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What Women Don’t Need to Hear from Men

10/12/2015

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Curiosity, Photo by Casey Muir-Taylor

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:25 p.m. EDT, 10 December 2015 As a woman who is passionate about women’s rights born out of my own personal history, I found this video quite revealing. Regardless of where we live, how old we are, or our social economic circumstances, we have all been on the receiving end […]

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Egyptian Policeman Receives Life Sentence for Raping Disabled Girl in Police Station

16/06/2015

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Egyptian Trial, Photo by Middle East Voices

Victoria Copeland, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:43 a.m. EST, 16 June 2015 CAIRO, Egypt – According to the activist Engy Ghozlan of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights (ECWR), nearly 200,000 rapes occur annually in Egypt. This figure was presented in response to a 2008 U.N. report which quoted Egypt’s Interior Ministry’s figure which was […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Retailer, Supports Woman Wearing Hijab

02/06/2015

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Stranger # 209 - Nada, Photo by Peter Grifoni

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:40 a.m. EST, 2 June 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ruled in favor of Samantha Elauf in a suit against an Abercombie & Fitch store in Oklahoma over the discrimination she experienced in 2008. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) brought the suit […]

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The Radical Feminist, Afghanistan’s Sara Bahayi

28/02/2015

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Afghanistan's Northern Militia, Photo Courtesy of Faculty of Journalism Moscow State University, AP Photo - Ivan Sekretarev

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 03:01 a.m. EDT, 28 February 2015 AFGHANISTAN, Mazar-i-Sharif – Yesterday, U.S. citizens awoke to ‘news reports’ that a YouTube video of a dress that changed colors had received 25+ million hits. People spoke about it on elevators, argued their selection of colors in cafeterias, shared and watched the video on their […]

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Saudi Arabia Grapples with Women’s Right to Drive Within Existing Restrictions

13/11/2014

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Rocío Flores, Associate Editor Last Modified: 15:40 p.m. DST, 13 November 2014 SAUDI ARABIA – A common Western activity such as driving has been an issue for women in Saudi Arabia for ages. Although women over thirty have been allowed to drive, this right has been curtailed by the stringent restriction to which they are […]

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