Tag: Women

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Fundamentalism and populism pose deepening threat to women defending human rights, UN experts warn. GENEVA (25 November 2016)...

Human Rights Watch writes letter to Donald Trump, listing everything he should backtrack on
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The list is not short - it includes hateful rhetoric, deporting immigrants, curtailing women’s rights and aligning with...

Women across US planning to get IUDs before Trump possibly removes reproductive rights
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The president-elect and his running mate run a strongly anti-choice campaign It is still two months before Donald...

Women’s Boat to Gaza set to start journey to besieged Palestinian enclave
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The Women’s Boat to Gaza (WBG) is set to depart the Spanish port of Barcelona and sail to...

Muslim women most disadvantaged, say MPs
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Muslim women are the most economically disadvantaged group in British society, according to a report by MPs. Ministers...

Mexico: Sexual violence routinely used as torture to secure “confessions” from women
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An unprecedented Amnesty International investigation of 100 women arrested in Mexico reveals that they are routinely sexually abused...

A French Minister Has Compared Muslim Women to ‘American Negroes’
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She has apologized for her choice of words, but stands by her general observation France’s Minister for Women’s...

Occupied Lives: Imprisonment of Palestinian Women and Girls
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Since the beginning of the occupation in 1967, approximately 10,000 Palestinian women have been arrested and detained by...

PA approves bill for protection of women against violence
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LAHORE: The historic Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Bill 2015 that faced a lot of opposition even...

Bosnian women protest at ban on Hijab
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Women in Bosnia took to the streets Sunday, to protest a ban on the donning of customary Muslim...