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India to Recognize Third Gender

19/04/2014

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Hijra Dance Chhath Festival, Strand Road - Kolkata, 2013-11-09, Source Wikipedia

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 22:32 p.m. DST, 19 April 2014 INDIA – A decision was made on 15 April 2013 in favor of the 3 million Indians who are transgender. On legal forms, there is now a third category marked either “transgender” or “other.” The Indian constitution orders against gender discrimination and more […]

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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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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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Ethiopian Christmas Jan 7, 2014 | Melkam Gena!

04/01/2014

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Ethiopian Cross, Photo by Ted Bobosh

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 20:00 p.m. DST, 04 January 2014 ADDIS ABBA, Ethiopia – Towards the end of each year, Jews, Muslims, and Christians begin to prepare for their holiday seasons. During the last week of November until the beginning of the New Year on the Gregorian calendar, Christian families across the world prepare […]

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Steve McCurry | Through His Eyes

23/12/2013

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Palazzo Ducale, Genova by Steve McCurry, Photo Courtesy of Matteo Galiazzo

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:48 a.m. DST, 23 December 2013 McCurry took his most recognized portrait, “Afghan Girl”, in a refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan. The image itself was named as “the most recognized photograph” in the history of the National Geographic magazine and her face became famous as the cover photograph on the […]

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