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Gender issues must be taken into consideration in all stages of development projects.

The 16 Days of Activism against gender violence is an international campaign. It starts on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25th November and ends on 10 December, Human Rights Day. 632 more words


Mona Eltahawy: Putting an end to the barbaric practice of female genital mutilation

CAIRO — I am a 47-year-old Egyptian woman. And I am among the fortunate few of my countrywomen whose genitals have not been cut in the name of “purity” and the control of our sexuality. 925 more words

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Celebrating Modern Feminism

I’ve just returned from an incredibly inspiring event at Sheffield Student’s Union that’s got me fired up and ready to take on the world: Celebrating Modern Feminism! 2,229 more words


Discussing Female Genital Mutilation Non-Judgementally

I was schooled on Linked In this morning when I read an exchange between two persons on the subject of Female Genital Mutilation.

Not only was I eloquently informed on the subject, but I experienced a Master class on how to remain non-defensive while presenting one’s views firmly yet non-judgmentally. 1,257 more words

Genital Mutilation is Wrong

Genital Mutilation, whether it is Female Genital Mutilation, or Circumcision, it is morally repugnant. It is a human rights tragedy that perform surgeries and enact great deals of intense pain, often leading to shock, to innocent children for completely stupid and unfounded reasons. 166 more words


Mascara Flavored Bitch Tears, or Why I Trolled #InternationalMensDay

Here are some recent news stories about women:

In Afghanistan, a 3-year-old girl was snatched from her front yard, where she was playing with friends, and raped in her neighbor’s garden by an 18-year-old man. 1,641 more words

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Reza Aslan, Islam, and the Cultural Studies Approach to Teaching about Religion

(What this title lacks in pith it makes up for in accuracy.)

Reza Aslan is a historian of religions who happens also to be a Muslim. 993 more words