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Malala Yousafzai Continues Activism Two Years After Assassination Attempt

15/04/2014

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Malala Yousafzai Oval Office, 11 Oct 2013

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 13:30  p.m. DST, 15 April 2014 INTERNATIONAL – On October of 2012, 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot for speaking up about women’s rights to education. As an inside correspondent with BBC, subject of two documentaries and frequent guest in newsrooms, Yousafazai was becoming the poster child […]

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Battered Men. Fact, Not Fiction.

19/03/2014

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Anonyface, Photo by Sorin Florea

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:24 a.m. EDT, 19 March 2014 UNITED STATES – According to statistics provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistic in June 2013, an estimated 85% of women and 15% of men are the victims of domestic abuse. According to the statistics listed on the American Bar […]

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AcroYoga – A Language of Perfect Union

03/02/2014

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Acro Yoga in Copacabana # 3, Photo by Frédéric Ballart

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 13:43 p.m. EDT, 3 February 2014 The mission and focus of this website informs the presentation and dialogue about stories on gender relations with a particular emphasis on women’s’ rights. Consequently, we report on stories from around the world in which women are not allowed to realize their full potential […]

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Men Are Obsolete

02/01/2014

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Woman Beating Man, Photo by Jim Quirk

Originally posted on Ideas:
How do I know men are finished? I’ll read you a quote that says it all: “Yes. There have been times when I’ve been in a drunken stupor.” Toronto’s mayor, a shining example of modern manhood is what I would call the canary in the coal mine, only he’s not quite…

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Malawi: Empty Stomachs Despite Agricultural Growth

27/08/2013

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Woman Farmer and Baby, Malawi

Ty Butler, Senior Correspondent International Development and Conflict Last Modified: 23:59 p.m. DST, 26 August 2013 LILONGWE, Malawi – Home to almost half of the world’s unused arable land, Sub-Saharan Africa has been characterized as a area of immense agricultural potential. The region though has traditionally experienced a fairly difficult time with its modern agricultural […]

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