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Gender inequalities in developing countries

The topic presented on Wednesday 26th of November was Gender inequalities in developing countries. It was a very stimulating presentation that analysed the case of study of… 176 more words

International Relations

Gender Violence: The Health Impact - The Gendered Nature of Acid Attacks

by Vaibhav Gupta

An acid attack is a form of violence that affects women and girls disproportionately. The Law Commission of India reports that most of the acid attacks registered in India have been against women… 886 more words

Gender Violence

The Chosen One

She sat in silence for a minute and then continued to recollect her horror story.

Merely 15 years old, her life was scarred, with acid. 242 more words


Indian Holy Man Arrested Following Clashes at Ashram

A self-proclaimed Indian spiritual guru was arrested Wednesday, putting an end to his protracted efforts to evade the police during which six people died and nearly 200 were injured. 281 more words

Iranian protest in foreign countries in support of humanity in Iran

HalghehNews reports: following the acid attacks on Iranian women, increasing the number of illegal arrest in Iran, and hunger strike of Mohammad Ali Taheri supporters of humanity in Iran launched protests in major cities around the world.  111 more words

Mohammad Ali Taheri

Acid Attacks in Iran

The following blog post was written by Maddy Malicdem in response to this article

Within the past month, there have been eight reports of women suffering severe injuries from acid attacks in the city of Isfahan, Iran. 1,091 more words

Iran reckons with its misogynist vice groups

Just to prove that I’m not one of those liberals (whoever they are, I mean Sam Harris and Bill Maher said they exist so obviously they must really exist and not just be made up) who ignores the Islamic world’s massive problem with gender relations, let’s talk about a remarkable… 886 more words