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Colombian dies in horrendous acid attack, as nation remembers assassinated champion Gaitán

The nightmarish rampage of acid attacks continues.

As Colombia marks today the 66th anniversary of the assassination of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán – the presidential candidate who brought dreams of equality to the nation – there is news of yet another acid attack. 572 more words

Peace And Politics

Yet another Bogotá woman attacked by acid-throwing assailants, pressure grows on government to act

Yet another Bogotá woman has been attacked by acid-throwing assailants as pressure mounts on the Colombian government to do something to halt the nightmarish attacks. 555 more words

Peace And Politics

Masculinities Mondays: 31st of March 2014

A bit late off the blocks this week again (I’m just trying to fully embody Colombian culture), but here’s a very random smattering of the week’s masculinities highlights: 275 more words

And She Knew No More

By Fatima Ebadat Khan

“Get up! You worthless woman! Get up now!” the drunken shouts of Tehmina’s husband mingled with her terrified, blood curling screams of last night echoed in her ears. 570 more words

Culture Criticism

Ride for Gender Freedom stops at Tiruvanmiyur bus stand for tea

4.10 p.m. The two cyclists stop for tea at the bus depot in Tiruvanmiyur.

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Ride for Gender Freedom on East Coast Road, Chennai, has begun

03:30 p.m 18 March 2014

Rakesh and Sudharshan have begun pedalling. They would be very excited if you join them by 4:30 p.m. at Fourth Seaward Road beach, in Valmiki Nagar. 21 more words

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Ride for Gender Freedom on ECR

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“Riding upon a dream. A dream of a society that does not discriminate among various gender.”

Today, on 18th March 2014, Rakesh continues the Ride for Gender Freedom, accompanied by Sudharshan, beginning at 3:30 p.m. 

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