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AmericaâEUR(TM)s Female Prison Population Has Grown 800% and Nobody Is Talking About It
World  (tags: world, usa, humanrights, women's rights, prisons )

Rose
- 135 days ago - theantimedia.org
(ANTIMEDIA) Washington, D.C. âEUR" Holly Harris may wear cowboy boots to work, but the Kentucky mom and Executive Director for the US Justice Action Network (USJAN) is far from your average southerner.
Portugal Has Made Street Harassment a Crime âEUR" Why Hasn't the UK?
World  (tags: humanrights, europe, women's rights, harrassment )

Rose
- 274 days ago - theguardian.com
A number of countries have taken steps to make street harassment illegal. PortugalâEUR(TM)s Social Democratic party has made verbal sexual abuse a crime, with offences incurring
BELGIUM: 100 Riot in Migrant Reception Centre, Triggered By Woman*s Refusal to Wear Head Scarf
World  (tags: Belgium, Islamic migrant center, Syrian woman refused to wear head scarf, 100 Muslims riot, women's rights )

Patricia
- 283 days ago - breitbart.com
11 people were arrested yesterday following a riot involving Syrians, Afghans and Iraqis which broke out over a dispute involving a Syrian woman refusing to wear a head scarf. Rioters hit each other with chairs, broomsticks, and rubbish bins.
Good News Gambia Bans Female Genital Mutilation
World  (tags: good news, gambia, women's rights, human rights )

Yusuf
- 373 days ago - theguardian.com
President Yahya Jammeh outlaws practice that affects three-quarters of women in west African country
Saudi Arabia to Select Experts for UN Human Rights Council
World  (tags: Saudia Arabia, human rights, UNHRC, crime, Shiites, women's rights, freedoms, world )

Nancy
- 437 days ago - clarionproject.org
This revelation about the UNHRC appointment came after it emerged that a young Shiite man, arrested when 17 for protesting over the discrimination faced by Shiites in the Wahhabi kingdom, is to be beheaded, then his headless body is to crucified and...
Acid Attacks Still a Burning Issue in India
World  (tags: asia, humanrights, crime, violence, acid attacks, India, women's rights )

Naoko
- 596 days ago - ipsnews.net
Acid attacks in India have ravaged the lives of thousands of young women whose only fault was that they repudiated marriage proposals, rejected sexual advances from men they didnâEUR(TM)t fancy, or were caught in the crossfire of domestic disputes.
John Lennon - Woman (Lyrics English/Spanish)   video
World  (tags: GoodNews, interesting, women's rights, women, Equal rights )

MmAway
- 633 days ago - youtube.com
Hope I can get this here, from me to you today! This was done in 2010 I had another one, but really like this! Hugs...Now we need to be paid more than MEN PERIOD!
Tell John Kerry to Call on El Salvador to Free #Las17 ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, El Salvadore, women's rights, abortion convictions, world )

Nancy
- 644 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Seventeen Salvadoran women, known as Las 17, have been wrongfully convicted of homicide after a miscarriage or pregnancy complicationâEUR"and 15 of them remain behind bars, serving up to 40 years.
Kurdish Women Line Up to Take on the Islamic State
World  (tags: politics, middle-east, violence, PKK, Kurdish women, battlefront, women's rights, world, war, society, humanrights )

Cal
- 691 days ago - globalpost.com
Kurdish women join the PKK in droves to fight the Islamic State, which has captured and enslaved up to hundreds of Yazidi women.
Laws of Men: For Women in South Africa, HIV Stigma Still Runs Strong
World  (tags: women's rights, South AFrica, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, news )

Cal
- 714 days ago - globalpost.com
Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
Turkish President Erdogan: Women Are Not Equal to Men, Should Accept Motherhood as Societal Role
World  (tags: world, politics, women's rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 738 days ago - jpost.com
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off controversy Monday when he said that men and women are not equal, adding that a woman's job is to be a mother.
Protesting Ireland's Illegal Abortions
World  (tags: women's rights, abortion, Ireland, activism, world, politics, humanrights, news, europe )

Cal
- 772 days ago - vice.com
Ireland is the only country in Europe where abortions are illegal--the only exception is when the pregnancy poses a risk to the mother's life
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help End Violence Against Women and Girls
World  (tags: violence, society, women's rights, protections, law, laws, news, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 797 days ago - rescue.org
An estimated 1 billion--or 1 in 3--women globally will be beaten, raped, mutilated or abused during their lifetimes. With women suffering grave threats in CAR and around the world, we must act to ensure they receive support and have a voice in their country
It's All About The Girls: Is The World Listening To Them?
World  (tags: activists, world, politics, society, women's rights, women's rightshumans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 810 days ago - npr.org
Their voices are part of a chorus of more than 500 girls, ages 10 to 19, from 14 developing countries. They've shared their challenges and dreams with the Girl Declaration, a campaign started last year by the Nike Foundation.
 

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