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Social Media: Womens Rights

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Ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
The US Military needs to end their draconian bans of LGBT people in its military. By Lawrence J. Korb, Sean Duggan, and Laura Conley. (The Center for American Progress, 06/24/2009) Read More...


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Afghanistan: Was the Women's Vote Counted?
An analysis of Afghanistan's presidential election by Georgette Gagnon, who volunteered in Afghan election monitor groups. By Georgette Gagnon (The Daily Beast, 09/12/09) Read More...


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ILO Global Financial Crises Could Lead To Child Labor
Article on the effects of the global financial crises on female children. By ILO (Turkish Weekly,06/11/2009) Read More...


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Gender Equality Vital for African Development
Article on the importance of including women in development programs in Africa.(United Nations, 11/21/2008) Read More...


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South African men are raping women...
Article disclosing the corrective measures taken by South African men to cure lesbianism. By Daily Mail Reporter (Mail Online, 03/13/2009) Read More...


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Sexual Violence Against Women and Children in DRC
Article on the violence caused by warring factions on women and children in DRC. By Georgianne Nienaber (OEN.com, 07/28/2007) Read More...


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Gender equality in decison-making: the sad reality
Have we achieved the equal participation of women and men in decision-making processes at all levels? By E. Tyler Crone( OpenDemocracy,03/11/09) Read More...


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A Place Where Women Rule
All-Female Village in Kenya Is a Sign Of Burgeoning Feminism Across Africa By Emily Wax (The Washington Post, 07/09/2005) Read More...


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Women Struggle to Secure Land Rights
Activists in Africa are fighting to introduce or strengthen laws intended to give women more secure access to land and are combating social norms and practices that stand in their way. By Mary Kimani ... Read More...


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Women's land rights can help battle hunger in Africa
I PASS a poster on my way to work in London every morning that never fails to surprise me, writes Liesl Gerntholtz(Boston.com 03/19/2009) Read More...


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WOMEN'S HUMAN RIGHTS IN AFRICA:
In the fifty years following the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948, anthropology as a discipline has embraced a predominantly ethical... Read More...


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Women still being discriminated against - Aryee
Ms Joyce Rosalind Aryee, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana Chamber of Mines, expressed worry that females were being discriminated against due to cultural beliefs and assumptions related to gender and ... Read More...


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UN calls for end to violence against women
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday called for greater international action to end violence against women saying; (Myjoyonline 03/05/2009) Read More...


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Girls being force-fed for marriage as junta revives fattening farms
Campaigners in Mauritania accuse the new military regime of turning a blind eye to a cult of obesity among young girls being groomed for suitors By Alex Duval Smith(The Guardian 03/01/2009) Read More...


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Genital mutilation: Women fight Africa's taboo
By Katrina Manson in Sierra Leone(Independent, 02/28/2009) The female journalist was snatched by members of a secret society, forcibly stripped and made to parade naked through the streets. It might ... Read More...


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U.N. Study Finds More Women in Politics.
Since 1995, the proportion of women entering politics has risen by seven percent. A study released by the UN Development Fund for Women analyzes the issues and reasons why more women worldwide have ta... Read More...


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Women hold the key
Bottom of Form 1 Women are the key to this upcoming Iranian election. Since the Revolution of ’79, Iran’s women have becoming increasingly better educated and have gained the right to vote. They wil... Read More...


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Minority Rights Group International
Working to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities. Read More...


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Women Hold the Key
The Guardian examines the growing importance of women in the future of Iran. But is there more to it than that? With a wave of new leadership of women like Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (Liberia), Angela Me... Read More...


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Trade Battle Starts in Hong Kong
This article focuses on the growing anti-globalization fervor of many throughout the world. The protests in Hong Kong were the latest of protests of this type that has been occuring more frequently i... Read More...


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Get French or Die Trying
The author writes that the nightly riots spreading across France have little to do with Islam, but reflect the ongoing alienation of the society's underclass. By Olivier Roy. (New York Times, 11/9/200... Read More...


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Meeting: Women in the new Afghanistan
The John F. Kennedy School of Government's Women and Public Policy Program sponsored a policy framework meeting the weekend of Dec. 7-9. Some of the world's foremost experts on Afghanistan, Islam, gov... Read More...


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From Access to Empowerment: Gender Issues in Micro-Finance
Micro-finance itself can only make a marginal contribution to women's empowerment and poverty alleviation without support for women's grassroots movements explicitly addressing gender inequality and m... Read More...


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Bangladesh on course to meet gender parity in primary school enrollment
Bangladesh is well on course to achieving gender parity in primary education enrolment by 2005, a target set by the United Nations as part of the Millennium Development Goals. Read More...


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EU frowns at Turkey for police riot against women
The police reaction against women protesting in Turkey over the weekend is likely to dominate today's International Women's Day debates in the European Parliament, after several EU representatives con... Read More...


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EU frowns at Turkey for police riot against women
The police reaction against women protesting in Turkey over the weekend is likely to dominate today's International Women's Day debates in the European Parliament, after several EU representatives con... Read More...


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Grassroots justice for genocide begins
Rwanda's gacaca, or traditional courts, start the huge task of trying 63 000 cases. (11/3/2005, The Star) Read More...


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Rwanda, Mozambique have highest women MP percentage
A total of 7 developing countries, with Rwanda and Mozambique in the lead, rank among the 17 top performers with more than 30 percent of women parliamentarians (MPs), a new report shows. (4/3/2005, af... Read More...


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China's poisoned workers fight back
The huge army of migrant workers that has fuelled China's rapid expansion is beginning to think twice about the personal price they are paying for the Middle Kingdom's economic miracle. By Tony Cheng... Read More...


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Politics: Women's Insight
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has tried with this survey to identify what change is attributable to the ever greater presence of women in politics and what their qualitative impact has been on p... Read More...


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