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Time to break the unending cycle about 'equality'

Growing up there was no such thing in my world as “Violence against women”.

There was a father who beat on his wife and children, and a women’s shelter that has since faded into a vague memory. 619 more words

Guest Bloggers

Sojourner Truth: American History

Synopsis

Born in New York circa 1797, Sojourner Truth was the self-given name, from 1843 onward, of Isabella Baumfree, an African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist.

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Ancient History And Modern History

Uçlar-Extremities

Uçlar or (Extremities) in English, the first play to be performed in (Tiyatro Martı) theatre in Turkey. It was adapted from a play with the same name by William Mastrosimone. 252 more words

Turkey

Please act as though our lives mattered

I volunteer at my local library, a few months ago there was an incident of a pregnant girl getting killed by her father, ex-husband, brothers and other relatives within the premises of the district court where she had come with her second husband to attend a hearing of her case( case filled by her family against her second husband for kidnapping and forcibly  marrying her without the consent  of her ‘wali’ or guadian). 623 more words

Pakistan

#MyDressMyChoice - The Protest.

On Monday,  17th November 2014, we had the MyDressMyChoice peaceful demonstration as mentioned in my previous post, an initiative planned by Esther Passaris, & the group Kilimani Moms following two different incidents in one week of men stripping ladies in apparent indecent dressing. 1,013 more words

I am curious

Well I spoke too soon. It has not ended it seems, he now says( in the inbox messages) that on that night or time he dreamt of me and woke up really upset and so had to write. 597 more words

Pakistan