Tag Archives: Women

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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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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Indonesian Women Suffer Higher Rates of Caining as Punishment

20/05/2014

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"Battered.. & Broken" Photo by: Aphrodite

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 23:06 p.m. DST, 20 May 2014 EAST ACEH, Indonesia – A 25-year-old widow claims she was raped by eight men after they allegedly found her with a married man in her home in Lhokbani, a village in East Aceh district. The man, 40, and woman were beaten and doused […]

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Besse Cooper, Supercentenarian, Turns 116

29/08/2012

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Besse Cooper, Oldest Woman in World, Photo by Waltonemc.com

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 15:56 PM EDT, 29 August 2012 GEORGIA, United States – On Sunday, 27 August 2012, Besse Cooper, who is currently the world’s oldest person, celebrated her 116th birthday. She is the eighth person in the world to be verified by Guinness World Records as reaching this esteemed age. Cooper was […]

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Video Captures Taliban Executing Woman

09/07/2012

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Two Women Executed by Taliban, Afghanistan, Photo Credit Flickr

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:31 a.m. EDT, 9 July 2012 KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban has reasserted its hold on the Afghan people and is exacting horrific punishment against those whom they have accused of moral turpitude. As in prior years when the Taliban’s power was at its height, the predominant victims of their […]

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