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Violations Against Women's Rights

Violations Against Women’s Rights
By: Kendall Allen-King

“Women aged fifteen through forty four are more likely to be maimed or die from male violence than from cancer, malaria, traffic accidents, and war combined.” (Kristof and WuDunn, pg. 2,080 more words

Women

Press Release On Memorial Day For Victims Of Honour Crimes

As the UK marks the first Memorial Day For Victims Of Honour Crimes, the Association of British Muslims (AoBM) lends support to the campaign raising awareness of gender issues among men and women. 279 more words

United Kingdom

Loag kia kahain gai- "An autobiography"

18 years may not seem like a large amount of time spent in this volatile world however, I believe I have already gone through several phases in my life. 535 more words

Pakistan

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I have shared because I believe we should see all that is happening in the world whether we like or not! 64 more words

Amazing

Documentary Exposes Islamic Abuse of Women

Religious Freedom Coalition, By Andrew Harrod, PhD. June 1, 2015:

“Women under the Islamic rules” are “slaves to a dictatorial, theocratic regime that does not consider them human,” states Iranian-American women’s rights activist… 1,194 more words

Counter Jihad Report

"Honor" Crimes

Wiki definition of an Honor Crime :  An honor killing is the homicide of a member of a family by other members, due to the perpetrators’ belief that the victim has brought shame or dishonor upon the family, or has violated the principles of a community or a religion, usually for reasons such as refusing to enter an arranged marriage, being in a relationship that is disapproved by their family, having sex outside marriage, becoming the victim of rape, dressing in ways which are deemed inappropriate, or engaging in homosexual relations. 947 more words

Blogs

The History of Pakistani Feminism|Fundamentalists Vs. Feminists Part III

As the current United Nation’s Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights, Pakistani feminist and human rights defender Farida Shaheed is known internationally for her activism, and expertise in the area of culture and identity in relation to development and human rights.By profession, she is a sociologist and is known for her extensive work on gender and class analysis, both in Pakistan and more globally. 630 more words

Feminism Corner