Games Are More Aggressive Than Boys
World  (tags: Girls, Boys, Video Games, Aggressive, Gender )

Anna
- 1461 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
Girls, who play video games, are assumed to be more aggressive than boys and a boy who plays video game is not more aggressive than other boys, says a new research study.
Reuters AlertNet - U.N. Climate Body Urged to Take Lead in Gender Focus
World  (tags: climate change, UN, gender, gender issues, inequality, "gender-sensitive approach" )

Mary
- 1537 days ago - alertnet.org
UNITED NATIONS, Sep 8 (IPS) - Two weeks before the 2010 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) review summit at the United Nations, concerns are being raised that gender equality is still largely divorced from efforts to address climate change, even though
"Women's Decade" : Greater Attention to Implementation
World  (tags: economic meltdown, global economic crisis, funding, cut down, Women's Decade, budget, fear, HIV/AIDS, women's rights, Africa, gender, African Union, 2010-2020, broken promise )

Naoko
- 1736 days ago - ipsnews.net
Fears that the impact of the global economic meltdown would affect funding to various development areas have been rife. Already several governments have cut their budgets for HIV and AIDS and bilateral and multilateral funding partners have done likewise.
Why Are Children Starving in a Booming India?
World  (tags: world, India, gender, caste, tradition, children, starving, hungry, death, government, humanrights, politics, food, disease, healthcare, prevention )

Tom
- 2075 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
A complex masala of gender, caste, tradition and politics keeps babies hungry. After 15 years of rapid growth, India has made no progress on childhood malnutrition, unlike many poorer nations. Its culture poses many special obstacles.
The State Of The World's Children 2007 - Women & Children; The Double Dividend of Gender Equality
World  (tags: world, HumanRights, Women, Children, gender, Equality )

Lauren
- 2659 days ago - unicef.org
The State of the World's Children 2007 examines the discrimination and disempowerment women face throughout their lives - and outlines what must be done to eliminate gender discrimination and empower women and girls.
   

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